AAC Workshops Day Two

GROUP D | 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          
Dispelling the mysteries of successful End Point Assessment
Thomas Burton, Head of Assessment, NOCN
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          
Negotiated price and staying on the right side of audit
Nick Linford, Editor, FE Week & Karl Bentley, Auditor, RSM
Hall 11 b
Time to mature: The future of the EPAO market
David Gallagher and Andrew Gladstone-Heighton, NCFE
Media Suite
Creating a digital edge: finding a competitive advantage in an evolving apprenticeship landscape
Olivia Doyle, Instructure
Exec 1 
Pre-empting potential future skills gaps regardless of Brexit
Jon Cummins, Commercial Director, Learning Curve Group
Exec 2 
Collaboration is the key to successful recruitment and retention of apprentices
Indra Nauth, Head of Engagement - Education & Learners, AutoRaise and John Henderson, Technical and Training Development Manager, Gemini
Hall 3a 
A lawyer's take on contracts - Employer Agreements, Commitment Statements, Subcontracts and many others
Mark Taylor, Partner, Eversheds
Hall 3b

GROUP E | 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: Sarah Bell, Learning Services Director, City & Guilds | DigitalMe | ILMand Apprentices: Zahra Ahmed, Francesca Beckett, Chris Marrs, Danial Eggleton
Hall 10 a          
Addressing the UK productivity puzzle
Graham Hasting-Evans, Managing Director and Daniel Khan, Global Director NOCN Productivity Programmes, NOCN
Hall 10 b          
What we are learning from the New Provider Monitoring Visits
Paul Cocker, HMI, Further Education and Skills, Ofsted
Hall 11 a          
Register of end-point assessment organisations development and engagement
Richard Mole & Liz Bennington, ESFA
Hall 11 b          
From school to the workplace: Careers advice and progression
Andrew Gladstone-Heighton, Policy Leader, NCFE
Media Suite      
The completely digital learning journey for apprentice
Danny Taylor and Paul Best, Business Development Directors, Smart Apprentices
Exec 1 
Making sure your EPA solution allows you to deliver effectively and efficiently for your clients
Ian Jarvis, MD, EPAPro
Exec 2 
How technology and high quality programmes are being used to measure true progress of apprentices and meet the 20% off the job training requirements
Ian Bamford, COO, Paragon Skills & David Foster, Director, BUD Systems
Hall 3a 
Developing Independence in Degree Apprentices
Harry Goldingay, Associate Dean, Degree Apprenticeships, Aston University
Hall 3b

GROUP F | 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          
A regulated approach to EQA - improving quality, increasing confidence
Steve Walker, Associate Director Apprenticeships, Ofqual
Hall 10 b          
20%-off-the-job: flexible technology solutions for creative teaching and learning
Rohini Bhattacharya, Director of Apprenticeships, Pearson and Gerry Griffin, CEO, Skill Pill
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          
Applying technology to apprenticeship delivery - tackling compliance and delivering profitability
John Brightwell, Chief Technology Officer, MWS Technology
Media Suite      
Funding Rules – Q&A with an auditor and a lawyer
Mark Taylor, Partner, Eversheds & Karl Bentley, Auditor, RSM
Exec 1 
How do you provide to employers the apprenticeship programmes they need?
Tom Aust, External Client Services Director and Jason Hern, Corporate Client Director, Learning Curve Group
Exec 2 
The search for parity: How to encourage more school leavers to consider degree apprenticeships
Jassiem Moore, Higher and Degree Apprenticeships Officer, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Collaborative Outreach Programme (DANCOP)
Hall 3a 
The journey from Frameworks to Standards - Digital Sector
Jilesh Kacha, Head of Funding & Planning, 5E Ltd
Hall 3b

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