Gender Equality Conference
Tuesday 20 June 2017
0930-10:00Registration and Coffee
1000-1010Welcome and Introductions
1010-1030Ministerial Address [More Info]
Shirley-Anne Somerville, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, Scottish Government
1030-1050Guest Speaker [More Info]
Eleanor Cannon, Chair of Scottish Golf , Scottish Golf
1050-1110Aspirations and Expectations: Gender Equality Action Plan [More Info]
Michael Cross, Chair, Gender Governance Group, Scottish Funding Council
1110-1130Improving Gender Balance from 3 to 18 [More Info]
Charlotte Govan, Improving Gender Balance Project Officer, Scotland Education Scotland / Institute of Physics
1130-1150Coffee and Networking
1150-1210Men into Childcare – a National Approach [More Info]
Kenny Spence, Project Manager, Men in Childcare
1210-1230Tackling the Technology Gender Gap [More Info]
Evelyn Walker, Chair of Gender Work Stream for Digital Skills (Digital Scotland), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
1230-1250Gender, employers and academia; what we can do across STEM to increase women’s participation [More Info]
Talat Yaqoob, Director, Equate
1250-1330Lunch and Networking Opportunity [More Info]
1330-1410Men into Childcare: A Case Study – New College Lanarkshire [More Info]
Daniel McBride, Student in childcare at New College Lanarkshire
Attracting Diversity: Activity, Outcomes and Impact – How to Make a Difference [More Info]
David Bass, Scotland Programme Manager, Equality Challenge Unit
Kay Steven, Policy Officer, Equality Challenge Unit
Gender Action Plan Framework: Developing your Gender Action Plan [More Info]
Suzanne Marshall, Advisor , College Development Network
1410-1500Modern Apprenticeship Action Plan – gender equality activities [More Info]
Karen Murray, Head of National Training Programmes Development Skills , Skills Development Scotland
Taking Gender out of the Equation: A Case Study [More Info]
Craig Davidson, Student, HNC in Care and Administrative Practice, Glasgow Clyde College