AHOEC – Association Heads Outdoor Education Centres Conference

The AIM team will be at the AHOEC Conference on 23-24th November at Brathay Hall, Ambleside and we look forward to seeing many of members and industry colleagues.

The theme this year is “Resilience” – your own, your business, your clients

Who are the speakers?

Doug Strycharczyk (AQR) – ‘Mental Toughness’

Chris Ford (Lancaster University) – Disruptive Innovation – part 2

Dr Tom Harrison (the Jubilee Centre) – Developing character

Nigel Vardy – ‘Mr Frostbite’ – will be the after dinner speaker

What workshops are there?

There will be a range of different workshops covering all aspects of the resilience theme.  Confirmed so far:

Mindfulness, Customer Care, Business continuity, Dealing with the media, mental toughness, developing character, wellbeing in the workplace, generating new business, equipment for accessible activities.

Our own James Willis will be presenting a workshop on avoiding and defending claims.

There will be plenty of networking time and also opportunities to make the most of the Lake District.  Early morning bike rides (mountain and road) are possible, and there will be guided bike opportunities on Friday afternoon.