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ACF Conference 2017

Navigating the now: foundations' role in complex times

Wednesday 08 November 2017
9.15am - 5.30pm

BMA House, Tavistock Sq, London WC1H 9JP

ACF’s annual conference for staff and trustees of foundations and grant-making charities from across the UK will take place on Wednesday 08 November 2017 at BMA House, Central London.

The last year has been so tumultuous politically – both in the UK and across the world, that we felt conference was an ideal opportunity to stop and reflect on this particular moment in time, exploring the impact on the work of trusts and foundations. We have developed a new structure that sees the morning plenary extended to create space for this to happen, making the most of having over 300 members all together in the same room.

Through a keynote speech by James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, a plenary discussion, and 14 break-out sessions, the conference will explore the theme of Navigating the now, alongside a wide range of topical issues of interest to foundations.

Conference Plenary
Anne Fox, Chief Executive Officer, Clinks
Rhodri Davies, Programme Leader, CAF
Bharat Mehta CBE, Chief Executive, Trust for London.
Chaired by Sonia Sodha, Chief Leader Writer and columnist at The Observer

The conference brochure can be downloaded here and contains full details of the conference programme.

To book your place, please use the link below, giving your break-out session choices from the brochure. The member early bird rate is available if you book before 06 October 2017.
Please note you will need to be logged in to access the member booking rates. If you have not registered for the member area of the website, you can do so here.

Pre-conference meal on Tuesday 07 November 2017
You are very welcome to attend our pre-conference meal to meet colleagues and relax the evening before the conference. Please note that booking is essential.

Overnight accommodation
Please click here for details of hotels near to the conference venue.

We look forward to seeing you in November!

Member early bird rate (available until 06 October) - £205
Member standard rate - £240
Non-member (charities) rate - £340
Non-member (commercial entities) rate - £485
Pre-conference dinner - £40

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