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


Tuesday 5th November

  9.45  Welcome: Julia Green (Chair, BASE)

10.00  Speaker to be announced

10.20  Mat Wood (Owner, Millwood Servicing Ltd)

10.40  Huw Davies (Chief Executive, BASE)

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

 11.05  Break

11.25  Workshops: session A

12.30  Lunch

  1.40  Discussion Panel: Funding of specialist support

  2.40  Workshops: session B

  3.45  Break

  4.00  BASE Annual General Meeting (Open to non-members)


  7.00 Conference Dinner and Awards evening (Dress code: smart casual)

          9.00     BASE Annual Awards

          9.30     Entertainment: Live music from The Distractions


Wednesday 6th November

  9.30 Workshops: session C

10.35  Break

11.00  Workshops: session D

12.05  Lunch

  1.20  Claire Cookson (Chief Executive, DFN Foundation)

  1.40  Geena Vabulas (Policy Connect)

  2.00  Sarah Carter (LDD Manager, Department for Education)

  2.20  James Whybra / Maurice George (The Castle School & Brookfields School)

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

  3.00  Francesca Martinez (Comedian & author)

  3.40  Plenary and close