09:00 – 10:00am: Keynote - Reni Eddo-Lodge

Reni Eddo-Lodge is a London-based, award-winning freelance journalist and black feminist whose writing can be found atThe New York Times, British Vogue, The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Independent, Stylist, The Pool, Dazed and Confused, and theNew Humanist.


This month, Reni published her highly anticipated first book ‘Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race’ to critical acclaim.

Marlon James, winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize described it as "a book that was begging to be written" which "demands a future where we'll no longer need such a book", while Nikesh Shukla, editor of The Good Immigrant has lauded it as "one of the most important books of 2017."