LGBT+ at Work Online Conference 2021

16 March – 08:30 to 17:05 (GMT)

Bringing together organisations looking to demonstrate real commitment to their LGBT+ staff, consumers and service users. 200+ organisations confirmed - LAST CHANCE TO BOOK!

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200+ organisations confirmed to attend

200+ now confirmed – view attendee list

The annual d&i Leaders LGBT+ at Work Online Conference brings together 220+ diversity, inclusion and HR related professionals, looking to create and maintain an LGBT+ inclusive workplace.

With 18 speakers and a unique online CPD accredited programme featuring one-to-one interviews; case studies; panel discussions; Q&A sessions and online networking tables, we are sure you will be inspired to make a difference in your own organisation.

Take part live or view on demand – All talks are recorded so you can revisit or view at a time convenient to you! BOOK NOW

We are pleased to be supporting LGBT History Month.
To purchase your LGBT+ History Month 2021 Badges and Lanyards, please click here

d&i Leaders Club

In-house d&i and HR professionals are invited to join the
d&i Leaders Club – a network of 4000+ organisations!

Membership is free and will give you a 5% discount off your online conference place and a whole host of other networking and educational opportunities.

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Our 2021 expert speakers include

Julie Thomas

Director, Inclusion & Diversity

Coca-Cola European Partners

Ella Slade

Global LGBT+ Leader


Geoffrey O. Williams

Global Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Dr. Martens - Airwair International

Jacqui Gavin BEM

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Adviser

Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service

David Levine

former Vice President, Kids Programming, UK, Europe and Africa

The Walt Disney Company

Bhavik Pancholi

Diversity & Inclusion Activist

Deborah Westfield

UK Recruitment Diversity Lead


Alison France

Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees


Jack Guest

Global Diversity & Inclusion Lead, Wealth & Personal Banking


Georgie Court

Global Inclusion Specialist and Co-chair, Arcus (LGBTQ+ Affinity Network)

Clifford Chance

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Topics being explored at the 2021 conference include

  • Engaging and activating ambassadors to drive an LGBT+ inclusive culture
  • Visible Leadership; importance of allies and role models
  • Protecting and progressing LGBT+ rights and inclusion
  • Supporting LGBT+ staff globally whilst navigating different legal and social environments
  • What does it mean to be of colour and LGBT+?
  • Capturing data and building trust
  • Understanding and supporting bisexual employees at work
  • How to support employees with intersectional identities
  • The role of D&I in creating effective experiences and engagement for LGBT+ employees and customers
  • LGBT+ mental health and well-being in organisations
  • The power of storytelling
  • Recruitment strategies for progressing LGBT+ talent
  • Supporting and recognising the role of employee networks


In our official d&i Leaders LGBT+ at Work Conference 2020 Report we discuss:

There is more to allyship than a lanyard; Coming out at work is not simple; Don’t cut and paste your policies; Networks can achieve more together; targeted support pays dividends.

Click here to sign up as a free online member and download a copy

What our previous LGBT+ at Work conference attendees said...

“It made me uncomfortable in a good way!”

Head of Business Transformation
Lloyd’s of London

“Slick and very informative day”

Chair of Pride Network
Zurich Insurance

“Disruptive, informative, thought provoking”

Global Director of D&I

“The event was rich in content and very insightful”

D&I Manager
Institution of Engineering & Technology

“Excellent, thought provoking and inspiring”

Head of HR

“Good, informative conference”

EDI Lead
Metropolitan Thames Valley

“Brilliant! It has set the bar really high regarding the work we do on LGBT+ inclusion”

Diversity and Inclusion Advisor
Bedford College

“There is nothing available like I have learned here! Brilliant”

Head of HR Operations
Aldermore Bank

“Energetic, informative and engaging”

Regional Resourcing Manager
Nuffield Health

“Really well organised, structured with some very insightful and moving speakers”

Talent and Acquisition
Mott MacDonald

“Engaging, interesting and thought provoking”

HR Generalist
Spence & Partners

“Very good and informative”

D&I Manager

“Excellent. Extremely powerful speakers and thought provoking”

D&I Officer

“Interesting, informative and helpful”

Head of Customer Experience
Royal London

“First time in attendance and thoroughly enjoyed it”

Head of HR
Network Rail

“Thought provoking – thank you!”

EDI Manager
London Borough of Hillingdon

“Very interesting and informative – really enjoyed the event”

Business Design & Engagement Lead
National Crime Agency