Inclusive Recruitment Summit

8 October 2020 - London

Attract diverse talent, remove bias and build a more inclusive recruitment process.

2019 agenda   2019 attendee list

175+ organisations attended our 2019 event, including

The annual event for senior diversity, inclusion, recruitment, talent and HR professionals looking to attract diverse talent, remove bias and build a more inclusive recruitment process.

Our unique one-day CPD accredited programme will inspire you with practical advice and case studies of inclusive recruitment in action.

18 expert speakers will share how to communicate your culture externally; eliminate bias in the hiring process from advert to interview, the importance of external partnerships to engage diverse talent and how you can best train and support your hiring managers.

Why not make the most of your time out of the office and attend our d&i Leaders Disability at Work Summit, taking place the day before at the same venue.

Reduced price two day tickets can be shared with a colleague.

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2019 expert speakers included

Felizitas Lichtenberg

Global Diversity & Inclusion Manager


John Athanasiou

Director Of People


Andy Briggs

Government Champion for Age Grand Challenge and Business Champion for Older Workers Outgoing CEO

Aviva UK Insurance

Paula Stannett

Chief People Officer


Adrian Love

Recruitment Director (UK&I)


Dianne Keith

Head of Inclusion and Diversity 

Lloyds Banking Group

Ashley Hever

Talent Acquisition Director, UK and Ireland

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Fiona Jackson

former Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Employer Branding

EDF Energy

Edleen John

Director and the Co-Head of Inclusion, Diversity and Social Equality (IDSE)


Lauren von Stackelberg

Global Director, Communications & Diversity

Expedia Group

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Our 2019 summit was sponsored by

Topics explored in 2019 included

  • Redesigning roles to attract more diverse talent
  • Building a strong employer brand through purpose and transparency around your benefits
  • Taking a flexible approach to building an agile workforce
  • Carrying out and acting on a recruitment audit
  • Providing opportunities to the broadest possible talent pool to foster social mobility
  • Attracting disabled candidates and offering an inclusive recruitment experience
  • A holistic approach to increasing gender diversity in early careers roles
  • Using data to target your inclusive recruitment efforts and drive up diversity
  • Steps to designing a successful returnship programme
  • Attracting neurodivergent talent
  • How technology is shaping inclusive recruitment practices
  • Recruiting older workers and the benefits of a multi-generational workplace

2019 summit supported by

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“Worthwhile, thought provoking with take away actions”

Head of HR
McLaren Racing

“Well structured, informative and most of all inspiring”

MD Learning, Development & Citizenship EMEA
State Street

“Really great event, with the right variety of content, speakers and attendees”

Inclusion Leader

“An enlightening and inspirational event with outstanding speakers and a comprehensive agenda”

Head of Talent, Resourcing & Development

“Inspiring – my head has exploded, but I now feel ready to be braver and more disruptive”

Global D&I Leader

“An inspiring and challenging forum that has provided lots of food for thought and ideas for my organisation”

Diversity Manager
Bank of England

“Great event with super speakers and honest and interesting discussions”

Group Head of Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity
DS Smith

“Extremely insightful, wide range of content and truly inspirational”

HR Generalist
UDG Healthcare

“Diversity of presenters, of methods of presentations and of topics, exceeded my expectations”

Global Equality D&I Manager

“Really interesting and inspiring. Some really good key take always to consider”

Senior Recruiter

“Hugely valuable chance to connect with my peers and learn from best practice. I’m taking so much back to build a more inclusive firm”

Diversity & CSR Manager
Penningtons Manches LLP

“It made me uncomfortable in a good way!”

Head of Business Transformation
Lloyd’s of London

“Excellent, thought provoking and inspiring”

Head of HR

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

Head of HR Operations
Aldermore Bank

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This event is CPD accredited


Hilton London Tower Bridge

5 More London Place, Tooley Street,
London, SE1 2BY
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 3002 4300

Hilton London Tower Bridge,
5 More London Place,
Tooley Street,

+44 (0) 20 3002 4300

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