ICC | Birmingham

An exceptional CPD experience for all senior and aspiring school, college and trust leaders

Featuring a fantastic line-up of speakers including policy makers, educationalists and inspiring leaders from a range of sectors.

More keynote speakers to be announced soon.

Keynote Speakers

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Evelyn Forde MBE

ASCL Vice President 2021-22 and Headteacher, Copthall School

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Geoff Barton

ASCL General Secretary

My colleagues and I thought it was the best conference of any that we've attended. I'm already looking forward to next year.
The best CPD event that I've attended in a long time. Inspiring speakers plus time to network and reflect which is so important
The calibre of the speakers is absolutely outstanding and make this a must attend event

Booking Fee

Offer available until 31 July 2022
Full Conference attendance - early bird special
  • Members £450.00
  • Non-Members £490.00

Includes two full days of conference plus attendance at the Annual Dinner on the Friday evening. *The early bird offer is available until 31 July 2022.


The Conference is non-residential and accommodation is not included in the conference fee.

Accommodation (if required) can be booked through our agent, Reservation Highway. We have several hotels near the International Convention Centre (ICC) to suit all tastes and budgets.

Details of all available accommodation and rates will be sent with confirmation of your place.

If you have any queries with your accommodation booking, please contact Reservation Highway.

Conference Location

The International Convention Centre, Broad St, Birmingham B1 2EA

The closest parking spaces are at the Utilita Arena Birmingham (King Edward’s Road, B1 2AA. Mobile payments can be made upon arrival at the Arena car park, quoting location code 5020), Q-Park Brindleyplace (Brunswick Street B1 2JF) and Q-Park Mailbox (Royal Mail Street, Mailbox B1 1RD). Visitors arriving by car will need to be aware of Birmingham's Clean Air Zone.

There are three train stations in the city centre, and all just a short walk from the ICC with New Street Station the closest.

Birmingham Airport is a ten-minute train ride from Birmingham New Street train station.

From New Street head up to Victoria Square and follow the signs to Centenary Square, the ICC and Utilita Arena Birmingham. Enter Centenary Square and walk straight towards the ICC, passing the Library of Birmingham and Rep Theatre on your right.

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