Conference

The Whitehall & Industry Group Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2024

Returning for its 10th year, The Whitehall & Industry Group Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2024 will bring together experts from the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors to learn from each other’s experiences of creating inclusive organisations. This year’s agenda will focus on removing barriers to deliver impactful change, and inspire the next generation of inclusive, cross-sector leaders.

Date & time

19 Mar 2024

09:00 - 17:00

Attendance type

In Person

Where

London

Price

Member - £450.00
Non-Member - £550.00

Theme(s)

Collaborative leadership and organisational development

This year’s event will focus on comparing different approaches taken by organisations across the sectors to deliver tangible steps for greater inclusion. Topics to be covered on the day include:

  • Maintaining focus on inclusive leadership in times of change
  • Identifying, developing and enabling the future generation of leaders
  • The collaborative power of staff network leaders and their senior sponsors
  • Mainstreaming D&I within organisations across the sectors
  • Using data to tell a narrative and create meaningful results
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WIG D&I Conference 2024 Agenda
Why Attend

This one day, in-person conference is your chance to gain practical and insightful information from expert D&I practitioners from across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, through a series of keynote presentations, panel discussions, case studies and interactive workshops. Throughout the day you will also have the opportunity to expand your network, discuss what you have heard, and compare approaches with peers.

At WIG’s Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2024 you will:

  • Hear first-hand, lived experiences and gain practical insights, enabling you to implement real change in your organisation
  • Discuss current challenges faced by organisations across the sectors, identify key learnings and prioritise next steps for D&I within your team
  • Debate and challenge what has been considered good within D&I to drive forward the agenda and make a tangible difference
  • Develop your skillset by understanding how to engage with your senior leaders to progress inclusion
  • Build your network within a unique cohort of peers from a wide range of organisations

Through our cross-sector approach you will gain fresh perspectives from outside of your sector, inspiring clear solutions and providing you with practical tools to take back to your own organisation.

Join us in March and discover how to embed resilient and robust EDI strategies which support the growth of your organisation and its people.

Speakers

Confirmed speakers at the conference include:

  • Jaee Samant, Director General, Public Safety Group, and Race Champion, Home Office
  • Penny James, Co-Chair, FTSE Women Leaders Review
  • Heather Baily, Chair, The Security Industry Authority
  • Dr Shaid Mahmood, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion), Durham University
  • Jason Ghaboos, Deputy Director, Civil Service Employee Experience & People Performance, Government People Group
  • Sarah Guerra, Head of Culture, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Bank of England
  • Tunde Olayinka, Executive Director, Community and Skills, Greater London Authority
  • Josie Cluer, Partner, EY
  • Cecilia Harvey, Chief Information Officer, City & Guilds
  • Shaun Scantlebury, Partner, EY
  • Steph Rice, Head of Inclusion and Diversity, Nationwide
  • Clare Caccavone, Director of Programmes and Innovation, Making The Leap
  • Lisa Sanders, Group Head of Social Sustainability, Kier Group plc
  • Preema Saide, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Cabinet Office
  • Di Grant, Co-Chair, Disability ERG, Microsoft
  • Paul Gerrard, Campaign and Public Affairs Director, Co-op
  • Mandeep Rupra, Director of Equity and Culture, Citizens Advice
  • Paula Lindores, Head of Leadership Development & Capability, Skanska UK
  • Natasha Anderson, Management and Leadership Development, British Council
  • Junaed Khan and Justin Placide, Co-Chairs, Civil Service RACE Forum
  • Zahira Quattrocchi, Group Head of Culture and Organisation Effectiveness, Anglo American
Attendees

This conference is aimed at anyone involved in making their organisation a more equal and inclusive workplace, including HR and Talent Directors, Heads of D&I, Board Members, Academics, Recruitment/HR Personnel, Staff Network Leads, Senior teams – CEOs, COOs, Directors.

Attendees of our 2023 D&I conference included Acas, Arup, Associated British Ports, AWE, BAE Systems, Bank of England, Barclays, Barts Health NHS Trust, British Council, Browne Jacobson, BT, Cabinet Office, Carlsberg Group, Channel 4, Church of England, Citi, CMA, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, CPS, DBS, DCMS, Defra, DHSC, Diageo, Direct Line Group, DLA Piper, DLUHC, Environment Agency, EY, FCA, FCDO, Financial Ombudsman Service, Government Communications Service, Guy’s & St.Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, HMPPS, HMRC, Institute of Physics, King's College London, KPMG, Lloyds Banking Group, London Borough of Camden, London Fire Brigade, Mace Group, Metropolitan Police Service, MoD, MoJ, National Audit Office, NHS England, NICS, NSPCC, Ofgem, Ofqual, Ofwat, PwC, RWE Offshore Wind , Security Industry Authority, Serco, Skanska, Southwark Council, Submarine Delivery Agency, The Adecco Group, The LEGO Group, The Office for Environmental Protection, The Office of Parliamentary Counsel, UK Export Finance, Unipart Group, University of Warwick, Which?, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP, WorldSkills UK

Tickets

Member Ticket: £450 + VAT
Non-Member Ticket: £550 + VAT

Group discounts are available. Email [email protected] to find out more.

Date & time

19 Mar 2024

09:00 - 17:00

Attendance type

In Person

Where

London

Price

Member - £450.00
Non-Member - £550.00

Theme(s)

Collaborative leadership and organisational development

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