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We are excited to be hosting our next AGM & National Conference at the Crowne Plaza Newcastle upon Tyne – Stephenson Quarter running from Wednesday 11th January to Friday 13th January 2023. 

Bookings for delegates are now OPEN and will close on Friday 2nd December. View the programme and session descriptions for full details. We would advise that you book promptly as workshop sessions have strict capacities.

Due to bedroom capacities at Crowne Plaza Newcastle, we have capped the number of full delegates that can be booked per institution.

  • Full members: limited to 5 full delegates per institution
  • Associate members: limited to 5 full delegates per institution, maximum capacity of 20 associate members in total
  • No limit on day delegate numbers per institution

The cap of 5 full delegates per institution will be lifted 2 weeks before bookings close if there are still spaces remaining, and members will be informed of this by email.

The costs for attending conference are;

Full delegate (Wed-Fri including accommodation) – £525pp
3-day delegate (Wed-Fri excluding accommodation) – £410pp
Day delegate Wednesday – £130pp
Day delegate Thursday – £160pp
Day delegate Friday – £140pp

You can view our conference FAQs for further information. 


Our awards are back, and will be opening for submissions on Thursday 6th October, and closing on Friday 11th November.

The awards this year are;

  • Best Practice Access, Outreach and Recruitment Award
  • Best Practice Marketing and Communications Award
  • Best Practice Collaboration Award

To find out more about the awards and how to apply, check out our Awards Page.
Any questions? training@heloa.ac.uk