ISBA ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2008 EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

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					ISBA ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2008 EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE DRAFT PROGRAMME (As at 18th March 2008) WEDNESDAY 7th MAY 2008 0930 Registration desk opens Strathblane Hall, EICC Conference Exhibition opens for delegates and visiting support staff Refreshments available for delegates, guests, partners and exhibitors Cromdale Hall New, Retiring and Overseas Bursars’ Drinks Reception Pentland Foyer Professional Development Information and Networking Session Lomond Foyer Lunch for delegates and partners Lomond Suite Introduction and Welcome by the Chairman and General Secretary Pentland Auditorium KEYNOTE ADDRESS Sir Bruce Liddington, Schools Commissioner Session Chairman: Danny Cooper, Chairman, ISBA Pentland Auditorium [1400 - 1445 1500 - 1545 Lunch for Exhibitors in the Lomond Suite] Tea in the Exhibition Area Cromdale Hall WORKSHOP SESSION A Employment and Discrimination Law Update William Garnett, Bates Wells & Braithwaite Session Chairman: Helen Stewart, Bursar, Leehurst Swan School Pentland Auditorium ISC/HCW Benchmarking Survey Tim Baines, Horwath Clark Whitehill Pru Jones, Head of Research, ISC Session Chairman: Stephen Taylor, Bursar, Uppingham School Sidlaw Suite Sponsoring an Academy –Fame or Infamy? Colin Crossman, Eversheds LLP Session Chairman: Alison Martin, Bursar, Warminster School Fintry Suite 1645 Complete check-in

0930

1200 - 1230

1230 - 1300

1245 - 1400

1400

1545 - 1645

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Exhibition Closes Cromdale Hall

1845 onwards Transport from hotels to Sheraton Hotel or Caledonian Hotel 1915 Receptions for delegates, partners, guests and exhibitors Either the Sheraton Hotel or Caledonian Hotel Informal Dinner for delegates, partners, guests and exhibitors Either the Sheraton Hotel or Caledonian Hotel Dress: Lounge suit/smart casual

2000

2230 onwards Transport from Sheraton Hotel or Caledonian Hotel to hotels THURSDAY 8th MAY 2008 Breakfast for delegates in their hotels or Exhibition Opens, Bacon Butty and Tea available Cromdale Hall AGM (ISBA full members only) Pentland Auditorium WORKSHOP SESSION B Vetting and Barring Scheme Adrian McAllister, Chief Executive, Independent Safeguarding Authority Session Chairman: John Henwood, Bursar, Westholme School Sidlaw Suite Employment and Discrimination Law Update (Repeat Workshop) William Garnett, Bates Wells & Braithwaite Session Chairman: Mike Lower, Bursar, Christ’s Hospital School Fintry Suite Reporting Financial Issues to Your Governors James Aston, BDO Stoy Hayward Session Chairman: Paul Maynard, Business Director, Berkhamsted Collegiate School Pentland Auditorium 1050 - 1130 Coffee in the Exhibition Area Cromdale Hall Lunch for Exhibitors in the Lomond Suite] PLENARY SESSION To Green or Not to Green Charles Secrett, Special Advisor to The Mayor’s Office and Visit London; Board Member London Development Agency Richard Hurst, Head of Operations, British Council for School Environments Session Chairman: Nick Marten, Vice Chairman ISBA Pentland Auditorium 1245 - 1400 Lunch for delegates Strathblane Foyer Dessert and Coffee in the Exhibition Area Cromdale Hall

0815

0900 - 0940

0950 - 1050

[1145 - 1230 1130 - 1245

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WORKSHOP SESSION C Children’s Rights and Data Protection David Smellie, Ben Beabey and Adele Eastman, Farrer & Co Session Chairman: Jonathan Lancashire, Bursar, Dean Close School Pentland Auditorium Benefits in Kind David Daly, Horwath Clark Whitehill Session Chairman: Mark Taylor, Bursar, Bedales School Sidlaw Suite Planning For Retirement Mike Gough and Glenn Thomas, Jelf Private Clients Session Chairman: Tony Hawksley, Bursar, King’s College School Fintry Suite

1500 - 1545

Tea in the Exhibition Area Cromdale Hall Exhibition closes CLOSING SESSION Public Benefit Jane Hobson, Head of Policy, The Charity Commission Judith Sischy, Director SCIS Matthew Burgess, Legal Director ISC Session Chairman: Danny Cooper, Chairman, ISBA Pentland Auditorium

1600 1545 - 1700

1845 onwards Transport from hotels to Sheraton Hotel 1920 2000 Reception in The Exchange Bar, Sheraton Hotel ANNUAL DINNER For delegates, partners, guests and sponsors The Edinburgh Suite, Sheraton Hotel Dress: Black Tie or Equivalent After Dinner Speaker: General Sir Peter de la Billière Patron, The Joint Educational Trust 2300 onwards Transport from Sheraton Hotel to hotels

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