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Annual higher education pensions conference

13 September 2017
Central London

  1. Programme
  2. Booking

UCEA’s annual higher education pensions conference will take place in central London on Wednesday 13 September.  

The day will include an update from UCEA on its recent pensions strategy work, from Eversheds Sutherland on current legal issues in pensions and Prudential on AVCs and DC flexibility in the HE sector.

Speakers from USS, TPS, and LGA on behalf of the LGPS will each cover the key policy and administration developments relating to their respective schemes. There will be a separate session for SAUL employers to update them on the scheme valuation.

As the main event in the HE pensions calendar, this conference also offers a great opportunity to meet pensions, HR, finance, reward and payroll colleagues and to discuss the key issues affecting pension provision in the sector.

Confirmed speakers are:

  • Emelda Nicholroy, Head of Pensions Policy, UCEA
  • Andrew Smith, Client Manager, Prudential
  • Mel Duffield, Head of Pension Strategy and Insight, USS
  • Sarah Franklin, Partner & Head of Pensions Education Group, Eversheds Sutherland
  • Barry Bailie, Operational Stakeholder Engagement Lead, Teachers’ Pensions
  • Robert Holloway, Pension Secretary for Scheme Advisory Board, Local Government Association
  • Rob Orr, Head of Technical and Communications and Richard Hill-Tout, Communications Manager, SAUL

The timed programme which includes fuller details of the conference. The conference will run between 10 am and 3.30 pm (registration from 9.30 am), and the SAUL and LGPS sessions will run concurrently. 

Annual higher education pensions conference 2017 - programme

Prices and booking processes:

Delegates from UCEA member institutions

The UCEA member attendee price for this conference is £335 per place.

If you work at a UCEA member institution and wish to attend the conference please book your place via this link 


Delegates from other HEIs and HE sector agencies

If you work for an institution not in UCEA membership or another HE sector agency please email to discuss booking a place(s).