2022 Agenda

Check back soon for 2023's programming!

Speed Networking

Kick off EUROUT 2023 at our Speed Networking event - a chance to meet some of your fellow EUROUT delegates. Sign up for this event available via the EUROUT Portal.

Join us in the Park Restaurants at London Business School.

Location:

London Business School
Park Restaurants
1-26 Sussex Place
London NW1 4SA

Time
5:30 pm
7:00 pm

Bain x EUROUT Welcome Drinks

We warmly invite EUROUT attendees to a drinks and networking reception, hosted by our diamond sponsor, Bain.


Sponsored by:

Location:

London Business School
Ratcliffe Building Dining Room
1-26 Sussex Place
London NW1 4SA

Time
7:00 pm
9:00 pm

Breakfast

Time
8:00 am
-
9:15 am

Breakfast will be held in the Dining Room at Sussex Place. After you've had a bite to eat, head on over to North Building to register before we get started!.

Opening Remarks: François Ortalo-Magne (he/him), Alistair Adams (he/him) and Devon Chen (he/him)

Time
9:15 am
-
9:30 am

Join François Ortalo-Magne (he/him), Dean @ LBS, and our Out in Business Co-Presidents, Alistair Adams (he/him) and Devon Chen (he/him), as they welcome you to an exciting weekend of EUROUT 2023.

Panel 1: Leveraging the strength of our diverse identities

Time
9:30 am
-
10:30 am

Featuring LGBTQ+ talent from prominent firms, this panel asks its participants to reflect on what is unique and common to their experiences as LGBTQ+ in their respective industries and shed a light on the DEI progress made within their respective fields. Discussions will cover barriers LGBTQ+ professionals face as well as the support and resources that have enabled and empowered panelists to succeed in their careers.

Moderated by: Bjorn Persson (he/him), DEI Manager @ BCG.

Speakers:

  • Michael Hall (he/him), MD – Sustainable Investing @ CPPIB
  • Thomas Senecal (he/him), Principal @ Blackstone
  • Cary Gibson (she/her), Director @ KKR
  • Thomas Weber (he/him), Partner @ McKinsey

Break

Time
10:30 am
-
10:45 am

Panel 2: How Companies are Failing Trans/Queer Employees

Time
10:45 am
-
11:45 am

This panel will address the ever-widening chasm between queer—especially trans—employees and their sense of belonging at the workplace. The foundation of our discussion will be the findings of a recent global survey of 2,230 TGNC (transgender and gender nonconforming) employees by BCG. The panel will aim to give conference attendees practical insights into what separates an inclusive workplace from one that is not; how they can learn to identify a workplace that values psychological safety; what lacunae may exist in how companies engender inclusiveness as part of their cultural fabric; and how these gaps may be filled.

Moderated by: Elliot Vaughn MBE (he/him), MD & Senior Partner @ BCG

Speakers:

  • Dr. Peter Dunne (he/him), Senior Lecturer @ University of Bristol
  • Emily Hamilton (she/her), Director @ Trans in the City
  • Roger Thomson (he/him), Head of Internal Audit @ ICG
  • Liam Klenk (he/him), Case Team Manager @ BCG

Break

Time
11:45 am
-
12:00 pm

Spotlight 1: HIV and Pride - Growing in the Shadow of AIDS

Time
12:00 pm
-
12:20 pm

Join Matthew Hodson (he/him), Executive Director @ NAM, for this spotlight session.

Spotlight 2: TBD

Time
12:20 pm
-
12:40 pm

Join Kayus Fernander (he/him), Senior Vice President @ Citi for this spotlight session.

Spotlight 3: Polarization and Profits

Time
12:40 pm
-
1:00 pm

Join Aharon Mohliver (he/him), Assistant Professor @ LBS, for this spotlight session.

Lunch @ Dining Room and Ares Lunch (invitation only)

Time
1:00 pm
-
2:00 pm

Entertainment Break

Time
2:00 pm
-
2:20 pm

Panel 3: It Takes a Village - How Not to Fail Allyship

Time
2:20 pm
-
3:20 pm

What has worked to push the LGBTQ+ agenda forward across different industries – and most importantly – what has not worked? Through this panel we will explore the present and the future of allyship in building inclusive environments for the LGBTQ+ community. We will also discuss the roles of the LGBTQ+ community, allies, and companies in coming together to drive the allyship agenda.

Moderated by:
Randall Peterson (he/him), Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Acadmic Director, Leadership Institute @ LBS

Speakers:

  • Ashley Dartnell (she/her), Senior Director - Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion @ BCG
  • Helen Walker-Shin (she/her) - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion @ Bain
  • Vyla Rollins (she/her) - Executive Director @ LBS
  • Leo Johnson (he/him) - Head of Disruption Practice @ PwC

CVC Networking Break

Time
3:20 pm
-
3:50 pm

Keynote Speaker: Baghdad to Boardroom - My LGBTQ+ Story

Time
3:50 pm
-
4:50 pm

Join Christopher Kenna (he/him), CEO @ Brand Advance Group, for his keynote speech.

Closing Remarks: Pavlos Papaefstathiou (he/him) and Brian Selvarajah (he/him)

Time
4:50 pm
-
5:00 pm

Pavlos Papaefstathiou (he/him), Partner @ BCG, and Brian Selvarajah (he/him), Senior Manager @ Strategy&, as they close out Day 1 of EUROUT 2023.

Career Fair & Networking

Time
5:00 pm
-
7:10 pm

Meet with our amazing EUROUT sponsors and connect with recruiters in person at their Career Fair booths. This is a great opportunity to engage with several great companies across various industries. This event will be hosted in the Dining Room at Sussex Place. We will also concurrently host networking.

BCG x EUROUT Drinks Reception

Time
7:45 pm
-
9:45 pm

In-person drinks reception and networking event, hosted by our lead sponsor BCG at their office.

Sponsored by:

Location:

The Boston Consulting Group
80 Charlotte Street
London W1T 4DF

Breakfast

Time
8:00 am
-
9:15 am

Opening Remarks: Board Members

Time
9:15 am
-
9:30 am

Join our esteemed Board members as they welcome you to Day 2 of EUROUT 2023.

Dr. Leslie B. Brisset (O)

Director
Tavistok Institute

Panel 4: Inclusive Faith. Let's Talk About It

Time
9:30 am
-
10:30 am

Discover the voices that believe in creating room for the queer community within religion. n this panel, we will engage in insightful discussions with faithful queer individuals who will share their unique personal experiences and identity building. Our panelists will explore the relationship between spirituality and LGBTQ+ identities and how places of inclusive faith can champion understanding, acceptance, and unity.

Moderated by: Dr. Leslie B. Brisset

Speakers:

  • Reverand Dr. Charlie Bell
  • Maryam Din
  • Louis Ng

Maria Clara Sayeg (She/Her)

Global Program Manager
dss+

Spotlight 4: Why LGBTQ+ and Business are the Perfect Match

Time
10:30 am
-
10:50 am

Join Maria Clara Sayeg (she/her), Global Program Manager @ dss+, for this spotlight session.

Break

Time
10:50 am
-
11:00 am

Jose Luiz Moura (He/Him)

ex-COO
Salesforce

Fireside Chat: Breaking through the Rainbow Ceiling

Time
11:00 am
-
12:00 pm

Join Jose-Luiz Moura (he/him), ex-COO UKI @ Salesforce and Clare O'Neill, Hospitality & Events Manager @ Salesforce, for a fireside chat.

Lunch @ Dining Room

Time
12:00 pm
-
1:00 pm

Deborah Gbadamosi (She/Her)

CEO
Dulcie Media

Workshop 1: Responsible Media, in partnership with Brand Advance Group and Dulcie Media

Time
1:00 pm
-
2:30 pm

Discover how to create media that welcomes all voices and perspectives. Explore diversity, equity, and inclusion in content creation. Be a part of the change for a more inclusive media landscape.

Workshop facilitated by:

  • Deborah Gbadamosi (She/her)
  • Christopher Kenna (He/him)

Sponsored by:

Til Klein (He/Him)

Founder Partner
Identity Ventures

Workshop 2: Pitch Perfect: Mastering the Art of Entrepreneurial Pitching, in partnership with Identity Ventures, LGBTQ+ Founders, Titanology, and Anne

Time
1:00 pm
-
2:30 pm

Join 3 LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs as they offer invaluable insights into crafting compelling elevator pitches. Get inspired by their personal stories within the entrepreneurial world and supercharge your pitch skills!

Workshop facilitated by:

  • Til Klein (he/him), Founder Partner @ Identity Ventures
  • Stefaan de Vreese (he/him), Founder & CEO @ Titanology

Sponsored by:

Barry T Whyte (He/Him)

Co-Founder
General Purpose Training

Workshop 3: AI Accelerator: Elevate your Career with ChatGPT Mastery, in partnership with General Purpose AI

Time
1:00 pm
-
2:30 pm

[Laptop needed]

Learn to harness the potential of ChatGPT to drive real value! Explore techniques that will teach you how to elevate your AI game. Understand what algorithmic bias is, how it impacts AI and how to mitigate it. Unlock the Power of AI and transform your professional impact now!

Workshop facilitated by:

  • Barry T Whyte (he/him), Co-Founder @ General Purpose Training
  • Guy Stern (he/him), Instructor @ General Purpose Training

Sponsored by:

Kate Hartley (She/Her)

Co-Founder
Polpeo

Workshop 4: Leadership in Crisis: Developing the Skills to Successfully Navigate a Crisis, in partnership with Polpeo

Time
1:00 pm
-
2:30 pm

[Laptop needed]

Immerse yourself in a real-time crisis management experience! Using Polpeo, an interactive crisis simulation platform, you will experience what it’s like to manage a fictional company’s reputation as a crisis hits in real-time. Previous crisis experience is not necessary, and this will be a fun and safe space to test your skills and learn from others.

Workshop facilitated by:

  • Kate Hartley (she/her), Co-Founder @ Polpeo
  • Tamara Littleton (she/her), Co-Founder @ Polpeo

Sponsored by:

Entertainment Break

Time
2:30 pm
-
2:50 pm

Join us for an entertainment break with drag queens Kyran Thrax and Sophia Stardust!

Unyimeabasi Udoh (They/them)

Artist

Panel 5: The Arts: a force for LGBTQ+ expression and equity

Time
2:50 pm
-
3:50 pm

On this wide-ranging panel discussion, we bring together artistes and businesspeople from across the spectrum to talk about how art and business blend in today’s world, especially as it relates to queer people and queer art. We aim to have experts shed light on how creative fields have long served as a medium for LGBTQ+ expression, as well as explore how queer representation in media impacts both equity and commercial viability.

Speakers:

  • Chloe Davies (she/her), Founder @ It Takes a Village
  • Kyran Peet (he/him), Drag Performer & Actor
  • Lithemba Velleman (he/him), Fashion Critic & Senior Counsel @ Aldermore Bank
  • Marc Berman (he/him), Partner @ Bain
  • Sophia Stardust (she/her), Drag Performer

Break

Time
3:50 pm
-
4:00 pm

Stephanie Fuller (She/Her)

CEO
Switchboard

Keynote Speaker: We Hear We're Queer: The Story of switchboard LGBTQ+ Helpline from 1974 to 2023

Time
4:00 pm
-
5:00 pm

Join Stephanie Fuller (she/her), CEO @ Switchboard, for this keynote speech.

Closing Remarks: EUROUT Organising Team SVPs

Time
5:00 pm
-
5:15 pm

Join the EUROUT Organising Team's Senior Vice Presidents as they give you a heartfelt thanks for attending EUROUT 2023 to close out the conference portion of the weekend.

Lawrence Chaney (He/Him)

Drag Performer

Strategy& Ball

Time
6:30 pm
-
12:00 am

Mesmerise your senses by immersing yourself in an enchanting evening of iconic queer entertainment, a delicious 3-course menu and refreshments, and new connections. Special performance by RuPaul’s Drag Race royalty, Lawrence Chaney!


Sponsorer by:

Location:
The Great Hall at Lincoln's Inn
London WC2A 3TL