08:55 – 09:00: Welcome from Vanessa Vallely, Managing Director, WeAreTechWomen/WeAreTheCity

09:00 – 09:05 – Welcome from conference facilitator – Julia Streets, CEO, Streets Consulting

09:05 – 09:15 – Why we need to disrupt the tech industry – Baroness Joanna Shields, former UK Minister for Internet Safety, CEO, BenevolentAI

AM Session 1

09:15 – 09:30: The holographic datasphere – what is it, and how does it affect our future as technologists? With Dr Philippa Malmgren, Founder, H Robotics

09:30 – 09:50: The future of artificial intelligence, with Rob McCargow, Director of AI, PwC UK

09:50 – 10:10: Fintech: are you unlocking its potential?, with Rachel Bale, Vice President, Enterprise Partnerships, Mastercard

10:10 – 10:25: Tech research spotlight: adapt to thrive in the future world of work, with Scott Campbell, Director, Lead for Deloitte Ventures; & Catherine Wallwork, Head of Innovation, Engagement & Mindset, Deloitte LLP

10:25 – 11:00: AI and Fintech Q&A panel – with Rob McCargow, Director of AI, PwC UK; Suchitra Nair, Director, EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy, Deloitte LLP; Tracey Groves, CEO, Intelligent Ethics;  Rachel Bale, Vice President, Enterprise Partnerships, Mastercard & Cathryn Lyall, Co-Founder, Seismis Foundry

11:00 - 11:15: Transition Break / Tech Marketplace Open

AM Session 2

11:15 – 11:35: Cyber security – a behind-the-scenes view, with Satnam Bhogal, Principal Consultant, Verizon

11:35 – 11:55: Data and privacy (GDPR/Regulatory/Supervisory/Ethics in Tech), with Kaijia Gu, Partner, Oliver Wyman

11:55 – 12:15: Tech research spotlight, Innovation – Proof of Concept through to implementation, with Ildefonso Olmedo, Head of Innovation – Blockchain Lead, Santander UK Technology

12:15 – 12:50: Cyber and data Q&A panel – with Kaijia Gu, Partner, Oliver Wyman; Ildefonso Olmedo, Head of Innovation – Blockchain Lead, Santander UK Technology; Kate Russell, Journalist, Tech Reporter, Author, BBC Click; & Ian Levy, Technical Director, National Cyber Security Centre

12:50 - 14:00: Lunch Break / Tech Marketplace Open / Soapbox Sessions (15 minute drop in sessions/Eat and Learn):
  • 13:20 - 13:35: Wearable Tech, You as a tech role model with Marija Butkovic, Founder & CEO, Women of Wearables
  • 13:20 - 13:35: The global nature of online violence & abuse against women with Maria Vlahakis, Policy & Advocacy Manager Violence Against Women & Girls, Womankind Worldwide
  • 13:20 - 13:35: How tech-enabled sponsorship can accelerate female talent, with Hayley Sudbury, CEO, WERKIN

PM Session 1 (14:00 – 14:45)

Elective choices (delegates can chose 1 elective session)

Cultivating Diversity – the keys to unlocking innovation, with Lauren Kisser, Director, Amazon Web Services

Learn to code with Carrie Anne Philbin, teacher, author and a YouTuber, Raspberry Pi Foundation; sponsored by Morgan Stanley

The future of payments, with Marc Massar, Director of Solutions Engineering, eCom, Worldpay

14:45 - 15:00: Transition Break / Tech Marketplace Open

PM Session 2 (15:00 – 15:45)

Elective choices (delegates can chose 1 elective session)

Digital innovation, with Graham Kellen, Chief Digital Officer, Schroders

Secure my seat – how do we travel securely, safely and faster in the transport systems of the future? with Miriam Howe, Senior Manager, BAE Systems

Up in the cloud, with Rachael Stevens, Senior Associate, J.P. Morgan

15:45 - 16:00: Transition Break / Tech Marketplace Open / Book Signing with Dame Stephanie Shirley

PM Session 3

16:00 – 16:15: Inspirational guest speaker – Dame Stephanie Shirley, IT entrepreneur & philanthropist

16:15 – 16:30: Inspiring future generations, with Hattie Carne, Senior Consultant, Missive and Sheridan Ash, Technology and Investments Director and Women in Technology Leader, PwC, TechSheCan

16:30 – 16:45: Diversity in Tech, with Fiona Capstick & Cheryl Martin, Co-Chairs, EY Women in Technology Community, EY

16:45 – 17:20: Tech leaders lighting the way: How to get ahead in your career Q&A panel – with Jacqueline de Roja CBE, President, techUK; Amali de Alwis, CEO, CodeFirst:Girls; Tunji Akintokun MBE, Senior Vice President, NSC Global; Anne Boden, CEO, Starling Bank; Kevin Cunnington, Director General, GDS, Cabinet Office, Government Digital Service; Sarah Rench, Senior Manager, EY; Sian Allsopp, Executive Director, Global Head of Enterprise Computing Service Management, Morgan Stanley

17:20 – 17:50: Speed mentoring with tech senior leaders, sponsored by Accenture

17:50 - 18:00: Summary & Close