Thank you to everyone who attended LTSE 2019

Delivered by, and for, educators from UK business schools, LTSE 2019 showcases latest innovations in teaching practice, cutting-edge pedagogic research and inventive student engagement initiatives. The collegiate atmosphere makes it an ideal opportunity for learning, idea-sharing, personal development and networking.

This year's gathering was our largest to date and featured a range of top-flight keynote speakers, interactive workshops, cutting edge research, lively PechaKucha presentations, thought-provoking roundtable discussions and illuminating poster presentations. 

The conference sold out and we apologise to all those who could not attend. The dates and venue for LTSE 2020 will be released soon.

Keynote Speakers:

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Professor Julia Clarke

Pro-Vice-Chancellor & Dean, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School; Chair, Business and Law Subject Panel, TEF Panel; Chair, Chartered ABS


Professor Rose Luckin

Professor of Learner Centred Design, UCL Knowledge Lab

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Dr Phil Newton

Head of Learning and Teaching, Swansea University Medical School

Download the programme and presentations from LTSE 2019

Save 25% on each additional pass when making a Group Booking

Please note: The Event and Gala Dinner is at full capacity. If you would like to be added to the waiting list please contact Pritika Pau on 020 7634 9582

Chartered ABS Members

Not sure whether your institution is a member? Full list available here.

Full conference with Gala Dinner  £479
Single day without Gala Dinner  £309
Full conference without Gala Dinner  £429
Two participants for full conference and  £839
Group booking: For groups of 3 or more participants  Please contact us for a bespoke package

Non Members (higher education, public sector and third sector)

Full conference with Gala Dinner  £599
Single day without Gala Dinner  £389
Full conference without Gala Dinner  £549

Commercial organisations

Full conference with Gala Dinner  £839
Single day without Gala Dinner  £559
Full conference without Gala Dinner  £789


Full conference with Gala Dinner  £379
Single day without Gala Dinner  £239
Full conference without Gala Dinner  £329
Two participants for full conference and Gala Dinner  £659
Group booking: For groups of 3 or more participants  Please contact us for a bespoke package

View the Chartered ABS policy on cancellations, transfers and substitutions.

Sponsoring LTSE 2019 is a great way of engaging those on the front-line of business and management education

Confirmed sponsors include:

Breakout Session Sponsor: Inspera Assessment

Inspera Assessment is a global EdTech SaaS leader in high-stakes digital examinations. With more than 10 years of experience and millions of exams successfully delivered, Inspera is a trusted Scandinavian partner for the most innovative higher education institutions and business schools. Supporting the entire exam lifecycle with its accessible, secure, and reliable solution, Inspera helps you build continuous quality into your workflows and use it as a catalyst for data-driven transformation of blended teaching and learning at your institution.

Breakout Session Sponsor: EDU Solutions

EDU Solutions UK partner with best of breed solutions, and with over 30 years in the education space, and experience in technology, teaching and staff / student development, we have the solutions that can help you achieve your strategic goals in areas of student recruitment, student outcomes and experience.  With tools that include an application management tool that is generation C relevant, a learning suite that provides more hands-on learning outcomes.  Underpinned by the measures provided by AQR in areas of mental toughness, employability, leadership, performance and attainment.  EDU Solutions UK, strives to put the student at the centre of your success.  Visit

Breakout Session Sponsor: VitalSource

VitalSource® is a renowned innovator and trusted partner for institutions and publishers globally, improving the student learning experience by making it easy to deliver effective, affordable content on the World’s number 1 digital content platform, Bookshelf®. Students in 241 countries connect to content from over 1,000 global and local-language publishers, online or offline while data-driven insights from our analytics tools give instructors the ability to understand student study habits and effectively support student success and outcomes. With our comprehensive training and onboarding programmes, our aim is a smooth, successful implementation experience that realises your institution’s vision and goals.

Breakout Session Sponsor: Netex Learning

Netex develops and delivers cutting-edge solutions for digital classrooms, focusing its innovation on 5 technology layers - integrated authoring, learning analytics, collaboration, gamification and adaptivity - to create a new way of learning, Netex’s smartED solution. Netex is also a referential technology partner for publishers, governments and educational institutions.

Breakout Session Sponsor: SAGE Publishing

Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE publishes more than 1,000 journals and over 900 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne.

Breakout Session Sponsor: PEARSON

Pearson Higher Education UK works with educators and institutions to support learner needs and deliver measurable results, enabling students everywhere to fulfill their potential. We are transforming our content to be flexible and digital so that you can deliver learning in more impactful, accessible and personal ways.From digital learning tools and personalised resources to online and blended course development, we help you help your students be the best they can possibly be.

Breakout Session Sponsor: MCGRAW HILL

McGraw Hill are a leading learning science company with a vision to unlock the full potential of every student, providing digital technologies grounded in research, worldwide. Complete with a team of innovative pedagogical experts, learning engineers and content developers their solutions facilitate the teaching process and enhance the learning experience, improving pass rates, elevating grades and increasing engagement. Their range of innovative technologies are available in nearly 60 languages, and includes ebooks and a digital course management solution, Connect2.

Workshop Partner: The Case Centre

The Case Centre is the independent home of the case method. A not-for-profit organisation and registered charity, we advance the case method worldwide to inspire and transform business education across the globe. Access to the best management cases, articles, book chapters and instructor materials available worldwide is provided at, and includes facilities to search, preview and purchase for instant download. The Case Centre also offers many services to support the writing and teaching of cases including training, scholarships, awards and materials on the case method. The Case Centre’s distribution service allows authors to make their cases available to a global audience.

Conference Supporter: Global Investor Simulations

Global Investor Simulations publishes Finance Lab Professional, an experiential learning resource which improves and enriches learning and employability, and increases student engagement. The simulation brings the challenges and pressures of financial markets trading into the university computer lab or trading room, both to enhance teaching and to test and develop students’ knowledge and key skills. Our Investus experiential learning workshop uses the challenge of working under pressure to meet a client’s objectives as a way of developing communication, collaboration and leadership skills.  The workshop is supported by a Key Competencies framework that tracks and measure progress in the development of these skills.

Conference Supporter: Kortext

Kortext is a world-leading digital textbook and personal study platform providing access to over 500,000 etextbooks from over 1,000 publishers, as well  as the ability to download OER content, course packs, lecture notes, presentation slides and other materials. Students can also annotate, view interactive content and collaborate with peers, meaning they can connect with content in a more engaging manner. Kortext also provides analytics dashboards, which can give deeper insights into learning habits, inform decision making and help create personalised learning paths. The platform is being adopted by institutions and governments worldwide to help learners study anytime, anywhere.

If you are interested in sponsoring this year's conference please contact Oliver Lowe.

Oliver Lowe
Head of Conferences & International
Chartered Association of Business Schools
Direct: +44 (0) 207 634 9581 Email: 

LTSE 2019 takes place at the etc.venue, Manchester.

11 Portland Street
M1 3HU

Participants are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements.

Below you will find some nearby hotels that accommodation can be booked at:


Ibis Styles Manchester Portland Hotel
3-5 Portland Street
Manchester M1 6DP

This hotel is approx. 1 minute walk from etc. venues, Manchester (the event venue


Holiday Inn Manchester City Centre
25 Aytoun Street
Manchester M1 3AE

This hotel is approx. 3 minutes walk away from etc. venues, Manchester (the event venue)


Premier Inn Manchester City Centre Piccadilly
72 Dale Street
Manchester M1 2HR

This hotel is approx. 6 minutes walk from etc. venues Manchester (the event venue)

Alliance Manchester Business School have kindly offered us preferential rates at two suggested hotels. Please select 'sponsor/partner' from the dropdown menu once you have been navigated to the credit card bookings section on the link below.

Please find the link to book accommodation at any of the below hotels here.


Crowne Plaza Manchester - Oxford Street
55 Booth Street West
Manchester M15 6PQ

This hotel is approx. 9 minutes' drive from the etc. venues Manchester (the event venue)


Staybridge Suites Manchester - Oxford Street
30 Higher Chatham Street
Manchester M15 6ED

This hotel is approx. 9 minutes' drive from the etc. venues Manchester (the event venue)

Each year LTSE attracts around 300 educators from over 100 UK business schools.

The conference is of particular value to:

  • Directors of learning & teaching
  • Lecturers of all levels
  • Student experience support managers

Unsure if the event is right for you? Get in touch with Oliver Lowe for an informal chat (

This year's Gala Dinner takes place at etc. venues Manchester (the conference venue)

The relaxed atmosphere makes it an ideal opportunity for ideas-sharing and networking. The dinner takes place on the evening of the first day of the conference (Tuesday 14 May). We will commence with a drinks reception from 19:10 and dinner will be served at 20:15.

Dress code: Business attire


"This was my first experience and I have enjoyed it immensely - very positive conference"

Dr Sarah Warnes
Senior Teaching Fellow, UCL School of Management


"A really friendly environment where you feel comfortable sharing ideas"

Suzanne McCallum
Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow, Adam Smith Business School


"Buzzing, busy and full and relevant agenda"

Dr Keith Pond
Senior Lecturer, Loughborough University, School of Business and Economics

"Thanks for getting us all together to share ideas, get re-inspired and kick-start new collaborations"

Dr Vikki Abusidualghoul
Assistant Dean and Principal Teaching Fellow, Warwick Business School