Careers Calendar

The careers calendar lists all the key events taking place for the career development profession, so you can make sure you get to all the events most relevant to you. For organisers, it helps plan the timing of conferences and exhibitions and if you would like your event listed, please send details to events@thecdi.net.

February 2024

National Research Conference for Careers Practitioners

National Research Conference for Careers Practitioners - 6th February

Inspiring career development practitioners to undertake research and develop the evidence base. Delivered in partnership by the CDI, iCeGS, AGCAS and NICEC. 9:15am to 4:30pm online.

March 2024

National Careers Week - 4th to 9th March

National Careers Week - 4th to 9th March

A one-week celebration of careers guidance to support young people in developing their future pathways. Wirth free resources for schools, colleges, universities and more.

CPD Conference Scotland 2024 - 6 March

CPD Conference Scotland 2024 - 6th March

Focused on career development in Scotalnd, the conference is hosted in collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University, University of the West of Scotland, and Skills Development Scotland. Online.

National Career Guidance Show South West - 7 March

NCGS South West - 7th March

Preparing for future careers in the ever-changing world of work. Exhibition and talks for careers advisers and leaders at WestPoint Exeter.

National Career Guidance Show North - 20 March

NCGS North - 20th March

Preparing for future careers in the ever-changing world of work. Exhibition and talks for careers professionals at Leeds United Football Club.

Student Conference 2024 (England and Wales)

Student Conference 2024 - 27th March

The Student conference is for those entering career development and undertaking any of the qualifications accepted for the UK Register of Career Development Professionals. Online.

April 2024

National Career Guidance Show 2024 London

NCGS London - 17th April

Preparing for future careers in the ever-changing world of work - in a dynamic landscape access to high-quality, lifelong career guidance becomes crucial. Novotel London West.

June 2024

UK Career Development Awards 2024

UK Career Development Awards 2024- 18th June

The UKCDAs are a high point in the CDI event calendar, when we recognise and celebrate excellence across the career development sector. The awards dinner will be held in the evening at the Museum of Making in Derby.



National Careers Leaders Conference 2024

National Careers Leaders' Conference 2024 - 19th June

The NCLC is an opportunity for Careers Leaders, Careers Advisers and Enterprise Advisers to learn from experts and fellow practitioners. This will be in person at University of Derby in conjunction with iCeGS.  

July 2024

NICEC Conference - 2-3 July 2024

NICEC Conference - 2-3 July 2024

Career and Sustainability - skills, wellbeing and the environment. The 2024 NICEC conference at The Studio in Birmingham will explore the theme through keynotes, panels, workshops and interactive sessions.

Festival of education 2024

Festival of Education - 4-5 July

Debates, expert speakers and both established and new voices. Over 300 speakers and thousands of attendees from all areas of education.

September 2024

NICE Academy 2024

NICE Academy 2024 - 18-21 September

The NICE Academy 2024 will be held in Deventer, the Netherlands on 18th to 21st September 2024. This 10th anniversary event focuses on the Future of Career.

October 2024

CDAA Conference - 20-23 October

CDAA Conference - 20-23 October

The Career Development Association Australia 2024 conference will be from 20th to 23rd October at Pullman Melbourne on the Park, Melbourne, Australia.

November 2024

IAEVG International Conference 2024 - 12-14 November

IAEVG International Conference 2024 - 12-14 November

The IAEVG International Conference 2024 will be held in Finland, bringing together researchers, policymakers and practitioners from across the world.

Scottish Careers Week - 11-15 November

Scottish Careers Week - 11-15 November

A week of careers related activities in Scotland - with over 230 events in 2023 from educators, employers and careers organisations.

CDI TechFest 2024 - 26th November

CDI TechFest - 26th November

The CDI TechFest exhibition and seminars is a great opportunity to learn about current and upcoming technology for career development. This in person event is at The Studio, Birmingham, the day before the CDI National Conference.

CDI National Conference - 27th November

CDI National Conference - 27th November

The CDI National Conference is an in person event at The Studio, Birmingham, bringing together keynotes, panels and workshops providing CPD for all areas of career development practice.

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