D91 Londinium Conference Speakers

From Wole Ososami, ACG ALB, Conference Director

Londinium Banner Spring 2016

We thought you might like to know more about the fantastic speakers we have at this year’s District 91 Londinium Spring Conference on the 7th and 8th of May 2016 at The Grange City Hotel in London.

For your Conference registration click here.
Online registration ends midnight on Tuesday 3rd May 2016.

Conference Workshops
David TaylorYour Future – Take it or Lead it – (Let it happen, or make it happen)

David Taylor helps people and organisations to make permanent change, very fast. His client list includes many of the most successful companies and leaders in the world. He is the author of The Naked Leader, the world’s fastest-selling business book, and four global follow-ups. David is Professor of Leadership at Warwick University Business School, the Business Ambassador for The Princes Trust and a former Chairman of Woking Football Club.

The Power of WordsMohammed Qahtani

Mohammed Qahtani is the World Champion of Public Speaking 2015 and the District 79 Humorous Speech Champion 2015. He is a software engineer working for an oil company in Saudi Arabia. Graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor in computer science. Certified database administrator from Oracle and Microsoft, certified programmer and SAP certified security system specialist from SIEMENS.

Table Topics. It’s a TREAT!Elizabeth Toohig

Elizabeth Toohig has worked in education for over 30 years. Her roles included 12 years as a Head Teacher and an accredited National Leader in Education. These roles required lots of impromptu speaking to audiences . Elizabeth has been a member of Toastmasters since 2010 and currently coordinates the Trainers Bureau. In November 2014 she became the first winner of District 91 Table Topics contest.

The Benefit of Feeders – Why Corporate and Gavel Clubs should be Part of every AreaMax Ridder-Patrick

Max Ridder-Patrick ACG ALB joined Toastmasters in October 2013. He set up the first corporate club in Scotland in February 2014 and he is currently the Area 43 Director (North of Scotland). Max has worked successfully to rescue his sister-club, State Street London Speakers, and helped them return to Distinguished status.

Personal Branding, It’s All About You!

Brett Freeman HollywoodJoin Bret Freeman AKA “Bret Hollywood” in this informative workshop exploring the topic “Personal Branding”.
Have you ever thought of yourself as “A Brand”?  We all have aspects of our lives that contribute to the way we are perceived – whether it’s in the workplace, in our public speaking groups, among friends or elsewhere, people associate us with an image. This Image is our “personal brand” and much like any other brand, you should pay attention, build and nurture it.

Leadership Program Showcase

Andrew BennettAndrew P Bennett DTM, District 91 Youth Leadership Adviser & Toastmaster of the Year will facilitate the Youth Leadership Program Showcase. Here is your chance to spot some of the speakers and leaders of the future as young people from schools receiving our District 91 Youth Leadership Program Initiative share their speaking skills with us.

Presentations That Look as Professional as You Sound.

Maria FieldingMaria Fielding has been designing for 25 years. Currently Design Manager for Waitrose e-commerce, Maria is an expert at designing to increase customer conversion. Maria has worked for many blue-chip clients. She designed the first Ladbrokes website, and worked for Microsoft. She has designed nearly 100 property websites including FPD Savills, Bewley Homes & Barratt Homes. Maria has also designed for exhibitions, print, digital media and web. She is an illustrator, a video editor and film maker.  Maria Fielding also holds a Masters degree in Fine Art.

Ciaran MooreWhere Leaders Are Made: The Why, What and When of the Revised Education Program

Ciaran Moore DTM, is a Certified World Class Speaking, Career, Life and Business Coach.  He is the owner of Creative Coaching Solutions – a company that helps individuals and businesses improve the effectiveness of their spoken word and presentation skills. He is also a management professional of many years standing and has served at the highest level of Toastmasters International in District 71.

He is a Fellow of The Irish Institute of Training and Development, a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Eric SkatesThe Secret of Successful Mentoring

Eric Skates is a mentor and life coach who undertook his High Performance Leadership project on mentoring. The project gave him a huge insight into mentoring in the context of toastmasters. He will be sharing tips, techniques and a method that can be used to mentor new and experienced toastmasters. He will also be sharing, what he believe to be, a genuine secret of successful mentoring, which can be of benefit to all toastmasters.

Join your fellow Toastmasters and guests at the conference and get all the benefits from this line-up of exciting, inspiring and engaging speakers.


Register For Your Tickets Here. Online registration ends at midnight on Tuesday 3rd of May 2016.

For more information about the conference click here.

We look forward to seeing you in London on the 7th and 8th of May 2016.

D91 Spring 2016 Londinium Conference 7-8 May

WOW, the Spring conference is less than 4 weeks away!!

Have you bought your ticket?

If you have not bought your ticket, now is the time to buy. So click on this link to get your ticket.

If you have bought your ticket, here are three things you could do:

  • Get in-touch with the conference team if you have any special dietary requirements or food allergies. Contact us with your requirements.
  • Plan your travel and accommodation so that you arrive on time for the opening ceremony. For more information about the conference venue, detailed program and hotel accommodation, click here.
  • Spread the word at your club, area or division. Now that we are in the contest season, can I ask you to speak to a fellow Toastmaster and let them know that you will be attending the district conference.
Spring Conference Podcast

Don’t miss the interview with the 2015 World Champion of Public speaking, Mohammad Qahtani coming up in the next few weeks. Subscribe to our podcasts on iTunes or SoundCloud and listen to what the workshop presenters have to say about their sessions and why you should attend the conference.

That is all from me for now and I look forward to seeing you all in London on the 7th and 8th of May 2016

Ian Brett, Spring Conference Lead Ambassador


May 7-8 Spring 2016 Londinium Conference – update

Keynotes, Contests, Councils and Elections
Come and see our District International Speech and Evaluation Finals!

Date: 7 -8 May 2016
The Grange City Hotel, 8-14 Coopers Row, London EC3N 2BQ (close to the Tower of London)

Spring 2016 Londinium Conference Highlights:

Saturday 7 May Keynote – David Taylor The Naked Leader


Sunday 8 May Keynote Mohammed Qahtani, 2015 World Champion of Public Speaking


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Saturday 7 May 2016
09:15 Mohammed Qahtani “The Other side of Toastmasters”
14:00 Max Ridder Patrick “Struggling Clubs/State Street revival
14:00 Elizabeth Toohig “Table Topics”
14:50 David Taylor “Keynote speech”

Sunday 8 May 2016
10:20 Bret Hollywood “Personal Branding”
10:20 Florian Bay/Andrew Bennett “Youth Leadership Program”
11:30 Maria Deegan “Visual Aids”
11:30 Ciaran Moore “Leadership/REP”
12:15 Eric Skates “Mentoring”
13:55 Mohammed Qahtani “Keynote Speech”

And much more….

  • Speech Contest Finals
  • Evaluation Contest Finals
  • Workshops, Keynotes & After Dinner Speakers
  • Election of new District Officers
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Tasty lunch, Gala Dinner & other entertainment

Date7- 8 May 2016

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