National Appropriate Adult Network AGM & Professional Development Day 2016
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National Appropriate Adult Network AGM & Professional Development Day 2016

National Appropriate Adult Network AGM & Professional Development Day 2016

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Friends House

173 - 177 Euston Road

London, United Kingdom

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NAAN Annual General Meeting and Professional Development Day 

Thursday 20th October 2016


We look forward to welcoming you to Friends House Euston for our 2016 AGM and Professional Development Day (PDD).

NAAN members may reserve up to two free places so please feel free to bring a colleague or volunteer. 
Places are limited to please book early. Please book only what you need. Although tickets are free to NAAN members, the cost of no shows and late cancellations will be passed on. (see FAQs below).

If you are not a member, or you'd like to bring more people, additional tickets may be available for purchase. Non-members can also join us for free tickets to our regular events.

Draft Agenda 

Please note that agenda is currently being developed and is subject to change. However, in order to allow you to confidently book your travel in advance, the start and finish times will not change. 

  • 10.00 - Registration and refreshments

  • 10.30 - Welcome & Introduction - Chris Bath - Chief Executive, NAAN

  • 10.45 - AGM 

  • 11.30 -  Speaker: Professor Gisli Gudjonsson - Emeritus Professor, King's College London - "The psychological vulnerabilities of police detainees"

  • 12.15  - Q&A speaker

  • 12.30 -  Networking Lunch. A buffet lunch from the in-house catering team and a chance to informally network with professionals delivering AA services

  • 13:30 - Open SpaceYour most important issues are guaranteed to be on the agenda - because you define the agenda. Bring your challenges and bright ideas and share them with colleagues. Move freely between discussions when you've contributed or gained what you could.  Refreshments will be served.

  • 16.00 - Close


Gisli Gudjonsson

The keynote speaker will be Professor Gisli Gudjonsson CBE. Professor Gudjonsson is a Professor of Forensic Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry of King's College London. He is an internationally renowned authority on suggestibility and false confessions whose expert testimony was the basis for the convictions of the Birmingham Six and Guildford Four being overturned. He created the Gudjonsson suggestibility scale to measure how susceptible someone is to coercion during an police interrogation.


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email or call 07739 904 858. 

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, as long as it is transferred to another representative of your organisation. Please let us know about any changes so that we can ensure your delegate has a name badge.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

It is helpful if you can bring your ticket with you as it helps with the registration process. However, if you do not bring the ticket you we'll just need your name. 

What if I book but then can't make it?

Spaces are limited, and we want them all to count. It is very frustrating for members who have not been able to attend because all the places are booked, only to discover on the day that were spare spaces. Even though places at the event are free to members, they are not free to the charity, so please only book if you are committing to attending. No shows on the day and cancellations with less than two weeks notice may be subject to a charge of £45 to contribute to the costs incurred. 

What are my transport options?

Trains: London Euston is directly opposite the venue. London Kings Cross St Pancras is approximately 15 minutes walk (0.7 miles).

Tube: Euston, Euston Square and Warren Street are all no more than 6 minutes walk from the venue.

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