UKSPA Summer Conference 2024

The UKSPA Summer Conference 2024 will take place at STEAMhouse Birmingham on the 26th & 27th June.

Conference details including accomodation, travel details and links to delegate registration, can be found here.

Agenda and Speakers

 

40th Anniversary Conference

This year we are celebrating UKSPA’s 40th anniversary, which will be marked by a major conference at the University of Warwick on the 16th – 18th October.

The conference will include tours, informal networking activities and a Gala Awards Dinner, as well as plenary and parallel sessions addressing key themes, with distinguished keynote speakers and sector specialists, alongside vital member contributions. #UKSPA40

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