08:30 Registration & coffee
09:00 Welcome - Maxine Benson MBE & Karen Gill MBE, Founders, Everywoman Ltd
09:10 Knowing what I know now...
In this session hear from a senior inspirational leader in tech who will discuss their career journey and use their strategic insight to advise on what you can expect to see happen in the future of the sector and how best to advance your career in technology..
09:30 Gender PARITY and artificial intelligence
Tabitha Goldstaub, Co-Founder, CognitionX
The tech entrepreneur discusses her journey into AI and the challenges she faced and overcame along the way. Tabitha will use her experience to discuss the impact of AI on the workplace and her advice for women working within the tech sector.
09:50 Panel session: What key skills are required for staying relevant during the rise of AI?
With data, analysis and fact-based decisions becoming more automated as machines become faster and more efficient than humans, skills such as social understanding and empathy are going to become essential to anyone who wants to future proof their career. In this session key players in AI will look at how AI is transforming the workplace and the opportunities arising as a result. What are the implications on the workplace? And, how can you manage this change?
10:20 Refreshments Break
10:50 PANEL session: WOMEN IN TECH CHANGING THE IOT WORLD
In this session key players in IoT will look at how this fast-paced sector will affect women in business. With wearable technology becoming ever more popular we look at how IoT is influencing female health as well as personal safety. What impact will the IoT have on workplace equality and what resulting opportunities will arise for women in tech?
11:10 Gender Dynamics
11:30 Building teams of balance & productivity
Ed Alford, VP of Enterprise Systems, BP
Jess Butcher, Co-Founder & Director, Blippar
A growing body of research demonstrates that gender balanced teams produce better outcomes and create a more sustainable future for an organisation’s entire workforce, with a direct and positive impact on the bottom line. In this panel session leaders in diversity will discuss and analyse a selection of case studies looking at organisations who have implemented diversity strategies and the impact it has had on their workforce productivity.
12:00 Fireside chat
12:20 Reverse mentoring
14:00 POWER HOURS
14:00 – 15.00 Session 1
15:00 – 15:05 Session Changeover
15:05 – 16:05 Session 2
1. Building teams of balance & productivity
everywoman experts in this session will look at building the skills required to identify a team’s strengths, weaknesses and needs using tools such as a DISC profile.
2. Emotional Intelligence & theory of mind
With the rise of AI, and skills such as social understanding and empathy becoming essential, our everywoman experts in this workshop will focus on how you can develop your emotional intelligence in order to stay relevant.
3. Your authentic self
This workshop will help you identify whether you are an introvert or extrovert as well as recognise your strengths and growth areas, shining a spotlight on how to develop these.
4. Gender Dynamics
Gender dynamics are informed by sociocultural ideas about gender and the power relationships that define them. Playing a part in our daily lives, gender dynamics can reinforce or challenge existing norms. This workshop will look at how gender intelligence impacts motivation and ambition.
16:30 Closing Remarks - Maxine Benson MBE & Karen Gill MBE, Founders, Everywoman Ltd
16:40 Coffee & Networking