INSPIRING WOMEN IN BUSINESS CONFERENCE - DIGITAL FUTURES
Here is the programme for Edinburgh 2017. Stay tuned for updates and speaker additions.
09.20 MT’s welcome address
Matthew Gwyther, editor, Management Today
Kate Bassett, features editor, Management Today
09.30 Scotland Today: View from the top
09.45 The MT Interview
10.15 Battling the bias
Why businesses must stop recruiting 'lookylikies' or risk stifling creativity.
Two speakers will each give us their perspective of unconscious bias in the workplace, and how we can conquer it.
Jennifer Thomas, head of financial communications, Direct Line Group
10.40 Entrepreneurs: Going for growth
Building your own business is tough. From digital dilemmas to HR howlers, our panel of business experts discuss their biggest mistakes - and share tips on how to kick-start your company's growth.
11.15 Morning refreshments
11.35 Agents of change
11.50 How I made it
Two speakers will talk about breaking barriers in male-dominated industries
Jacqui Low, executive chairman, Indigo PR and board member, Partick Thistle
12.15 When the chips are down
Two inspiring businesswomen share their darkest moments - and how they bounced back.
12.45 Poet's corner
12.55 Lunch and mentoring
14.15 The tech masterclass
Two TED-style power speeches to boost your digital knowledge
14.40 Confidence: Why we lack it; how we can get more of it
Julie Grieve, founder, Information Apps
15.15 How I made it ..... in finance
Two speakers tell us about their careers in the finance industry
Helen Rose, COO, TSB
15.40 Afternoon refreshments
16.00 Rise of the unicorns
What needs to be done to help create Scotland's next unicorn business.
16.20 The MT interview
16.50 Conference ends