Following the Prime Minster's advice to avoid travel and gatherings we have decided to postpone this event until the Autumn.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused
The theme of this year's Diversity and Inclusion Conference is Social Mobility. We have a packed and varied programme of guest speakers, interactive sessions and a choice of workshops.
The conference includes an address by the Permanent Secretary at the Department for Transport Bernadette Kelly CB. Bernadette is the Permanent Secretary Champion for CS Local Midlands and is the lead the cross-government social mobility network.
Circuit Judge Avik Mukherjee has had a fascinating career starting as an Administrative Assistant. He will be discussing his career journey and the challenges he has overcome.
Sonal Majaria from Leicester Cares works with care leavers and will be describing the unique challenges faced by young people leaving the care system.
After lunch (which is not provided) there will be an interactive session led by Julie Dennis, Head of Diversity and Inclusion from ACAS.
In the afternoon there will be three workshops. You will be able to attend two of these.
The choices are:
- Louise Lenton, ACAS Director will be leading a session focusing on age and social mobility, or
- Lynn Smith, DWP's Movement to Work Delivery Lead, will be explaining this programme and the impact it has on Social Mobility.
- Emma Dunn, Land Registry and Gemma Kinsey, Environment Agency will be leading a session on trans and intersex inclusion at work with a focus on social mobility.
Date: Monday 30 March 2020
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Location: Five Ways House, Birmingham
Please confirm your choice of workshops when signing up