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Athena SWAN Conference 2018

Booking is now open for Diversity Matters, the University’s sixth annual Athena SWAN conference a conference open to all staff, focusing on gender equality and diversity.  

The conference will be held on Wednesday 9th May 2018, 1.00PM – 4.00PM and will be opened by the Vice-Chancellor, Graham Galbraith.

Our line-up of external and internal speakers includes:-

David Bartlett, National Director of the Good Lad Initiative, who will speak on “Understanding men’s roles in building gender equality"

Anna Bull, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Portsmouth and co-founder of The 1752 Group who will speak on “After Weinstein: Tackling sexual violence and sexual harassment to work towards gender equality” 

Another keynote speaker will be announced shortly. 

We would particularly encourage men to attend, since they were under-represented at last year’s excellent Conference.

Tickets can be booked now through Eventbrite:- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/diversity-matters-conference-tickets-43399886228