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Stonewall Workplace Conference London 2017

People perform better when they can be themselves.

Our CPD-accredited conference took place in London on Friday 7 April, kindly supported by EY. If you missed it this year, you can book now to attend our upcoming conference in Manchester

  • Opening session

  • La-Chun Lindsay

  • EY proudly sponsor all four Stonewall Workplace Conferences

  • Networking Zone

  • John Bercow

  • Breakout session

  • Rainbow Laces

  • William Bush

  • Closing session

  • Networking Zone

  • Tim Jarman

  • Networking Zone

  • Opening session

  • Ruth Hunt

  • Breakout session

Why attend?

Learn best practice

View this year’s breakout sessions

  • We have 21 breakout sessions lead by inclusion specialists. New content this year includes sessions on working in Asia and supporting your bi staff. 
  • For the first time, we will have streams on working globally and supporting your trans staff, as well as a stream for senior leaders. 
  • Delegates leave with an action plan and access to the latest Stonewall research and resources.

Excellent structure from facts and terms to real experience. I gained lots of ideas about how I can go back and make a difference.

Delegate 2016

Expand your network

  • Connect with professionals from all sectors committed to equality.
  • Share expertise with top organisations and leading LGBT networks. 
  • Learn more about Stonewall’s resources and campaigns and how to use them in your organisation. 

Join organisations such as:

Royal Navy Macmillan M&S St Mungo's Barclays Wellcome Trust NHS England Channel 4 University of Cambridge J P Morgan

Each year we welcome over 800 people from the UK’s leading employers including: 

  • Senior leaders
  • HR and diversity professionals
  • Employee network groups 
  • LGBT staff and allies

Excellent conference, learnt a lot and met many new people. I now feel more confident to push for change in my workplace.

Delegate 2016

Be inspired

Our Workplace Conference is a unique chance to hear from inspiring people who bring our work to life and empower our audiences to create change. We're pleased to announce our four exciting keynote speakers. 

John Bercow

John Bercow

Member of Parliament for Buckingham and Speaker of the House of Commons

John Bercow has been Member of Parliament for Buckingham since May 1997, and Speaker of the House of Commons since June 2009. In 2002, as a Conservative MP, John supported the then government’s Adoption and Children Act, which would allow unmarried gay and heterosexual couples to adopt children, resigning from the Opposition front bench and defying his party’s whip in the process. Read more...

La-Chun Lindsay

La-Chun Lindsay

Managing Director, GE Aviation

La-Chun was born and raised in Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA. She attended Clemson University and graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Engineering. She then joined SELEE Corporation in Hendersonville, North Carolina and held a variety of roles, including Cast House Manager, leading their largest product line. Read more...

 

William BushWilliam Bush

Executive Director, Premier League 

The Premier League has organised the top-flight football competition in England since 1992. In that period, attendances have grown by 60%, media rights are now sold to almost every territory in the world, generating nearly £3 billion per year, and the Premier League has become the world’s most-watched regular domestic sporting competition. Read more...

 

Image of Ruth Hunt

Ruth Hunt

Chief Executive, Stonewall

Ruth Hunt is the Chief Executive of Stonewall. Ruth was appointed in August 2014, having worked in senior positions in the organisation since 2011. She has successfully led the development of the Stonewall’s groundbreaking policy, campaigns and research outputs, including its work to tackle homophobic bullying in schools. Read more...

 

 

 

A very emotional and thought-provoking day. Enjoyed it, learned a lot.

Delegate 2016

Make lasting change

As a result of attending last year's conference...

95% of delegates strongly agreed/agreed they had a good understanding of latest emerging best practice on LGBT inclusion in the workplace

93% of delegates strongly agreed/ agreed that they felt confident and able to create positive change in their workplace

82% of delegates strongly agreed/agreed that they made new contacts on the day