Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Virtual Summit 2021

Annual Conference | Wednesday 22 September 2021

Public Sector & Civil Service Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Virtual Summit 2021 

Join us at the Public Sector & Civil Service Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Virtual Summit where our theme for the day is ‘Building a Better Working World’. You will have the opportunity to experience keynote speeches, thought-provoking panel discussions to sharing of personal stories delivered by leaders, influencers and change-makers. 

The momentum for greater diversity in our places of work is building and, the global pandemic has changed the way we work forever. As we slowly merge and edge into our new world, how are organisations going to respond and what does that mean to the workforce.

Listen to our speakers share key insights and share practical solutions.

What to Expect
Why Attend our EDI Virtual Summit 2021
Guest Speakers
How to Book

What to Expect at the EDI Virtual Summit

  • 1 Keynote
  • 6-panel sessions
  • Over 250 executives
  • 6 hours of learning
  • Crossing sectors
  • Networking opportunities
  • Gain Insights
  • Career Development

Why Attend Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Virtual Summit?

  • Gain insights and listen to leaders, influencers and change-makers share their experiences, perspectives and empowering stories.
  • Networking opportunity to connect with your peers and widen your network horizon. 
  • Enhance your career by learning something new across a range of topics and develop your career development.


Guest Speakers 


David Pearson, Inclusion and Change Expert, Former Director of Global L&D for KPMG International – CONFIRMED

  • Gisela Abbam, Chair of the British Science Association - CONFIRMED
  • Marcus Bell, Director, Race Disparity Unit, Cabinet Office - CONFIRMED
  • The Rt Hon the Lord Paul Boateng, PC DL - CONFIRMED
  • Anit Chandarana, Chief of Staff & Non-Executive Director, Network Rail - CONFIRMED
  • Paul Deemer, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, NHS Employers - CONFIRMED
  • Colonel Lucy Giles, President, Army Officer Selection Board - CONFIRMED
  • Sonny Leong CBE, Chief Executive Officer, Civil Service College - CONFIRMED
  • Anne Mwangi, Head of Inclusion and Diversity, Joseph Rowntree Foundation - CONFIRMED
  • Baroness Usha Prashar, former First Civil Service Commissioner - CONFIRMED
  • Neil Rider, Head of FDA Learn & Key Skills, FDA & Keystone - CONFIRMED
  • Will Serle, Chief People Officer, Capita - CONFIRMED

Book Your Place

Please click the 'Book Now' button below to take you to our booking form. Please enter the relevant code to your sector in the checkout under payment details.

Private sector £495 + VAT
Public sector £195 + VAT | Enter Code PUBLIC21
Third sector £150 + VAT | Enter Code THIRD21





08:30 - 17:30


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