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Programme

Please note that this agenda is subject to change

08:45 - 09:30
Registration & Refreshments
09:30 - 09:35
Welcome & Housekeeping
Roger Phillips, BBC Radio Merseyside
09:35 - 09:50
Aims, Objectives & Overview
Eric Robinson, DBS Chief Executive 
09:50 - 10:10
Expert by Lived Experience in Child Sexual Abuse
Keynote Speaker – Karen Leach 
10:10 - 10:30
Safer Recruitment & Employment
David Smellie, Partner, Farrer & Co Solicitors
Adele Eastman, Senior Associate, Farrer & Co Solicitors
10:30 - 10:50
Your Questions Answered
Panel Discussion hosted by Roger Phillips and including Eric Robinson, Karen Leach, David Smellie and Dr Suzanne Smith
10:50 - 11:10
Morning Refreshments & Networking
11:10 - 11:55
Workshop Rotation One
 
Workshop 1A – Safe and Fair Recruitment
Dominic Headley
Room: Room 2
 
Workshop 1B – Working through the maze of eligibility, regulated activity and DBS referral
DBS
Room: Main Room
 
Workshop 1D – Volunteers and charities – A focus on safeguarding
Charity Commission
Room: Room 3
11:55 - 12:00
TRANSITION
12:00 - 12:45
Workshop Rotation Two
 
Workshop 2C –Safeguarding in Sport – Good practice and how apply it
Ann Craft Trust and NSPCC 
Room: Room 1
 
Workshop 2D – Volunteers and charities – A focus on safeguarding
Charity Commission 
Room: Room 3
 
Workshop 2E – Safeguarding in care settings – Good practice and how apply it
Skills for Care 
Room: Room 2
 
Workshop 2F – Safeguarding in Education – A focus on safeguarding
DfE
Room: Main Room
12:45 - 13:45
Lunch, Networking & Exhibition
13:45 - 13:50
Welcome back
Roger Phillips, BBC Radio Merseyside
13:50 - 14:10
Keynote Speaker - Focus on Adults
Alex Fox OBE, CEO Shared Lives 
Meg Lewis, Shared Lives Plus Ambassador
14:10 - 14:30
Speaker – Responding to Concerns and Harm
Helena Dennett, CQC
14:30
TRANSITION
14:35 - 15:20
Workshop Rotation Three
 
Workshop 3A – Safe and Fair Recruitment
Dominic Headley
Room: Room 2
 
Workshop 3B – Working through the maze of eligibility, regulated activity and DBS referral
DBS 
Room: Main Room
 
Workshop 3E – Safeguarding in care settings – Good practice and how apply it
Skills for Care 
Room: Room 1
 
Workshop 3F – Safeguarding in Education – A focus on safeguarding
DfE
Room: Room 3
15:20 - 15:35
Afternoon Refreshments
15:35 - 15:55
Keynote Speaker
Richard Fewkes, National Coordinator Non-recent Child Sexual Abuse, National Police Chief’s Council – Operation Hydrant
15:55 - 16:25
Your Questions Answered
Panel Discussion hosted by Roger Phillips and including Alex Fox, Dominic Headley and Dr Suzanne Smith
16:25 - 16:30
Final address
Glenn Houston, DBS Deputy Chairman
16:30
Conference Close

Titanic Hotel, Liverpool — Thursday, 12 March 2020

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