HaLD Re-Launch Event          #hald2016


Date:         Wednesday 18th May 2016

Venue:      BILD, Birmingham Research Park, 97 Vincent Drive,

Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2SQ


9:45 am                      Coffee and Registration

10:10 am                    Welcome


10:15 am                   Evidence-based Research and Digital Technology;

The Learning Disabilities Elf

Andre Tomlin, Information Scientist

 Managing Director – Minervation Limited


11:00 am                  Getting a life, not services

Keith Smith, Development Manager – Consultancy and Advice,

British Institute of Learning Disabilities


11:30 am                    Sponsor Session  – Hearing Aid Options

Tony Gunnell, Audiologist – Education and Technical Training

                                     Starkey Hearing Technologies


12:30 pm                    Lunch


1:15 pm                      Results of the HaLD survey; What did members want?

Lynzee McShea, HaLD Chair


1:30 pm                      A new direction for HaLD; Working Groups

and Committee launch

Lynzee McShea, HaLD Chair


2:00 pm                      Group Discussion

Working Groups and Research Priorities


3:00 pm                      Close


3:00 – 3:45 pm          Committee Meeting (Committee members only)