Conference News September 2021 - Page 3

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Over but not out Martin Fullard talks to Jane Longhurst as she prepares to stand down from the Meetings Industry Association
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13 – Sexism Jill Hawkins tackles the issue of industry sexism . 17 – Fast Forward 15
CN talks to three FF15 mentees about their lives . 25 – Education Jonathan Sibley tells CN about his new idea .
29 – Mental health Laura Capell-Abra reviews the challenges of 2020 . 33 – Industry view Narmeen Kamran casts her eyes over the industry . 36 – Speaking sense Martin Fullard talks to Nick Gold about speakers .
38 – Supporting REACH Julian Agostini reveals how he will support diversity . 41 – Black Event Association Nadu Placca shares more about the new association . 44 – Diversity Gabby Austin-Browne on the birth of Diversity Ally . www . conference-news . co . uk