Attract a delegation of global thought leaders with a focus on women and people of colour.

Curate an exceptional conference and events programme featuring recognisable industry professionals and engaging talents.

Create a forum on the status of diverse communities in the US, UK, Europe, Africa and Asia in general as well as in light of current nationalist and populist movements in the west

Provide a unique platform on which to engage in a meaningful conversation

On global growth opportunities through education & presentation


18:30 – Doors Open
19:30 – Ballet Black Performance, Lillian Baylis Studio, Sadlers Wells Theatre – Walter H White and Trevor Williams
21:30 – Post Performance Opening Reception – Walter H White and Cassa Pancho
* Evening Receptions may have limited availability and space will be granted on a first come first served basis

Held at London Stock Exchange followed by Mansion House

07:45 – Welcome Remarks & Opening Ceremony – London Stock Exchange – Ibukun Adebayo, Ian Greenstreet and Walter H White – All guests required to bring ID for Security to venue09:00 – Registration at Mansion House – Guest Security – All guests required to bring photo ID to venue
09:25 – Introduction and Welcome – Lord Mayor of London Andrew Parmley
09:45 – Elections Are Over – What Now? – Political observations post Brexit; and UK snap election – Gina Miller
10:30 – Beyond One by 2021 – A report into the ethnic diversity of UK boards. Why corporate boards need to reflect diversity – Melanie Esube (Moderator) Yvonne Thompson CBE, Baroness Janet Royall of Blaisdon and Amarjit Singh
11:45 – Break
12:00 – Artificial intelligence – Artificial intelligence is reshaping the world of work – Tome Ilube
12:30 – Future Tech reflections on directions in technology – Gloria Monfrini
13:15 – Lunch Reception
14:00 – Perspectives of a Past President – President Karume; Ambassador Charles Stith
14:45 – Reflections of a Sitting President
15:30 – Close
18:00 – Reception at The Palace of Westminster hosted by the RT Hon Dawn Butler* – Guest Security – All guests required to bring photo ID to venue. * Evening Receptions may have limited availability and space will be granted on a first come first served basis
Held at School of Oriental & African Studies at the University of London (SOAS), Brunei Suite
09:00 – Introduction and Welcome – Walter H White, JR. and Baroness Valerie Amos
09:15 – Different Perspectives – My Experiences – Reflection on ethnicity from different continents – Dr Henry Louis Gates, JR., Dr Peneil Joseph, Dr Floyd Millen
10:00 – Global Conditions – Review of the health and welfare of and conditions of ethnic people and women the statistics – Gloria Brown-Marshall and Justina Mutale
10:45 – Break
11:00 – Owning Our Narrative & Promoting Our Reality – David Adjaye, Chi Chi Nwanoku, Misan Sagay and Winifred White Neisser (Moderator)
11:40 – News in a post fact world – Sarah Jones
12:40 – Poetry
13:00 – Lunch/Special Reception
14:15 – Reflections on current political situations the new populism what does it mean and from whence it derives – Laure Mandeville
15:30 – Close
18:00 – Very special private reception – Ticketed Entry* Guest Security – All guests required to bring photo ID to venue. * This Evening Reception will have very limited availability and will be ticketed in advance.

Held at the Bank of England, Moorgate Auditorium

08:30 – Guest Security – All Guests Required to Bring Photo ID to Venue
09:00 – Welcome – Walter H White, JR
09:10 – Welcome to the Bank a global View – Jo Place
09:35 – Brexit Business & Regulatory Impacts – Anthony Hilton, Stephanie Flanders, Matthew Hall and Joanna Perkins (Moderator)
10:30 – Asian Perspective the impact of Asia growth on the global economy – Dr Keyu Jin
11:05 – Break
11:20 – Prospects for African Economic Growth – Tony Elumelu – Bernard Katompa, Ambassador Dwight Bush and Bisa Williams (Moderator)
12:20 – Lunch
14:00 – Sustainable investing & Climate Change – The long view & the inconvenient truth – David Blood
14:35 – The Growing Economic Disparity – A Global Phenomenon – Trevor Williams and Dr Jonathan Holifield, Shamik Dhar
15:30 – Event Close
Drinks Reception at Durbar Court – Foreign & Commonwealth Office* – James Kariuki, Walter H White, JR and Chi Chi Nwanoku – Guest Security – All Guests Required to Bring Photo ID to Venue


ELC Programming


10:15 – Welcome & Overview
07.00 – Breakfast
08:30 – Welcome & Executive Session One
10.30 – Networking Break
11:00 – Breakout Session 1 – Risk Management
11:00 – Breakout Session 2 – Mobile Payments
12:30 – Attendee lunch
13:15 – Networking Break
13:30 – Executive Session Two
14:30 – Networking Break
15:00 – Executive Session Three & closing remarks


Health & Medical Program

10:30 – Issues relating to the multinational medical practice
11:15 – Discussion on global health trends
12:00 – Policy Perspectives
13:00 – Update on research concerning prostate cancer

Future Leaders Program

10:00 – Educational opportunities and career discussions with young professionals and youth leader19:00 – Gala In Support Of Prostate Cancer UK at Guildhall City of London. Black Tie (Optional)Prostate Cancer UK is the chosen charity partner of The London Conversations and will benefit from the Gala at the prestigious Guildhall in the city of London. Tickets for this very special fundraising evening are available on the registration page for individual purchases or for tables of ten.

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