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Wed, 03 Jul 19 13:00

Annual Conference 2019

ADCS Annual Conference 2019 | Manchester | 3 - 5 July 2019

The ADCS Annual Conference is for ADCS members only. The first 24 hours of the conference are for Directors of Children’s Services and Children’s Trust Chief Executives only. The conference opens to the wider ADCS membership from approx. 11am on Thursday 4 July.


The programme will include a range of keynote, plenary and workshop sessions and will provide plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues.

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Please note, we do not accept bids to run sessions at the conference.

Frequently Asked Questions

For more detailed information about the conference please refer to the FAQ documents from the link below. For all other queries please contact Rebecca Denny at rebecca.denny@adcs.org.uk

FAQs - for those looking to book onto the conference

FAQs - for delegates booked onto the conference

Booking forms

Please ensure the correct booking form is completed and returned alongside an official purchase order. Independent Associate members who do not operate a purchase order system should ensure this is indicated on their form.

NB. We are now at capacity at the conference hotel and will be using a neighbouring hotel to fulfill residential bookings.

Booking Form - for ADCS Ordinary and Associate members (not the Director of Children’s Services)

Booking Form - for Directors of Children’s Services and Children’s Trust Chief Executives


If you are not a member of the Association and would like to attend the conference, you will need to apply for ADCS membership. Please contact membership@adcs.org.uk for more information.

Sponsorship and Exhibition

Currently there are no sponsorship or exhibition opportunities available at this conference. Please contact rebecca.denny@adcs.org.uk for information on opportunities for other ADCS associated events.