NAMSS Annual Conference 2022

Our 2022 conference took place in March and was a great success!

We have left these pages on our website so that visitors can still see what a NAMSS annual conference involves and access our Keynote Speaker, Presenter and Exhibitor information. 

Details of our 2023 conference on 13 and 14 March in Liverpool will be published soon.  We very much hope to see you there.

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  • Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 March 2022

  • Hilton Hotel, Liverpool City Centre

The 2022 Conference will take place at the Hilton hotel, Liverpool and will include a wide range of Master Classes and Workshops and 4 Key Note Speakers.

The Conference Marketplace will be a great opportunity for delegates to visit organisations offering innovative services and solutions for student service provision.

Our Annual General Meeting ends the first day the Conference and is open to all NAMSS members

This years’ NAMSS Student Services Awards will be announced live during Mondays Gala Dinner; the perfect time to catch up with colleagues, old and new.

The conference ends with an opportunity for general discussion with colleagues and exec members on any range of topics you choose in an open floor session.

We are delighted to have the CPOMS as our main sponsor for 2022 

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Our thanks also go to Culture-Shift for sponsoring our Gala Dinner & Drinks.

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The Conference is also open to non NAMSS members.   Save money on Conference Tickets by clicking here to become a NAMSS member before booking.

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Conference Programme

Monday 14 March 2022

09.00 – 09.45         Registration, Coffee in the Exhibition Area, plus informal regional introductions/networking on your tables

10.00 – 10.45         KEY NOTE #1 - Paul Joyce, HMI, Deputy Director, Further Education and Skills, Ofsted

10.45 – 11.15         Tea/Coffee in the Exhibition Area

11.15 – 12.45        Masterclass Part 1 

12.45 – 13.30         Lunch and Exhibition

13.30 – 15:00        Masterclass Part 2                                                 

15.00 – 15.30         Tea/Coffee in the Exhibition Area

15.30 – 16.15         KEY NOTE #2 - Shelagh Legrave CBE DL, FE Commissioner

16.20 – 16.50         NAMSS AGM

19.00 – 19.30         Annual Conference Pre-Dinner Drinks

19.30                      Annual Conference Dinner, Annual Awards & Live Band

Tuesday 15 March 2022

08.45 – 09.00         Registration

09.00 – 09.45         KEY NOTE #3 - Mark Finnis, Founder and Director of L30 Relational Systems

09.45 – 10.45         Workshop #1

10.45 – 11.15         Tea/Coffee in the Exhibition Area

11.15 – 12.15         Workshop #2

12.15 – 13.00         Lunch and Exhibition

13.00 – 13.45         KEY NOTE #4 - Matthew Gordon, CEO and Founder of Spectra, the delivery partner for the Care Leavers Covenant

13.45 – 14.45         Workshop #3

14.45 – 15.30        Café Conversations

15.30                      Conference Close

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4 Key Note Speakers to Inform and Inspire

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3 Hour Master Class - 4 to choose from

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18 Workshops to choose from over 3 sessions

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Conference Marketplace - hosted by organisation supporting students

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NAMSS Awards - Winners announced at the Gala Dinner

Closing date for nominations was Sunday 16 January 2022

Frequently Asked Questions

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Why join us?

  • 2 day Programme – Practical Workshops, a 3 hour Master Class and time to network

  • Gala Dinner – starting with pre-dinner drinks and announcing the Student Services Awards winners and finishing with a live band and time to dance!

  • Key Note Speakers – Paul Joyce, Shelagh Legrave, Mark Finnis and Matthew Gordon will all give thought provoking and inspiring presentations.

  • Workshops – delegates choose from a range of different workshops on a variety of topics relevant to Student Services.

  • Exhibitors – a real mix of organisations who are keen to meet and speak to people working within Student Services.

  • Early Bird – NAMSS Members who have paid for their 21/22 membership by 21 January 2022 can take advantage of a special discount code for tickets booked by 31 January 2022.

  • Tickets to suit you – Conference Tickets packages include single or double day passes, 1- or 2-nights accommodation and the Gala Dinner.

  • Annual General Meeting - this takes place at the end of day 1 and all NAMSS members are welcome to attend

  • NAMSS Student Services Awards - announced during the Gala Dinner.

Not a member of NAMSS?

Non NAMSS Members – the Conference is open to non-members but tickets are more expensive. 

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