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Fri, 6 Oct 2017, 09:30 – Sat, 7 Oct 2017, 23:00 BST
Inspire 2017 - The PSA Annual Convention
Inspire promises to be a fantastic event attracting speakers and delegates from around the world. This is the premier UK conference for professional speakers and those involved in speaking, training, coaching and consulting.
Here's what we have lined up for you when you join us in Coventry at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel.
FRIDAY 6th OCTOBER
09.30 Registration and Coffee
10.00 Choose from talks about "Speak More" in one room, or "Speak Better" in the adjoining room.
11.50 More talks on "Speak More" or "Speak Better"
14.15 Meet the Experts - your choice of up to four round-table sessions in one hour
16.00 Speaking competition semi-finals. The Regional winners in our annual contest vie for a place in the finals.
17.15 Coffee or drinks
17.30 PSA Annual General Meeting
19.30 Buffet Dinner
20.30 Comedy Night
SATURDAY 7th OCTOBER
07.30 Global Speakers Breakfast
09.30 Welcome from the PSA President, Lee Jackson
09.45 Talks from John Hotowka, UK and Charlotte Sweeney OBE, UK. (Others to be announced soon.)
14.00 Speaking competition finals
14.40 Global Speaking Federation Update - GSF President
16.00 Closing keynotes, including Graeme Codrington, from South Africa.
17.00 Close of the convention by the PSA President Lee Jackson
19.00 Drinks reception
19.30 Gala Dinner (Black tie optional)
21.30 The PSA Annual Awards including the handover to the President for 2017-18.
SUNDAY 8th October
10.00 - 12.00 Fellows Meeting - an exclusive meeting for Fellows of the PSA and Certified Speaking Professionals from elsewhere in the world.