Advancing Equality in Employment Conference: 'Achievements and Challenges'

Locations
Business School Main Lecture Theatre (G12) University of Birmingham
Category
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Performance, Vice Chancellor
Date(s)
Tuesday 16th September 2014 (09:30-17:30)
Contact

For further information please contact aeieconference@contacts.bham.ac.uk

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Description
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The Advancing Equality in Employment conference will explore examples of best practice in achieving equality in employment, celebrate what we have achieved at the University so far and examine the challenges that lie ahead and what else we need to do to achieve true equality and diversity in the workplace. 

The Conference will:

  • Celebrate successes in our journey so far
  • Welcome Key note speaker - Professor Binna Kandola OBE
  • Embrace diversity through a variety of internal and external speakers and drama
  • Explore key challenges
  • Empower staff to embrace equality and diversity

Register for this event - ALL staff are welcome to attend

For further information please email aeieconference@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Programme of Events

09:30

 Registration and coffee

Atrium

10:00

Welcome

 

Vision

Provost and Vice-Principal, Professor Adam Tickell

Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Sir David Eastwood

10:20

Celebrating the Journey So Far and Celebrations

(speakers include: Una Martin, David Cottam, Leigh Casey, Nicola Wilkin and Sheena Griffiths).

 

Chaired by:  Dr Una Martin

11:00

Binna Kandola

Highlighting the importance of diversity, identify key barriers and importance of gender and intersection of other characterisitics, with a specific focus on the HE sector.

 

Professor Binna Kandola O.B.E.

12:00

Q&A

Professor Binna Kandola O.B.E.

12:30 

Lunch

Served in the Atrium

13:30

Drama production

REACT

 14:30

 

 Voices of Difference:

  • Julie Allan
  • Helen Beebee
  • Juliet Coates
  • Sean Russell

 

Chaired by: Professor Alice Roberts

 15:45

 Panel discussion 

The Voices of Difference speakers will be joined by Heather Paver and Martin Stringer.

 

Chaired by: Professor Alice Roberts

 16:15

 Plenary and close

Mrs. Heather Paver, Director of HR

 16:30 -17:30

 Drinks reception and networking event to celebrate successes, including Bronze and Silver Athena SWAN Awards and Juno Champion Award.  

 

Served in the Atrium

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