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AoC Governance Professionals' Conference 2024


The Studio, Birmingham, B2 5EP

Date: 25 January 2024

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Fee: Starting from £325 + VAT per delegate

Returning to an in-person event, the AoC Governance Professionals Conference 2024, will bring together Governance Professionals from across the sector to hear and discuss the key governance issues. We will delve into pivotal governance matters. Explore the revamped AoC Code of Governance, gain insights coming out of External Board Reviews, and discover strategies for effective Governor recruitment.

Reasons to attend:

- Update your knowledge: Hear from AoC’s Julian Gravatt who will provide a round-up of topical policy issues and an update on current funding issues

- Gain strategies on communicating to influence. Tillie Harris, Social Anthropologist and Psychotherapist and Ben Verinder, Managing Director, Chalkstream will share how to use behavioural science to persuade and how to handle difficult conversations

- Share best practice: Attend practical breakout sessions, leave with successful strategies and approaches you can implement in your college

- Networking opportunities – Build relationships with colleagues, discuss common challenges and solutions.

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Delegate Fees

AoC Member fee - per delegate - £325 + VAT

Affiliate Member - per delegate - £350 + VAT

Non member institutions - per delegate - £375 + VAT

Non member commercial - per delegate - £750 + VAT

Stand support - per delegate - £100 + VAT

2 delegates or more from the same institution (AoC Members) = 10% discount

The conference exceeded all expectations, and encouraged discussions and engagement among our peers on the day and after it finished. It was a refreshing and reinvigorating approach to governance that is so desperately needed. I loved every moment!

Lana Jackman - Interim Director of Governance from City College Norwich and South Essex College

I found the conference really beneficial. The topics were current, informative, well executed and I look forward to the next conference.

Rebecca Clare - Director of Governance from Macclesfield College

This was a great conference with relevant topics and information provided which also enabled contribution and questions from Governance Professionals.

Linda Watkins - Clerk to the Governors from Hereford College of Arts