Attending will be keynote speakers from a number of leading organisations, including the Civil Service, the BBC, the Institute of Directors, and Winmark.
Among them, Middlesex University Professor of Organisation Behaviour Nick Rumens will tackle the topic of 'The role of the academic community in educating diversity'.
During an afternoon session chaired by PTHR CEO Perry Timms, a select panel of experts, containing business psychologist Professor Binna Kandola, Head of HR EMEA at Credit Agricole CIB Bharatti Crack, Chief Diversity Adviser at the CIPD Dianah Worman, and tech entrepreneur and former lawyer Dupsy Abiola, will discuss the future of diversity.
The Business School will also host a series of workshops for delegates, which will include presentations by Dr Jude Smith-Rachelle CEO & Co-founder for Abundant Sun and Equalities Consultant Satwant Kaur ("Unconscious bias"), MP Andrew Boff ("The Implications of Diversity when trading across Africa"), Patti Boulaye ("Diversity in show business: Insight to my journey"), Sam Mercer Head of Diversity at the Bar Council ("The Bar: Creating a Profession of all for all"),leading BBC broadcaster and award winning Journalist, Professor Kurt Barling ("The business case for diversity in the digital media economy of the creative economy"), MD Lynette Alan, ("Becoming a Woman of Influence: How women hold themselves back without even realising it!"), Arun Batra EY Director & CEO National Equality Standard ("National Equality Standard"), Simon Feeke Head of Workplace at Stonewall ("The workplace equality index: Measuring progress"), plus many more.
The day will end in style with a gala reception from 5-8pm, featuring live jazz music with a short guest appearance by British-Nigerian singer Patti Boulaye in the spectacular Rickett Quadrangle.
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