Annual Conference

'Advocating for children in a rapidly changing world'

Next year's conference will take place at the ICC Birmingham from 28 to 30 April, 2015. 

Registration will open in late September 2014.

To register for updates, please email the Events team on

Apr 28 - 30, 2015
International Conference Centre, Broad Street, Birmingham

Programme coming soon

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Bus: Local bus services are run by Network West Midlands and Travel WM.

Car: The ICC is located in the centre of the city of Birmingham and is easily accessible by road. Directly connected to the UK’s motorway network, visitors from any direction can travel in using the following motorways: M1, M5, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42. There is abundant, secure multi-storey parking available located within the NIA, which is just a short walk away from The ICC. The NIA is signposted on motorways and major roads and is marked on most road maps. 

Train: The ICC is served by the UK’s largest interchange rail station, Birmingham New Street and also the smaller Five Ways Station. Both stations are a short walk from The ICC and are also served by taxi ranks. Birmingham New Street has direct and regular services to Birmingham International Railway Station which directly serves Birmingham International Airport and The NEC. It also has three direct services to London Euston every hour.

Air: Over 50 airlines operate scheduled and charter services to Birmingham International Airport from more than 100 destinations including Europe, North America, the Middle East and the Indian Sub-Continent. The airport is 8 miles (13km) from the city centre and is directly linked to Birmingham International Railway Station via an Airlink Shuttle.

The International Conference Centre, Birmingham is a world-class venue welcoming around 500 events and over 150,000 delegates each year. Unrivalled experience, a fantastic pedigree and flexible space in a great location enable us to deliver events beyond expectations.

For information, please see the ICC website