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1000-1030: Registration and refreshments
1030-1040: Welcome - Ruth Hunt, Stonewall
1040-1055: The Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Cllr Gary Millar
1055-1110: Adam Rowse, Managing Director, Retail Banking Business, Barclays
1110-1125: Panel discussion and Q&A

(Please note that the day is divided into two sessions: A and B - delegates are welcome to book onto one breakout per session.)

1130-1240: Session A

Intro   Session 1 | Your first steps as a Diversity Champion
Understand the basics of promoting equality in the workplace and receive top tips on how to ensure your communications are LGB inclusive

  Session 2 | Delivering  targeted training
Get ideas and tips on delivery techniques to train colleagues to create inclusive and welcoming workplaces

innovation   Session 3 | Straight Allies
Understand how to engage straight colleagues and how they can create a supportive culture for LGB staff 

Inspirational   Session 4 | Discussions with role models – focus on lesbians in the workplace
Captivating interviews with lesbians from different sectors in the workplace 

1240-1335: Lunch

1335-1445: Session B

innovation   Session 5 | Engaging senior leaders
Explore the role of a senior champion and how they can transform cultures from the top

Pratical   Session 6 | Line manager empowerment
Learn how to ensure managers can support LGB staff and create an inclusive environment

innovation   Session 7 | Reaching out across diversity strands – supporting LGB staff and raising awareness about multiple identities
Explore how to engage with staff through cross-strand initiatives and hear examples of how organisations have celebrated the diversity of the LGB community  

Inspirational   Session 8 | Discussions with role models – focus on bisexuality in the workplace
Captivating interviews with bisexual staff from different sectors in the workplace

1445-1505: Afternoon refreshments
1510-1525: Marcus Collins, X Factor Star
1525-1540: John Amaechi OBE, Psychologist, Organisational Consultant and High-performance Executive Coach.
1540-1555: Panel discussion with Jan Gooding, Group Brand Director, Aviva and Chair of Stonewall Board of Trustees
1555-1600: Closing remarks - Ruth Hunt, Stonewall
1600-1700: Drinks reception 

If you have any questions about the conference send an email to Michelle Booth. 

Friday 6 June 2014
Palace Hotel, Oxford Street, Manchester, M60 7HA

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Britain's third annual conference
in Manchester on sexual orientation
equality and diversity
in the workplace

Friday 6 June 2014
Palace Hotel,
Manchester, M60 7HA

'People perform better when
they can be themselves'



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