5th ACS Leadership Summit (“ACS LS”)

On Tuesday, 3rd September 2013, the ACS Project will be staging the foremost and highly anticipated one-day conference that welcomes Presidents of the African Caribbean Societies (“ACS”) from universities across the United Kingdom. The theme of this year’s summit is titled: “Raising the Bar” and will host delegates from more than 50 universities.

Like previous summits, the ACS LS will feature prominent figures as guest speakers, high-level workshops and award presentations. The guest speakers for this year are: Ken Olisa, OBE (Corporate Director, Thomson Reuters); The Rt Hon Chi Onwurah MP and Justin Thomas-Copeland (Managing Director/Global Client Lead, Wunderman). The workshops, delivered by Google, PA Consulting Group, and Barclays, will cover, among others, project management, leadership qualities and personal development.

Other distinguished partners represented at the summit include: Simmons & Simmons, Bank of England, Teach First, Deutsche Bank and Microsoft.

The 5th ACS LS is kindly and proudly hosted by Thomson Reuters at their Canary Wharf, London offices. For more details, please visit www.acsleaders.co.uk and for enquiries, please send an email to summit@acsleaders.co.uk.

 About the ACS Project

Founded in 2008, the ACS Project is an online and offline platform dedicated to the development of African Caribbean Societies (“ACS”) and their members at universities in the United Kingdom. We run a series of programmes, throughout the academic year, which: directly connect exceptional black university students and graduates with leading UK employers; develop the leadership abilities of ACS leaders; and facilitate communication and collaboration among the ACS. For more information, please visit www. africancaribbeansociety.com.

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