Wednesday, 6 May 2015

#PlaceNet15 Conference - 20-22 May - Bournemouth - Book Today!

We are pleased to announce that bookings are now open for our Annual Conference. #PlaceNet15 will be held in Bournemouth from 20-22 May at the magnificent Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel

The Venue

Set on a cliff top overlooking the gorgeous sandy beaches of the Dorset coast, Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel promises to be our best conference setting yet. Bucket and spade optional!

Our 2015 annual conference promises to be as informative as the last focussing on the importance of HEIs and employer collaborationsas well as discussions on the future of Higher Education post the general election in May.

The event also aims to encourage and support the sharing of ideas and good practice among placement professionals. We will be introducing a poster display for the first time and will showcase the work, contribution and achievements of our HEIs members. If you are interested in taking part then please contact us, we would like to hear from you.

Presentations will include

Rod BakerBarclays Bank, who will lead a session titled Creating Relationships – When Companies and Universities Work in Harmony

Charlie Reeve, Associate Director of Grad Consult, will reflect on his experience of working in graduate recruitment and within Higher Education, when helping delegates to Mind The Expectation Gap

How to leverage LinkedIn to successfully optimise your placement strategy - Charles Hardy (Education Engagement Lead EMEA, LinkedIn)

Fresh from recently receiving the Best Placement Service prize at the NUE Awards in February, Coventry University’s Mike Grey will share his thoughts on Managing Quality, Maximising Opportunity & Minimising the Burden on Employers

RateMyPlacement will discuss the findings of their Student Savvy Survey

We also welcome employer presentations from Keystone and Enterprise Rent-a-Car

A full schedule of the conference can be seen below. Please note that timings and sessions may be subject to change.

And finally, we have an exciting line up of social and evening events planned, which will provide plenty opportunities for networking. Prices for attendees are as below:

  • £495 - full board
  • £235 - day delegate 
Non- Members
  • £720 - full board
  • £295 - day delegate
Book your place today via our online booking form

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