8.30 – 9.00


9.00 – 9.10

Welcome and opening remarks
Carly Page, Editor, The Inquirer

9.10 – 9.40

CWJobs keynote: Women in IT - The State of Play and How to Address the Balance 
Bonnie Andrews, Head of Recruiter Product Management, CWJobs
  • Review the state of play for women in technology
  • Hear highlights from CWJobs' survey of 300 IT decision makers and professionals
  • How we can tackle the challenge? What is CWJobs doing?

9.40 – 10.05

Inspiring the next generation
  • Working with the education system to encourage young girls to study STEM subjects
  • Being a role model and actively mentoring the younger generation
  • Making IT an attractive industry for women to work in

10.05 – 10.35

Morning break and networking

10.35 – 11.05

Women in Power/Power in Women

According to recent research, women take up a minuscule nine percent of senior IT leadership roles, and whilst this number is certainly on the rise, there is still so much more to be done.

  • Hear from a leading CIO/CTO on their journey to the top
  • What can be done to encourage the next generation of female leaders
  • Practical advice and guidance on how to succeed in IT

11.05 – 11.55

Panel discussion: The future of women in technology
Dom Harvey, Commerical Director, CWJobs
Nikki Hayford, MD, Unik Seek
Fiona Macaulay, Global Director IT Delivery, Mars
Wincie Wong, Digital Propositions Lead, Royal Bank of Scotland
Moderator: John Leonard, Group Research Director, Computing, V3 & The Inquirer
  • What future trends in technology do you foresee as being the most important?
  • Which areas of tech do women thrive in and what can be done to bolster engagement in others?
  • What can be done to close the pay gap?

11.55 – 12.00

Closing remarks
Carly Page, Editor, The Inquirer

12.00 – 13.00

Lunch and networking