National Advocacy Conference and Awards

This year’s National Advocacy Conference takes place on October 25th 2018 at Birmingham NEC.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Supported Decision Making as a Legal Right – Dr Lucy Series
  • Advocates and the role of the Ombudsman – Michael King Local Government Ombudsman
  • Advocates helping people to get the good lives they want – Sam Sly
  • Supporting Everyday Decisions: Advancing the right to enjoy legal capacity in law and society  – Prof Rosie Harding

Full details are available here

The conference is followed by the Annual Advocacy Awards ceremony dedicated to celebrating outstanding advocacy .

Nominations are open for:

  • Outstanding advocate
  • Outstanding service
  • Best co-production
  • Outstanding contribution to equality and diversity
  • Best supporter of advocacy

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