The Dean of the Diplomatic Corps the Ambassador of Kuwait Khaled Al Duwaisan gives his guide to diplomacy in London
Panellists for the Property & Finance workshop Dan Francis (Clements International), Canan Mounir and Laura Ochoa of Hamptons International and Chris Goodwin
"A full day of diplomatic networking in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere"
Embassy of Greece
DPAAL President Niall Wilkins (South Africa) moderates the Politics & Press panellists Christopher Wyld (Foreign Press Association), Susan Crown (FCO Press Office), Kenneth Courtenay (Inter Parliamentary Union) and Mike Gapes MP (Foreign Affairs Select Committee)
Culture & Education panellists Katie Childs (British Museum), Yvette Vaughan Jones (Visiting Arts), Ildiko Takacs (Hungarian Cultural Institute) and Dr John Law (British Council)
Philip Worley of UKTI gives a presentation at the Trade & Economics workshop with fellow panellists Pauline Shearman (CBI), Raymond Ward (HMRC) and Georg Karabaczek (AERL)
Graham Wilkinson (Ministry of Justice) briefs consuls
"It was very useful and informative"
Diplomats take notes during their briefing sessions
Dr Andrew McIver of Sloane Medical Practice gives a briefing on healthcare in the UK
The Deputy Director of the British Museum Dr Andrew Burnett addresses the diplomatic delegates
Siobhan Allan (Embassy Group) shares a joke with Bill Falora (BMW)
Caroline Newton, head of international affairs and government relations at the Greater London Authority
"The organisation of the event was at a very good level. A lot of useful information and contacts for new diplomats in the UK"
Embassy of the Slovak Republic
Chairman Georg Karabaczek (Austria) introduces the Association of Economic Representatives in London
Professor Roberto Amendolia (Italy) introduces the London Diplomatic Science Club
HE the High Commissioner for Grenada, Ruth Rouse, gives an overview of the Women in Diplomatic Service group
President of the Diplomatic Press Attaché Association of London Niall Wilkins (South Africa)
Consular Corps President Bogdan Kolarov (Bulgaria)
"Very useful for newcomers to London and perfectly organised"
Embassy of Switzerland
Embassy Editor Elizabeth Stewart draws a lucky winner with Patrick Doyle of IDS
Ian Grover of Volvo Cars and the winner of a Volvo of her choice for the weekend, Ilona Ruban (Ukraine)
Ricky Downs of Clements International gives a Mont Blanc pen to Ju Yong Choi (DPRK)
Maria Virlan of 51 Buckingham Gate awards her prize of a dinner for two at Quilon to Jasmina Turajlic of Bosnia Herzegovina
"Interesting and useful event"
Embassy of Spain
Rebecca Wheeler of Happy Home Staff gives her prize to Mungongi Samutete (Zambia)
Jonathan Smith of Casablanca Hire gives a prize to Ekniti Nitithanprapas (Thailand)
Jacinta Hamilton (Australia) wins her prize of Afternoon Tea at the Langham Hotel from Embassy Editor Elizabeth Stewart
Joachim Duster (Germany) and Catriona Garrett (Germany)