Agenda

12.00pm – Registration opens, food, coffee, and networking

12.45pm – Opening speeches, Alastair Cameron, Startacus co-founder, and Camilla Long, public speaking coach, leadership development, Director, Bespoke Communications

12.55pm – Rosemary Williamson, Allstate NI, ‘Hear our voices’ Building a River of Talent for the Future

1.10pm – Why Should the Future of Business Matter to You? A panel discussion 

1.30pm – Daisy Onubogh, Head of Networks at Backed VC, ‘Backing seed startups’

1.35pm – Startup pitches from ‘The 20’ – the female founding pitch comp

1.55 pm – Naomi Timperley, Head of Growth Programmes, rradar, ‘Why people and communities need to be part of creating tech’

2.10 pm – Startup pitches from ‘The 20’ – the female founding pitch comp

2.30 pm – Fireside with Gary Rutherford, ARC Fitness 

2.35 pm – Are We Teaching Kids the Right Skills for Work, Life, and Balance? A panel discussion

3.00pm – Coffee break

3.15 pm – Dave Graham – ‘Emerging Technologies and the Future of Work & Life’

3.30pm – Jacqueline McCann, ‘What is the Catalyst NW co-founder programme?’

3.35 pm – Startup pitches from ‘The 20’ – the female founding pitch comp

3.55pm – Paula Kennedy-Garcia, Vice President at Concentrix, Rethinking the Relationship Between Consumers and Technology for 21st Century Service

4.10pm – Leeann Monk-Özgül, co-founder of Elemental, ‘Creating an award-winning female founding startup in Derry’

4.25pm – Fireside with Diane Roberts

4.30pm – Patricia Greene, Founder, The Web Club, ‘Top tips for avoiding bias in your marketing and advertising strategies’

4.45pm – Closing remarks