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Conference Programme and Timings

Virtual Conference - 29-30 October 2021

The Programme below is subject to change:

  Friday, 29th October
Time Event
11.45 Workshop Delegate Log In
12.00 Concurrent Workshops:

·         Women in Parliament

·         How to Twin your Town or City

13.15 Conference Delegate Log In
13.30 Opening Ceremony to include:

·         Welcome & Briefing Instructions

·         Vision & Mission

·         Roll Call of Countries & Flags

13.55 Keynote Speaker followed by live Question & Answer Session:

Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE – Child Maths Prodigy, Speaker, Podcaster & Co-Founder of Stemettes.

14.45 Membership Session
15.15 Break
15.30 Welcome and Update on ‘The Road to Equality’

International President, Sharon Fisher

15.50 Programme Speaker

Dr Asha de Vos – Marine Biologist and Ocean Educator

16.25 Seminar ‘Soroptimists in Action’ chaired by Dr Liz Dominey
17.15 Close of Afternoon Session
17.20 General Meeting
Saturday, 30th October
11.45 Workshop Delegate Log In
12.00 Concurrent Workshops:

·         Grow Your Membership with Social Media

·         Modern Day Slavery

13.15 Conference Delegate Log In
13.30 Welcome & Information – Chair of Conference
13.35 Keynote Speaker followed by Q&A Session

Dr Carina Tyrell – Research Scientist working on Covid-19 antibody detection, Model & former Miss England

14.25 Membership Session
14.50 Break
15.05 Best Practice Awards
15.50 Keynote Speaker – Rebecca Salter – President Royal Academy
16.35 Change of Insignia
17.15 Gala Concert
18.00 Close of Conference