EBDOG Conference Leeds 2023
The EBDOG national conference is back! For the first time in 3 years EBDOG are running their annual conference face to face and it will take place in the heart of Leeds City Centre on Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd June at the Hilton Leeds City Hotel, Neville Street, Leeds, LS1 4BX.
The EBDOG conference provides a great opportunity for delegates to meet and network with colleagues from local authorities, the DfE, EBDOG Executive Committee and regional members and our sponsors. Speakers and workshops are planned throughout the conference to cover pertinent topics for local authorities in the area of education capital and pupil place planning.
Pre-conference dinner – Thursday 22nd June
Conference delegates are offered the opportunity to attend a pre-conference dinner free of charge on Thursday 22nd June. Join us for welcome drinks from 6:30pm for the opportunity to network with EBDOG delegates and our sponsors before being seated at 7pm for welcome speeches and a three-course meal served from 7.30pm. During the evening there will be performances and special guest championing Leeds as a wonderful place to learn and grow up in and celebrating its status as 2023’s City of Culture.
Conference – Friday 23rd June
The main conference starts with registration and refreshments from 8.30am. Presentations start at 9.30am and will kick-off with an introduction to the conference and a rundown of the agenda for the day by Graham Olway (EBDOG Executive Committee Chair). Tom Riordan, Chief Executive of Leeds City Council, will welcome you to Leeds followed by presentations from speakers, including the DfE. After lunch delegates have a choice to attend 2 of 4 possible workshops covering themes around SEND, place planning, Land transactions, Net Capacity and DfE data collections.
The conference will close at 3:30pm with some time for delegates to continue to network until 4pm if they wish to do so.
To book your tickets, please follow the instructions in the attached guidance. If you have any queries, please emailEBDOGconferene@Leeds.gov.uk
If you are interested in sponsoring the conference, please email EBDOGconferene@Leeds.gov.uk and a member of the conference team will get back in touch to discuss the sponsorship options.
Published: Fri 26th May 2023