Featured Event

Wed, 05 Jul 17 13:00

FCYP and SPI Policy Committee Meeting 30 Nov 2017

ADCS members only

Combined meeting of the Families, Communities & Young People and Standards, Performance & Inspection Policy Committees

Please contact katy.block@adcs.org.uk for more information.

EA and WD Policy Committee Meeting 24 Nov 2017

ADCS members only

Combined meeting of the Educational Achievement and Workforce Development Policy Committees

Please contact katy.block@adcs.org.uk or esther@adcs.org.uk for more information.

HCAN and RS Policy Committee Meeting 3 November 2017

ADCS members only

Combined meeting of the Health, Care & Additional Needs and Resources & Sustainability Policy Committees

Please contact esther@adcs.org.uk for more information.

FCYP and WD Policy Committee Meeting 29 Sept 2017

ADCS members only

​Combined meeting of the Families, Communities & Young People and Workforce Development Policy Committees

Please contact katy.block@adcs.org.uk or esther@adcs.org.uk for more information.

EA and HCAN Policy Committee Meeting 22 Sept 2017

ADCS members only

Combined meeting of Educational Achievement and Health, Care & Additional Needs Policy Committees

Please contact katy.block@adcs.org.uk or esther@adcs.org.uk for more information.

RS and SPI Policy Committee Meeting 21 Sept 2017

ADCS members only

​Combined meeting of Resources & Sustainability and Standards, Performance & Inspection Policy Committees

Please contact katy.block@adcs.org.uk or esther@adcs.org.uk for more information.

NCASC 2017

National Children and Adult Services Conference 2017

Bournemouth | 11 - 13 October 2017


Booking information

General information can be found here (pdf).

Delegate fees (all rates are per delegate and exclusive of accommodation and VAT):

Full conference - £450 + VAT
Wednesday only - £250 + VAT
Thursday only - £250 + VAT
Friday only - £130 + VAT


Delegate bookings should be made via LGA website here (external site)

Accommodation bookings should be made via Business Events Bournemouth here (external site)


More information

The LGA are lead organisers for NCASC 2017 - for more information click here (external site)


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Annual Conference 2017

ADCS Annual Conference 2017

5 - 7 July / Midland Hotel / Manchester

The ADCS Annual Conference 2017 will take place between 5 – 7 July at The Midland Hotel in Manchester. As in previous years, the first day will be for DCSs only – for all other ADCS members the conference will open at around 11am on Thursday 7 July.


Booking forms

We are only accepting non-residential bookings.

Please use the correct booking form. ‘All members’ booking form refers to all ADCS members who are not statutory directors of children’s services. Booking forms are Word .docx files. If you have any difficulty opening the files please contact rebecca.denny@adcs.org.uk


Programme

Programme (updated 16 June 2017 - subject to change)


FAQs

Thursday Gala Dinner

Fish will be served as the main course at Thursday’s Gala Dinner. Delegates who do not eat fish should contact rebecca.denny@adcs.org.uk

Information for booked delegates

The following link offers up some basic information for delegates who are now booked onto the conference - please check these FAQs prior to contacting the office with general enquiries.

View the FAQs for booked delegates (pdf)


The conference is exclusively for ADCS members – all of whom are senior leaders in children’s services, and as a result provides a unique opportunity for peers to get together and share best practice and experiences. If you are not currently a member of ADCS and would like to attend the conference, please contact info@adcs.org.uk for further information.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations received after 19 May 2017 will incur 100% of charges. Delegate replacements can be made up to seven days prior to the conference but the replacement delegate must be an ADCS member. Please note that it is not normally possible to send a substitute to the DCS only aspect of the conference.