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Conference agenda (PDF, 29 pages, 276KB) 

Record of Attendance (PDF, 2 pages, 252KB)

The National Children and Adult Services conference will once again bring together over 1,000 of the most senior and influential figures in children and adult services.

Confirmed political speakers include:
Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health
Rt Hon Norman Lamb, Minister of State for Care Services
Edward Timpson MP, Minister for Children and Families
Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Other key speakers include:
Councillor Sir Merrick Cockell, Chairman, LGA
Andrew Webb, President, ADCS
Sandie Keene, President, ADASS

Janet Atherton, President, Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH)
David Behan CBE, Chief Executive of the Care Quality Commission
Sam Bennett, Director, Think Local Act Personal
Lord Best, LGA President, Chair of the APPG on Housing and Care, Chair of the 2009 HAPPI Inquiry and Hanover Chair
Lord Michael Bichard, Chair, SCIE
Anna Bradley, Chair of Healthwatch England
Chris Bull, Chair of the Winterbourne View Programme
Jo Cleary, Chair of The College of Social Work
Heléna Herklots, Chief Executive, Carers UK
Chris Holmes MBE, Paralympic Swimmer and Director of 2012 Paralympic Integration
Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive, Alzheimer's Society 
Paul Jenkins Chief Executive of Rethink
Merlin Joseph Deputy Director  Children and families Department
Prof Eugene Milne, Director of Adult Health and Wellbeing at Public Health England(PHE)
Abigail Moss, Deputy Director, National Literacy Trust
Carey Oppenheim, Chief Executive, Early Intervention Foundation (EIF)
Lyn Romeo, Chief Social Worker for Adults
Jon Rouse, Director General, Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships, Department of Health
Debbie Sorkin, Chief Executive, National Skills Academy for Social Care
Jacky Tiotto, Divisional Manager Social Care, Ofsted
Jo Webber, Deputy Policy Director, NHS Confederation 

As part of a packed and vibrant programme of focussed and relevant innovation and policy session you can take the opportunity for questions and discussions and hear from speakers from across the children's and adults sector, including organisations such as:

Alzheimer's Society
Cabinet Office
Care Quality Commission
Carers UK
College of Social Work [organising jointly with ADASS and ADCS]
Department of health
Equality and Human Rights Commission
Hanover Housing
Health and Social Care Partnership
Healthwatch England
National Development Team for Inclusion
National Literacy Trust
National Schizophrenia Commission
National Skills Academy for Social Care
Public Health England
Research in Practice for Adults
Think Local Act Personal