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Please find details of the 36th Annual Conference below :


YearHost CountryVenueDate FromDate To
2018 Abu Dhabi Crowne Plaza 13 March 15 March

BSME Annual Headteachers Conference 2018

Registration Open

The 36th BSME Annual Headteachers Conference, will take place 13 – 15 March 2018 at the Crowne Plaza Yas Island and Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi.

This year’s conference will focus on Leadership, Assessment and Innovative Curriculum. Our Keynote speakers, Hazel Jackson, Deborah Eyre and Floyd Woodrow have been carefully selected to incorporate these three elements, and in addition we will be hearing from several of our schools from across the membership in dedicated workshops designed to inspire and share best practice.

Additionally, there will be a range of social and networking opportunities. Please view our provisional programme here.


To register for this year’s conference, you will need to log in to the members area to complete the registration form. Please note that if you are an Associate member, you will need to renew your membership before you will be able to access the form.

If you are experiencing difficulties logging in to the members area of our website, please email our Membership and Communications Officer, Lisa Kirkley.

If you are not a BSME School or Associate member and would like to attend our conference, please email our Conference Organiser, Emma Wales.

Please note that the deadline for conference registrations and payments is Thursday 01 February 2018.


BSME is delighted to be working alongside Pascal Eggerstedt at the Crowne Plaza Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Pascal and his team offered us exceptional hospitality at the 2015 and 2016 conferences, and we’re delighted to be working with him again at this year’s conference in Abu Dhabi.

We have secured rooms at a discounted rate for this conference. In order to benefit from these reduced rates, please click here to book your rooms. Discounted rates will be offered until 31 January 2018. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please click here to view the sponsorship opportunities for this year’s conference. Please note that BSME sponsorship opportunities are offered in the first instance to BSME Associate Members. To find out more about joining our membership, please click here

If you have any further questions or queries, please don’t hesitate to email the Conference Organiser, Emma Wales, on business@bsme.org.uk.

We look forward to welcoming you to Abu Dhabi in March!


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