The Global Equality and Diversity (GED) Conference & Awards have today announced their 2017 call for papers.

Topics guiding this year’s conference agenda include (but are not limited to) the following questions:

  • How is ‘diversity’ perceived and accounted for by organisations?
  • How are organisations preparing for new transparency legislation?
  • What kind of processes and policies are introduced and which are proving successful?
  • What has research revealed about your organisation and your starting point?
  • What are the challenges related to devising and implementing equality and diversity policy in organisations?
  • What measuring benchmarks and metrics have proved useful?
  • How do individuals experience diversity in the workplace?

Deadline for entries – Friday 28th April 2017

For the fourth event in the GED Series, organisers want to hear from public and private organisations about best practice, examples of metrics, methodologies and insights being used to address equality and diversity challenges.

Case studies, research work and examples of best practice and impact for presentation, particularly from the following sectors:

  • New media and online organisations
  • Social care and nursing
  • Higher Education
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • The legal profession
  • Finance and banking
  • Technology and telecoms
  • Manufacturing and transport

Submissions should clearly identify the aims, approach taken, outcome and metrics used or proposed and will be accepted in the following categories:

  • Presentation (15 minute presentation followed by questions and discussion)
  • Workshop (45 minute interactive session)
  • Poster (visual display of project or research for display during the conference)

Please email your abstract as a MS Word attachment to no later than Friday 28th April 2017.

Visit the website for more detailed information:
Global Equality and Diversity (GED) Conference & Awards

Watch Funke Abimbola FRSA, General Counsel & Company Secretary (UK & Ireland), Roche UK discuss “Diversity in the Legal Profession: A Personal Story” at the Global Equality & Diversity (GED) Conference & Awards 2016.