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20 Oct


The Vox Conference Centre, Birmingham


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SOLD OUT – BABICM Annual Conference 2021 – Dual Diagnoses: Another Brick in the Wall, Building Competence in Complex Case Management



Please note: COVID status evidence will be checked at this event.

As BABICM gears up to celebrate 25 years of success,  join us to look at the accomplishments made throughout the years in the field of brain injury and complex case management.

If you only have time for one major conference in 2021, make it our two-day spectacular event at the fabulous Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham, crafted in collaboration with high profile experts in brain injury & complex case management, litigation, rehabilitation and policy.

Our vibrant and inspiring speakers will share their knowledge, research and hands-on experience on brain injury and multiple diagnoses – providing essential tools for your Case Management toolkit whilst ensuring a confident, consistent and professional approach to brain injury and complex case management for clients, at all times.

With two days of peer-to-peer networking as well as a packed conference exhibition hall to meet with industry-leading specialists and providers, our Annual Conference provides the perfect opportunity to make new contacts, see the latest products and services to support your clients and speak to those that can help you to innovate and enhance your brain injury and complex case management services and expertise.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Sarah GriggsIrwin Mitchell
  • Huw Ponting – Partner at Enable Law
  • Mark BaileyPartner at DAC Beachcroft
  • Karen JacksonAssociate at Enable Law
  • Dr Graeme Flaherty-Jones Clinical Psychologist at Clarity Psychology
  • Dr Czarina Kirk – Consultant Neuropsychiatrist at Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Audrey Daisley –  Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist
  • Mike Dilley – Consultant Neuropsychiatrist in Neurorehabilitation at Brain & Mind Ltd
  • Anita Pascoe – Clinical Lead & Case Manager – Westcountry Case Management
  • Maggie Sargent – Co-Director of Community Case Management Services Limited
  • Merrilee Briggs – Director of Nursing and Patient Care at The Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital
  • Ken Young – Partner at Keoghs
  • Dr Darren Carr – Consultant Psychiatrist at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust.
  • Professor Peter Kinderman – Professor of Clinical Psychology at Liverpool University
  • Major James Mitchell – Rehabilitation and Neurology Registrar at Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre, Stanford Hall

Full Conference Programme

Day 1 20th October

8.00 9.15 Registration, Refreshments and Networking
9.15 9.20 Welcome from BABICM Chairperson, Vicki Gilman
9.20 9.35 Welcome and Chair Address, Sarah Griggs Irwin Mitchell Solicitors
9.35 10.35 The Freda Newcombe Memorial Lecture: ‘Busting the Myths of Psychiatric Diagnosis’ – Prof Peter Kinderman 
10.35 11.05 Refreshments and Networking
11.10 11.50 Interactive case studies: Can we work together, when we have very different roles? – Huw Ponting, Mark Bailey and Anita Pascoe
11.50 12.30 When a flower doesn’t bloom…’ How to create psychologically safe & healthy teams that thrive. – Dr Graeme Flaherty Jones
12.30 13.30 Lunch & Networking
13.35 14.15 What is the relationship between mTBI and PTSD? – Maj James Mitchell – Rehabilitation and Neurology Registrar, Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre , Stanford Hall
14.15 14.55 Complex case studies: unravelling  the maze of CCG funding and the necessity for accountability of neuropsychological interventions – Dr Audrey Daisley and Maggie Sargent
15.00 15.30 Q & A Panel Session
15.30 16.00 Refreshments and Networking

19.00- Late Celebratory Evening Dinner – With After-Dinner entertainment from speaker and Comedian Ben Shevlin.

Day 2 – 21st October

8.00 9.15 Registration, Refreshments and Networking
9.15 9.20 Welcome from BABICM Chairperson, Vicki Gilman
9.20 9.35 Welcome & Chair Address Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital  Director of Nursing and Patient Care : Merrilee Briggs
9.35 10.35 A Mental Health Tool Kit for Brain Injury Case Managers –Dr  Mike Dilley
10.35 11.05 Refreshments and Networking
11.10 11.50 Insurers perspective – What can Case Managers do to work with insurers? – Ken Young
11.50 12.30 Building on Strong Foundations – has BABICM membership influenced practice? Dr Mark Holloway, Jackie Dean and Jo Clark-Wilson
12.30 13.30 Lunch & Networking
13.35 14.05 “Mental illness and brain injury – when two worlds collide” – diagnosing and treating mental illness following brain injury. – Dr Czarina Kirk
14.05 14.35 The management of comorbid substance misuse in acquired brain injury   – Dr Darren Carr
14.35 15.05 Health and Welfare decisions for Vulnerable Adults – Karen Jackson
15.35 15.55 Q & A Panel Session


Sponsorship Opportunities

    Headline Sponsor Day 1  (SOLD) Headline Sponsor Day 2  (SOLD )

After-dinner speaker sponsor (SOLD) Programme Sponsor  (SOLD)


Red Wine Sponsor (SOLD)                      White Wine Sponsor (SOLD)


Annual Conference 2021 Sponsorship and Exhibition Packages  SOLD OUT

The BABICM Annual Conference is the ‘must-attend’ event of the year for brain injury professionals, from case managers and deputies to OTs and other health workers and with over 50 exhibition spaces this year its our biggest yet!

Our conference provides a captive audience always willing and ready to hear about new developments, excellence in service delivery and to make new contacts. This is why our exhibition hall offers sponsors so much value. You have the ability to listen and learn with our delegates during the event and showcase your brand, services and products to a ready made, target audience.

We ensure there is ample time for networking during the event and invite sponsors to our evening conference dinner to meet brain injury specialists in a more informal environment.


Confirmed Exhibitors        

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