Speaker line up for the Youth Friendly Conference

We are delighted to present the first of our speakers confirmed for our Annual Conference on the 1st of December 2015.

Tickets will be available this week! Make sure you are on our mailing list to be the 1st to hear about their availability!

Our speakers are some of the leading experts in the Youth Employment Space, each providing their own unique perspective on one of our Youth Friendly Employment themes.  Speakers will share their experiences and offer some practical recommendations for our audience.

Each speaker and theme will be supported by a YEUK Youth Ambassador who will be contributing to the discussion from a young person perspective.

Priti_Patel_MP_332_5Keynote Speaker

Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, Minister of State for Employment



Neil-BurkeConference Theme – Youth Voice

Neil Burke, Regional Development Officer Youth Focus: North East



Anne SpackmanConference Theme – Creating Opportunity

Anne Spackman, Chief Executive of Career Ready



Charlotte HillConference Theme – Recognising Talent

Charlotte Hill, Chief Executive of Step Up To Serve





Conference Theme – Fair Employment

Beth Gardner, Chief Executive Officer of Fair Train



Katerina RudigerConference Theme – Developing People

Katerina Rüdiger, Head of Volunteering and Employability Campaigns, CIPD




KateConference Theme – Developing People

Kate Welch OBE DL MA FRSA, Chief Executive of Social Enterprise Acumen


Tickets will be available this week! Contact kenechi@youthemployment.org.uk for information on tickets or sponsorship/exhibitor opportunities.  NB. YEUK Organisation Members will receive a significant members discount!

YEUK_Youth Friendly Badge

Don’t forget that this years conference will be followed by the Youth Friendly Employer Awards 2015 presented by Chloe Smith MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Youth Employment.  To find out how to enter your organisation for FREE click here.



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