Our 10th Anniversary Conference held in Bristol for the first time is finally over. We had a great selection of speakers and workshops over the 2 days and you can see some of the pictures from the conference on our facebook page

Well done to the 25 learners who completed their Qualification Certificate  or Diploma and congratulations to Barbel Gale, Northamptonshire County Council who was awarded Learner of the Year.

You will also find copies of all the presentations and material used in some of the workshops below

We are grateful to our 12 sponsors who supported the event.

Conference information

Conference Program and workshop information

Sponsors and exhibitors information


Workshop presentations 

Innovation in placed based leadership

Commercialism – The Runnymede experience 

Steve Head Presentation

Ethical standards

Exec to Committee system

Stage design for DSO’s

Growing role of Combined Authorities

New models of governance

You be the judge

New Scrutiny guidance

If conference delegates have any difficulty accessing or require a different format please contact us: info@adso.co.uk