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FMLM Conference 2024

26 & 27 March 2024

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Conference Theme & Objectives

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The FMLM annual conference offers a great platform for healthcare professionals to gain knowledge on the latest healthcare leadership research and trends. The conference provides a unique opportunity to make meaningful connections within the healthcare industry, expand networks and enhance professional development.

Join friends, colleagues, scholars and inspirational leaders in the vibrant city of Manchester at the FMLM Conference 2024. The programme incorporates leadership learning from the latest advancements in national and regional trends, career transitions, sustainability, research, AI technology, and more.

Come together, learn and collaborate to shape our thinking, our efforts and our future plans to better serve our patients. 

At the 2024 conference we will place value on bringing people together in person by making extra time and space for collaboration, workshopping and networking.

Early bird ticket savings are on sale now.

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The final programme is underway with speakers being confirmed daily. Delegates can expect to hear from established names in the leadership space and from voices of the next generation of leaders. Topics covered will include leadership advancements and integration at national and regional level, managing career transitions, environmental sustainability, the impact of AI technology and much more.

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The conference programme is being fully announced very soon, and is shaping up to be a truly impactful event at this pivotal time in healthcare leadership. Here is a flavour of some of our confirmed speakers. 

  • Professor Sir Stephen PowisProfessor Sir Stephen Powis

Sir Stephen Powis is the National Medical Director of NHS England and Professor of Renal Medicine at University College London.

  • Professor Dave Snowden

Professor Dave Snowden is the creator of the Cynefin Framework, and also originated the design of SenseMaker® the world's first distributed ethnography tool. He is the lead author of Managing complexity (and chaos) in times of crisis: A field guide for decision makers a shared effort between the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s science and knowledge service, and the Cynefin Centre.

  • Dr Simon Moralee

Is an experienced lecturer at the University of Manchesterin healthcare management and leadership, with a previous career as a health economist and NHS manager. Currently, a cohort director and tutor for the NHS Leadership Academy Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programme (MSc Healthcare Leadership), working across Alliance Manchester Business School and the University of Birmingham. 

  • Jane Cryer

Jane Cryer has a track record with a 19-year career as a Manager & Trust Director in the NHS and as a Leadership and Organisational Development consultant and Executive Coach. She has recently established Leadfully founded on the principles of Compassionate and Inclusive Leadership development.

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Location & Time

A two-day event at the prestigious University Place conference space at The University of Manchester. 

Address:  University Place, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL

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Trains: Manchester Piccadilly mainline station is just 2.5 hours from London and only a 5-minute walk away from the main campus of The University of Manchester. 

Parking: The multi-storey car parks at both Booth Street East (M13 9SS) and Higher Cambridge Street (M15 6AR) offer paid public parking and are convenient and within easy distance of the conference. 

Hotels: There are many options to stay in the city, the 4* Hyatt Regency is conveniently located at the heart of the Oxford Road campus and the Premier Inn has multiple sites in the city.

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Tickets & Prices

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Early bird tickets available until January 2024. Book today!

2-Day early bird ticket prices

  • Delegate Early Bird - £449 (save £150) For medical and dental professionals and non-medical professionals band 8 and above
  • Subsidised Delegate Early Bird - £269 (save £100) For medical trainees, SAS doctors, Physician Associates, Advanced Clinical Practitioners, non-medical practitioners band 7 or below 
  • Student Early Bird - £169 (save £30) For healthcare and medical students at undergraduate level.

To provide flexibility we are pleased to offer the option of a limited number of 1-day ticket.

1-Day early bird ticket prices

  • Delegate Early Bird - £299 (save £100) For medical and dental professionals and non-medical professionals band 8 and above
  • Subsidised Delegate Early Bird - £189 (save £70) For medical trainees, SAS doctors, Physician Associates, Advanced Clinical Practitioners, non-medical practitioners band 7 or below 
  • Student Early Bird - £109 (save £60) For healthcare and medical students at undergraduate level.

Group Booking Savings

Group bookings of 10+ can receive a 10% discount when booked via invoice. Contact events [at] with your group booking enquiry details. Place a booking for up to 10 tickets directly online. 

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Poster Competition

FMLM Abstracts and Poster competition judge

Showcase projects, share learnings from strategies or experiences, and connect with fellow authors and colleagues at the conference. Get your event ticket now ahead of shortlisting.

  • Feature your project at the event and event app
  • Get a certificate and prize for your work
  • Inspire and educate others with your work
  • Raise your profile with colleagues
  • A chance to be announced a category or overall poster competition winner
  • Work seen and judged by prominent national leaders

Poster Themes

Posters will be displayed by the chosen theme. Local, national and international work is encouraged. You can only submit your work once, with a number of themes to choose from:

  • Learning leadership - Leadership can thrive when we learn from our mistakes. A no-blame culture encourages growth and continuous learning. Submissions should showcase how learning opportunities have had a positive impact.

  • Leading together - Submissions that demonstrate the impact of collaboration between healthcare professionals and / or non-healthcare settings and other sectors for the specific purpose of improving patient care.  We welcome real examples of collaborative leadership and insights from research on this topic from national and international healthcare and academic colleagues.

  • Leadership in sustainable healthcare - Submissions are welcomed from national and international colleagues which show leadership in delivering more sustainable workforce practices and healthcare options for service users. 

  • Creating diverse and inclusive leadership - More needs to be done to increase diversity and inclusivity in healthcare leadership. We welcome submissions of leadership initiatives, projects and research that endeavour to tackle this.

  • Leading with innovation for higher quality care - Incorporating innovation into healthcare design can significantly improve patient outcomes and overall quality of care. Submissions should demonstrate how embracing innovation including digital has created healthcare environments that are more efficient, effective, and patient-centred.

 The Competition Process

  • Submission: The competition will open for abstract submissions on 22 September and will close at 12 noon, 8 December 2023.
  • Shortlisting: Abstract submissions will be reviewed. Successful entries will be invited to design posters for display. 
  • Registration: You must be registered for the conference by 5pm on 18 December 2023. Take advantage of early bird ticket prices and book your ticket today. 
  • Poster Display: Registered successful authors will be given details for the next steps, the poster guidelines, key dates and uploading instructions.
  • Awards: Following judging, at the conference, the final category winners and the overall poster competition winner will be awarded. Overall winner will win their conference fee value. 
  • See competition terms and conditions and prize terms and conditions

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Venue Accessibility

Accessibility at Manchester University Conference Space

FMLM aim to make events as accessible as possible. If you have specific access requirements, please indicate these at registration or get in touch by emailing the team events [at]

Conference location: The venue at the University of Manchester is well thought out for accessibility. University Place where the conference is hosted has flat floored entrances with lift access to all floors and accessible toilets on all floors near the lifts.

Booking: Please indicate on your booking if you require wheelchair access or hearing loop requirements so we ensure this is all in place in advance so you can focus on enjoying the content of the conference during your visit. 

Parking:  Parking for blue badge holders can be arranged. Once you have booked your ticket to secure a blue badge parking space please email events [at] with your full name and vehicle details by 10th March. 

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CPD Benefits

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Gain 12 CPD points upon registering and attending the two-day conference. This event promises to inspire and educate no matter your clinical level or the size of your organisation.

CPD accreditation will be confirmed via email after the event; subject to attendance and completion of a conference evaluation survey.

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Additional information

Early Bird Tickets from £109
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26 & 27 March 2024


The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
M13 9PL
United Kingdom


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