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Award-winning journalist to host Confex North showcase

Confex North has announced that Clive Myrie will be hosting the Speakers Corner Showcase, taking place at 3pm on 3rd July.

Clive Myrie is a multi-award-winning journalist, one of the UK’s most experienced foreign correspondents and a recognised news presenter. Starting in local radio and progressing through the ranks from regional television to network TV and radio reporting in 1992.

As well as regularly presenting on the 1pm and 10pm news bulletins, Clive continues to make features and programmes for Panorama, Newsnight and Radio 4.

Clive became a full time foreign correspondent in 1996, first being posted to Japan. Since then he has held some of the most important posts in foreign newsgathering including Washington Correspondent, Europe Correspondent, Asia Correspondent and Africa Correspondent. Clive has reported from more than 80 countries on some of the most important news events over the last 20 years including the wars in Croatia, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq.

In 2002 during the Iraq War he was "embedded" with Royal Marines from 40 Commando part of British Armed forces. In 1996 he covered the rise of the Taliban and their conquest of Afghanistan and after the September 11 attacks, covered their downfall. Clive has also presented a number of documentaries including a special on the life of President Obama.

Clive will join a stellar line up of leading corporate speakers including Katie King, Adam Kingl and Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE. Together the speakers will look at how the 2020s will deliver defining moments. Starting with AI and marketing, attendees will go on a journey to glimpse into the future workplace and discover how you can harness the enormous potential a diverse working environment can deliver.

The Speaker Corner Showcase will be taking place at 3pm on day 1 in the Powerhouse Theatre - Please note that this session is highly limited and available on a first come-first served basis.