ASCL’s Annual Conference is a highlight of the educational calendar. Whether you’re an established or aspiring school leader, member or non-member, we look forward to welcoming you to another inspiring and informative event.
The conference returns to the ICC Birmingham on 15 and 16 March 2019 with a packed programme of exceptional speakers, inspiring and informative workshops and first-class networking opportunities. Book places for you and your team today.
Gold Delegate Package
Limited spaces available
Includes two full days of Conference plus Annual Conference Dinner on Friday 15 March. Also includes all keynote sessions, a choice of workshops, exhibition entry, lunch and refreshments.
ASCL Members £430 per delegate
Non-members £470 per delegate
Silver Delegate Package
Day delegate attendance includes keynote sessions, a choice of workshops, exhibition entry, lunch and refreshments.
ASCL Members £199 per delegate, per day
Non-members £250 per delegate, per day
Group booking discount
A 20% discount is available on group bookings of three or more delegates.
Bookings must be made at the same time to qualify for the discounted rate. Please note that the group booking discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.
Our full speaker line-up will be revealed over the coming months. Check back regularly for more speaker announcements.
Sir Lenny Henry, actor, comedian and National Theatre board member
Steph McGovern, broadcaster and presenter
Dr Karen Edge, international education academic
The Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, Secretary of State for Education (invited)
Amanda Spielman, HMCI
Angela Rayner MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Education (invited)
Layla Moran MP, Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson
John Allan CBE, President, CBI and Chairman, Tesco (invited)
Richard Sheriff, ASCL President 2018-19 and Executive Headteacher, Harrogate Grammar School and CEO of the Red Kite Learning Trust
Geoff Barton, ASCL General Secretary
The Conference is non-residential and accommodation is not included in the conference fee.
Accommodation (if required) can be booked through our agent, Reservation Highway. We have several hotels near the International Convention Centre (ICC) to suit all tastes and budgets. Details of all available accommodation and rates will be sent with confirmation of your place.
If you have any queries with your accommodation booking, please contact Reservation Highway.
The International Convention Centre (ICC) is located in Birmingham City centre and is easily accessible by road from all over the UK. The nearest car parks to the ICC are located at the Barclaycard Arena. If arriving by train, Birmingham New Street Station is a ten minute walk.