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We attend several education and technology events throughout the year, as well as hosting a number of our own. We love to share ideas, meet new people and discuss the training challenges faced by organisations and individuals.

Upcoming events

People Development Summit 2018 - Budapest

7 – 9 March 2018

Marriott Hotel, Budapest

Virtual College is looking forward to meeting senior learning & development professionals at this invitation only event. Virtual College will be discussing its full service offer in a series of pre-arranged one to one meetings with heads of L&D from leading multinational companies.

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HR in Housing

17 April 2018

City Road Conference Centre, London

The HR in Housing Conference & Exhibition aims to help attendees to embrace digital strategies to dramatically improve workplace wellbeing.

Virtual College will be welcoming delegates to visit it on stand 19, supporting HR professionals with advice and guidance on the most effective learning programmes to facilitate change and aid cost savings.

HR in housing

The Academies Show

25 April 2018

ExCel, London

With 3000 attendees and over 100 speakers, this is the leading education event for all schools.

From child protection and safeguarding to food hygiene, Virtual College’s online learning resources are used extensively to train teaching and ancillary staff in the education sector. Virtual College will be exhibiting on stand 862.

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Past events

Learning Technologies

31 January - 1 February 2018

Olympia, London

Virtual College will be exhibiting on stand E6 at Learning Technologies 2018.

With more than 8,000 visitors, 150 free L&D seminars and over 200 exhibitors, this is Europe's leading showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at work.

Learning Technologies

Converting a classroom-based qualification course to e-learning

Thursday 25th January 2018, 12pm -1pm


With Gail Power, Head of Delivery and Learner Experience, DPG and Sophie Thornton, Learning Technology Manager, Virtual College

During the webinar, DPG and Virtual College will discuss how they approached their collaborative project, including how the challenges of converting a face-to-face qualification programme into e-learning were successfully addressed and how the use of contextualised scenarios enabled learners to apply their knowledge in a realistic environment. Click here to register for the webinar.

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Association of Independent LSCB Chairs

21-22 November 2017 - Annual Conference

Crewe Hall, Cheshire

Virtual College will be exhibiting at this annual event, operated by the Association of Independent Local Safeguarding Boards Chairs. The theme of this year’s conference is Safeguarding Outcomes: Ambitious for Children.’

Association of independent LSCB chairs


7th November 2017

Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London

Virtual College will be exhibiting and presenting at this year’s eLearning Network Annual Conference, in collaboration with the ECWMF.

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CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition

8th-9th November 2017

Manchester Central Convention Complex

Now in its 70th year, Virtual College will be exhibiting at the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition, recognised as the UK’s largest event for HR and L&D professionals.

CIPD 2017 event

World of Learning

17th-18th October 2017

NEC Birmingham

Virtual College will be exhibiting on stand B120 and presenting a seminar paper at the conference.

The two-day event is directed at senior learning and development professionals.

World of learning event

Social Housing Horizons

28th September 2017 | 10am - 12pm

Aldwyck Housing Association, 6 Houghton Hall Business Park, Porz Ave, Houghton Regis LU5 5UZ

"Social Housing horizons" provides an ideal opportunity to discuss best practice and identify new solutions. To book your place at this free event, please email

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Social housing horizons event

Safeguarding Futures Forums

Wednesday 19th July 2017

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Leeds

Virtual College is to host the first in a new series of safeguarding knowledge-sharing events. The first of the events will be themed 'Working together to tackle domestic abuse'

All training and development professionals in the safeguarding sector are welcome and encouraged to attend. Places will be allocated on a 'first come, first serves' basis so those interested in registering or finding out more in this event are recommended to email

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Virtual College will be speaking at the Safeguarding Futures Forum event

Social Housing Horizons

12th July 2017 | 10am - 12pm

Knightstone Housing, Weston Gateway Business Park, Weston-Super-Mare BS24 7JP

"Social Housing horizons" provides an ideal opportunity to discuss best practice and identify new solutions.

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Virtual College will be speaking at the Social Housing Horizons

Patient Safety Congress & Awards

4th July 2017

Manchester Central

The awards recognise and reward outstanding practice within the NHS and independent healthcare organisations. Virtual College is sponsoring the Education and Training Award and will be presenting the award to the winner at the Gala Evening Event.

Virtual College exhibit at the Patient Safety Congress and Awards

2020 Vision Conference for Further Education Sector

27th June 2017

Heart of Worcestershire College, Artric Centre, Bromsgrove

Virtual College is to present a paper entitled 'Technology Learning Solutions for FE colleges' at the '2020 Vision- Looking towards the future of education' conference.

The event has been arranged by the Blended Learning Consortium which has been set up to support colleges in moving forward to meet accredited guidelines for blended learning.

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