Professional Services Conference 2020 - call for submissions

The Leadership and Development Foundation are now inviting submissions to present at this year’s Professional Services Conference taking place on Thursday 25 June.

PSC conferenceThe theme for the conference is 'Continuous Improvement: the art of the possible'.

Individuals and teams interested in showcasing the diverse activities and expertise from across LJMU are welcome to submit. 

We would like to feature a mixture of presentations, workshops, network groups and forums. This is a great continuing professional development opportunity with a range of sessions, in addition to information stalls, displays and posters.

In response to positive feedback from last year’s conference, we again welcome submissions on the sub-theme of Health and Wellbeing.

Submissions can be completed here.

The closing date is Wednesday 11 March, 2020. 

If you have any queries about the submission process or the conference in general, please email: 

The free conference is open to all LJMU staff, as well as staff from collaborative partner institutions.

Registration for conference attendance will open in April 2020.

Confirmed Keynote speakers are:

Peter Cheese 
Peter is the Chief Executive of The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). He is recognised as a consultant, speaker and writer in the field of human capital and organisation, and has worked with many organisations, practitioners and thought leaders in this field. He was voted as the UK's most influential thinker in HR for 2013 by HR Magazine. He is also a non-exec director at BPP University, and sits on the Advisory Board of the Open University Business School.

John Hogg
John is Director of Continuous Improvement at the University of Strathclyde. He is responsible for providing leadership and direction to the university’s continuous improvement activity and national Higher Education agendas including Value for Money, Effectiveness and Efficiencies. John’s current external commitments include being Chair of Lean HE Europe and a member of the Lean HE Global Steering Group. John was previously the Chair of Lean HE Scotland and a member of Universities Scotland Efficiencies and Effectiveness Committee.



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