The Black Conference Program 2022
WEDNESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER
The Black Conference will take place on Tuseday the 29th of November and Wednesday the 28th at 233 Lewisham High St 233 Lewisham High Street London SE13 6NQ
9:00AM Doors Open & Registration:
Grab a tea or coffee and connect!
10:00AM Welcome from one of our hosts!
Your hosts for The Black Conference are:
King Cas, Host, Artist & social Entrepreneur
Partrick Campbell, CEO, PATCAM / Co-Founder, The Box Metaverse
Cassandra Swaby, Speaker & Content Creator
10:10AM Let’s Talk Women in Sports & Fitness with:
Lydia Heywood, Founder Cool Ridings, DEI Consultant Royal Agricultural University
Naomi Rumble, Director of Together We Ride (TWR)
10:30AM In Conversation with:
Edleen John, Multi-Award winning Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Consultant.
10:50AM The Film Industry With:
Femi Oyeniran, Actor, Filmmaker & Co-Founder FAN STUDIOS
Nicky 'slim ting' Walker, Award winning Director/Producer
11:20AM A Conversation with:
Paul Brunson, TV Presenter, Columnist, Entrepreneur
11.50AM A Conversation With:
Rachel Anson, DJ
12:05PM A Key Note From:
Micheal White, Entrepreneur, Leadership Coach, and Lead Pastor of The Tab London
12:20PM Let’ Talk Sickle Cell & The Black Community With:
Chanel Taylor, Founder of Unsickle My Cells UK & NHS Research Collaborator
Georgelene Elliott, Founder, Black Blood Matters
Kehinde Salami, Founder, Director Sicklekan CiC
12:40PM A Conversation With:
Cephas Williams, Founder of the Black British Network & Mervyn Lyn, Founding Partner, Strategic Partnership Solutions
1:00PM A Keynote from:
Cephas Williams, Founder of the Black British Network
1:15PM Outro from one of our hosts!
1:20PM Lunch Break
Pop into Lewisham and grab a bite to eat! There’s a KFC, Gabby’s Caribbean Takeaway, Enish Nigerian Restaurant, McDonalds, Pret, Sainsburys all within 5- 10 minutes walking distance!
Come back, connect or watch films of the work BBN has been doing. If you would prefer to stay out for the lunch hour, please be back by 2.20PM for the start of the 2nd half of the day. Remember to keep your guest pass with you as you'll need this for smooth re entry.
2:35PM Welcome Back from one of our hosts!
2:40PM Let’s Talk Black Professionals With:
Tatiana Osei, Senior Agency Lead, Yahoo!
Peter Anthony, Senior Agency Lead, Yahoo!
Richard Heho, Snr. Director FP&A EMEA & APAC at Yahoo!
2:55PM Let’s Talk Black Entrepreneurship With:
Arron Maddix, Founder Made By Maddix
Segun Akinwoleola, Founder - The Gym Kitchen
Umutoni Thuku-Benzinge, Founder and Creative Director, Umutoni Ltd
3:10PM A Conversation with:
Jason Tarry, CEO Tesco
3.35PM A Case Study with:
Leon Donald, Head of Buying Stock and Insurance CoE, Tesco Mobile
Linda Begnor, Assistant Merchandiser F&F D&I Ambassador, Tesco
3:50PM Mothers in the Community:
Coleen Mensa, Lawyer and Founder of Dear Black Mum
Cilla Agyemang, Founder, Behind the mum & CreatesUK
Charlene Chance, Co-Founder at Kids Party Town
4:10PM A Conversation With:
Deborah Williams, founder of the Women's Association & Amina Folarin, UK Group CEO, Oliver Agency
4:30PM Closing address
Cephas Williams, founder the Black British Network
See you all tomorrow!
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