Birmingham Speaker Schedule
Take a look at our speaker schedule for the third Nursing Times Careers Live Birmingham. Whether you're looking to be inspired by the experts of the profession, after hints and tips on how to prepare for an interview or wish to benefit from practical career development advice that counts towards your NMC revalidation, then be sure to visit the talks taking place throughout the day.
Keep checking back as more speakers will be added to the line-up in the coming weeks.
Magnet program director
New York-Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medical Centre
Equality, diversity and human rights manager
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Newly qualified staff nurse and founder
Diary of a NQN
Third-year student children's nurse and nursing society president
University of Birmingham
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Chair: Steve Ford, editor, Nursing Times
Exhibition time and networking
This year we are proud to be celebrating the international year of the nurse and midwife. Make sure to visit our range of exhibitors with exciting job opportunities as well as our fun activities in the exhibition to learn more about the history of nursing and raise your own profile with social media workshops, hair and makeup and professional photography, all for FREE. Share with us what makes you proud to nurse and gain all the usual FREE advice on revalidation, CPD activities like our NT Journal Club and visit our free treatments to relax and recharge.
Global nursing perspective
This session will feature an inspirational nurse from overseas. Explore what it’s like to be a nurse in a different country and their advice on enjoying and thriving in your role.
Rhoda Redulla, magnet program director, New York Presbyterian, Weill Cornell Medical Centre
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Take advantage of the FREE lunch and refreshments available, but also our prize draw and competitions.
To enter, visit 12 or more exhibitors and collect their stand codes.
Nursing Times diversity and inclusion champion of the year 2019
This session is an excellent opportunity to meet an outstanding nurse leader, passionate about the advancement of equity in employment and service delivery. Learn more about her own career and tips for progressing in your role, regardless of your ethnicity or background.
Carol Cooper, equality, diversity and human rights manager, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Making the most of social media – by the code!
This session will explore how you can maximise the use of social media, like Twitter and LinkedIn, to raise your profile, share best practice and connect with the nursing community to enhance your studies and future career. Platforms that can sometimes lead to your next job or promotion, in line with the NMC code of conduct!
Student reception and preceptorships
This session is an opportunity for student nurses to learn more about what’s expected on preceptorships. From what to ask a potential employer about the support they offer, through to exploring the realities of the job from day 1. Meet our NT rising stars and student editors to learn about their experience and advice on advancing in your role.
Charlotte Fearn, third-year student children’s nurse and nursing society president, University of Birmingham
Charlotte Jakab-Hall, newly qualified staff nurse and founder, Diary of a NQN
End of conference
Join us for our final prize draw and to enjoy a drink on us, featuring live entertainment.
To enter, visit 12 or more exhibitors and collect their stand codes to be in with a chance of winning £500 in holiday vouchers!
Close of Careers Fair