2024 AGENDA 

More sessions to be confirmed

2024 AGENDA

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Registration

Pick up your conference badge and personalised itinerary at registration, then pop back any time you have questions that you need answered or feedback that you would like to share.

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Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dive into a day of empowerment, inspiration, and networking as we highlight the achievements of women in the tech industry. Get ready to engage in insightful discussions, gain valuable insights, and connect with fellow trailblazers.

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Panel Discussion: How do we get the next Generation into Tech?

Join us for an engaging panel discussion on strategies to inspire and prepare the next generation for careers in technology. As the tech industry continues to evolve rapidly, it’s crucial to address the barriers and opportunities for young talent. Our expert panellists will explore innovative educational approaches, mentorship programs, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and the role of industry partnerships in cultivating a future-ready workforce.

Speaker
Dominoes
Head of Business Technology
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Mindfulness by HSBC

Join us for a Mindfulness session sponsored by HSBC.

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Interactive Session: Negotiating Your Salary with Confidence

Enhance your negotiation prowess in tech. Gain confidence in asserting your value with expert-led strategies. Discover effective ways to navigate salary discussions and overcome common hurdles. Leave equipped to advocate for fair compensation in the ever-evolving tech landscape.

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Morning Refreshments and Mentoring Sessions

Start your day right with morning refreshments and mentoring sessions. Network with industry mentors and peers over coffee and conversation.

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Keynote: Empowering Women: Pathways to Leadership in the Workplace

Explore strategies for re-entering the workforce and advancing into leadership roles. Join us for practical insights and actionable steps to support women's career growth and foster inclusive workplaces.

Speaker
Co-Founder
Motherboard & HeyFlow
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Championing Neurodivergent Talent: Accommodations and Benefits for All

Discover the power of neurodiversity in the workplace with our session on empowering neurodivergent talent. Explore strategies for creating inclusive environments and accommodations that benefit all employees. Learn how embracing neurodivergent perspectives leads to innovation, productivity, and success for everyone.

Speakers
Founder
Cover My CV
Chief Executive
Autistica
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Presentation: Building Accessibility and Inclusivity into solutions

Understand how we are designing for accessibility and making the digital products and propositions inclusive for all customers

Speakers
Quality Engineer
Lloyds Banking Group
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Networking Lunch

Fuel up and forge connections over lunch at the Women in Tech Festival!

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Capitalizing on Vision: Insights from Female Founders in Tech

Explore the journeys of visionary women in tech, from fundraising to innovation. Gain insights on navigating challenges and capitalizing on opportunities, inspiring both aspiring entrepreneurs and seasoned investors.

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Navigating Career Transitions with Mentorship and Networking

Discover how mentorship, networking, and peer support play vital roles in empowering women transitioning into tech careers. Explore tailored initiatives designed to provide ongoing support throughout career shifts, addressing the gap often seen in support structures. Join us to learn about effective programs fostering success in tech transitions

Speaker
Founder
Cover My CV
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Unlocking Leadership Potential: Developing Women Leaders for Tomorrow's Channel

Dive into strategies and best practices for cultivating and empowering female leaders who will shape the future of the tech channel. Explore actionable insights and innovative approaches to leadership development that foster diversity, inclusion, and excellence.

Speaker
Co-Founder
Leader Cyber
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Fireside Chat: Why DEI goes Hand in Hand with Sustainability

Discover the powerful synergy between Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives and sustainability efforts in this enlightening session. Delve into the interconnectedness of these critical pillars, exploring how fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion within organizations contributes to long-term sustainability goals. From enhancing innovation and resilience to fostering social responsibility and ethical leadership, learn how embracing DEI principles creates a more sustainable and equitable future for all.

Speakers
Consulting Editor
The Channel Company
Head of Alliances & Operations
Highgate IT Solutions
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Keynote Session with Softcat

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Embracing Experience: Navigating IT Careers Later in Life

Discover the untapped potential and unique perspectives of seasoned professionals in the realm of IT. Join us as we explore the journey of entering the tech industry later in life, uncovering opportunities, and discussing the support systems necessary for success. Embrace the wealth of experience and expertise these individuals bring to the table, and learn how they navigate the ever-evolving landscape of technology with resilience and adaptability

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Networking Lunch

Fuel up and forge connections over lunch at the Women in Tech Festival!

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Panel Discussion: Opening Doors: Advancing Accessibility Across the Channel

Join us as we pave the way for inclusive technology solutions. Discover how we're advancing accessibility across the channel, ensuring everyone has equal access to transformative technology.

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Fireside Chat with Tech Channel Ambassadors

Embark on an enlightening fireside chat with the Tech Channel Ambassadors, a pioneering organization dedicated to diversifying the Tech landscape.

Speakers
Consulting Editor
The Channel Company
Founder
Tech Channel Ambassadors
Bytes Software
Chief Commercial Officer
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Afternoon Refreshments and Mentoring Sessions

Continue your day with afternoon refreshments and mentoring sessions. Network with industry mentors and peers while enjoying a break.

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Sponsored Session with Softcat

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Empowering Confidence: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Discover actionable strategies and insights to boost your confidence and navigate challenges with resilience. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting your journey, this session will equip you with the tools and mindset needed to overcome self-doubt and thrive in your tech career

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Founder
Inside Out Wellbeing
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Sponsored Keynote
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Panel Discussion: Embracing Diversity: How to be a better Ally

Join us for insights on inclusive language and practices. Discover tips for engaging everyone in fostering diversity. Learn practical strategies for cultivating understanding and collaboration across diverse perspectives.

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Closing Remarks

As the curtains draw to a close, join us for heartfelt closing remarks, reflecting on the day's enlightening discussions and charting a course for continued collaboration and advancement in diversity.