2020 speakers include

The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson CBE
Secretary of State for Education
Department for Education (Invited)
Amanda Spielman
Ofsted (Confirmed)
Dominic Herrington
National Schools Commissioner
Department for Education (Confirmed)
Emma Knights OBE
Chief Executive
National Governance Association (NGA) (Confirmed)
Saheel Sankriwala
Deputy Director, Head of Technology Delivery
Education and Skills Funding Agency (Confirmed)
Stella Pearson
Deputy Director, T Level Delivery
Department for Education (Confirmed)
Lavinya Stennett
Chief Executive Officer
The Black Curriculum (Confirmed)
Paul Whiteman
General Secretary
NAHT (Confirmed)
Camilla Turner
Education Editor
The Daily Telegraph (Confirmed)
The Rt Hon. David Laws
Former Minister of State for Schools and Executive Chairman
Education Policy Institute (EPI) (Confirmed)
Hannah Stolton
Governors for Schools (Confirmed)
Professor Adam Boddison
nasen (Confirmed)
Dr Janet Lord
Faculty Head of Education
Manchester Metropolitan University (Confirmed)
Sir Michael Wilshaw
Former HMCI
Ofsted (Confirmed)
Stephen Morales
Chief Executive
Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL) (Confirmed)
Freddie Whittacker
Political Editor and Chief Reporter
Schools Week (Confirmed)
Karen Giles
Barham Primary School (Confirmed)
Hannah Oyewole
Young Ladies Club (Confirmed)
Christopher Rossiter
Chief Executive Officer
driver youth trust (Confirmed)
John Edwards
Director of Funding
Education and Skills Funding Agency (Confirmed)
Jules Daulby
National Leader
WomenEd (Confirmed)
Les Walton CBE
Association of Education Advisors (Confirmed)
David Lowbridge-Ellis
Deputy Headteacher
Barr Beacon School (Confirmed)
Ruth Davies
NAHT (Confirmed)
Helen Nelson
Joseph Cash Primary School,
Winner of Leadership Team of the Year
National Schools Awards (Confirmed)
Jon Needham
National Safeguarding Lead
Oasis Community Learning (Confirmed)
Mo Wiltshire
Director of Education and Youth
Stonewall (Confirmed)
Sue Wilkinson MBE
Association for Physical Education (AfPE) (Confirmed)
Sir Andrew Carter
Chief Executive Officer
South Farnham Educational Trust (Confirmed)
Jon Richards
Head of Education
UNISON (Confirmed)
Bill Watkins
Chief Executive Officer
Sixth Form Colleges Association (Invited)
Debbie Clinton
Chief Executive Officer
Academy Transformation Trust (ATT) (Confirmed)
Vince Jubb
CDC, Communications and Stakeholder Manager
Department for Education (Confirmed)
Cllr Lucy Nethsingha
Deputy-Chair of the Children and Young People Board
Local Government Association (LGA) (Confirmed)
Matthew Freeman
Strategic Lead for Schools
Crown Commercial Services (Confirmed)
Kwame Boateng
The Black Curriculum (Confirmed)
Clive Hammond
Head of Procurement
Academies Enterprise Trust (Confirmed)
Steve Baker OBE
Executive Headteacher
Kilgarth School (Confirmed)
Sarah Griffiths
Deputy Head (Pastoral & Wellbeing)
Caterham School (Confirmed)
Michelle Haywood
Head of ResearchSEND
University of Wolverhampton (Confirmed)
Katie Miller
Strategic Business Account Manager - Education
Crown Commercial Services (Confirmed)
Andy Humphreys
Head of Academies Data Team, Quality Data Delivery Unit
Education & Skills Funding Agency (Confirmed)
Dr Tom Perry
Lecturer in the School of Education
University of Birmingham (Confirmed)
Alex Grady
Education Development Officer
nasen (Confirmed)
Caroline Sharp
Caroline Sharp, Research Director
National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) (Confirmed)
John Blake
Head of Public Affairs and Engagement
Ark (Confirmed)
Rona Tutt OBE
SEND Consultant & Author
Rona Tutt’s Guide to SEND and Inclusion (Confirmed)
Louis Donald
Trust Safeguarding Manager
Stowe Valley Multi Academy Trust (Confirmed)
Tim Adelani
Governor & Head of Schools
Heronsgate Primary School & Oxbridge Applications (Confirmed)
Jenna Julius
Senior Economist
National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) (Confirmed)
Aretha Banton
Assistant Principal
Harris Academy,
Mindful Equity UK (Invited)
Jonathan Haslam
Institute for Effective Education (Confirmed)
Ali Jaffer
Assistant Principal – Personal Development – Upper School
All Saints Academy Dunstable (Confirmed)
Kulvarn Atwal
Executive Headteacher
Highlands Primary School ,
The Thinking School: Developing a Dynamic Learning Community (Confirmed)
Gwyneth Gibson
Lea Manor High School (Confirmed)
Tashan Charles
Enfield Learning Trust (Confirmed)
Hannah Owen
Assistant Programme Manager, Education
Nesta (Confirmed)
Simon Lindsay
Capital Capability and Efficiency, Capital Directorate
Department for Education (Confirmed)
Emma Hollis
Executive Director
The National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT) (Confirmed)
Mrunal Sisodia
National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF) (Confirmed)
Jonathan Simons
Public First (Confirmed)
Bernadett Rankasz
Head of Early Years
BeyondAutism (Confirmed)
Andrew Bacon OBE
Chief Executive Officer
Enactus (Confirmed)
Claire Cuthbert
Chief Executive
Evolve Trust (Confirmed)
Bethany Thompson
Head of Research
The Black Curriculum (Confirmed)
Robert Bowater
Chief Executive Officer
drb Ignite Multi Academy Trust (Confirmed)
Carla Malseed
Local Campaigns Manager
NSPCC (Confirmed)
Jason O’Rourke
Washingborough Academy (Confirmed)
Jenny Rigby
Meadow High School Hillingdon (Confirmed)
Dr Jamie Galpin
Education Officer
nasen (Confirmed)
Vivienne Porritt
National Leader
Vice President
The Chartered College of Teaching (Confirmed)
Tom Bennett
Independent Behaviour Advisor
Department for Education (Invited)
Professor Colin Diamond CBE
School of Education Professor of Educational Leadership
University of Birmingham (Confirmed)
Dan Morrow
Woodland Academy Trust (Confirmed)
Carl Cullinane
Associate Director - Research and Policy
The Sutton Trust (Invited)
Benjamin Barker
Vice Principal
King’s Leadership Academy Warrington (Invited)
Allison Moise-Dixon
Principal and Chief Executive Officer
Alec Reed Academy (Invited)
Chris Callaghan
Event Director
Schools & Academies Show (Confirmed)
Matthew Wicks
Outreach Consultant
Beyond Autism (Confirmed)
Matt Leach
Chief Executive Officer
ESCAPE Training (Confirmed)
LocatED Representative
LocatED (Confirmed)
Asif Bhatti
Town Farm Primary School & Nursery (Invited)
Dr Sam Carr
Senior Lecturer, Department of Education
University of Bath (Confirmed)
Emily Yeomans
Head of Programme Strategy
Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) (Invited)
Keziah Featherstone
Headteacher, Q3 Academy Tipton & Co-founder & National Leader
WomenEd (Invited)
Tim O’Neill
Director of Education
Birmingham City Council (Confirmed)
Lucy Burdett
Better Financial Reporting Programme
Department for Education (Invited)
Matt Wilshaw
Tuvello (Confirmed)
Prof Brahm Norwich
Professor of Educational Psychology and Special Needs Education
University of Exeter (Confirmed)
Angela Ogden
Director of Business Services
St Damian’s Roman Catholic Science College,
Winner of School Business Leader of the Year 2019
National Schools Awards (Confirmed)
Sinead Fox
Woodseats Primary School (Invited)
Rob McDonough
Chief Executive
East Midlands Education Trust (Invited)
Tony Breslin
Chair of Governors
Bushey Primary Education Federation (Confirmed)
Bennie Kara
Deputy Headteacher
Malcolm Trobe
Chair of the Review Group – Headteacher Standards Review Team
Department for Education (Invited)
Rachel Davis
Little Sutton Primary School (Invited)
Daniel Lassetter
Executive Headteacher
St Thomas CofE Academy (Invited)
Margaret Greenwood MP
Shadow Schools Minister
Labour Party (Invited)
Dr Michelle Meadows
Executive Director for Strategy, Risk and Research
Ofqual (Invited)
Hamid Patel CBE
Star Academies,
Winner of MAT of the Year
National Schools Awards (Invited)
Stephen Mitchell
Keystone (Invited)
Dan Tovey
Funding Policy Unit
Department for Education (Confirmed)
Gavin Monument
Financial Reporting Manager
Department for Education (Confirmed)
Tamsin Moore
Project Manager
Renaissance UK (Invited)
Rowena Hackwood
Chief Executive Officer
Astrea Academy Trust (Confirmed)
Karen Burns
Chief Executive & Executive Principal
Victorious Academies Trust (Invited)
Charlotta Martinus
Yoga Therapist and Founder
TeenYoga (Confirmed)
Dr Robin Bevan
Southend High School for Boys (Confirmed)
Sinéad McBrearty
Chief Executive Officer
Education Support (Invited)
Russell Hobby
Chief Executive Officer
Teach First (Invited)
Sir Peter Lampl
Chairman, Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) (Invited)
David Allen
School Business Management Commercial Engagement lead - Schools Commercial Team
Department for Education (Confirmed)
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