Presidential welcome, BSAVA Awards and Keynote Lecture with Matthew Syed

Thursday 4th April 2019, Hall 1, The ICC
Free for all with a Congress Badge

Join us for a welcome address from BSAVA President Philip Lhermette followed by the prestigious BSAVA Awards.

Then hear the thought-provoking and entertaining lecture from our keynote speaker – Matthew Syed.

Matthew Syed is one of the world's most influential thinkers in the field of high performance and cultural change, who has written four bestselling books including ‘Black Box Thinking’. He is a multiple award-winning journalist for The Times, a highly-acclaimed and thought-provoking speaker, and has worked with leading organisations to build a mindset of continuous improvement in the context of a complex and fast-changing world.

Before becoming a writer, journalist and broadcaster, Matthew was the England table tennis number one for almost a decade, three-times Commonwealth Champion, and twice competed for Great Britain in the Olympic Games (in Barcelona in 1992 and Sydney in 2000).

Movie Night

Thursday 4th April - Mamma Mia!

Friday 5th April – Mamma Mia! Here we go again

Hall 5, The ICC, 20:00, £7.50 

Get your singing voices ready and escape to the Aegean on Thursday and Friday evenings with Movie Night. How can you resist it?

Buy when registering for Congress, or give us a call on 01452 726720 to book. 

President's Soirée

Friday 5th April, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Join us for a spectacular evening of food, entertainment and networking hosted in the stunning Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. Celebrate everything we love about the profession with drinks on arrival, an exquisite selection of bowl food along with entertainment from talented harpist Tori Handsley.

Buy when registering for Congress, or give us a call on 01452 726720 to book. 

V19 Beach Party

Saturday 6th April, Hall 3, The ICC
19:30 - 02:00
£34 with food, £25 (without food)

Saturday night brings beach vibes to Congress with a boatload of bands, comedy and culinary delights. Check out the line-up >

Each ticket comes with two complimentary drinks and can be bought online when registering for Congress - or give us a call on 01452 726720 to book.