Virtual diversity and inclusion conference 2021


Virtual diversity and inclusion conference 2021


After the highly successful event in 2020, Leeds Law Society and the Law Society are again holding a virtual diversity and inclusion conference centred around National Inclusion Week between the 14th September and the 30th September 2021. The conference will consist of virtual events held across six days with pre-recorded sessions being released at the same time.

The events will comprise:-

  • Mental Wellbeing – Tuesday 14 September (17.00-19.00)
  • LGBTQ+ - Thursday 16 September (17.00-19.00)
  • Gender – Tuesday 21 September (17.00-19.00)
  • Social Mobility – Thursday 23 September (12.00-14.00)
  • Disability – Tuesday 28 September (12.00-14.00)
  • Race and Ethnicity – Thursday 30 September (17.00-19.00)
  • Religion and Belief – pre-recorded session
  • Age – pre-recorded session
  • Intersectionality – pre-recorded session

The events will comprise talks and panel discussions with leading figures, together with hints and tips on diversity and inclusion best practice. Confirmed speakers include Lady Hale, Lord Shinkwin and Judge Victoria McLoud, together with representatives from #10000BlackInterns, LawCare and The Bridge Group. A representative from the Law Society and Leeds Law Society will speak at each event with a member from either Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Liverpool or Manchester Law Societies joining the panel discussion.
 
Leeds Law Society have kindly opened up the conference which is free of charge to members of all the local law societies within the Yorkshire Union of Law Societies.

To book to attend any of the events or if you need further information please go to the Leeds Law Society website https://leedslawsociety.org.uk/


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