Programme 2012

Friday 6th July, 2012 Inset One
10.00    Arrival, welcome and registration
10.30    Session one
11.30    Session two or visit to Thinktank
12.00    Exhibition opens: publishers and educational suppliers from around the UK. 7th Floor Main Building room MB708
12.30    Lunch
1.00    Meet and greet for the Workshop Facilitators in exhibition room
1.30    CONFERENCE OPENS
Introduction and welcome
2.00    KEYNOTE: Professor Gina Rippon, Aston University
3.00    Breakout Events (1)
4.00    Refreshments
4.30    Breakout Events (2)
6.45    ‘Getting to know you’ for newcomers & anyone else who has come alone.  Meet AstonBusiness Centre Bar.
7.15    Pre-dinner wine reception hosted by Aston Psychology Faculty, Aston Business Centre Bar.
8.00    Evening meal and entertainments

Saturday 7th July, 2012 Inset two

7.30    Breakfast – Aston Business School Restaurant
8.00    Tai Chi – meet in the bar area of the Business Centre at 7.55am
9.00    Breakout Events (3)
10.15    KEYNOTE: Professor Robert Plomin
11.15    Morning refreshments
11.45    Breakout Events (4)
12.45    Lunch
1.45    KEYNOTE: Professor Dr Susan Michie The Tim-Gregson Williams Memorial Lecture supported by Hodder
3.00    Breakout Events (5)
4.00    Refreshments including ATP Conference 30th Birthday celebration! CAKE
4.30    ATP Annual General Meeting
6.45    Wine Reception hosted by Hodder, Aston Business School bar
7.30    Conference Dinner with Salsa dancing – don’t forget your dancing shoes!

Sunday 8th July, 2012

7.30    Breakfast
9.00    Breakout Events (6)
10.00    KEYNOTE: Dr Fay Short, sponsored by WJEC
11.00    Morning refreshments
11.30    Breakout event (7), including workshop follow-up to the keynote
12.30    The future of psychology in schools and colleges (pre-tertiary)
1.15    Lunch
2.00    CONFERENCE CLOSES
2.05    Go home inspired for a new academic year!

The programme may be subject to last minute changes