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Tuesday 19 March 2019
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Early bird discount - save 10% on two day attendance bookings made by 22 March

The 2019 Conference is once again set to be the largest UK gathering of practitioners, researchers and internationally-renowned PBS experts. It will be packed with opportunities to learn new skills, share good practice, debate key issues and hear about new ideas and developments. 

The theme for this year is implementing PBS and we will be offering a mix of workshops, masterclasses and inspirational keynote speakers.  


Speakers for this year include:

Professor Christine Bigby, La Trobe University, Melbourne

Dr Brian McClean,Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

Dr Joe Lucyshyn, University of British Columbia

Our full programme of keynotes and workshops can be viewed below.


Accommodation

If you require accommodation, BILD has negotiated a preferential rate at: 

Birmingham Conferences and Event Centre, Hill Street, Birmingham, B5 4EW

For reservations, telephone: 0121 634 6200 or 0121 634 6211

Use the following code when booking: BILD19


Conference Programme

Pre-Conference Research Symposium
14:00 International Journal of PBS symposium & reception Additional cost
18:00 Close
DAY 1
10:00 Welcome, introductions and conference opening
10:15 Keynote 1: Influencing Policy Vivien Cooper
11:00 Break
Masterclasses and Workshops: Morning
11:30 Workshop 1: Families Prof Joe Lucyschyn
11:30 Workshop 2: Practice Leadership Prof Christine Bigby
11:30 Workshop 3: Skills needed for practice leadership Tony Osgood
11:30 Workshop 4: Skills Teaching Prof Kathy Lowe
11:30 Workshop 5: The Bridge London Trust and Positive Behaviour Support Joke Kamstra and Penny Barratt
11:30 Workshop 6: (title TBC) Julie Beadle- Brown
11:30 Awards for Excellence - National and International Edwin Jones
13:00 Lunch
Masterclasses and Workshops: Afternoon
14:00 Masterclass 1: Staff and Trauma Dr Peter Baker and Prof. Nigel Beail
14:00 Workshop 1: Practice Leadership Julie Beadle- Brown
14:00 Workshop 2: Scaling up positive behaviour support Dave Williams and Dr Anne MacDonald
14:00 Workshop 3: Promoting quality of life whilst cognisant of risk using a PBS framework Darren and Andrea Bowring
14:00 Workshop 4: Using positive behaviour support methods in schools Maggie Hoerger
14:00 Workshop 5: Families Vivien Cooper
14:00 Research Symposium 1 Prof Richard Hastings
15:30 Break
16:00 Keynote 2: Working with Families Prof Joe Lucyschyn
16:45 Awards and Reception
18:00 Close
DAY 2
09:00 Welcome, introductions and conference opening Prof Nigel Beail
09:15 Keynote 3: What's necessary to embed active support in supported living services Christine Bigby
10:00 Break
Masterclasses and Workshops: Morning
10:30 Workshop 1: Families Prof Joe Lucyschyn
10:30 Workshop 2: Skills Teaching Kathy Lowe
10:30 Workshop 3: Promoting Quality of life whilst cognisant of risk using a PBS Framework Darren and Andrea Bowring
10:30 Workshop 4: Using positive behaviour support methods in schools Maggie Hoerger
10:30 Workshop 5: A grading system for behaviour support plans Dr Brian McClean
10:30 Workshop 6: Putting 'person-centred communication' into practice Jane Johnson
10:30 Award nominees for Excellence - National and International Edwin Jones
12:00 Lunch
Masterclasses and Workshops: Afternoon
13:00 Masterclass 1: Staff and Trauma Dr Peter Baker and Prof. Nigel Beail
13:00 Workshop 1: Scaling up positive behaviour support Dave Williams and Dr Anne MacDonald
13:00 Workshop 2: (Title TBC) Andrew Hider (TBC)
13:00 Workshop 3: Skills needed for practice leadership Tony Osgood
13:00 Workshop 4: Schools
13:00 Workshop 5: Practice Leadership Prof Christine Bigby
13:00 Research Symposium 2 Prof Richard Hastings
14:30 Keynote 4: Mindfulness based behaviour support Dr Brian McClean
15:15 Summary of conference Prof Nigel Beail
15:30 Close










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Enter our awards

We are looking for nominations for the BILD PBS International Awards. There are three categories:

  • Excellence Awards in PBS (national and international)

  • International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support Early Career Researcher Award 

  • Good Practice Posters

 

All the criteria details for each category and how to enter can be found here.

 



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Booking is now open!


Dates: 8, 9 and 10 May 2019


Venue: BCEC (Birmingham Conference and Events Centre),
Hill Street, Birmingham
 


Prices (BILD-members):

Two day attendance: £395

One day attendance: £195

Pre-conference seminar: £60


Prices (Non-members):

Two day attendance: £450

One day attendance: £245

Pre-conference seminar: £60

Please note: all prices are subject to 20% VAT.


BILD 2019 PBS International Conference Awards