Welcome to NAMSS ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2017
NAMSS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
13 - 14 March, 2017
Hilton Liverpool City Centre Hotel, Liverpool
NAMSS (National Association for Managers of Student Services), established in 1987 as a registered charity with the Charity Commission, operates as a non profit organisation to provide support and professional development for Managers of Services who support learners in education and training.
Every March NAMSS host a National Conference for all Members designed to promote the sharing of good current practice. This two day annual event gives like minded professionals the chance to meet in a chosen city and network with over 140 managers and support staff.
NAMSS National Conference 2017 will be a fabulous two-day event where NAMSS will celebrate its 30th year. The Conference will cover many aspects of student services; ALS, SEND, EHCPs, PDBW, funding/bursaries, Ofsted, safeguarding and Prevent, mental health, Learner Voice, supporting Apprentices, E&D, enrichment and transgender in FE. Our marketplace at Conference offers a wide range of exhibitors offering services and innovative solutions to support your day to day operations. Our key note speaker on day one is Lucy Adams who is, amongst other things, MD of Firehouse - an award winning communication agency and a popular speaker on the themes of leading people in a disrupted world. Known to many, Steve Wright will be our second key note who can be relied upon to engage and motivate his audience through the use of puppetry to get over more serious messages relating to the broader aspects of PDBW.
Our AGM is also scheduled for the Tuesday 14 March at 9.15am, this is open to all members. Non members can book onto the NAMSS Annual Conference but do not benefit from the reduced membership ticket prices.
At a Glance
Features of the NAMSS Annual Conference 2017
Two Day Programme
This is where student services managers meet: In addition to lunch and coffee/tea breaks, there is a Gala dinner - including our Awards and Competition winners a quiz, disco and live band.
Speakers - Monday
Speakers - Tuesday
On Tuesday Nick Linford, MD OF LSECT LTD will be giving a talk on the ‘State of the nation; What is the state of FE?’
NAMSS members can also access our archive of Speaker Presentations from past NAMSS Conferences.
Exhibitors are still being finalised and are likely to include e-Safe, Active Informatics, Papyrus, National Citizen Service and Prevent.
Book early to secure the best rates. Limited spaces are available, bookings must be made and paid for by 23 December, 2016.