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New Practitioners’ Conference

Bookings now full

The next New Practitioners’ Conference is taking place on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 October at the Crowne Plaza, Nottingham (What3Words: Twist.Call.Space).

This conference will be a great opportunity for those who are new or returning to the sector to build networks with other Higher Education professionals, share best practice, and to learn about and discuss topics which are currently affecting the sector. The conference features a packed schedule, which will be highly relevant to anyone currently starting their career journey in Higher Education.

Conference Programme

Have a look at the programme below for details of the sessions on offer.

Conference Prices

The prices for the New Practitioners’ Conference are as follows:


Full residential package: £260

Non-residential plus: £160

Non-residential package: £140


Full residential package: £310

Non-residential plus: £210

Non-residential package: £190

  • Full Residential package – Includes Thursday night accommodation with evening meal on Thursday, lunch on Thursday & Friday and breakfast Friday morning
  • Non-residential plus package – Includes lunch Thursday & Friday, evening meal on Thursday but does NOT include accommodation
  • Non-residential package – Includes lunch Thursday & Friday, but does NOT includes accommodation or dinner on Thursday evening


Due to high demand, the conference is now fully booked. You can email the HELOA training team via training@heloa.co.uk to be added to the waitlist. we will be running another two HELOA New Practitioners’ Conferences in 2024. 

If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact the training team at training@heloa.ac.uk.

Cancellation Policy: Please note that once you have booked a place at the HELOA New Practitioners’ Conference, we require a minimum of 14 days notice to cancel your place. Any cancellations received less than 14 days before the event, will still be charged for in full. If you are no longer able to attend, you are able to send another representative from your institution to fill the place. To cancel your place or request to send a representative from your institution, please contact training@heloa.ac.uk.