Our final programme is now available: CAN 2022 programme FINAL website

For abstracts and further details, please see our Abstracts page.

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Wednesday 11th May - Day One'Reviewing the student partnership landscape'
10.30 – 11.00Conference Opens!

With welcome addresses from:
- Derfel Owen, UCL Director of Change and Improvement
- The UCL CAN organising team
- Sarah Knight, Head of Learning and Teaching Transformation, Jisc
11.00 – 11.45Keynote: UCL students Arthur Davis and Stephanie Cunningham in conversation with Prof Jenny Marie, University of Greenwich
11.45 – 12.00Short break
12.00 – 13.00Co-creation workshop - details to follow
13.00 – 13.15Short break
13.15 – 14.00Parallel sessions - view abstracts on the Abstracts page
14.00Day one ends


Thursday 12th May - Day Two'Reconnecting the staff-student partnership community'
9.30 – 10.00Registration with refreshments
10.00 – 10.30Welcome – Abbie King, UCL

Keynote: 'From student partnership to social impact’. Sara Berkai, founder of Ambessa Play.

Sara explores her personal journey from university life to her social impact work.
10.30 – 11.30Parallel session 1 (workshops) - view abstracts on the Abstracts page
11.30 – 11.45Break with refreshments
11.45 – 12.45Parallel session 2 (workshops) - view abstracts on the Abstracts page
12.45 – 14.00Lunch (vegetarian with vegan options) & networking
14.00 – 15.00Keynote:(online – will be streamed for online and f2f participants)
‘Building on Pandemic-Prompted Innovations that Promote Belonging and Mattering: Humane and Compassionate Assessment Co-created through Student-Staff Partnership.’
Prof Alison Cook-Sather, Bryn Mawr College
15.00 – 16.15Parallel session 3 - view abstracts on the Abstracts page
16.15 – 16.30Reflections on the day
16.30 – 18.00Drinks reception


Friday 13th May - Day Three'New horizons for student partnerships'
10.45 – 11.00Opening & what we’ve learnt so far
11.00 – 11.45Keynote: Mary Curnock Cook CBE talks about the Student Futures Manifesto - details to follow
11.45 – 12.30Parallel sessions - view abstracts on the Abstracts page
12.30 – 12.45Break
12.45 – 13.30Workshops - view abstracts on the abstracts page
13.30 – 14.15Student Panel hosted by our Student Fellows – details to follow
14.15 – 14.30Wrap up and thank you from our Student Fellows
14.30CAN conference 2022 ends
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