Career 4.0 - Career Management 2025

Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Hilton Hotel, Gateshead

Held every two years, our national conference provides a unique opportunity to discuss critical aspects of our work; learn from expert speakers and workshop presenters; network; and have a bit of fun!

Conference Themes

  • The future of work
  • Resilience and well-being
  • Digital skills for careers professionals 

Keynote Speakers

The following speakers have been invited;

  • Dr Pete Robinson, Napier University (resilience and wellbeing)
  • Peter Cheese, CIPD (future of work)
  • Tom Staunton, University of Derby (digital working and ethics)
  • Beth Benatti Kennedy, US (resilience; thrive, not just survive)
  • Tristram Hooley, ISE (future of work)


Four one-hour workshop slots over two days, offering up to 32 workshop choices based on the conference themes. The Call for Workshops will be announced in July.

Conference Fee

Early bird booking will be available shortly, closes Friday 13th September. All places must be paid for at time of booking, and places cannot be reserved without payment.

Full Conference, includes two-day conference attendance and refreshments;

  • Members: £145 +VAT 
  • Student Members: £100 +VAT (limited places are available)
  • Regional Representatives/Professional Standards Committee Members: £125 +VAT
  • Non-Members: £220 +VAT (why not become a Member, and save up to 30% on all CDI events and training days!)

Just looking to attend a single day? Our Day Delegate rates include a single day at the conference, and refreshments throughout the day;

  • Members Day Delegate: £145 +VAT
  • Non-Members: £195 +VAT

Additional costs;

  • Accomodation and breakfast at the Conference hotel on night of 2nd December - £105. This is to be booked direct with the Conference hotel using our preferential link, when available
  • Conference dinner - £30 +VAT