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Tuesday 2nd October 2012
National Motorcycle Museum
John acts as an SME for HABC on First Aid matters and has over 20 years’ experience within the field of first aid.
During his 22 years’ service in the Military John was a team medic during active service, and delivered both battlefield
first aid training and first aid instructor courses to service personnel.
Since leaving the forces John has carried on his passion for first aid by delivering numerous first aid instructor courses
both nationally and internationally working in close unison with the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services.
Wendy is a Community Partnership Manager for the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
In addition to this she is a trained Paramedic and has extensive first aid experience and has worked alongside organisations
such as the British Heart Foundation and Heart Start in order to promote basic life-saving skills within communities and schools.
Jackie is the Managing Director of Switch Training. She is a recognised expert in paediatric first aid and has worked
collaboratively with various awarding bodies advising them on paediatric first aid. She has also worked as a consultant
with them on the paediatric examination papers.
This year she has worked as an adviser with Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) and has written the exam
papers for the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) Paediatric First Aid. Jackie has updated and edited their paediatric
first aid book and has been invited to write the content for a Child Safety First Aid iPhone and Android App.
For further details on the CPD Conference contact Claire Johnson at
email@example.com or on 0845 226 0350.
Price for HABC Centres £145.00 Price for Non HABC Centres £195.00. Speakers for this event are subject to change.
Nicola is the author of Highfield’s series of licensing publications and is HABC’s licensing subject matter expert. She is an
experienced and innovative trainer and has managed successful businesses in the hospitality, catering and licensed sectors.
Nicola has a B.Sc. in food and consumer management, a post-graduate diploma in management studies and is a member of the Institute
ACPO is an association that brings together the expertise and experience of chief police officers from England, Wales and
Northern Ireland, providing a professional forum to share ideas and best practice, coordinate resources and help deliver
effective policing which keeps the public safe.
Mark is the Head of Trading Safely and Legally at Marks and Spencer. He has been with Marks and Spencer for over 30 years.
In his current role Mark is responsible for protecting the Marks and Spencer brand and ensuring that stores achieve the key
legislative requirements as a responsible retailer.
Paddy has in excess of 20 years’ experience as a licensing lawyer. He is a Solicitor-Advocate having attained his higher
rights from the Solicitors Regulation Authority, allowing him to act as an advocate representing clients in all criminal and
civil courts in the UK. He has gained a notable reputation as a ‘tenacious advocate’ in high profile betting, liquor and
entertainment application reviews, where he has gained success in a number of contested hearings.
Andy is a former police officer with over 20 years’ experience working within the private security industry. He was one of the
SIA’s first consultants when the Private Security Industry Act was first implemented, and now sits on several of the sector
working groups advising on future training requirements.
Dave is the Director of Compliance, Intelligence and Comms at the SIA. Dave has 25 years’ experience working at HM Revenue &
Customs. He was most recently the Head of Criminal and Enforcement Policy tackling serious non-compliance against HMRC.
Ruth has worked within the Skills and Standard Setting Organisation for the Security Business Sector (Skills for Security)
since it was launched in January 2006, managing the development, review and maintenance of the National Occupational Standards
(NOS) and Qualification Structures relating to security.
David is the Project Director of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) and in 2012 has focused on the work of the
Association for the Olympic Games. His work for the BSIA involves fostering an environment where members of the Association are
recognised as the leading resource in the UK for private security services.
Chris has worked extensively in the field of substance misuse for over 20 years in both the Armed Forces and wider society.
He currently manages the largest occupational drug testing programme in Europe and conducts drug and alcohol counselling.
Tony is the President of the Association of British Investigators (ABI) the largest and oldest professional body for
investigation in the private sector in the UK. He also heads Solicitors’ Law Services (SLS) in London to provide discreet,
confidential investigation services for the legal profession.
Sharon is an HABC subject matter expert and has worked in the security sector for over 20 years, 11 of which she spent as an
operational HM Customs and Excise Officer. It was in this role she began teaching within the department.
Martin has been an SGSA Inspector since 2003, where he has lead responsibility for football clubs within the Midlands,
Equestrian and Athletics sports, safety management development, and liaison with awarding bodies. Since January 2012 he has been
seconded full time to LOCOG to assist with preparations for London 2012.
Richard is the Chairman of Highfield.co.uk Ltd and HABC. Richard has specialised in food safety throughout his life.
He frequently speaks at international conferences and has written several of the most popular UK food safety books, including
“Hygiene for Management.” He has acted as an adviser the Dubai Municipality Food Control Department where he helped develop
the Person in Charge (PIC) Programme.
Chris has received numerous international awards and has authored countless publications relating to the subject of food
safety. He is the editor of the British Food Journal and was also the Head of the Food Research and Consultancy Unit (FRCU) in
the Cardiff School of Health Sciences at the University of Wales for 15 years.
Sarah qualified in medicine in 1986 at Newcastle University. She then went on to undertake Higher Specialist Training in
Public Health Medicine in Oxford and Newcastle-Upon Tyne. Sarah has co-authored over 100 scientific publications on
Gastrointestinal Infection and Food Safety.
Carol is Principal Lecturer in Food Safety Management at the University of Central Lancashire and has worked in the food
industry for 27 years. Carol is perhaps best known for her work in HACCP and is co-author of the leading textbooks: ‘HACCP’
and ‘HACCP A practical approach’.
Paul is a Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner who works for Hull City Council as a Principal Environmental Health
Officer specialising in Food Safety. Paul has direct responsibility for a wide range of food premises and has in-depth experience
working with retailers and catering during his 23 years in environmental health.
Adam has over 20 years’ experience in the field of environmental health and is currently a Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University,
where he teaches a range of public and environmental health courses, majoring on Food Safety and Control.
Neil is recognised as one of the UK’s leading experts on the policies, systems and procedures necessary to ensure major
consumer product companies can feel confident in the safety, quality and legal compliance of their brands.
Following a successful stint as a Hotel Manager, Tracy changed careers after graduating from Worcester University with an
Environmental Science Honours degree. Tracy went on to spend nine years as a Food Safety and Health & Safety Enforcement
Martin served as the Training Centre Manager for the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and has also lectured in
Management Studies and Health and Safety at Dearne Valley College. Martin has been involved in training health and safety
subjects for over 10 years and has written numerous well-known health and safety training materials.
Jo is the Director of REACHReady and is an internationally recognised speaker. She has led the UK Chemical Industries
Association’s technical input into the debate at the National and European level from 2000 until 2006. Jo has developed an
in-depth knowledge of the requirements for manufacturers, importers and downstream users of chemicals.
UKATA sets standards in asbestos training and ensures that its members meet those standards. It provides quality standard
training for any organisation that allows builders or maintenance personnel onto their premises. It is a legal requirement that
all who may come across asbestos in their day-to-day work have been provided with asbestos awareness training.
The National Motorcycle Museum is recognised as the finest and largest motorcycle museum in the world. It has breathtaking displays of
literally hundreds of fully restored British motorcycles. In addition to this the venue has award-winning conference facilities.
The National Motorcycle Museum is at the hub of the country's motorway system and rail network, with Birmingham International railway
station being just five-minutes taxi ride away. It is located directly on the J6 island of the M42, directly opposite the NEC.
National Motorcycle Museum
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Sat Nav caution – some systems inaccurately position our post code several miles from our actual location.
If your system does not include us as a “special location” you may be wise to use B92 0ED as your destination.
This is the post code of the Esso Petrol Station which is close to our site. Once you are on the A45 and in the vicinity of the
NEC and Airport, please be vigilant for our highway brown signs.
HABC would like to put forward the following two hotels located near the venue, for delegates requiring an overnight stay.
The Manor Hotel located in Meriden is a luxury hotel with international connections and where excellence comes as standard.
Set in the heart of the English countryside, yet minutes away from the National Motorcycle Museum and those vital travel links,
the family-managed Manor Hotel offers you an excellent choice of accommodation.
For a location map for the Manor Hotel, please click here.
For further information, please visit - www.manorhotelmeriden.co.uk
The Windmill Village Hotel provides a wealth of sport and leisure opportunities, including an 18-hole par 70 parkland golf course.
With a choice of over one hundred luxurious rooms, all recently refurbished to provide the highest standards of comfort and style,
there’s everything you’ll need to relax and enjoy a great nights sleep.
For a location map for the Windmill Village Hotel, please click here.
For further information, please visit - www.windmillvillagehotel.co.uk
HABC would like to offer you the opportunity to sponsor one of our subject-specific conferences. These conferences will be attended by
the UK’s leading training providers as well as some of the world’s most recognisable corporate clients. They will also be promoted
heavily on the HABC web-site (which attracts approximately 14,000 unique users a month), through our social media sites and in our
company newsletters. Sponsorship of a conference is a great way of raising your profile to a wide and relevant audience.
Subject-Specific Sponsorship - £600 (2 places for the event included)
We are offering just one sponsorship place for each of our conferences (Security, Food Safety, Health and Safety,
First Aid and Licensing). This sponsorship will include the following:
Full Event Sponsorship - £1,500 (5 places for the event included)
We are also offering the opportunity for just one company to sponsor the entire event. This sponsorship package
will give you the following:
If you are interested in sponsoring one of our subject-specific conferences or the entire event (or have any further questions
regarding the benefits of sponsorship), then please contact Richard Ford at HABC on 0845 226 0350 or at
HABC would like to invite you to exhibit your products and/or services at our Conference event taking place on Tuesday,
2nd of October at the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull. This event is expected to attract approximately 300 delegates,
who will not only include some of the UK’s largest training providers, but also some of the most recognisable corporate clients in the world.
The cost of booking an exhibition space is just £400.00+VAT.
Exhibition spaces are limited and places will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
The first 7 spaces to be booked will come with a power source.
By booking exhibition space for the Conference you will receive the following:
Name badges will be issued to all exhibitors. These must be worn at all times throughout the conference and exhibition.
Set-up is available from 6am on the morning of Tuesday, 2nd of October and breakdown will take place between 16:00 and 17:30 on the day.
All exhibits and equipment brought to the exhibition by the exhibitor and his/her staff will be at the sole risk of the exhibitor.
The organisers shall not be responsible for any loss or damage occasioned thereby by any causes whatsoever.
If you are interested in booking exhibition space (or have any further questions regarding exhibiting),
then please contact Richard Ford at HABC on 0845 226 0350 or at firstname.lastname@example.org