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nasen LIVE 2024 - Agenda

The nasen LIVE 2024 agenda is jam-packed with seminars and panels tailored to the needs of SENCOs, Teaching Professionals, Parents and Carers. With sessions delivered by sector specialists and thought leaders, you won’t want to miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn more about the latest trends and insights. View the full agenda today!

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Photograph of a delegate reading nasen LIVE brochure. Taken July 2023
Time Main Room Seminar Room 1 Seminar Room 2
08:30 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:00 Welcome and Opening Address - nasen CEO Annamarie Hassall MBE    
10:10 - 10:50

Five SEND Essentials Right Now

Malcolm Reeve

Responding to Greater Complexity of Need - How Schools Can Respond in a Measured and Strategic Way

Matt McArthur

Panel: Creating an Acoustically Inclusive Environment Ensuring Students and Staff Are Heard and Understood

Conor Mervyn, Martin Mclean, Ruth Crosby-Stewart, Stuart Whyte and Tony Murphy

10:50 - 11:10 Refreshment Break/ Exhibition Browsing
11:10 - 11:50

Positively Responding to Increasing Complexity in Our Mainstream Schools

Amelie Thompson, Clare Belli and Tina Harvey OBE

Belonging, Connectedness and School Attendance

Roisin McEvoy

Secondary Schools and Improving Outcomes by Focusing on Executive Functioning

Sarah Broadhurst

12:00 - 12:40

How to Make the Curriculum Neuro-Inclusive

André Skepple

Supporting Inclusion in Schools, Beyond the SENCO

Rachel Hargreaves, Anna Mehta , and Sarah Watson

Empowering Inclusion: Leveraging Technology for SEND Support

Dr Stella Scharinger and Antoinette Hamilton

12:40 - 13:20 Lunch (provided) / Exhibition Browsing
13:20 - 14:00

Five Secrets of SEN and Inclusion

Daniel Sobel

Panel: Developing Inclusion Through Digital Technology

André Skepple, Dr Stella Scharinger, Antoinette Hamilton, Will Doult, Matthew Setchell, Noel Duffy and Rochelle Pretsell

Panel: Embedding a Culture of Inclusion Across Schools

Emily Walker, Nicole Dempsey and Dawn Cranshaw

14:10 - 14:50

The Power of Collaboration: Making Inclusion Work

Natalie Packer

Sensory Stories - Bringing Stories to Life through Sensory Play

Kerry Kernan and Louise Neuchterlien

Learning Beyond the Classroom and a Nature Inspired Approach

Emma Vyvyan

14:50 - 15:10 Refreshment Break/ Exhibition Browsing
15:10 - 15:50

Innovative Deployment of Specialist Support to Create Best Outcomes

Rebecca Gonyora, Conrad Bourne and Bella Dhariwal

Success with Integrating Sensory Supports into the Classroom

Kim Griffin

Spotlighting Successful Education to Employment Transitions for Individuals with SEND

Vincenza "Vinny" De Falco

16.00 - 16.30

Maintaining Inclusive Practice in a Time of Chane

Natalie Packer, Malcolm Reeve, Annamarie Hassall MBE and André Imich