Programme at Women in Business & Tech Expo 2021

2022 Agenda

Keynote Theatre
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Women in Business Theatre
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Women in Tech Theatre
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Business Starter & Franchise Education Theatre
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Women in STEM Theatre
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12th October 2022

11:00-11:30

Keynote Theatre

Why Marketing Isn't Enough

Speaker

Karene Lambert-Gorwyn

12th October 2022

10:00-10:45

Keynote Theatre

Keynote Address: Harnessing the talents, ambitions and drive of women in business

In this keynote, Baroness Karren Brady is keen to harness the talents, ambitions and drive of women in business. She will discuss how the business world has changed in the last 2 years, how women have had to adapt and what core skills and values are needed to succeed in this new post-pandemic world.

Speaker

Baroness Karren Brady CBE

12th October 2022

11:00-11:30

Women in Business Theatre

Tailored financial priorities for female business owners

Speaker

Samantha Kaye

12th October 2022

11:00-11:30

Women in STEM Theatre

Differentiators in the competition to attract and retain the best female talent

Speaker

Theresa Palmer

12th October 2022

11:00-11:30

Women in Tech Theatre

First looks and lasting impressions: Onboarding and Retention in a virtual world”

Speakers

Hollie Diss, Melissa Leeworthy, Suzan Sakarya

12th October 2022

11:40-12:10

Women in Tech Theatre

Seminar TBC by Accenture

Speakers

Irene Amadi, Jo Dutta-Genner, Amanda Newman

12th October 2022

11:40-12:10

Keynote Theatre

Seminar TBC by Saatchi & Saatchi

Speaker

Sarah Jenkins

12th October 2022

11:40-12:10

Women in Business Theatre

It pays to ask! Negotiating your way to success

Speaker

Lorna Watson

12th October 2022

12:20-12:50

Women in Tech Theatre

Cyber Security – Have you got what it takes?

Speaker

Maxine Bulmer

12th October 2022

12:20-12:50

Women in Business Theatre

How you can leverage the skills you already have to fulfil your career goals

Speaker

Gemma Jones

12th October 2022

12:20-12:50

Keynote Theatre

PANEL: Unlocking the Superpower of Vulnerability

Speakers

Jen Scherler Gormley, Adele Every, Alison Mackay, Chandni Panchal

12th October 2022

12:20-12:50

Women in STEM Theatre

The Importance of Humanising Neurodiversity in a Neurotypical world

Speaker

Dr Rachel Craddock

12th October 2022

12:20-12:50

Business Starter & Franchise Education Theatre

Realising your ambition to be your own boss - an introduction to Franchising & McDonald’s

Speakers

Paul Courtman-Stock, Rajeena Gurung

12th October 2022

13:00-13:30

Women in Business Theatre

Coping with Change, Uncertainty and Loss

Speaker

Kim Morgan

12th October 2022

13:00-13:30

Women in Tech Theatre

Imposter Syndrome, Diversity in Technology - The Role of Mentorship and Allyship

Speaker

Suzanne Steele

12th October 2022

13:00-13:30

Keynote Theatre

Live longer, younger, stronger: how to be the CEO of your own healthspan and lifespan

Speaker

Dr Alka Patel

12th October 2022

13:40-14:10

Women in Tech Theatre

Meet Tech Pioneer and Morgan Stanley’s International CIO May Pepere

Speaker

May Pepere

12th October 2022

13:40-14:10

Keynote Theatre

Funny Business – Be smart, be silly & take control of your career

Speaker

Zara Janjua

12th October 2022

14:20-14:50

Keynote Theatre

The ‘Grooming Gap’ - What looking the part costs women

Speaker

Vanessa Brady OBE

12th October 2022

14:20-14:50

Women in STEM Theatre

PANEL: Becoming a Woman in Tech – Upskilling and Retraining

Speakers

Chair: Kathryn Baddeley

Molly Critchley, Sunny Whang, Áine Rogers, Rosie Joyce

12th October 2022

14:20-14:50

Women in Business Theatre

Yes, you can make a difference

Speaker

Rachael Henderson

12th October 2022

15:00-15:30

Women in Tech Theatre

Seminar TBC by Experian

12th October 2022

15:00-15:30

Keynote Theatre

Tsunami: A Story of Survival - Overcoming adversity, building resilience and finding your purpose as an entrepreneur

Speaker

Ani Naqvi

12th October 2022

15:00-15:30

Women in Business Theatre

Seminar TBC by British Business Bank

Speaker

Keira Shepperson

12th October 2022

15:00-15:30

Women in STEM Theatre

Overcome Gender Imbalances: Inspiring women entering, upskilling, or retraining in tech careers

Speakers

Stacey Collings, Carole Noutary, Clare Kingsley

12th October 2022

15:40-16:10

Women in Business Theatre

What is Intellectual Property?

Speaker

Emma Richards

12th October 2022

15:40-16:20

Keynote Theatre

PANEL: Connecting company purpose to business impact

Speaker

Adele Every

12th October 2022

15:40-16:10

Women in STEM Theatre

Continuous Platform Improvement

Speaker

Camille Taylor

12th October 2022

16:20-16:50

Women in STEM Theatre

How Data Drives Great Workplaces

Speaker

Nicole Bello

12th October 2022

16:20-16:50

Women in Tech Theatre

Self Branding: Get yourself noticed and land that role!

Understand how to sell yourself, and that dream role is yours for the taking. It’s the perfect insight session if you are looking to land a promotion, returning to work or changing careers. It all starts with YOU!

Speaker

Hazel Theocharous

12th October 2022

17:00-17:30

Women in Tech Theatre

Post Pandemic Working: Successfully managing a remote engineering team

Speaker

Agustina Curetti

12th October 2022

16:20-16:50

Women in Business Theatre

Make your money matter

Speaker

Claire Trott

13th October 2022

10:00-10:45

Keynote Theatre

Keynote: The Entrepreneur Experience - The highs and lows of starting a business

Sara Davies MBE discusses how she started her multi-million pound business, Crafter’s Companion, sharing an unvarnished, realistic look at life as an entrepreneur without the sugar coating.

Speaker

Sara Davies MBE

13th October 2022

11:00-11:30

Business Starter & Franchise Education Theatre

Get More Clients Now

Speaker

Anna Goodwin

13th October 2022

11:00-11:30

Women in STEM Theatre

Differentiators in the competition to attract and retain the best female talent

Speaker

Theresa Palmer

13th October 2022

11:00-11:30

Women in Tech Theatre

Seminar TBC by Cisco

Speaker

Zohra Yafai

13th October 2022

11:40-12:10

Women in Tech Theatre

Seminar TBC by Currency Cloud

13th October 2022

11:40-12:10

Keynote Theatre

You’re Never Too Young or Too Old to Join a Board

Speaker

Fiona Hathorn

13th October 2022

11:40-12:10

Women in STEM Theatre

Making the most of the unexpected - navigating the path to COO

Speaker

Anita Fernqvist

13th October 2022

12:20-12:50

Women in Business Theatre

How to Network

Speaker

Karene Lambert-Gorwyn

13th October 2022

12:20-12:50

Keynote Theatre

Leadership and the first 100 days in a new role

Speaker

Dr Doina Ionescu

13th October 2022

12:20-12:50

Women in Tech Theatre

The role of digital technology in sustainability

Speaker

Mattie Yeta

13th October 2022

12:20-12:50

Women in STEM Theatre

Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Speaker

Liz Carr

13th October 2022

12:20-12:50

Business Starter & Franchise Education Theatre

Realising your ambition to be your own boss - an introduction to Franchising & McDonald’s

Speakers

Paul Courtman-Stock, Rajeena Gurung

13th October 2022

13:00-13:30

Women in STEM Theatre

What drives the tech workforce besides money?

Speaker

Amardeep Sirha

13th October 2022

13:00-13:30

Women in STEM Theatre

Seminar TBC by Notonthehighstreet

13th October 2022

13:00-13:30

Women in Tech Theatre

Our Women in Tech Journey - it's a marathon not a sprint

Speakers

Rachel Hover, Rachel O'Shea

13th October 2022

13:00-13:30

Keynote Theatre

Seminar TBC by Vanessa Vallely OBE

Speaker

Vanessa Vallely OBE

13th October 2022

13:40-14:10

Keynote Theatre

Why YOU have what it takes to create a global brand on Instagram

Speaker

Estelle Keeber

13th October 2022

13:40-14:10

Women in STEM Theatre

Inspiring future female leaders – Shadow Board and Beyond!

Speakers

Chair: Chloe Gillard

Dana Law, Tanya Matthews, Honey-Bell Oke, Fernanda Soares

13th October 2022

14:20-14:50

Women in Tech Theatre

Can I? Should I?

Speaker

EJ Cay

13th October 2022

14:20-14:50

Women in Business Theatre

PANEL: Tailored financial priorities for female business owners

Speaker

Samantha Kaye

13th October 2022

14:20-14:50

Women in STEM Theatre

The digital transformation – an opportunity to reshape the world for everyone

Speakers

Nicky Riley, Li Gardner, Natasha Lalwani

13th October 2022

15:00-15:30

Women in Business Theatre

STRETCH into your next challenge (without breaking)

Speaker

Louisa Scanlan

13th October 2022

15:00-15:30

Women in Tech Theatre

Seminar TBC by Experian

13th October 2022

15:00-15:30

Keynote Theatre

From Periods to Post Menopause - Why Women’s Reproductive Health is still a Workplace Taboo

Speaker

Dr. Louise Taylor

13th October 2022

15:00-15:30

Women in STEM Theatre

Seminar TBC by Chep

13th October 2022

15:40-16:10

Women in Business Theatre

What is Intellectual Property?

Speaker

Emma Richards

13th October 2022

15:40-16:10

Women in Tech Theatre

Continuous Platform Improvement

Speaker

Camille Taylor

13th October 2022

15:40-16:10

Keynote Theatre

A girl should be two things - who and what she wants - how female leadership is changing our world

Join the British Business Bank’s Chief Marketing Officer Angelene Woodland to hear about the traits that define today’s female leaders.

Speaker

Angelene Woodland