Dental Mentoring Conference 2019

Following the very positive reception to the 2018 Conference, we're pleased to announce the 2019 event open to all members of the dental team, again kindly sponsored by the BDA.

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Date: Saturday 23rd November 2019

Time: 9am (for 9.30 start) to 5pm

Location: BDA, Wimpole Street, London

Early bird Registration Opens 1st May - click here to register

Here's what people said about last year's event:

  • Awesome to hear such a guru speak”

  • “Amazing context. Made me feel confident of taking up mentoring as my give back to the profession”

  • “Inspiring lecture that taught me the importance of not giving up following knock backs.”

If you'd like to read the 2018 conference report, click here.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

We're delighted to confirm the following keynote speakers for our plenary session and Q&A. All three are great influencers in their field and supporters of mentoring and mentoring programmes. All three have national roles and will be speaking about the bigger, as it affects mentoring and dentistry.

Peter Cheese
Chief Executive
CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personal & Development)Peter Cheese CEO CIPD

CIPD is the UK's professional body for experts in people at work, it's mission is to champion better work and working lives.

Peter writes and speaks widely on the development of HR, the future of work, and the key issues of leadership, culture and organisation, people and skills.

Dr. Janet Clarke MBE
Deputy Chief Dental Officer, England

Dr Janine Brooks Dr Janet Clarke

Janet is Deputy Chief Dental Officer and Chair of Local Dental Network for NHS West Midlands at NHS England.

Janet works in partnership with clinical leaders in regional and local area teams to improve outcomes for patients, and support the role of dentists and dentistry across the health system.

Dr. Leah Farrell
Chair-Elect 2020, Local Dental Committees

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Leah sits on the GDPC Executive at the BDA, and is the secretary of Northants LDC.

She is the GDPC rep for the county and an associate at a NHS practice in Northampton.  Leah has experience in setting up local mentoring schemes.

Conference Programme

Early bird Registration Opens 1st May 2019 - click here to register

Hands on, Interactive Workshops

Dental Coaching Academy Conference 2018 Interactive workshops

The workshop format received a very positive response from last year's participants.  We'll post workshop descriptions here as they are confirmed.

Lunchtime Mentoring Sessions

A team of qualified mentors will be on hand to offer an understanding ear.  If there's an issue you'd like to talk through, book* one of the lunchtime slots when you register.

*Places strictly limited and first-come, first-served.  

New Format - Poster Session

This year we'll be inviting poster sessions from professionals, academics and practitioners working in the field of mentoring.  Watch this space for details




 Early bird Registration Opens 1st May 2019 - click here to register