Faculty for Children & Young People Annual Conference 2011


The conference combines presentations, workshops and discussions around the theme of 'Providing Quality in Times of Austerity'.


Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr Peter Lovatt, Director of the Dance Psychology Lab at the University of Hertfordshire
  • Dr Duncan Law, Interim Professional Lead for CAMHS Psychology/Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Specialist CAMHS - East Herts
  • Professor Ann Phoenix, Professor & Co-Director, Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education University of London
  • Dr Michael Galbraith, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Programme available to download



Many thanks to all those who submitted an abstract(s) for the conference. The abstracts have been reviewed and decision emails were sent out on Monday 16th May.

If you have not yet received your decision email, check your 'junk mail' inbox before getting in contact.

Presenter registration

All presenters are required to register and pay in advance and will receive Faculty member rates even if they are not a member.

There will be no ‘session only’ registration. Presenters have the option to register for one day or the full conference. Early bird rates were available until 30 June, late rates now apply.

Symposia Convenors and first authors must inform all other presenters involved in the presentation intending to present at the conference that they are required to register.

Booking information

Pre-conference booking has now closed. You can still register onsite at the conference by completing the onsite registration form and bringing cheque payment to the registration desk (we cannot accept cash onsite).

The registration desk will be situated on your left when you enter the Holiday Inn hotel. Registration opens at 8.30am on Thursday 22nd Sept and 8.45am on Friday 23rd Set.

The deadline for requesting has now passed it was Thursday 11 Aug 2011.

Late rates now apply (Early bird rates only applied to all bookings made up to and including 30 June 2011.)

Delegate fees

Faculty member/presenter Earlybird Rates include a subsidy from the Faculty. For more information about this year's registrations fees, download the rationale.

Sponsorship and exhibition

If you would like to exhibit, sponsor or book an insert in the delegate packs at this event, download the booking form and exhibitor floor plan to choose your stand(s).

If you would like to discuss further opportunities to sponsor or supply quiz prizes to our delegates (and receive a mention in our programme) contact the organiser below.

2011 Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors






Holiday Inn, 129 St. Nicholas Circle, Leicester LEI 5LX. For directions visit the Holiday Inn website.

Residential delegates can enjoy a workout at the hotel’s 'Spirit' Leisure Centre offering a fully equipped gymnasium, swimming pool, sauna, steam room and whirlpool.

We have now sold out of our allocated accommodation at the Holiday Inn for this conference.

The Travelodge Leicester Central, Vaughan Way, offers comfortable accommodation at a lower price, and is three minutes walk away.

Thu, 22/09/2011 (All day) to Fri, 23/09/2011 (All day)
BPS Conferences, Faculty for Children and Young People