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When:  Thursday 17 and Friday 18 November 2022

Where:  DoubleTree by Hilton Forest Pines Spa and Golf Resort, Ermine Street, Broughton, Brigg DN20 0AQ

(Free transport will be provided from Scunthorpe Rail Station to the venue at approximately 10:30 on Thursday 17 November and leaving at approximately 15:30 from the venue to Scunthorpe station on Friday 18 November.  Please indicate on your booking form at the bottom of this page if you need this option.)


Day 1 – Thursday 17 November 2022

11:00 – Arrival and Registration
11:30 – Welcome and Introductions
11:40 – Facilitated Discussions
12:30 – Lunch
13:30 – Presentation from Main Sponsor, Civica
13:40 – Workshops
14:50 – Tea and coffee
15:10 – Leadership and Teamwork – Simon Meade OBE, Ex-Leader of the Royal Air Force Red Arrows Display Team
16:20 – ADSO AGM
17:00 – Closing Remarks
19:00 – Drinks Reception and Dinner including the ADSO Annual Awards Ceremony

Day 2 – Friday 18 November 2022

09:15 – Arrival with tea and coffee
09:30 – Welcome and overview of the day
09:40 – Presentation by AV-VP
09:45 – Question Time Panel Chaired by Peter Stanyon, Chief Executive, Association of Electoral Administrators
10:45 – Career Path to Chief Executive – Karen Bradford, Chief Executive of South Kesteven District Council
11:45 – Tea and coffee
12:00 – How can Democratic Services Improve and Innovate? – Councillor Peter Fleming, Leader of Sevenoaks District Council and LGA Chair Improvement and Innovation
13:00 – Lunch
14:00 – Workshops
15:00 – Closing remarks

You can view the full indicative programme with more details of each session and contributors here: 

ADSO conference 2022 indicative programme

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ADSO Members
Early Bird (booking by 31 August 2022):  £90 plus VAT
From 1 September 2022:  £110 plus VAT

ADSO Learners:
£50 plus VAT

Non-ADSO Members
Early Bird (booking by 31 August 2022): £175 plus VAT
From 1 September 2022:  £220 plus VAT

Our Terms and Conditions can be accessed here: 

ADSO Conference Terms & Conditions 2022

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Please ensure you have a valid Purchase Order (PO) number before booking otherwise your booking will not be accepted.  Please email copies of Purchase Orders to 

Accommodation costs are in addition to the conference fee and need to be booked directly with the hotel using the booking portal here:  DoubleTree Forest Pines Golf & Spa Resort

– Click on the dates boxes and select Thursday 17- Friday 18 November (or 16-18 November if required)
– Click the ‘Special rates’ box and insert ‘ADSO’ into the ‘Promotion Code’ box to access our negotiated rate of £109 per  night

Please ensure you book your room as soon as possible and by 31st August 2022 as the venue will only hold rooms for ADSO delegates until that date.

*subject to change/amendment