Covid-19 Industry Standards & Guidelines
Although the government's coronavirus restrictions have been lifted, its ongoing recommendations and event industry best practice guide our approach to reducing the spread of COVID-19 at our events. The health, safety and well-being of our attendees and staff remain our highest priority. Hand sanitising stations will be dotted around the venue and face masks will be available at the registration area. In-line with the UK Government's guidance, if you have any COVID-19 like symptoms or come into close contact with someone with COVID-19, please consider taking a test before attending.
Registration, morning coffee and networking
Chair's opening remarks
Keynote address I
Keynote address II
Keynote address III
Redesigning Work: Flexible working and hybrid environment are here to stay – How can we ensure that women and men working flexibly are able to progress their careers? Financial services industry in the age of the gig economy - are WoMen, couples & companies adapting (or not) to the future of work?
Morning coffee and networking
Keynote address IV
Male leaders on the future of men. The corporate role in crafting balanced cultures. What role models are there for men? Getting men engaged and leading gender balance.
Fireside chat I
Update on the Women in Finance Charter. Practical recommendations to help businesses accelerate their progress towards gender balance.
Fireside chat II
How far and how fast has the financial services industry been progressing on gender balance and ethnic diversity in the last year? Creating recruitment, retention, and development initiatives with a view towards ethnic diversity and inclusion.
Lunch and networking
A series of three talks followed by an interactive session with the audience
Moving beyond WFH debate – what does it feel like to be a female leader amid the financial crisis, the current geopolitical situation and the post-Brexit environment? Building the next generation of women leaders, reversing the loss of female talent & rebalancing recruitment processes.
Fireside chat III
AI & gender. AI & generations. Embedding past “isms” into our future?
Afternoon tea & networking
Learning to succeed in the Longevity Society: Almost 40% of the UK population is over 50. What does longevity and life’s “4 Quarters” mean for women’s careers – and dual career.
Gender & generational balance. Talent shortages, recruitment and widening the talent lens. Corporate focus on Q2, integrating the New Q3 and 60-year careers.
Chair’s closing remarks followed by networking drinks