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Aberdeen Asset Management Leadership Forum: Gender Diversity in Business, Politics and Sport Running order and content.
Date: Tuesday, 25th July 2017
Location: Hospitality Pavilion, Dundonald Links, North Ayrshire
Background: On Tuesday 25th July 2017, the second annual Aberdeen Asset Management Leadership Forum: Gender Diversity in Business, Politics and Sport, will take place ahead of the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open.
The forum will explore the opportunities and challenges for women in business, politics, entertainment and sport. Speakers will be asked to draw on personal experiences and explore what needs to happen to drive further positive change.
Speakers will include Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party; Petra Wetzel, Entrepreneur and chief executive of West Brewery; Lucy O’Carroll, Chief Economist at Aberdeen Asset Management; Elaine C Smith, Actress and Comedian; Sheila Begbie of Scottish Rugby; Beth Allen, professional golfer and Sir Clive Woodward; England rugby legend.
Running order and event format:
13.30 – 13.50 – Registration
13.50 – 14.00 – Guests take seats
14.00 – 14.05 – Welcoming remarks by Martin Gilbert, CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management
14.05 – 14.20 – Q+A with Ruth Davidson, Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party
14.20 – 15.05 –First panel discussion – Empowering women in business and politics
15.05 – 15.20 – First panel, audience Q+A
15.20 – 15.45 – Afternoon tea refreshments
15.45 – 15.50 – Guests take seats
15.50 – 16.05
16.05 – 16.20
16.20 – 17.05 – Second panel discussion – Leveling the playing field: how we can promote female leadership in sport
17.05 – 17.20 – Second panel Q+A
17.20 – 17.25 – Closing remarks, Martin Gilbert
Places are still available and will be allocated on a first come first served basis – click here to RSVP.