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Speaking unto the Region: Reflections on Organising a Regional Conference

Jennifer Brotherton talks about the skills she developed through being an active participant in organising the Mercian Conference 2017.

During the academic year 2016-17 I was involved in organising and hosting the first conference for the relatively young Mercian Collaboration. What follows is a reflective summary of my contribution to the planning and delivery of the conference, which was hosted at The Venue, De Montfort University on 12th September 2017.

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Conference Life Well-Lived: A Great Development Opportunity

For Anna, being a conference planning team member, was an eye opening and rich learning journey

When the call went out for people to join the Mercian Collaboration Conference Group I felt a mixture of uncertainty and excitement at the thought of trying something new. I’d never helped organise a conference before which felt like a daunting and potentially difficult task. In the end though, the challenge of trying something new drew me in and I signed up.

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