AAC Workshops Day One

GROUP A | 10:55-11:30 

Applying and reapplying to the redesigned RoATP
Catherine Hollingsworth, ESFA
Hall 1
Institute: state of play - Standards
Jonathan Mitchell, Deputy Director Standards Development, IfA
Hall 9
Apprenticeship Landscape Changes – How to Capitalise and Deliver Effectively
Bryony Kingsland, Senior Manager Funding and Policy, and Sarah Bell, Learning Services Director, City & Guilds | Digitalme | ILM
Hall 10 a
Ensuring high quality End Point Assessment
Jan Richardson-Wilde, Group Deputy Managing Director, NOCN & Thomas Burton, Head of Assessment, NOCN
Hall 10 b
Time to mature: The future of the EPAO market
David Gallagher and Andrew Gladstone-Heighton, NCFE
Hall 11 a
Negotiated price and staying on the right side of audit
Nick Linford, Editor, FE Week & Karl Bentley, RSM
Hall 11 b
Blended Learning And 20% Off-The-Job Training: Understanding Department of Education Best Practice
Mark McKenna, MD, Mindful Education and James Norris, Assistant Principal, Walsall College
Media Suite
Why do Chefs need Algebra? A practical approach to embedding and promoting maths in vocational areas
Barbara Gregory, Senior Consultant & Terry Sharrock, Project Manager, ALIN
Exec 1
Inspection essentials - time for change ready or not!
Carole Carson and Kerry Boffey, CEO, Fellowship of Inspection Nominees
Exec 2 
Apprenticeship Standards and OFSTED - A provider's experience
Cassandra Macdonald and Richard Marsh, Head of Client Solutions, Kaplan
Hall 3a 
How to prepare your apprentice for the Gateway (and know when they’re ready)
Chris Cherry and Tim Chewter, Senior Associate, Strategic Development Network (SDN)
Hall 3b

GROUP B | 14:30-15:15

Apprenticeship Funding Rules for training providers
Karen Clark & Holly Lawton, ESFA
Hall 1 
Institute: state of play - Quality
Nikki Christie, Deputy Director Quality, IfA
Hall 9 
The Apprentice Journey
Chair: David Phillips, Director of Apprenticeships & Technical Education, City & Guilds | DigitalMe | ILM and Apprentices: Zahra Ahmed, Harriet Willsher, Josh Croft, Emily Chater
Hall 10 a 
Start as you mean to go on: lessons learned from moving onto the apprenticeship standards
Rohini Bhattacharya, Director of Apprenticeships, Pearson and Katie Davies, Training Team Manager, Damar Training
Hall 10 b
A regulated approach to EQA - improving quality, increasing confidence
Steve Walker, Associate Director Apprenticeships, Ofqual
Hall 11 a
Register of end-point assessment organisations development and engagement
Richard Mole & Liz Bennington, ESFA
Hall 11 b
Delivering quality degree apprenticeships: laying the foundations for success
Carla Martinho, Head of Data Management Services, Tribal
Media Suite
The completely digital learning journey for apprentice
Danny Taylor and Paul Best, Business Development Directors, Smart Apprentices
Exec 1
Our first year of delivery, so what is our EPA takeaway?
Sally Lloyd, Alan Perkins and Tracy Hewitt, Product Managers, Innovate Awarding
Exec 2
Working in Partnership with the NHS on apprenticeship delivery
Lucy Hunte, National Programme Manager, Health Education England (NHS)
Hall 3a 
How to develop your curriculum and training plans in-line with apprenticeship standards
Louise Doyle, Senior Associate and Colin Bentwood, Managing Director, Strategic Development Network (SDN)
Hall 3b

GROUP C | 15:25-16:10

Apprenticeship Funding Rules for employer providers
John Myers, ESFA
Hall 1 
Institute: state of play - Funding
Lucy Rigler, Deputy Director – Funding, IfA
Hall 9
End-point assessment – Sharing Experiences
Bill Twigg, EPA Strategy Manager, City & Guilds | DigitalMe | ILM
Hall 10 a
Meeting the challenge of lifelong learning: short courses - flexible delivery
Cindy Rampersaud, Senior Vice President, UK BTEC and Apprenticeships, Pearson, Bilal Bobat, Head of Adult Education & Skills, Barking & Dagenham College and Kieran Kelly, 1Qual
Hall 10 b
What inspection and reporting on apprenticeships might look like from September
Chris Jones HMI, Specialist Adviser for Apprenticeships, Ofsted
Hall 11 a
Apprenticeship system development and Transfer funding – how it works and moving to 25% from April
Gary Tucker, Head of Digital, Apprenticeship Service, ESFA
Hall 11 b
How to be an 'ultra negotiator' and prove it...(Negotiating fees and funding with employers)
Lucy Ottewell-Key and Micheala Bratley, Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education
Media Suite
What learners want - love, Netflix and WiFi: engaging with today's apprentices
Bridget McGinley, Business Development Manager and Max Scales, Student Experience and Learning Technology Lead, Tribal
Exec 1
Lessons learned from the Apprenticeship Levy
Jason Hern, Corporate Client Director, Learning Curve Group
Exec 2 
Switching from delivering frameworks to standards using technology
Susanna Lawson, CEO, OneFile
Hall 3a 
Raising the bar by high-quality end-point assessment
Jacqueline Hall, Associate Director and Sandie Shastry, Assessment Manager, Energy & Utilities Independent Assessment Service
Hall 3b

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