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Tue 25 Jun

07:00 - 08:45

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Registration & Networking

Tue 25 Jun

07:00 - 08:45

Registration & Networking

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Tue 25 Jun

08:45 - 09:00

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THEME:

Taking Charge of Your Future

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Michaela Jeffery-Morrison

Shephali Sillitoe

Chief of Staff for GTB Client Connectivity & Technology at Deutsche Bank @ Deutsche Bank

Tue 25 Jun

08:45 - 09:00

Welcome & Opening Remarks

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Suitable for all

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Taking Charge of Your Future

Michaela Jeffery-Morrison

Shephali Sillitoe

Chief of Staff for GTB Client Connectivity & Technology at Deutsche Bank @ Deutsche Bank

Tue 25 Jun

09:00 - 09:30

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Taking Charge of Your Future

2019 Women of Silicon Roundabout Opening Address

Baroness Karren Brady of Knightsbridge CBE

Vice-Chairman @ West Ham United Football Club

Voted Business Woman of the Year, Ultimate Entrepreneur, and among the 50 most inspirational ...

Voted Business Woman of the Year, Ultimate Entrepreneur, and among the 50 most inspirational people in the world, Karren Brady is one of the most respected women in business in the UK. Not only is she the current CEO of West Ham United FC, but she was made a life peer by the Prime Minister in 2014, elevated to the House of Lords as Baroness Brady of Knightsbridge, and was also awarded a CBE from the Queen for her work in promoting Women in Business.

Known for her resilience and focus, she describes how to combat fear of failure and how to get the career you want and deserve. How to thrive in a male dominated environment, and why ambition is not something to shy away from.

She will talk about her top six ingredients for success, and how to implement them into your career.

Tue 25 Jun

09:00 - 09:30

2019 Women of Silicon Roundabout Opening Address

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Suitable for all

THEME:

Taking Charge of Your Future

Baroness Karren Brady of Knightsbridge CBE

Vice-Chairman @ West Ham United Football Club

Voted Business Woman of the Year, Ultimate Entrepreneur, and among the 50 most inspirational ...

Voted Business Woman of the Year, Ultimate Entrepreneur, and among the 50 most inspirational people in the world, Karren Brady is one of the most respected women in business in the UK. Not only is she the current CEO of West Ham United FC, but she was made a life peer by the Prime Minister in 2014, elevated to the House of Lords as Baroness Brady of Knightsbridge, and was also awarded a CBE from the Queen for her work in promoting Women in Business.

Known for her resilience and focus, she describes how to combat fear of failure and how to get the career you want and deserve. How to thrive in a male dominated environment, and why ambition is not something to shy away from.

She will talk about her top six ingredients for success, and how to implement them into your career.

 

Tue 25 Jun

09:30 - 10:00

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Taking Charge of Your Future

Backing an Inclusive Workplace: A Journey in Continuous Development

Sonia Cargan

Chief Diversity Officer @ American Express

Vanessa Hackett

Vice President Technology @ American Express

Marc Cantwell

Vice President, Technology @ American Express

Hekla Helgadottir

Technical Project Manager, Technology @ American Express

“American Express has a long history of creating an inclusive and diverse ...

“American Express has a long history of creating an inclusive and diverse environment,” says Sonia Cargan, Chief Diversity Officer. “It’s at the heart of our culture. We’re proud to be a company where all of our colleagues are supported in their development and encouraged to speak up and be their best selves.”

Join Sonia and her #AmexTech colleagues for a panel discussion that explores the benefits of a workplace culture where differences are valued and expressed freely, and all employees receive the support they need to take risks, learn, and collaborate.

Panel members will discuss how their unique perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences have enabled them to build successful careers whilst balancing the realities of everyday life, with the backing of friends, family, colleagues, and a workplace committed to driving meaningful change.

D&I Quotas

Personal Development

Senior Management & Leadership

Mid-Management

Founders & Entrepreneurs

Tue 25 Jun

09:30 - 10:00

Backing an Inclusive Workplace: A Journey in Continuous Development

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Suitable for all

THEME:

Taking Charge of Your Future

Sonia Cargan

Chief Diversity Officer @ American Express

Vanessa Hackett

Vice President Technology @ American Express

Marc Cantwell

Vice President, Technology @ American Express

Hekla Helgadottir

Technical Project Manager, Technology @ American Express

“American Express has a long history of creating an inclusive and diverse ...

“American Express has a long history of creating an inclusive and diverse environment,” says Sonia Cargan, Chief Diversity Officer. “It’s at the heart of our culture. We’re proud to be a company where all of our colleagues are supported in their development and encouraged to speak up and be their best selves.”

Join Sonia and her #AmexTech colleagues for a panel discussion that explores the benefits of a workplace culture where differences are valued and expressed freely, and all employees receive the support they need to take risks, learn, and collaborate.

Panel members will discuss how their unique perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences have enabled them to build successful careers whilst balancing the realities of everyday life, with the backing of friends, family, colleagues, and a workplace committed to driving meaningful change.

D&I Quotas

Personal Development

Senior Management & Leadership

Mid-Management

Founders & Entrepreneurs

D&I Quotas

Personal Development

Senior Management & Leadership

Mid-Management

Founders & Entrepreneurs

 

Tue 25 Jun

10:00 - 10:30

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Taking Charge of Your Future

Mindset Shift: Igniting Inclusion Through Allyship

Chris Burgess

Global Vice President @ Expedia IT

Rehana Nanji

Programme Manager, People Engagement @ Expedia Group

At Expedia Group, we realise that diversity without inclusion is futile. We want to attract the ...

At Expedia Group, we realise that diversity without inclusion is futile. We want to attract the best, diverse talent but we also want that talent to grow with us and shape our future. We have been using a test & learn methodology on a range of inclusion initiatives and Allyship is proving to be effective in creating new discussions in this space. The shift to a global, inclusive mindset is significantly important in a time where technology is being built for a global audience and the whole business is taking accountability to drive culture change. No matter what job you have or what level you are, you have a significant role to play in making a difference.

Key takeaways include:

  • Demonstrating your role in Inclusion
  • Understanding how Allyship can accelerate culture change
  • How to bring everyone onboard with this global mindset
  • Three key actions you can take now to be an ally

Tue 25 Jun

10:00 - 10:30

Mindset Shift: Igniting Inclusion Through Allyship

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THEME:

Taking Charge of Your Future

Chris Burgess

Global Vice President @ Expedia IT

Rehana Nanji

Programme Manager, People Engagement @ Expedia Group

At Expedia Group, we realise that diversity without inclusion is futile. We want to attract the ...

At Expedia Group, we realise that diversity without inclusion is futile. We want to attract the best, diverse talent but we also want that talent to grow with us and shape our future. We have been using a test & learn methodology on a range of inclusion initiatives and Allyship is proving to be effective in creating new discussions in this space. The shift to a global, inclusive mindset is significantly important in a time where technology is being built for a global audience and the whole business is taking accountability to drive culture change. No matter what job you have or what level you are, you have a significant role to play in making a difference.

Key takeaways include:

  • Demonstrating your role in Inclusion
  • Understanding how Allyship can accelerate culture change
  • How to bring everyone onboard with this global mindset
  • Three key actions you can take now to be an ally
 

Tue 25 Jun

10:30 - 11:00

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Taking Charge of Your Future

The Future Workforce: How Are We Preparing Our Business for Jobs That Don't Exist Yet?

Dayne Turbitt

Senior Vice President, UK and Ireland @ Dell Technologies

Technology is driving human progress. Our new partnership with machines has opened up new ...

Technology is driving human progress. Our new partnership with machines has opened up new opportunities for organisations across the world. The greater speed and connectedness of the future will change how the next generation interact, how they learn, how they live and what jobs they hold. If you told a 10 year old today, “Be an architect, engineer, doctor, business leader,” it won’t be the same job in 20 years. An architect of the future will design using materials and technology that aren’t currently invented yet. An engineer of the future might be working for a technology company to map human genomes to personalise medicine and treat rare diseases. Have we prepared and enabled the next generation to undertake these skills? Technology can create as many jobs as it replaces. The future is coming, whether we’re ready or not. Automation is on the rise, and the digital revolution is already here. Technology now plays a vital part in every job around the world. Now is our turn to encourage the next generation to embrace change and risk. This is why Dell Technologies is investing in the future workforce in order to sustain innovation in the future we need to empower the younger generation now.

Tue 25 Jun

10:30 - 11:00

The Future Workforce: How Are We Preparing Our Business for Jobs That Don't Exist Yet?

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THEME:

Taking Charge of Your Future

Dayne Turbitt

Senior Vice President, UK and Ireland @ Dell Technologies

Technology is driving human progress. Our new partnership with machines has opened up new ...

Technology is driving human progress. Our new partnership with machines has opened up new opportunities for organisations across the world. The greater speed and connectedness of the future will change how the next generation interact, how they learn, how they live and what jobs they hold. If you told a 10 year old today, “Be an architect, engineer, doctor, business leader,” it won’t be the same job in 20 years. An architect of the future will design using materials and technology that aren’t currently invented yet. An engineer of the future might be working for a technology company to map human genomes to personalise medicine and treat rare diseases. Have we prepared and enabled the next generation to undertake these skills? Technology can create as many jobs as it replaces. The future is coming, whether we’re ready or not. Automation is on the rise, and the digital revolution is already here. Technology now plays a vital part in every job around the world. Now is our turn to encourage the next generation to embrace change and risk. This is why Dell Technologies is investing in the future workforce in order to sustain innovation in the future we need to empower the younger generation now.

 

Tue 25 Jun

11:00 - 11:30

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Morning Coffee Break - Powered by Zonal

Tue 25 Jun

11:00 - 11:30

Morning Coffee Break - Powered by Zonal

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Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:00

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Suitable for all

THEME:

Taking Charge of Your Future

Finding Your Ideal Mentor - What You Need To Know

Joanne Rose

Head of Mobile User Computing @ Centrica

Great mentors can have an enormous impact on your career. Their connections can open doors that ...

Great mentors can have an enormous impact on your career. Their connections can open doors that would otherwise be closed, and their experiences can save you from suffering from the same mistakes they've already made. But finding the best mentor for you isn't as simple as picking a name from a hat. You'll need to be able to recognise what makes a great mentor, know how to approach one and then how to maximise the relationship. Here we will explore the top tips and tricks to help you find your ideal mentor-match!

Key takeaways include:

  • Recognising what makes a great mentor – the tougher the better?!
  • Pinpointing how a mentor can help you develop
  • Understanding what’s in it for mentors?
  • Examining what sort of person makes a suitable mentor
  • Exploring the best methods of finding a local mentor

Professional Development

Mid-Management

1st Jobbers

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:00

Finding Your Ideal Mentor - What You Need To Know

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Suitable for all

THEME:

Taking Charge of Your Future

Joanne Rose

Head of Mobile User Computing @ Centrica

Great mentors can have an enormous impact on your career. Their connections can open doors that ...

Great mentors can have an enormous impact on your career. Their connections can open doors that would otherwise be closed, and their experiences can save you from suffering from the same mistakes they've already made. But finding the best mentor for you isn't as simple as picking a name from a hat. You'll need to be able to recognise what makes a great mentor, know how to approach one and then how to maximise the relationship. Here we will explore the top tips and tricks to help you find your ideal mentor-match!

Key takeaways include:

  • Recognising what makes a great mentor – the tougher the better?!
  • Pinpointing how a mentor can help you develop
  • Understanding what’s in it for mentors?
  • Examining what sort of person makes a suitable mentor
  • Exploring the best methods of finding a local mentor

Professional Development

Mid-Management

1st Jobbers

Professional Development

Mid-Management

1st Jobbers

 

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:00

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Suitable for all

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The Evolution of Work

What To Expect From The Future Workplace And What It Means For Your Next Career Move

Mandy Jeffery

VP People @ Workday

With the continuing evolution of workplace culture, it's crucial to factor in far more than we ...

With the continuing evolution of workplace culture, it's crucial to factor in far more than we once did when considering 'what next?'. It's no longer just a financial decision - we are all increasingly factoring in an employer's diversity initiatives and technology ambitions. So how best to truly define for yourself what actually matters to you in your next career move? During this presentation we will consider this, and much more.

Key takeaways include:

  • Evaluating exactly how the modern working culture is changing and its implications
  • Assessing how to go about defining what matters to you
  • Exploring how to cut through the branding noise, to the things that matter
  • Reviewing how technology is fast-tracking change and the impact it has had to date
  • Understanding that inclusivity is one of the key ingredients!

Professional Development

Senior Management & Leadership

Mid-Management

Gender

Machine Learning

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:00

What To Expect From The Future Workplace And What It Means For Your Next Career Move

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Suitable for all

THEME:

The Evolution of Work

Mandy Jeffery

VP People @ Workday

With the continuing evolution of workplace culture, it's crucial to factor in far more than we ...

With the continuing evolution of workplace culture, it's crucial to factor in far more than we once did when considering 'what next?'. It's no longer just a financial decision - we are all increasingly factoring in an employer's diversity initiatives and technology ambitions. So how best to truly define for yourself what actually matters to you in your next career move? During this presentation we will consider this, and much more.

Key takeaways include:

  • Evaluating exactly how the modern working culture is changing and its implications
  • Assessing how to go about defining what matters to you
  • Exploring how to cut through the branding noise, to the things that matter
  • Reviewing how technology is fast-tracking change and the impact it has had to date
  • Understanding that inclusivity is one of the key ingredients!

Professional Development

Senior Management & Leadership

Mid-Management

Gender

Machine Learning

Professional Development

Senior Management & Leadership

Mid-Management

Gender

Machine Learning

 

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:00

SUITABLE FOR:

Mid-Management

and above

THEME:

Diversity, Inclusion & You

Why You Should Be Hiring With Neurodiveristy Front of Mind!

Danielle Brown MBE

MBE @ Inclusion Champion

Whilst diversity and inclusion in tech is commonly discussed in general terms, one area that is ...

Whilst diversity and inclusion in tech is commonly discussed in general terms, one area that is often overlooked is neurodiversity. During this session we will consider what neurodiversity is, but also what it means in terms of application to your organisation and its potential positive impacts for improved diversity and inclusion in your workforce.

Key takeaways include:

  • Understanding what we mean by ‘neurodiversity’?
  • Recognising that future tech will need neurodiverse workforces if it is to realise its potential
  • Considering which industries are already embracing neurodiversity, and what impacts they have seen to business
  • Assessing the practicalities of leading a neurodiverse team

Professional Development

Personal Development

D&I Quotas

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:00

Why You Should Be Hiring With Neurodiveristy Front of Mind!

SUITABLE FOR:

Mid-Management

and above

THEME:

Diversity, Inclusion & You

Danielle Brown MBE

MBE @ Inclusion Champion

Whilst diversity and inclusion in tech is commonly discussed in general terms, one area that is ...

Whilst diversity and inclusion in tech is commonly discussed in general terms, one area that is often overlooked is neurodiversity. During this session we will consider what neurodiversity is, but also what it means in terms of application to your organisation and its potential positive impacts for improved diversity and inclusion in your workforce.

Key takeaways include:

  • Understanding what we mean by ‘neurodiversity’?
  • Recognising that future tech will need neurodiverse workforces if it is to realise its potential
  • Considering which industries are already embracing neurodiversity, and what impacts they have seen to business
  • Assessing the practicalities of leading a neurodiverse team

Professional Development

Personal Development

D&I Quotas

Professional Development

Personal Development

D&I Quotas

 

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

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Workshops

Introverts and Extroverts - Getting The Best Out Of Your Personality Type in a Tech Business

Shola Kaye

Founder @ Speak Up Like A Diva

So, who makes the better employee? Is it someone who is more outgoing or more contemplative? ...

So, who makes the better employee? Is it someone who is more outgoing or more contemplative? What about the impact of personality on leadership roles? How can managers bring out the best in every employee? In this interactive session we'll look at ways to best interact with your colleagues and clients, and how to make the most of your type in pursuit of a productive and harmonious workplace.

Key takeaways include:

  • Understand how your personality type affects your leadership style
  • Learn the best combination of leader and team for maximum effectiveness in the workplace
  • Develop a strategy for accommodating all types for a truly blended, productive tech sector
  • Learn how to prime your team to get the best from you in meetings and group interactions
  • Discover how to maximise your effectiveness and influence at work, even if you're an introvert

Workshop

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

Introverts and Extroverts - Getting The Best Out Of Your Personality Type in a Tech Business

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Workshops

Shola Kaye

Founder @ Speak Up Like A Diva

So, who makes the better employee? Is it someone who is more outgoing or more contemplative? ...

So, who makes the better employee? Is it someone who is more outgoing or more contemplative? What about the impact of personality on leadership roles? How can managers bring out the best in every employee? In this interactive session we'll look at ways to best interact with your colleagues and clients, and how to make the most of your type in pursuit of a productive and harmonious workplace.

Key takeaways include:

  • Understand how your personality type affects your leadership style
  • Learn the best combination of leader and team for maximum effectiveness in the workplace
  • Develop a strategy for accommodating all types for a truly blended, productive tech sector
  • Learn how to prime your team to get the best from you in meetings and group interactions
  • Discover how to maximise your effectiveness and influence at work, even if you're an introvert

Workshop

Workshop

 

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

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Workshops

Media Training & PR Management for Founders & C-Suite Level Executives

Bridgid Nzekwu

Director of Media Training @ TNR

Being confident, fluent and engaging in a media interview is some of the best PR your business ...

Being confident, fluent and engaging in a media interview is some of the best PR your business can get – and it’s usually free! A successful performance will not only grow your profile but boost your bottom line too. Despite the huge opportunity (and risk), many senior executives do absolutely no training for encounters with journalists. Being self-assured in the business context doesn’t automatically translate to radio and TV, so quality, journalist-led media training is a wise investment.

Key takeaways include:

  • 5 steps to the perfect media interview
  • Honing your message for broadcast audiences
  • Lessons from real-life good/bad examples
  • How to confidently answer impossible questions
  • Calming performance nerves with mindfulness and NLP techniques

Workshop

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

Media Training & PR Management for Founders & C-Suite Level Executives

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Workshops

Bridgid Nzekwu

Director of Media Training @ TNR

Being confident, fluent and engaging in a media interview is some of the best PR your business ...

Being confident, fluent and engaging in a media interview is some of the best PR your business can get – and it’s usually free! A successful performance will not only grow your profile but boost your bottom line too. Despite the huge opportunity (and risk), many senior executives do absolutely no training for encounters with journalists. Being self-assured in the business context doesn’t automatically translate to radio and TV, so quality, journalist-led media training is a wise investment.

Key takeaways include:

  • 5 steps to the perfect media interview
  • Honing your message for broadcast audiences
  • Lessons from real-life good/bad examples
  • How to confidently answer impossible questions
  • Calming performance nerves with mindfulness and NLP techniques

Workshop

Workshop

 

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

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Workshops

Growing Your Personal Brand and Influencing Others

Gillian Brooks

Postdoctoral Career Development Fellow in Marketing @ Saïd Business School

This workshop will provide participants with the necessary tools to market themselves and their ...

This workshop will provide participants with the necessary tools to market themselves and their ideas, both online and offline. The last five years have witnessed a dramatic increase in the competition for attention. You must be able to develop a clear message that is relevant and audience focused. This workshop will help you to develop specific strategies to strengthen your personal brand in a manner that will distinguish you from your competitors.

Topics will include:

  • How to create and manage your online presence (on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook)
  • How to listen to understand
  • Conflict styles
  • Persuasion strategies

Workshop

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

Growing Your Personal Brand and Influencing Others

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Workshops

Gillian Brooks

Postdoctoral Career Development Fellow in Marketing @ Saïd Business School

This workshop will provide participants with the necessary tools to market themselves and their ...

This workshop will provide participants with the necessary tools to market themselves and their ideas, both online and offline. The last five years have witnessed a dramatic increase in the competition for attention. You must be able to develop a clear message that is relevant and audience focused. This workshop will help you to develop specific strategies to strengthen your personal brand in a manner that will distinguish you from your competitors.

Topics will include:

  • How to create and manage your online presence (on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook)
  • How to listen to understand
  • Conflict styles
  • Persuasion strategies

Workshop

Workshop

 

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

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Suitable for all

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Workshops

An Introduction to Data Literacy for Data Challenges

Gaia Paolini

Data Scientist @ TIBCO

Ioana Monica Stama

Solution Consultant @ TIBCO

Heleen Snelting

Director Data Science EMEA @ TIBCO

During this workshop we will examine the importance of being able to read, understand and ...

During this workshop we will examine the importance of being able to read, understand and communicate data as information. With an assessment of the key terminology, and its relation to the real world via fun and easy to understand examples and case studies. This workshop will give you the tools needed to be able to extract meaning from data and visualisations making you more data literate and confident to engage in related conversations.

Key takeaways include:

  • Assessing proper use of most common data terminology and concepts
  • Examining how - through real-world examples - data concepts are applied
  • Understanding what to look for when evaluating data quality
  • Pinpointing to tricky areas of data interpretation and what questions to ask
  • Telling a story with your data

Workshop

Tech 101

Professional Development

Mid-Management

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

An Introduction to Data Literacy for Data Challenges

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Workshops

Gaia Paolini

Data Scientist @ TIBCO

Ioana Monica Stama

Solution Consultant @ TIBCO

Heleen Snelting

Director Data Science EMEA @ TIBCO

During this workshop we will examine the importance of being able to read, understand and ...

During this workshop we will examine the importance of being able to read, understand and communicate data as information. With an assessment of the key terminology, and its relation to the real world via fun and easy to understand examples and case studies. This workshop will give you the tools needed to be able to extract meaning from data and visualisations making you more data literate and confident to engage in related conversations.

Key takeaways include:

  • Assessing proper use of most common data terminology and concepts
  • Examining how - through real-world examples - data concepts are applied
  • Understanding what to look for when evaluating data quality
  • Pinpointing to tricky areas of data interpretation and what questions to ask
  • Telling a story with your data

Workshop

Tech 101

Professional Development

Mid-Management

Workshop

Tech 101

Professional Development

Mid-Management

 

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

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Suitable for all

THEME:

Workshops

Exerting Influence Without Authority

Aimee Cardwell

Vice President, Consumer Product Development Global Consumer Services Technology @ American Express

Have you been struggling with how to get people to do what you want them to do, when you have no ...

Have you been struggling with how to get people to do what you want them to do, when you have no direct authority over them? Not only is this possible, it’s one of the core skills of effective leadership. Learn the tools to go beyond mere compliance to enthusiastic cooperation of teams and individuals using influence.

Key takeaways include:

  • Influence skills can be learned and practiced and are useful no matter where you are in your career.
  • You can become a leader regardless of your role in the organization
  • Partner with others in your organization to form coalitions that are more powerful than one voice.
  • Contrary to popular belief, big decisions aren’t made in the big meeting.
  • Doing something helpful for someone else creates a sense of shared purpose – and sparks reciprocity

Workshop

Professional Development

Personal Development

Mid-Management

Senior Management & Leadership

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

Exerting Influence Without Authority

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Suitable for all

THEME:

Workshops

Aimee Cardwell

Vice President, Consumer Product Development Global Consumer Services Technology @ American Express

Have you been struggling with how to get people to do what you want them to do, when you have no ...

Have you been struggling with how to get people to do what you want them to do, when you have no direct authority over them? Not only is this possible, it’s one of the core skills of effective leadership. Learn the tools to go beyond mere compliance to enthusiastic cooperation of teams and individuals using influence.

Key takeaways include:

  • Influence skills can be learned and practiced and are useful no matter where you are in your career.
  • You can become a leader regardless of your role in the organization
  • Partner with others in your organization to form coalitions that are more powerful than one voice.
  • Contrary to popular belief, big decisions aren’t made in the big meeting.
  • Doing something helpful for someone else creates a sense of shared purpose – and sparks reciprocity

Workshop

Professional Development

Personal Development

Mid-Management

Senior Management & Leadership

Workshop

Professional Development

Personal Development

Mid-Management

Senior Management & Leadership

 

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

SUITABLE FOR:

Suitable for all

THEME:

Workshops

Data-driven Decision Making In Education - An Introduction to R on PISA datasets

Agnes Salanki

Senior Analyst @ Hotels.com

The workshop contains a short introduction into the functionality of the R statistical ...

The workshop contains a short introduction into the functionality of the R statistical programming language. Usage of the most popular data transformation and visualization packages will be demonstrated on the results of the last PISA survey reflecting the state of secondary education in OECD countries.

Notebooks are required.

Key takeaways include:

  • Why the R package ecosystem is so awesome?
  • How a typical exploratory analysis workflow in RStudio (the most popular IDE for programming in R) looks like?
  • How to engage with the famously inclusive R community?
  • What the R equivalents of the most commonly used data manipulation commands (SELECT, WHERE, etc. on SQL) are?
  • How to visualize distributions of numeric and discrete fields as well as country-level data on static maps?

Workshop

Machine Learning

Big Data

Tech Advanced

Coding

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

Data-driven Decision Making In Education - An Introduction to R on PISA datasets

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Suitable for all

THEME:

Workshops

Agnes Salanki

Senior Analyst @ Hotels.com

The workshop contains a short introduction into the functionality of the R statistical ...

The workshop contains a short introduction into the functionality of the R statistical programming language. Usage of the most popular data transformation and visualization packages will be demonstrated on the results of the last PISA survey reflecting the state of secondary education in OECD countries.

Notebooks are required.

Key takeaways include:

  • Why the R package ecosystem is so awesome?
  • How a typical exploratory analysis workflow in RStudio (the most popular IDE for programming in R) looks like?
  • How to engage with the famously inclusive R community?
  • What the R equivalents of the most commonly used data manipulation commands (SELECT, WHERE, etc. on SQL) are?
  • How to visualize distributions of numeric and discrete fields as well as country-level data on static maps?

Workshop

Machine Learning

Big Data

Tech Advanced

Coding

Workshop

Machine Learning

Big Data

Tech Advanced

Coding

 

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

SUITABLE FOR:

Suitable for all

THEME:

Workshops

InnerSource - Making It Work

Katie Roberts

Software Engineering Manager, Content Discovery @ BBC Design + Engineering

Stephanie May

Executive Product Manager @ BBC

Working on multiple products within an organisation can result in siloed ways of working, which ...

Working on multiple products within an organisation can result in siloed ways of working, which in turn can cause repetition of effort and also bottlenecks across teams. Customer journeys are not represented by these silos, they are a construct of the organisations we work in, and what might be high value to one team may be way down on the backlog of another.

Open source has long advocated ways of working that allow widely distributed geographically developers with different perspectives to contribute to different areas to drive a product forward, with teams that may never have met one another being able to work on complex shared roadmaps and visions. Inner source takes these learnings and applies them to internal teams.

Search and Navigation are two products which cut across the whole of the BBC online estate. Previously we have found ourselves being unable to focus on our priorities because the needs of other teams were louder and may be perceived as more valuable. In an effort to make our development and product lives easier, we have adopted inner source. We have found that we have been able to effectively unblock work for other teams, whilst at the same time allowing us greater control and focus on the things we want to work on.

We want to share our experience and how we have been able to apply this thinking to our existing product set.

Key takeaways include:

  • Understanding of the benefits of working in an inner source way
  • Practical understanding of how to retro fit inner source thinking in to existing work
  • How you can stop being the blocker to other people’s projects

Workshop

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:30

InnerSource - Making It Work

SUITABLE FOR:

Suitable for all

THEME:

Workshops

Katie Roberts

Software Engineering Manager, Content Discovery @ BBC Design + Engineering

Stephanie May

Executive Product Manager @ BBC

Working on multiple products within an organisation can result in siloed ways of working, which ...

Working on multiple products within an organisation can result in siloed ways of working, which in turn can cause repetition of effort and also bottlenecks across teams. Customer journeys are not represented by these silos, they are a construct of the organisations we work in, and what might be high value to one team may be way down on the backlog of another.

Open source has long advocated ways of working that allow widely distributed geographically developers with different perspectives to contribute to different areas to drive a product forward, with teams that may never have met one another being able to work on complex shared roadmaps and visions. Inner source takes these learnings and applies them to internal teams.

Search and Navigation are two products which cut across the whole of the BBC online estate. Previously we have found ourselves being unable to focus on our priorities because the needs of other teams were louder and may be perceived as more valuable. In an effort to make our development and product lives easier, we have adopted inner source. We have found that we have been able to effectively unblock work for other teams, whilst at the same time allowing us greater control and focus on the things we want to work on.

We want to share our experience and how we have been able to apply this thinking to our existing product set.

Key takeaways include:

  • Understanding of the benefits of working in an inner source way
  • Practical understanding of how to retro fit inner source thinking in to existing work
  • How you can stop being the blocker to other people’s projects

Workshop

Workshop

 

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:00

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Suitable for all

THEME:

Taking Charge of Your Future

Innovation Doesn't Happen at a Bank?

Elly Hardwick

Chief Digital Officer @ UBS

Join Chief Digital Officer Elly Hardwick as she leads a panel of three women at different stages ...

Join Chief Digital Officer Elly Hardwick as she leads a panel of three women at different stages of their career at UBS. The frank, candid and honest conversation will focus on their individual experiences of working in banking and technology – You’ll hear insider tales about the good, the bad and the innovation!

Join us for a lively debate shining a light on innovation that competes with the most exciting of start-ups.

Key takeaways include:

  • What does it mean to be a technologist in a bank?
  • Learn about the diversity of technology roles that support our business
  • Innovation is at it's best with a diverse team

Professional Development

Personal Development

Gender

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:00

Innovation Doesn't Happen at a Bank?

SUITABLE FOR:

Suitable for all

THEME:

Taking Charge of Your Future

Elly Hardwick

Chief Digital Officer @ UBS

Join Chief Digital Officer Elly Hardwick as she leads a panel of three women at different stages ...

Join Chief Digital Officer Elly Hardwick as she leads a panel of three women at different stages of their career at UBS. The frank, candid and honest conversation will focus on their individual experiences of working in banking and technology – You’ll hear insider tales about the good, the bad and the innovation!

Join us for a lively debate shining a light on innovation that competes with the most exciting of start-ups.

Key takeaways include:

  • What does it mean to be a technologist in a bank?
  • Learn about the diversity of technology roles that support our business
  • Innovation is at it's best with a diverse team

Professional Development

Personal Development

Gender

Professional Development

Personal Development

Gender

 

Tue 25 Jun

11:30 - 12:00

THEME:

Founder Focus - Changing the World through Entrepreneurship

Getting an Innovative Mindset: Why the World Needs More Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs

Ed Greig

Chief Disruptor @ Deloitte

Shilpa Shah

Director and Deloitte Women in Technology Network Lead @ Deloitte

Louise Brett

Head of FinTech @ Partner Deloitte