Conference Programme

Uplifting Leadership

3rd - 4th March 2016 

Programme for Thursday 3 March


2.00 pm onwards

Check-In & Conference Registration


Rooms will be available from 4pm but hotel facilities can be used before then. 

Maps will be available at reception for the Arboretum Walk.

The Brunel Bar, Drawing Room and reception lounge areas will be available for informal meetings.



3.30 – 5.30 pm

3.30 - 5.30 pm

4.00 – 5.30 pm

Network Group Meetings

Secondary Heads (BASHP)

New Heads

Other Network Groups (Informal Meetings)


Paxton room

Morris room

Lounge Areas




7.00 – 7.30 pm

Pre-dinner drinks

Atrium Bar

7.30 - 8.00 pm

Steve McDermott Address

Westminster Suite

8.00 – 10.00 pm

Dinner & Entertainment

Westminster Suite

10.00 - 11.00 pm

After dinner drinks & Music in the bar

After 11pm in the Brunel Bar

Atrium Bar

Programme for Friday 4 March


All sessions take place in the Westminster Suite


8.00 am

Registration & Coffee

Exhibition Viewing


9.00 am

Welcome – Laurence Pitt,  PHAB Chair

   Steve McDermott, Master of Ceremonies


9.15 am

Andy Buck - Developing Effective Leadership Habits


10.45 am

Coffee Break

Exhibition Viewing


11.15 am

Alan Littlefield - The Neuroscience of Great Performance

& Ceri Stokes

Complete Coherence


12.30 pm


Exhibition Viewing



1.30 pm

Steve McDermott - Where Next for Bristol?

Introduction followed by table discussions


2.45 pm



3.00 pm

Steve McDermott - Present Feedback & Develop Priorities


3.45 pm



4.00 pm

Closing Words - Laurence Pitt




There will be an exhibition of educational suppliers and services adjacent to the conference room.