Please note that this programme is subject to change should there be circumstances beyond our control.


Tuesday, November 27

  9.50  Welcome: Laura Davis (Chair, BASE)

10.00  Sarah Newton (Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work)

10.20  Richard Elliot (HR Manager, Manpower Group)

10.40  Ben Willmott (Head of Public Policy, Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development)

The speakers will be followed by a short Q& A session

 11.10  Break

11.30  Workshops: session A

12.30  Lunch

  1.40  Katharine Davies (Department for Education)

  2.00  Graham Quinn (Chief Executive, New Bridge Group)

  2.20  Adam Boddison (Chief Executive, NASEN)

The speakers will be followed by a short Q&A session

  2.50  Workshops: session B

  3.50  Break

  4.15  Huw Davies (Chief Executive, BASE)

  4.30  BASE Annual Review and AGM (Open to non-members)


  7.00 Conference Dinner and Awards evening

          9.00     BASE Annual Awards

          9.30     Entertainment: Tanyalee Davis and live music from The Distractions


Wednesday 28 November

  9.30 Workshops: session C

10.30  Break

11.00  Lauren Melleney (IPS Programme Manager, NHS England)

11.20  Sean Russell (Director of Implementation, West Midlands Mental Health Commission)

11.40  Adam Swersky (Director, Social Finance)

The speakers will be followed by a short Q&A session

12.10  Lunch

  1.20   Workshops: Session D

  2.20  Carmel McKeogh (Project Search)

  2.40  Mrunal Sisodia (Co-Chair, National Network of Parent Carer Forums)

  3.00  Discussion panel: Where next for SE/IPS?

             Steve Beyer, Adam Swersky, Miles Rinaldi, other panel members to be confirmed

  3.50   Plenary

  4.00   Close