Annual Conference and Exhibition 2014

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Perspectives on Career Development and the Future of Work

Monday 17 to Tuesday 18 November - Grand Central Hotel, 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow

The 2014 CDI Annual Conference is kindly sponsored by: 

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Conference Resources are now available to download

Full Conference Programme 2014

Spread across two days, the conference offers a mix of plenary sessions, members' symposia and 24 workshops chosen to meet the needs of careers advisers, careers educators, career coaches, indeed anyone working in the career development sector.

The Grand Central Hotel, is an iconic venue, located in the heart of the city, adjacent to the Central Station and on a direct bus ride from the airport.

Conference themes

This year's chosen themes are:

  • international perspectives on career development
  • labour market information
  • training, skills and the future of work


This year's exhibition is kindly sponsored by:                                    OCR 3D full colour

This year we have space for a 30 stand exhibition on the first day of the conference. 20 exhibitors have already booked and include:
Adviza, AJG Gallagher Insurance Brokers, Careers Europe, CASCAiD, CILEx, CITB, emqc, Hot Courses,
icould, In2Ambition, Milkround, Morrisby, OCR, Prospects, RAF Careers, Scottish & Food Federation,
Skills Development Scotland, Student World, UCAS, University of Warwick

For more information please contact

UK Career Development Awards Dinner

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We are delighted to announce that the 2014 Awards will be sponsored by SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority). The Awards will be presented at a special, black-tie, Awards Dinner on the evening of Monday 17 November at the Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow. The cost of attending this dinner is built into the standard conference fee. Last year's Awards Dinner attracted over 190 guests and this year's event promises to be an equally glittering and fun occasion.

Susan Calman, award winning comedian, Fringe performer, writer, actress, and frequent guest on Radio 4's News Quiz, will be speaking after the dinner and Dougie Jackson, journalist and Scottish radio presenter, will be compering the Awards.