The full conference schedule is shown below. 

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9:30 AM
Welcome and Introductions
Prof Jane Harrington ; Neil Bangs ; Michael Talbot ; David Grey

9:30 AM- 10:00 AM  Room: KW315

10:00 AM
Lightning Talks 1
Menna Brown ; Qurat-ul-ain Jahangir ; Johnny Leung ; Lydia M. Castro ; Sherif Welsen

10:00 AM- 10:45 AM  Room: QA165

Effectiveness of Different Models of Academic Advising in Postgraduate Taught Courses
Sarah Bosch ; Melissa Jacobi

10:00 AM- 10:45 AM  Room: QA180

All tutees are ‘personal’ … not just personal tutees
Nevin Bayoumi-Stefanovic ; Six student panellists

10:00 AM- 10:45 AM  Room: QA265

Broad shoulders: the burden of being a Senior Tutor
Nienke Alberts

10:00 AM- 10:45 AM  Room: QA280

Developing students as professionals - tutor involvement in achieving veterinary competencies.
James Littlehales ; Adelle Bowden

10:00 AM- 10:45 AM  Room: QA238

11:00 AM
Morning Refreshments - Day 1

 Room: Refresment Rooms QA163/173

11:30 AM
Belonging and mattering for personal tutors
Karen Kenny

11:30 AM- 12:15 PM  Room: QA110

Lightning Talks 2
Rosie MacDiarmid ; Will H Essilfie ; Paty Paliokosta ; Gianpiero Calabrese ; Aga Buckley ; Emma L Delaney

11:30 AM- 12:15 PM  Room: QA165

Evaluation Special Interest Group - Inaugural Meeting
Peter Fitch

11:30 AM- 12:15 PM  Room: QA265

Unleashing innovation in Personal Academic Tutoring – The University of Sunderland's strategic management paradigm.
Kate Newby ; Celia Samater ; Phillip Miller ; John Paul Green ; Charlotte Earl-Sinha ; Chantelle J Francis ; Helen Smith

11:30 AM- 12:15 PM  Room: QA280

Achieving Recognition through the UKAT Professional Recognition Scheme
Helen Tidy ;Gary Jones ; Elizabeth Munro

11:30 AM- 12:15 PM  Room: QA238

12:30 PM
Lunch - Day 1

 Room: Refresment Rooms QA163/173

1:30 PM
Sarah Bosch

1:30 PM- 2:15 PM

2:30 PM
The Experiences and Challenges of personal tutors at University
Rebecca Upsher ; Selin Hasgul ; Katherine Embleton

2:30 PM- 3:15 PM  Room: QA110

Finding Focus: Developing an Institutional Vision That Fits Your Institution
Iris M Burks ; Lena S Gromotka ; Oscar van den Wijngaard

2:30 PM- 3:15 PM  Room: QA139

Lightning Talks 3
Mark van der Enden, Emily Pentland-Hill, Najaah Oozeer ; Samuel Fairlamb; Juliet Holdstock ; Sally P Laurie ; Elizabeth Vokes

2:30 PM- 3:15 PM  Room: QA165

Equity in Higher Education: A Round Table Discussion on Inclusive Personal Tutoring Practices
Denise A Miller ; Eleanor St-Hilaire ; Josephine Gabi ; Melissa Jacobi

2:30 PM- 3:15 PM  Room: QA175

Painting a Picture: Using Student Data to Improve Outcomes.
Suzanne Horton

2:30 PM- 3:15 PM  Room: QA180

Guided Reflection and Personal Tutor Conversations
Nicola M Clarke

2:30 PM- 3:15 PM  Room: QA274

Navigating a pathway to create a multi-layered approach to personal tutor CPD
Eve Rapley, Rachel George, Peter Brown

2:30 PM- 3:15 PM  Room: QA265

3:30 PM
Afternoon Refreshments - Day 1

 Room: Refresment Rooms QA163/173

4:00 PM
Role of tutoring, advising and coaching in Educational Gain
Isabel Hallam ; Karen Kenny ; Hetal Buckhurst

4:00 PM- 4:45 PM  Room: QA139

Lightning Talks 4
Lisa Gannon ; Barbara L Silcox ; Melissa Jacobi ; Corinne Woodfine ; Jean Assender ; Alison Raby ; Helen McCarron

4:00 PM- 4:45 PM  Room: QA165

Both a megaphone and a seat at the table: student voice in the development of advising support
Jennie R Blake ; Emma Sanders ; Raluca-Elena Valcescu

4:00 PM- 4:45 PM  Room: QA180

Supporting personal tutors to meet the needs of students on placements
Karen A Moore ; Jennifer Oates

4:00 PM- 4:45 PM  Room: QA274

Seeing the Invisible: How student engagement data is providing new insights to enable successful student outcomes
Rachel S Maxwell ; Will Ashbey ; David Gilani ; Adrian Molyneux

4:00 PM- 4:45 PM  Room: QA265

Organisational Enhancement of Personal Tutoring and Advising.
Kathryn Woods ; Peter Fitch

4:00 PM- 4:45 PM  Room: QA280

7:00 PM
Conference Dinner

7:00 PM- 11:00 PM

8:15 AM
Business Breakfast and Networking

 Room: Refresment Rooms QA163/173

9:00 AM
Lightning Talks 5
Sarah L Bennett ; Anisha Bharat Jethwa ; ;

9:00 AM- 9:45 AM  Room: QA165

Personal Tutor and Academic Advising Training ideas.
Julie J Warden ; Peter Fitch ; Hengyi Wang

9:00 AM- 9:45 AM  Room: QA175

Recognising the individual: re-thinking engagement and the staff student relationship
Jon Down ; Ellie Garraway ; Rachael O'Connor

9:00 AM- 9:45 AM  Room: QA274

Graduate Programs in Academic Advising at Kansas State University
Craig M McGill ; Dionne Barton

9:00 AM- 9:45 AM  Room: QA265

Let's Be Playful - Mapping the Student Journey with Students and Advisors at Your University
David Grey ; Hugh Mannerings ; Majella Votta ; Lena Gromotka ; Iris Burks ; Sally Laurie ; Elizabeth Volkes

9:00 AM- 10:45 AM  Room: QA238

10:00 AM
Contextualising Competencies for Advising
Oscar van den Wijngaard

10:00 AM- 10:45 AM  Room: QA110

Risk and protective factors for well-being in personal tutors.
Elizabeth Halstead ; Elisabeth Herbert

10:00 AM- 10:45 AM  Room: QA139

Lightning Talks 6
Elena Etheridge ; Joanne Irving-Walton, Helen Tidy ; Larissa Nelson

10:00 AM- 10:45 AM  Room: QA165

Getting from what we have, to what they need: a coaching approach to personal tutoring
Ritta Husted ; Anna Hardiman-McCartney ; Dominic Micklewright

10:00 AM- 10:45 AM  Room: QA175

UKAT Professional Development Curriculum Taster Session
Xaiozhe Cai ; Karen Kenny ; Jelena Matic ; Denise Miller

10:00 AM- 10:45 AM  Room: QA265

Mini Modules – Supporting Academic, Personal and Professional Development.
Melissa Jacobi ; Sarah Bosch

10:00 AM- 10:45 AM  Room: QA280

11:00 AM
Morning Refreshments - Day 2

 Room: Refresment Rooms QA163/173

11:30 AM
Collaboration in Action: Building a future provision for Personalised Support
Ann McManus ; Angharad Naylor

11:30 AM- 12:15 PM  Room: QA139

Lightning Talks 7
Victoria Adkins ; John Morton ; Divya Vinnakota , Chandeera Gunawardena

11:30 AM- 12:15 PM  Room: QA165

A tale of doughnuts and student support
Wendy A Garnham ; Katherine Kruger ; Emily Baker

11:30 AM- 12:15 PM  Room: QA274

Lightning Talks 9
Genevieve M Breau ; Karen Kenny ; Kim Allan

11:30 AM- 12:15 PM  Room: QA265

Let us tell you how to support us! Student perspectives on academic support
Denise Morrison ; Jan Bamford

11:30 AM- 12:15 PM  Room: QA280

12:30 PM
Lunch - Day 2

 Room: Refresment Rooms QA163/173

1:30 PM
Quack, Quack Duck: LEGO® Serious Play® Group PAT session with International Students.
Sally P Laurie ; Anna Poole ; Gosia Plotka

1:30 PM- 2:15 PM  Room: QA110

Lightning Talks 8
Roberta Faraone ; Gabriela Preutesei ; Ann McManus ; Angharad Naylor ; Phillip Miller

1:30 PM- 2:15 PM  Room: QA165

Supporting international postgraduate students in the School of Education-What do our students need?
Elina Stylianou ; Ziyi Wang ; Tingting Zhang

1:30 PM- 2:15 PM  Room: QA175

The Future of Personal Tutoring: Integrating Analytics and Generative AI
Aniekan Essien ; Susan Smith ; Oyegoke Bukoye

1:30 PM- 2:15 PM  Room: QA180

Paving the way for a fresh approach to personal tutoring
Matt James ; Clare Saunders

1:30 PM- 2:15 PM  Room: QA274

Developing Racially Inclusive Advising
Nathan Ghann

1:30 PM- 2:15 PM  Room: QA265

Student skills development: making it harder not to do.
Julian M Kendell

1:30 PM- 2:15 PM  Room: QA280

2:30 PM
A Collective Manifesto for the Future of Personal Tutoring
Michael Talbot

2:30 PM- 3:15 PM  Room: KW315

3:30 PM
Afternoon Refreshments - Day 2

 Room: Refresment Rooms QA163/173

4:00 PM
Michael Talbot ; Jenny Marie ; Neil Bangs

4:00 PM- 4:30 PM  Room: KW315