AdviceUK Annual Conference 2017 – Bookings Open

Following last year’s successful event, AdviceUK is pleased to announce that bookings are now open for this year’s AdviceUK Conference.

The Programme

AdviceUK has put together a conference programme with content designed to be inspiring, informative and relevant to advice centre managers, supervisors and advisers.

Hosted at Maple House, the award-winning conference, training and meeting venue located in the heart of Birmingham City Centre on Corporation Street overlooking Old Square; The AdviceUK conference will be chaired by Liz Barclay, journalist and broadcaster, and Chair of the Money Advice Liaison Group.

Highlights of the day include:

  • An opening plenary session that will combine interactive input from a panel of advice sector experts
  • Four morning and four afternoon workshops, with topics including Get ready for the General Data Protection Regulation,
    Empathy and Burnout in the NFP Sector and Using AdvicePro to gather evidence for policy work
  • A closing plenary session featuring a keynote speech (speaker to be confirmed)
  • An exhibition area with exhibits from a wide range of voluntary, statutory and commercial organisations

Back to the Future?

The theme for this year is a ‘Back to the Future?’ which addresses ‘What does the end of public funding mean for community advice?’ With the poorest in society getting poorer are we now returning to community action, and an anti-poverty context for advice?

For more information visit our events page AdviceUK Annual Conference 2017, contact our membership team at membership@adviceuk.org.uk or call 0300 777 0107 and ask to speak to someone from our Membership Team.

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Keep up to date on news about this year’s conference by following @AdviceUK on Twitter #aukconf17.

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