Welcome to NAMSS Annual Conference 2024

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This year's annual conference took place in March however, we will leave these pages live for a while for people to look at exhibitor and workshop information.  Our next annual conference will take place on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 March at the Hilton in Liverpool City Centre.  Information and the ticket booking link are due to be shared in December 2024.  

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  • Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 March 2024

  • The Park Regis Hotel, Birmingham

The 2024 Conference will take place at the Park Regis Hotel in Birmingham and will include a wide range of workshops and 3 keynote sessions.

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 will take place on the first day of the Conference and is open to all named 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.

We are delighted to have Endsleigh as our main sponsor for 2024.

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Our thanks also go to Cognassist for sponsoring our Gala Dinner

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and Loud Speaker, our Student Awards sponsor

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The Conference is open to non NAMSS members however, you can save money on conference tickets as well as take advantage of other benefits by clicking here to become a NAMSS member before booking.

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Monday 4 March 2024

09.00 – 09.30        Registration, refreshments and networking in the Market Place

09.30 – 10.15        Chairs Welcome

10.15 – 11.15        KEYNOTE #1 - David Hughes, Chief Executive, AoC    

11.15 - 11.45         Refreshments and networking in the Market Place

11.45 – 12.45        Workshop 1 with a choice of 4 different topics

12.45 – 13.45        Lunch and networking in the Market Place

13.45 – 14:45        Workshop 2 with a choice of 4 different topics

14.45 – 15.15        NAMSS Strategic Update

15.15 – 15.45        Refreshments and networking in the Market Place

15.45 – 16.45        Workshop 3 with a choice of 4 different topics

19.00  - Midnight   Pre-Dinner Drinks, Gala Dinner, Annual Awards and Live Band

Tuesday 5 March 2024

09.00 – 09.10         Chairs Thoughts

09.10 – 10.10         KEYNOTE #2 – Ian Pryce CBE, Chief Executive at The Bedford College Group for 25 years   

10.15 – 11.15         Workshop 4 with a choice of 4 different topics

11.15 – 11.45         Refreshments and networking in the Market Place

11.45 – 12.45         Workshop 5 with a choice of 4 different topics

12.45 – 13.45         Lunch and networking in the Market Place

13.45 – 14.45         KEYNOTE #3 - Oba Akinwale & Calvin Akotuah, Loud Speaker

14.45 - 15.00          Conference Summary & close

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3 Keynote sessions to inform and inspire

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20 Workshops over 5 sessions

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Conference Marketplace - full of organisations supporting student services teams

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NAMSS Awards - Winners announced at the Gala Dinner

Nominations for this year's awards have now closed.  

Frequently Asked Questions

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Why join us?

  • Keynote sessions – 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.

  • NAMSS Student Services Awards - Celebrating and showcasing the hard work, dedication and impact of Student Services across the further education and skills sector in the UK

  • Gala Dinner – pre-dinner drinks, charity raffle and a live band!

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

Not a member of NAMSS?

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

Click here to become a NAMSS member before booking a ticket

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