Welcome to the C&IT Festival of Forums

Check back here each day for the agenda.

08:30 - Registration, Refreshments and Networking

08:55 - Chair’s Opening Remarks

09:00 - Key note: The psychology of mental health

Household name and TV personality, Dr Linda Papadopolous will be using her expert knowledge as a psychologist to explore mental wellbeing and building resilience. 

09:40 - Pre-arranged meetings

10:40 - DEI Clinic / RSVP Live Recordings / Isla Clinic / Networking Break

11:00 - Workshop: 

Choose either;

Pitch Perfect: sell you and your business - Zak Roby, Client Engagement EMEA, Spiro


How to plan an event on a shoestring budget - Tamika Martin, Director, UCreate PR

11:40 - Pre-arranged meetings

12:40 - Lunch

13:30 - Workshop: 

Choose either;

Coping with a stressful job - Laura Capell-Abra, Founder, Stress Matters


Tailoring your event to hit sustainability goals - Saskya Liney, Account Manager and Head of Sustainability, EMC3; Jennifer Ennis, Environment and Waste Manager, SEC

14:10 - Pre-arranged meetings

15:10 - DEI Clinic / RSVP Live Recording / Isla Clinic / Networking Break

15:30 - Pre-arranged meetings

16:35 - Panel - How can you be a Best Place to Work?

How can you make your company one of the best places to work in the industry, through benefits, learning and development and a strong sense of belonging. 

17:05 - Chair’s Closing Remarks and Introduction to Lord Provis

17:10 - Lord Provis

17:30 - Free Time

19:10 - Transfer to Platform

19:30 - Festival Finale Party

Coming together at Platform the vibrant events venue in the hear of the city, for drinks reception, glitter bar, buskers, street food and a DJ to finish. 

23:00 - 1st transfer back to Hilton

Midnight - 2nd transfer back to Hilton

01:00 - 3rd Transfer back to Hilton