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The National Safeguarding Conference 2013

Draft Programme Outline


08.30am Delegate Registration & Exhibition Showcase
Refreshments served
09.30am Welcome & Housekeeping
David E P Dennis FCIPD LCGI RAF, Safeguarding Consultant and Trainer of Safeguarding Officers for NTRL
09.35am Scene Setting & Opening Remarks by Conference Chair
David E P Dennis FCIPD LCGI RAF, Safeguarding Consultant and Trainer of Safeguarding Officers
'National Systems for Safeguarding - Can We Learn From History?'
10.15am 'Disclosure and Barring Service – changes that will improve child safeguarding and the protection of vulnerable adults'
Adriènne Kelbie
, Chief Executive, The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)  
10.30am 'The role of the Safeguarding Officer: Comparing safeguarding systems within statutory and media organisations'
Caroline Brant, BBC Child Protection Policy Manager
10.45am 'Key Aspects of Safety Online'
Cheryl Dennet
t, Child Protection Advisor, NCA CEOP Command & Jonathan Baggaley, Head of Education
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)
11.00am 'Moral and Ethical Considerations for the Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults'
Elizabeth Hall,
Safeguarding Adviser (Child & Adult Protection) for the Church of England & Methodist Church
Sum up by Conference Chair & Q&A Panel Discussion
11.40am Refreshment break and opportunity to visit the Exhibitors
12.10pm Facilitated Workshop session
12.45pm Lunch, networking & opportunity to visit the Exhibitors
13.45pm ‘The fourth emergency service: the role of investigative journalism’
Mark Conrad,
Investigative Journalist, Exaro News
14.00pm 'Experience repeated or lessons learned? Serious Case Reviews and family placement'
Alan Wood
, Director British Association for Adoption and Fostering Central England, (Interim Deputy Chief Executive & Director of BAAF England)
14.15pm 'Child-Centred Risk Analysis'
Sue Johnston-Wilder, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education,
University of Warwick Institute of Education
14.35pm 'Finding the Courage to Report'
David E P Dennis
FCIPD LCGI RAF, Safeguarding Consultant and Trainer of Safeguarding Officers
14.40pm Sum up by Conference Chair & Q&A Panel Discussion
15.00pm Exhibition Showcase
Refreshments served
15.30pm Conference Debate - An interactive and lively open floor discussion

Speakers include:
David Dennis (Chair), Caroline Brant (BBC), Elizabeth Hall (CofE), Helen Chandler (Policy Team, DBS), Cheryl Dennett & Jonathan Baggaley (CEOP), Sue Johnston-Wilder (IOE), Alan Wood (BAAF), Margaret Gardener (FASO), Mark Conrad (Exaro News)

The panel session has been designed as an open forum to all attendees. The debate presents a unique opportunity for delegates to engage in discussion and debate with speakers and fellow delegates on a broad range of topical safeguarding issues, leading to decision making to influence the future direction of Government Policy.

16.00pm Conference Close

In the event that any speaker becomes unavailable the programme schedule may be subject to change

Further information to be announced and published here shortly