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    Conferencing & Event Organisation At Strathclyde
    Provider   Organisational and Staff Development Unit

    A half day session on the practicalities of organising a conference or event .

Duration 2 hours 30 mins

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Now Booking

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Target Audience: Staff members who organise conferences & events

A half day session on the practicalities of organising a conference or event.

The session is designed for anyone undertaking the organisation and running of an event within the University of Strathclyde.

By the end of this workshop you will know:

  • Why undertake running a conference
  • What to consider - who is your event for / what is the purpose
  • How to start organising the event
  • The range of campus facilities
  • What support is available within the University
  • External support from Glasgow Convention Bureau
  • Where to find additional supporting resources



We are committed to ensuring our events and courses are accessible to all staff. If you feel you have a disability, health issue, or neurodivergent condition that may affect your ability to access, participate or engage in this course, please get in touch with us at osdu@strath.ac.uk to discuss your specific support requirements.

Delivered By: Katherine Boyling - Conference Services Manager, Conferencing And Events



Cancellation Policy

When applying for a course, you should note that there will be a £50* to your department if you cancel within 5** working days or you do not attend, and a £25 charge for cancellations/ non-attendance between 6 and 10 working days. There will be no charge for cancellation made 10 or more working days before the event. Notifications should be made to OSDU@strath.ac.uk

A department is welcome to send someone else in your place if they wish without incurring a charge, providing that person has the necessary pre-requisites for the course. In the case of courses split over more than one day, you must attend ALL parts of the course. If you fail to attend any part you will be charged as outlined above.

*This is the standard charge for cancellation or non-attendance of course of 1 days duration or less. For some courses there may be a higher cancellation charge and if this is the case you will be advised of this at the time of booking.

**Any bookings made within 10 days of the event will incur the charges as specified.