For conference participants arriving in Liverpool on Tuesday 20 June, there is a drinks reception at the venue notified to them.

Day one

Wednesday 21 June

Registration from 8.30am

Facilitator - Professor Sir Jon Murphy

9.30am - Opening Address and Welcome
Professor Joe Yates, Pro Vice Chancellor

9.35am - PEQF – The Present Position
Jo Noakes, Director of Leadership and Workforce Development, College of Policing

10.15am - Merseyside Police and LJMU Collaboration
Assistant Chief Constable Jenny Sims and Dr Carol Cox

11am - Coffee
Served on 5th Floor

11.30am - The Student Experience
Merseyside Police and LJMU Students

12.30pm - Lunch
Served on the 5th Floor

1.15pm - Workshop sessions

There will be seven parallel workshops each running twice, at 1.15pm and 2.15pm. Rooms will be posted on the day. Workshop themes are:

  • Degree in Professional Policing (two year and three-year) - Room 2.01
  • Police Constable Degree Apprenticeships (PCDA) - Room 1.37
  • Degree Holder Entry Programme (DHEP) - Room 2.01
  • Police Now - Room 4.01
  • Distance Learning - Room 3.01
  • Wellbeing (Oscar Kilo) - Room 3.14
  • Culture - Room 2.33

3.30pm - Coffee
Served on the 5th Floor

3.50pm - Question and answer panel session

5pm (approximately) - End of day one

6.30pm - Hot buffet dinner

Day two - Thursday 22 June

9.30am - The HMICFRS Perspective
Andy Cooke, His Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary, Fire and Rescue Services

10.30am - The Australian Experience
Assistant Professor Toby Miles-Johnson, Western Sydney University

11.15am - Coffee
Served on the 5th Floor

11.45am - A Non-Degree Entry Route
Kevyn Burns Head of Workforce Development Implementation and Quality Assurance, College of Policing
Wendy Watkins, College of Policing

12.30pm - Final Plenary Session and Conference Conclusion