20 November 2015
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
REGISTRATION CLOSES 16 NOVEMBER
The 16th MHLA Annual Conference will take place on Friday 20 November 2015 at the award-winning National Railway Museum, York. The Museum’s dedicated conference centre makes a truly memorable venue for events. Scroll down for map.
CPD: 6 hours – reference BYE/MHLA – advanced level
We hope you will wish to join us for the Pre Conference Meal (click here to book) on Thursday 19 November, at Jamie’s Italian, York.
09:30 Nick Lewis, Chairman’s address and welcome
09:40 LAA Policy Team & Mental Health Unit – Q&A Session, Chaired by Karen Wolton, plus overview of new contract
10:35 Judge Duncan Birrell, Tribunals Service, ‘The Role of the Salaried Judge’
11:45 Dr David Milnes, Consultant Psychiatrist, Autistic Society, ‘Autism & Capacity’
12:30 Hot Buffet Lunch
13:30 Annual General Meeting – Election of Officers and Committee Members, Presentation of Accounts
14:00 Professor Anselm Eldergill, District Judge, Court of Protection, ‘Court of Protection & the MCA: capacity to change?’
14:45 Inspector Michael Brown, Mental Health Coordinator, College of Policing, ‘Policing and Mental Health’
16:00 Sophy Miles, Doughty Street Chambers & Tam Gill, Gledhill Solicitors, ‘Legal Update’
17:00 Nick Lewis, Closing address
17:10 Informal Reception
Programme subject to change
The conference fee includes breakfast rolls on arrival, hot buffet lunch and all refreshments.
GROUP DISCOUNTED FEES (£145 EACH) APPLY WHEN 3 OR MORE MEMBERS FROM THE SAME FIRM BOOK TOGETHER!
Venue: York (NRM)