National Children & Adult Services Conference 2023
29 November – 1 December 2023 | Bournemouth

Booking is now open

Booking is now open for #ncasc23. To book and to find out more about the 2023 conference please vist the conference website.

Workshop Bids now open

We are now taking bids to run workshop sessions at the conference. Workshops provide a vital opportunity for attendees to explore current issues, discuss new and future developments, and see examples of innovation and good practice.

Submit an online workshop bid: Online Survey Software | Qualtrics Survey Solutions ( 

The deadline for submitting completed bids is 5.00pm on Friday 16 June 2023. We will not be able to accept bids submitted after this date. We aim to let you know the outcome from Monday 31 July onwards. We will not be able to let you know the outcome prior to this date. Please note: we do not offer any speaking opportunities at the conference, other than for workshops. 

Our Community

Partners in wider public services, the voluntary, community and private sectors who work in this area – from suppliers to providers – will also be in attendance offering a unique opportunity to draw together over 1000 delegates with a shared interest in the breadth of this policy area.

Our Exhibition

2022 will see the exhibition return to the heart of the conference. 

For more information on who’s going to be in the exhibition hall or to book your place visit our exhibition page.

Who should attend?

The event is aimed at all those from local and central government, voluntary organisations and the private sector with an interest in the provision of effective services for children, young people, their families and vulnerable adults, including health, social care and education.

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS)

The Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS)

The Local Government Association (LGA)