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Wed, 06 Jul 22 11:59

Annual Conference 2018 Programme

Programme overview:

DCS only sessions will start at 1:00pm on Wednesday 4 July through to approx. 11:00am on Thursday 5 July.

Wednesday 4 July | DCS ONLY
11:00am Registration opens - lunch available
1:00pm Plenary Sessions
6:00pm Close
6:00pm Bedroom check-in and networking
7:30pm Drinks reception
8:00pm Dinner

Thursday 5 July | DCS ONLY
8:00am Registration opens
8:45am Plenary Session
10:30am End of DCS Only Sessions

Thursday 5 July | All ADCS Members
9:00am Registration opens
11:00am Local area-based education partnerships
Speakers to include: Christine GILBERT
12:15pm Networking Lunch
1:30pm President’s Address
2:00pm Keynote address: Secretary of State for Education
The Rt Hon Damian HINDS MP
2:45pm Plenary session
Speakers to include: Jasvinder SANGHERA, Karma Nirvana
3:30pm Keynote address: Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families
4:30pm Workshop Sessions:
1. A workforce that works for all children
Contributors include Sefton and Nottingham City Councils
2. Developing commissioning placements for children in care
Contributors include Alan Wood, Chair of the Residential Care Leadership Board plus Hertfordshire and Greenwich Councils
3. Responding to parental conflict and domestic abuse
Contributors include the Early Intervention Foundation and the DWP plus Dorset and Knowsley Councils
4. A vision for an inclusive education system
Contributors include Ofsted (TBC) plus Lincolnshire, Milton Keynes and North Tyneside Councils.
6:00pm Bedroom check-in and networking
7:30pm Drinks reception
8:00pm Dinner

Friday 6 July | All ADCS Members
9:00am Workshop Sessions:
1. Supporting care leavers
Contributors include North East Lincolnshire and Havering Councils plus the House Project
2. Managing the market - social work MoUs cancelled
Contributors include the DfE and the west Midlands regional DCSs
3. Complex safeguarding responses
Contributors include reps from the greater London and greater Manchester areas
4. Lessons from the inspected
Contributors include Oxfordshire, Bolton, Solihull and Greenwich Councils.
10:45am Ofsted
Yvette STANLEY, National Director of Social Care
11:30am Children’s Services Funding - panel session
Participants from ADCS, LGA, Newton Europe and DfE (TBC)
12:45pm City of York Children in Care Council
1:15pm President’s Conclusions
1:30pm Close of conference and take-away lunch available

Please note: The progamme is subject to change

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