National Children and Adult Services Conference 2006

National Children and Adult Services Conference 2006 

Theme:- ‘New beginnings: firm foundations’

Date:- Wednesday 18th October to Friday 20th October

Venue:- Brighton Hilton Metropole, Brighton

Organisers:- Association of Directors of Social Services and Local Government Association

Media Sponsors:- Community Care

Community Care:  Reporting and Web casting

For those of you unable to attend the NCAS conference or wanting to relive the speeches for a second time after the event, Community Care is offering you the opportunity to view the main sessions from the conference online at

Come back here on the days of the event and click Webcasting to download the webcasts from the Conference. You can also download RealPlayer, by following the link. You will then be able to view clips broadcast from the main Oxford Hall while listening to the speeches in full.

If you want to pose a question to a main speaker prior to the event, all you need to do is email confirming who the question is aimed at and Community Care will pass the question on to the chair in each session.

The deadline for sending a question is the day before the session. For example, if you have a question for Patricia Hewitt, she is speaking on Friday so you need to send your question by 5pm on Thursday 19th October.

Our dedicated team of writers will also be reporting live from the conference and articles will appear throughout the duration of the conference at

Conference details

Key speakers: Alan Johnson, education secretary and Patricia Hewitt, health secretary

The conference will look at issues including: community engagement, education, social care, lifelong learning, choice, outcomes focus services, innovation and excellent in service provision.

Programme details

Wednesday 18th October

Thursday 19th October

Friday 20th October

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