Opening times

Conference sessions and the exhibition are open: Wednesday 15 June 08:30 - 18:00 and Thursday 16 June 07:45 - 16:45. We advise you arrive early on Thursday 16 June for the breakfast sessions so we can start promptly at 8am. 

Event information

  • Security  There are safety and emergency procedure documents on display around the venue. Your bag will be checked by security staff at the entrance to ACC Liverpool each time you enter the building.

 

  • Badge  For security reasons, please wear your badge at all times.

 

  • Wi-Fi  ACC Liverpool offers free Wi-Fi to all delegates.

 

  • Twitter  Join the conversation on Twitter @ConfedExpo using #NHSConfedExpo. 

 

  • Water Water coolers will be located around the venue along with sustainably-sourced cups.

 

  • Photography and filming Photographers will be taking pictures and videos in all areas of NHS ConfedExpo throughout the two days of the event. If you do not wish to appear in published photographs and film, please alert the team by visiting the help desk.

 

  • Attendance certificate If you require a CPD certificate, please email marketing@nhsconfed.org before Friday 1 July.

 

  • Quiet and prayer room The venue has a dedicated quiet room and prayer rooms. Please see the site map in the delegate guide for the locations.

 

  • Information point The general enquiries help desk is in the main entrance hall.

 

  • Event staff All event staff will be wearing organiser badges or NHS ConfedExpo branded T-shirts. Please feel free to stop any of them with your queries throughout the event.

 

To help us make the event as safe as possible for everyone, we would remind you all to please follow the current government guidance

  • Please do not attend if you have COVID-19 symptoms or are feeling unwell. 
  • Hand sanitiser stations are available throughout the venue. 

Social and networking events

Wednesday 15 June

17:00 - 18:00 Receptions taking place on the exhibition floor

 

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19:00 - 20:00 NHS Confederation member networking reception

(Hilton Liverpool, pre booked ticket holder only) 

 

The member reception is supported by Lifen

Lifen

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20:00 - 23:00 NHS Confederation member dinner 

(Hilton Liverpool, pre booked ticket holder only) 

The member dinner is supported by Tytocare

tytocare

 

Accessibility

We aim to ensure that NHS ConfedExpo is as accessible as possible and provide the following: 
  • Priority seating and wheelchair access 
Priority seats have been reserved in the main stages, theatres, and pop-up universities. These seats have been designated for people with disabilities and those who are pregnant or otherwise less able to stand. If requested by a member of the NHS ConfedExpo team, please vacate these seats. 
  • Induction loop
Induction loops are installed throughout the event. If you have any issues connecting, please let a member of the NHS ConfedExpo team know. 
  • Allow yourself time
Sessions in the auditorium, theatres and pop-up universities are across The Bridge, in the ACC Liverpool Upper Galleria. Please leave time to get to these content rooms as access to all sessions is first-come, first-served. The organisers have allocated suitable time between sessions, in consideration of delegate movement, and lifts are located near the escalators.

COVID-19

To help us make the event as safe as possible for everyone, we would remind you all to please follow the current government guidance: 

  • Please do not attend if you have COVID-19 symptoms or are feeling unwell. 
  •  Hand sanitiser stations are available throughout the venue. 

Get involved

  • Download the NHS ConfedExpo app 

The app contains the full agenda, and you can use it to create your own personal schedule from the range of sessions right across the programme. You can also find other attendees and send messages to contacts. Search ‘NHS ConfedExpo’ in your Apple or Android app store to download. 

Search for NHS ConfedExpo in the app stores to download it today! 
You will need your booking email address to log in to the app. You will receive a separate invitation email from us, inviting you to log in to the app within 24 hours. If you don't receive your email, please contact confedexpo@nhsconfed.org

To help you get the most out of the app, we've put together a short explainer video to assist with the log in process. 

 

 

  • Interact live with NHS ConfedExpo speakers using Slido
We are using Slido in the main stages and selected theatre sessions. The easiest way to access Slido is via the Live Polling and Q&A feature in the NHS ConfedExpo app. If you would like to take part in speaker Q&A and live polling without downloading the NHS ConfedExpo app, please visit the slido.com website and use the event code #NHSConfedExpo