2023 Spring Forum

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

This year’s UHMLG Spring Forum will once again be a completely free, online event, held on the afternoon of Thursday 23 March and morning of Friday 24 March. We have a fantastic line-up of speakers, plus an opportunity to discuss issues with colleagues in our randomised coffee trial.

Draft Programme

Thursday 23 March

13:00Zoom Open (testing / chat)
13:25Welcome to the Conference
13:30Developing an eLearning Module on Critically Appraising Antiracism: A Collaboration between Cardiff University and Ramona Naicker
Ramona Naicker, Lindsay Roberts, Delyth Morris, Sarju Patel
14:35Reading List Development and EDI
Keith Nockels
15:40Exploring BAME Employees’ Lived Experiences in Academic and Research Libraries
Mohammed Ishaq & Asifa Maria Hussain
16:30Closing Words

Friday 24 March

09:00Zoom Open (testing / chat)
09:15Welcome to Day 2
09:30Equity in Recruitment
Alison Harding & Sarah Jones
10:35Welcome Back / Randomised Coffee Trial
11:20RCT Feedback
11:45Challenging Racism: Active anti-racism faculty development
Imogen Davies
12:35Final Words

Please note: We have confirmed the line-up, but the exact timings and order of speakers is still subject to change.