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OABMG Conference 2018

Kassam Stadium
March
6
2018

Sponsored By Parago
Member Cost: £50
Non-member Cost: £65

OABMG Conference – Agenda and Details on speakers and plenary sessions 

6th March 2018, Kassam Stadium 

Sponsored by Parago, The Oxfordshire Academies Business Managers Group is holding its first conference on Tuesday 6th March 2018, at The Kassam Stadium (home of Oxford United Football Club), Grenoble Road, Oxford, OX4 4XP. 

This conference is an opportunity to engage colleagues from neighbouring counties and maintained schools in looking at the challenges facing schools in a rapidly changing and uncertain environment and to examine how all schools can become more efficient and provide a value for money service - without compromising educational standards.  

We are delighted to welcome Paul James, CEO of the River Learning Trust, Hannah Wilson, the Headteacher of the recently opened Aureus School and Stephen Morales, the Chief Executive of NASBM who will be running just 3 of the 8 plenary sessions. To find out more please see below at the itinerary. 

Tickets are £65 which includes refreshments, lunch, an evening drinks reception and, most importantly, the opportunity to attend 4 plenary sessions covering topics such as the benefits of becoming an Academy, the changing role of Business Managers and innovative ways to recruit and retain teachers. If you would like to attend please contact Rhian Begg on rhian@minervapcs.com or on 07875 55 36 85 

09:00 Coffee and registration
09:40 - 10:00 An Introduction from Parago, our Headline Sponsor
10:00 - 10:45 Keynote Speaker - TBC
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee
11:15 - 12:00

Plenary 1

Paul James, Chief Executive of River Learning Trust – The Benefits of Becoming an Academy

Stephen Morales, Executive Director of the National Association of Business Managers – The Changing Role of the School Business Manager

Lorraine Ashover, Managing Director of Minerva, Jack Salter, Head of Commercial Policy Department of Education – Effective Procurement and alternative approaches

Hannah Wilson, Head Teacher of Aureus School, Didcot and Regional Director of the Oxfordshire Hub for GLF Schools – Innovative Recruitment and Retention


12:00 - 12:45 Plenary 2

Paul James, Chief Executive of River Learning Trust – The Benefits of Becoming an Academy

Stephen Morales, Executive Director of the National Association of Business Managers – The Changing Role of the School Business Manager

Lorraine Ashover, Managing Director of Minerva, Jack Salter, Head of Commercial Policy Department of Education – Effective Procurement and alternative approaches

Hannah Wilson, Head Teacher of Aureus School, Didcot and Regional Director of the Oxfordshire Hub for GLF Schools – Innovative Recruitment and Retention

12:45 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 Keynote Speaker - TBC
14:45 - 15:00 Coffee
15:00 - 15:45 Plenary 3

Stephanie Merritt, Senior Associate, Knights 1759 – Restructuring and Employment law

Mike Lawes, Chief Operating Office and Joint CEO of Eynsham Partnership Academy -  Affecting Change through the SLT

Val Andrews, ASCL Business Leadership Specialist – Building Resiliance: the latest information on funding and implementation of the NFF

John Banbrook, Business and Finance Director, The Faringdon Academy of Schools- The Changing Role of School Governance

15:45 - 16:30 Plenary 4

Stephanie Merritt, Senior Associate, Knights 1759 – Restructuring and Employment law

Mike Lawes, Chief Operating Office and Joint CEO of Eynsham Partnership Academy -  Affecting Change through the SLT

Val Andrews, ASCL Business Leadership Specialist – Building Resiliance: the latest information on funding and implementation of the NFF

John Banbrook, Business and Finance Director, The Faringdon Academy of Schools- The Changing Role of School Governance

16:30 Words from our Sponsor, Whitley Stimpson
Drinks and networking
18:30 Finish

 

Whitley Stimpson Sponsoring our Evening Reception
Payplus Sponsoring our Delegate Bags

 

Exhibitors

Annodata

ASCL

Atomwide

Critchleys

Ease Training

ESPO

eteach

HCSS Education

James Cowper Kreston

Knights 1759

Orovia Group Ltd

Parago

Payplus

RISO

Schools Advisory Service

The Key

TheSchoolBus

Turn IT On

Whitley Stimpson

Zenergi

Zurich



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