Intertech LGBT+ Diversity Forum

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About Intertech LGBT+ Diversity Forum

Intertech LGBT+ Diversity Forum is non-profit organisation for LGBT+ individuals and their allies across the globe. We’re super passionate and committed to encouraging LGBT+ diversity and inclusion in the UK technology sector for the benefit of the individual, the organisations they represent and the industry overall - and we’ve been doing this since 2012.

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Work Pride Conference - Register today!

We're delighted to be community partners of myGwork's, the global recruitment and networking organisation for LGBTQ+ professionals, virtual conference to strengthen LGBTQ+ workplace inclusion. Their first global digital conference, #WorkPride, is taking place of postponed or cancelled flagship LBGTQ+ events.

The aim is to bring together and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and strengthen LGBTQ+ inclusion, during what is a difficult time for many people across the world.

The conference, powered by Zoom, is aimed at professionals, graduates, and employers, and will provide a forum to showcase and discuss best practice for LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace. Each day of the virtual conference will cover a different theme such as mental health and involve interactive sessions including workshops, panel discussions, and online socials, with opportunities for attendees to network and build their contacts.
22 Jun 2020 at 8:00am
until 26 Jun 2020 at 6:00pm

Intertech @ Softcat

As part of our continued celebration of LGBT+ History Month we're teaming up with the amazing people over at Softcat who've invited us along for a night of inspiring stories, anecdotes and what's brought our speakers to where they are today.

We'll also be joined by Softcat HR Director, Patricia Winter, who'll share insight into their innovative work and their commitment to diversity and inclusion.

They'll be plenty of time to network, share your own insights and raise questions on the evening all coupled with drinks and nibbles.
20 Feb 2020 at 6:00pm
until 20 Feb 2020 at 9:00pm
Softcat London
5th Floor, One Creechurch Lane

Intertech @ Vodafone

Join us at Vodafone's digital hub, The Speechmark building, for an evening of tech talks, demonstrations and networking in recognition and celebration of International Women's Day 2020.

This year's International Women's Day focuses on the theme of 'an equal world is an enabled world' and what better enabled organisation to host us than Vodafone. We're particularly excited to have such an inspirational set of allies and LBTQ+ speakers discussing topics such as who are today's women of IoT and what's to watch in the in world of AI?

We'll be joined on the evening by a range of esteemed speakers, each experts in their respective areas, with the evening being hosted by Emma Smith, Vodafone's Global Cyber Security Director. Some of our speakers on the night will include:

  • Jo Steel, Head of Release Management, Digital Engineering, Vodafone UK.
  • Angela McKane, Director of Technology Intelligence, BP.
  • Sarah Rench, Director of Data, AI & Industry Solutions, Avanade.
  • Becky Pinkard, CISO, Aldermore Bank PLC.
There'll of course be an opportunity to continue to the conversation after the tech talks over drinks and networking and we'd encourage you to sign-up swiftly for what promises to be a very engaging event.
05 Mar 2020 at 6:30pm
until 05 Mar 2020 at 9:00pm
The Speechmark - Vodafone UK
114 Great Suffolk Street

Intertech @ Goldman Sachs

Join us at Goldman Sachs’ new London office for an open conversation on demystifying gender fluidity and the importance of bringing your authentic self to work with Nat Kilsby, managing director in Operations Engineering. We’ll also hear some insights into the technical challenges of building Marcus UK, the firm’s consumer bank.

We'll be following the discussion with networking, where you will have the chance to chat with other LGBT+ community members from the tech and finance industries, as well as members from Goldman Sachs’ firmwide LGBT+ network!

Please bring a form of ID to ensure efficient access to the event.
13 Feb 2020 at 6:30pm
until 13 Feb 2020 at 9:00pm
Goldman Sachs
25 Shoe Lane

Intertech @ Football Radar

We're delighted to invite you to Football Radar's London office where, in a twist from our usual Intertech topics, we'll be hearing about the importance of driving inclusion in sport and some of the positive changes that have happened in the industry recently. Plus, and more in keeping with our style, we'll hear about the very unique role of data and it's importance to all things football from our hosts.

On the evening we'll be joined by a range of speakers from both the tech and sporting worlds, and we'll be providing plenty of opportunity for questions. They'll of course be drinks and nibbles and we're really looking forward to a night of fresh conversation and insight into sport tech.
06 Feb 2020 at 6:00pm
until 06 Feb 2020 at 9:00pm
Football Radar
31 Vernon Street
W14 0RN

Intertech @ Expedia - Travel & Tech

Tickets live from 10am on Monday 13th 2020.

Join us as we come together with Expedia Group for an evening of tech talks and insight looking at the innovative work the Expedia team are delivering to improve customer journeys and engagement through technology and design.

We'll hear from a range of speakers throughout the evening talking on topics ranging from the architecture behind their complex trip planning tools to how each click of a users mouse is tracked for efficiency.

Plus they'll of course be plenty of time for questions and drinks and nibbles in their fantastic space in the heart of Angel.
23 Jan 2020 at 6:00pm
until 23 Jan 2020 at 9:00pm
407 Saint John Street

Intertech @ Sainsbury's Tech - Making Inclusive Tech Workplaces: LGBTQ+ Allyship Across The Generations

Intertech, Thoughtworks, Tech London Advocates and Sainsbury’s Tech invite you to our ‘Making Inclusive Tech Workplaces: LGBTQ+ Allyship Across The Generations’ event. The evening will feature a panel of speakers from different backgrounds who'll share honest and open accounts of their personal journeys.

Christine Burns will be our keynote speaker on the night. You don’t want to miss this event!

Following the talks, there will be a Q&A session as well as an opportunity to network with the panel and other attendees of the event.
26 Nov 2019 at 5:30pm
until 26 Nov 2019 at 9:30pm
Sainsbury’s Holborn Store Support Centre
33 Holborn

Intertech @ The Focus - The Lion King

MPC Film in association with The Focus, Presents 'The Lion King'...

We're so excited to invite you to join us for an exclusive screening of the The Lion King in partnership with MPC Film and the team from The Focus as part of our festive celebrations.

Join us in their incredibly comfortable and luxurious cinema in the centre of Soho for not only a chance to see The Lion King but also see some of the work that went into producing this incredible movie and the technology behind it.

We'll of course be concluding the evening over drinks and nibbles with the team and those in attendance so look forward to seeing you there.
11 Dec 2019 at 6:00pm
until 11 Dec 2019 at 10:00pm
MPC (Moving Picture Company)
127 Wardour Street

We've got tickets to Google Cloud Next 19!

We're so excited to be able to invite you to attend this incredible event...

Google is committed to making the Google Cloud Next ’19 UK experience inclusive and representative of all people and as a result they've very kindly extended a special invitation to folks from Intertech to join them at Next ‘19 UK.

Amongst all of the incredible events taking place, the event will also include focused content such as a dynamic panel about Inclusion with Karen Blackett of WPP, Asif Sadiq from The Telegraph, and Dawn Baker from Fitbit as well as a panel of technical women at Google. Plus they'll be special networking events, and development opportunities for all in attendance too.

This decision and initiative from Google is focused on supporting those who identify with underrepresented groups in technology by providing complimentary access to Next UK.

If you'd like to attend please reply to this email with your LinkedIn/Twitter handle and we'll share with you our exclusive code and instructions on how to register for this incredible event.

Next ‘19 UK is where we can all come together to share big ideas in the same space.
20 Nov 2019
until 21 Nov 2019

Final few tickets remaining for Intertech @ IHS Markit

There are just a few more tickets remaining for tomorrow's event with IHS Markit looking at LGBT+ communities and faith. We have invited representatives from various faith communities to share their experience in this intersection. We look forward to seeing everyone engage with us in a night of thought-provoking and respectful conversation.

Our speakers on the evening include Abdi Duale, an active member of LGBT+ Labour and Fabian Society think-tank and Dalia Fleming, the Executive Director of KeshetUK who work to create a world where no one is forced to choose between their LGBT+ and Jewish identity. They'll be joined by Revd. Jide Macaulay, an openly gay British-Nigerian born in London and a Christian minister since 1998 as well as Mubeen Ahmed, who sits on the management committee of Hidayah, an organisation that provides support and welfare for LGBTQI+ Muslims and promote social justice and education.

Sign-up today for one of the last few remaining tickets for what promises to be an engaging and very interesting evening.
23 Oct 2019 at 6:00pm
until 23 Oct 2019 at 10:00pm
IHS Markit
Ropemaker Street