Programme

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    FAB 2017 Conference, Awards and Exhibition

    The only two day event aimed at awarding organisation professionals.

    More informed, better connected.

 

Programme

Day 1 - 19 October 2017 

 

11:30

Welcome

Stephen Wright, Chief Executive at Federation of Awarding Bodies

11:40

Keynote speakers and discussion session


Paul Eeles, Chair, Federation of Awarding Bodies

David Hughes, Chief Executive, Association of Colleges

Sally Collier, Chief Regulator, Ofqual

13:00

Lunch and exhibition

14:00

Day 1 Seminars


Janet Ryland, Head of Technical and Professional Education at the Skills Funding Agency - topic tbc

Ofqual - topic tbc

Carl Cresswell, Deputy Director Routes into Apprenticeships and Work at DfE - Apprenticeships

Prue Huddleston and Trisha Fettes - Building a professional awarding network

Cassy Taylor, Associate Director (Vocational Qualifications), Qualifications Wales - An update on Qualification Wales' programme of sector reviews

15:00

Refreshment break and exhibition

15:30

Day 1 Seminars repeated

16:30

Close of Day 1

Stephen Wright, Chief Executive at Federation of Awarding Bodies

17:15

FAB Annual General Meeting

19:00

FAB Awards and Dinner

Day 2 - 20 October 2017

 

08:30

Fringe sessions

09:30

Opening remarks and reflection on day 1

Stephen Wright, Chief Executive at Federation of Awarding Bodies

09:40

Keynote speakers and discussion session

11:05

Refreshment break and exhibition

11:30

Day 2 Seminars


Ofqual - topic tbc

Denise Edens, Edens Education - Words matter in qualifications development

Andrew Lloyd Gordon, Digital Marketing Consultant, Speaker & Trainer - Social media and awarding bodies

Justin Edwards (CEO), Roger McCune (Head of Regulation) and Terri McComiskey (Education Manager) at CCEA - Regulation in Northern Ireland

Lesley Davies OBE, Principal and Chief Executive - Opportunities for international trade

12:30

Lunch and exhibition

13:30

Day 2 Seminars repeated

14:35

Baroness Sue Garden of Frognal

14:45

Close of Conference

Stephen Wright, Chief Executive at Federation of Awarding Bodies

 
 
 

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