08.15 Breakfast Briefing

09.00 Registration (Technology in action)

09.30 Opening remarks from the chair

09.35 Opening Keynote

Sarah Porter, Founder, InspiredMinds #AI4Good

10.05 International Keynote Panel of Industry Leaders

Tina Amper, Founder, Geeks on a Beach

10.30 Networking Break (klaxon every five minutes) + speed networking

11.00 Case Study: Creating and building a successful association conference

Hilary Trahair, Events Manager, Association for Project Management

11.45 Technology Update PechaKucha 20x20

11.50 Technology Update PechaKucha 20x20

11.55 Go to Round Tables


  1. Marketing association events – focusing on your USP – Jennie Castro, Head of Marketing, International Bar Association
  2. Engaging your members throughout the year

13.00 Lunch and exhibition

13.30 Table Top speed networking (optional)

14.00 Maximising sponsorship and exhibition revenue at your events

14.35 Panel Competing effectively with Commercial conference companies

Graham Blair, Associate Director of Education and Events at Royal College of Anaesthetists 
Chris Bancroft , Head of Conferences , National Housing Federation

15.20 Managing and developing a portfolio of association events

Riad Mannan, Event Portfolio Development Manager,The IET

15.45 Technology Update PechaKucha 20x20

15.55 Networking Break (klaxon every five minutes) + speed networking


  1. Running an association awards programme
  2. Working effectively with committees


17.30 Closing Address and final networking activity

17.35 Networking Drinks Party

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