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Programme

Sessions, timings and speakers subject to change. 


CONFERENCE PROGRAMME - WEDNESDAY 10TH OCTOBER 2018 

Titanic Belfast Dress Code: Business

8.00am

Registration & Refreshments

9.15am

Call to seats 

9.30am

Welcome Addresses

Tola Munro, President, National Black Police Association,

Chief Constable George Hamilton QPM, Police Service of Northern Ireland

Anne Connolly OBE, Chair, Northern Ireland Policing Board

Sgt Richard Williams, Chair, Ethnic Minority Police Association

09.55am

Introduction to Slido

Tony Smikle, Conference Host

10.00am 

Guest Speaker

Chief Constable Jon Boutcher QPM

Bedfordshire Police & Chair, National Police Chief Council

10.30am

Keynote Speaker

Bevan Powell MBE

11.05am

Refreshments & Exhibition

11.35am 

Welcome Back

11.40am

Address by Video

The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP
Home Secretary, UK  Home Office

11.55am

Guest Speaker

Nadeem Saddique / Lawrence Davies, Equal Justice Solicitors 

12.30pm

Lunch & Networking

1.30pm    

Welcome Back

1.35pm

Guest Speaker

“The need for Legislative Change in Northern Ireland”

Dr Evelyn Collins CBE - Chief Executive, Equality Commission NI

2.00pm

Panel Discussion with Slido

“The National Black Police Association & MacPherson: How far have we come?”

Chair: Tony Smikle

Panellists:

-       Bevan Powell MBE

-       Chief Constable Jon Boutcher, NPCC

-       Sgt Richard Williams, EMPA

-       ACC Mark Hamilton, PSNI

-       Janet Hills,  NBPA Cabinet

3.00pm 

Wrap Up Day 1

 

Refreshments & Networking will follow Day 1 close

3.30pm

Delegates return to Hotels

 

Gala Dinner & Awards Presentation

Wednesday 10th October – Titanic Belfast

6.15pm

Drinks Reception, Sponsored by Fujitsu 

7.00pm

Call to Dinner

7.30pm

Dinner Served

9.45pm

NBPA Annual Awards Presentation including #WeAreDeserving Roll of Honour

10.30pm

After Dinner Music & Dancing

12.00midnight

Close & Carriages

Taxi rank is available in front of the building

Value Cabs Tel: 028 90 809080

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Day 2 Programme

Thursday 11th October 2018

Titanic Belfast

 

08.45am  

Registration & Refreshments

 

9.30am 

Introduction 

Andrew George, NBPA Cabinet & Vice Chair, EMPA

 

9.35am

Welcome

Deputy Chief Constable, Stephen Martin, PSNI

 

9.45am 

Introduction to Slido & Workshop Room Orientation

Tony Smikle, Conference Host

 

10.00am 

Workshop Session 1

Attend one of the following:

 

Workshop ABest practice through honest engagement.

Hosted by Janet Hills, Metropolitan BPA

 

Workshop BThe Patten Reforms – How positive discrimination worked in NI?

Hosted by PSNI, Equality Commission NI & NI Policing Board

 

Workshop C – Employment Tribunals and Race Cases

Hosted by Lawrence Davies, Equal Justice Solicitors

 

10.45am

Grab & Go Coffee on workshop changeover

 

11.00am 

Workshop Session 2

Attend one from the following:

 

Workshop ABest practice through honest engagement.

Hosted by Janet Hills, Metropolitan BPA

 

Workshop BThe Patten Reforms – How positive discrimination worked in NI?

Hosted by PSNI, Equality Commission NI & NI Policing Board

 

Workshop C – Employment Tribunals and Race Cases

Hosted by Lawrence Davies, Equal Justice Solicitors

 

11.50am 

 

Welcome Back

Tony Smikle

 

11.55am

Guest Speaker

The Rt Hon. Nick Hurd

Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service, UK Home Office 

 

12.25pm 

Guest Speaker

“Public order & Community Confidence”

Assistant Chief Constable Barbara Gray QPM, PSNI

 

12.45pm   

LUNCH & NETWORKING

 

1.30pm  

Keynote Address

Naz Shah MP

Home Affairs Select Committee

 

2.00pm 

Guest Speaker

Hardyal Dhindsa

Police & Crime Commissioner, Derbyshire

 

2.20pm

Workshop Feedback & Poll Results

 

 

2.45pm

Closing Remarks

NBPA President, Tola Munro

 

3.00pm

Conference Close

 

3.00pm  - 4.00pm

Afternoon Refreshments & Networking