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GED Conference 2016: Embracing Transparency - Demonstrating Impact


Join Baroness Oona King, Diversity Executive, Channel 4, Professor Nora Ann Colton, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) at the University of East London, Lord Patel of Bradford OBE, of The Noon Foundation, and a host of other prominent speakers at the third ANNUAL GLOBAL EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY (GED) CONFERENCE AND AWARDS.

Call for papers: Deadline 29 April.

Early-bird ticket discounts available before April 29.

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The title of this's year's conference is Embracing Transparency – Demonstrating Impact

Venue: London Marriott West India Quay Hotel, 22 Hertsmere Road, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4ED.

By 2017, 8,000 companies will be affected by the Government focus on transparency, with 4,000 public sector organisations coming under the microscope shortly afterwards.

Every company and organisation will have to carry out research, make transparent their position and address their social impact on equality and inclusion.  These presentations will map out and recognise the leading work in the area.

GED 2016 will give you the tools you need to get up to speed on Government policy and understand its impact on your organisation.

The conference is supported by E&Y National Equality Standard; Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion; WEConnect International and Noon Centre for Equality and Diversity in Business,

The conference will address the following questions:

How is ‘diversity’ perceived and accounted for by organisations?

How are organisations preparing for new transparency legislation?

What kind of processes and policies are introduced and which are successful?

What are the challenges related to devising and implementing equality and inclusion policy in organisations?

How do individuals experience inclusion in the workplace?

How are diversity and equality commitments and track records made public to customers and stakeholders?

Other topics will include:

Diversity and the competitive edge – understanding business impact

Experiencing ethnicity, spirituality, parenting, social justice and workplace diversity

Workplace diversity measures – data collection, methodologies and outcome assessments

Best-practice case studies:  gender, sexuality, age and  work-life balance, alternative working patterns

Regulation of work and professional  identities

Relationship between policy and career trajectories, intersectional identities and diversities in the globalising workplace

Education and opportunity, opening international and national diversity and inclusion.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Canary Wharf

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