Thursday 2nd November
09.30am – 10.30am Registration and Tea/Coffee
10.30am – 10.45am Welcome


Run through of the Conference

Overview of HVMN

10.45am – 12.00pm Speaker – ART OF BRILLIANCE

Nikki Ayles

12.00pm – 12.30pm Short Talks x 2
12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm – 2.45pm Workshop A
2.45pm – 3.00pm Tea / Coffee
3.00pm – 4.15pm Workshop B
4.15pm – 4.45pm Short Talks x 2
4.45pm Round up of Day 1
5.00pm Pirate Walk (£6 if want to attend)
7.15pm – 7.45pm Drinks Reception
7.45pm Conference Dinner




Friday 3rd


9.00am – 9.30am Registration (Day Delegates only) & Tea/Coffee
9.30am – 9.45am Welcome


Run through of the day

9.45am – 10.45am Short Talks x 4
10.45am – 11.00am Tea/ Coffee
11.00am – 12.15pm Workshop C
12.15pm – 1.15pm Lunch
1.15pm – 2.00pm Annual General Meeting 2017                   Papers To Follow
2.00pm – 3.15pm Speaker – NFP SYNERGY

Claire Bennett

3.15pm – 3.30pm Closing Remarks
3.30pm Conference 2017 closes


Workshops 2017


Workshop Session & order Trainer
The Why Factor? A (1.45pm) Nikki Ayles
Involving disabled volunteers A (1.45pm) Paul Carter
Engaging and supporting MH needs of vols A (1.45pm) Suzanne Pearson
Drivers A (1.45pm) Karen Toker
DBS checks B (3.15pm) TBC
Train the trainer/training new Hospice staff B (3.15pm) Charlotte Witteridge
Community development & engagement B (3.15pm) Steve Dale
Volunteer workforce planning & strategy B (3.15pm) Annie Broadbent
Hands-on care by volunteers C (11.00am) Therisa Thompson
Mandatory training and e-learning C (11.00am) Gillian Austin
Retail volunteer recruitment C (11.00am) Jenn Bird
Boundaries and tough conversations C (11.00am) Vicky Richardson