INSPIRING WOMEN IN BUSINESS CONFERENCE 2017

PROGRAMME

Here is the programme for London 2017. Stay tuned for updates and speaker additions.

08.15 Registration

09.10 MT’s welcome address

Kate Bassett, features editor, Management Today

09.15 The MT interview

09.45 My story

Gina Miller, business woman and transparency activist

10.05 Entrepreneurs: Going for growth 

Building your own business is tough. Two business experts discuss their biggest mistakes - and they share tips on how to kick-start your company's growth 

Cat Gazzoli, founder, Piccolo Foods

Poppy Mardall, director, Poppy's Funerals

10.25 Start up; scale up

Tech platforms are offering small companies new innovative ways of working and trading. Here's how to take advantage of them

Katie McQuaid, UK director, Amazon Marketplace 

10.55 Morning refreshments

11.15 Getting to equal 

How digital fluency will close the gender pay gap

Omar Abbosh, chief strategy officer, Accenture

11.45 When the chips are down

Three inspiring businesswomen share their darkest moments and how they coped

Helen Barber, vice president, Nuveen 

Emma Lawton, author and freelance creative director 

Yasmin Sheikh, disability consultant and founder, Diverse Matters 

12.15 Poet's corner

12.25 Lunch and mentoring

Confirmed mentors include:

Emma Lawton, author and freelance creative director 

13.45 Keynote speech and Q&A

Eat. Sleep. Work. Repeat. Isn't there more to life than that? Twitter's vice-president for Europe gives his take on work culture and happiness.

Bruce DaisleyEMEA vice president, Twitter 

14.05 Getting the best from your team

Continuing the themes from Bruce Daisley's speech, our panelists will look at productivity in the office, and how to be competitive.

Bruce DaisleyEMEA vice president, Twitter 

14.25 Keynote speaker

Zahra Bahrololoumi, technology lead in UK and Ireland, Accenture 

14.40 35 women under 35: what millennials want

Stephanie Alys, co-founder, MysteryVibe 

Detective chief inspector Tor Garnett 

Sarah Harvey, UK lead, Square 

Fayola Jack, commercial expert, Cabinet Office 

Beijia Ma, equity derivatives trader, Bank of America Merrill Lynch 

15.10 Break

15.20 My story

Stella Duffy, writer and founder, Fun Palaces

15.40 Pale, male, stale: why Adland needs to change 

Vicki Maguire, executive creative director, Grey London 

16.00 The MT interview 

Prue Leith, restaurateur, food campaigner and Great British Bake Off judge  

16.30 Conference ends                                       

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