Delivered by, and for, educators from UK business schools, the annual Learning, Teaching & Student Experience (LTSE) conference showcases latest innovations in teaching practice, cutting-edge pedagogic research and inventive student engagement initiatives.

LTSE brings together over 300 educators from UK business schools. The collegiate atmosphere makes it an ideal opportunity for learning, idea-sharing, personal development and networking.

Join us for LTSE 2020 at the ICC in Belfast on 12-13 May.

Early Bird Discounts expire on 28 February 2020. Bring a colleague and save 25% on each additional pass when making a group booking!

We have received a high number of submissions which are currently being reviewed. The full programme will be announced in February.

This year, the eight conference themes are:

1. Collaborating with employers, students and other disciplines

Working with students, interdisciplinary collaborators and employers (private, public, third sector) to deliver meaningful education that blends theory and practice in innovative ways.

2. Effective assessment & constructive feed-forward

Boosting student attainment and improving NSS scores by using new and inventive forms of assessment and feedback, and revitalising tried and tested methods.

3. Enriching learning through technology

Generating stimulating learning environments through the use of digital resources.

4. Post-experience education

Responding to changing market conditions and learning styles to develop and deliver MBA’s, Masters, Executive Education and Apprenticeship programmes.

5. Learning beyond the classroom

Adding extra dimensions to the student experience through co-curricula programmes and extra-curricula activities.

6. Outside of the box education

Showcasing unique solutions that improve student retention, attainment and progression.

7. Personalised learning journeys

Improving student engagement by delivering personalised learning experiences to a diverse range of students

8. Developing enterprising, ethical and work-ready graduates

Preparing students for the changing world of work through enterprise education, responsible management education and employment-focused programmes.

Register now at the Early Bird Rate!

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

Chartered ABS Members

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

Full conference with Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount   £419
Single day without Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount   £279
Full conference without Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount   £399
Two participants for full conference and Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount & 25% Group Booking Discount   £729
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 - Early Bird Discount   £539
Single day without Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount   £369
Full conference without Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount    £519
Two participants for full conference with Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount & 25% Group Booking Discount   £939

Commercial organisations

Full conference with Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount   £789
Single day without Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount   £539
Full conference without Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount   £769
Two participants for full conference with Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount & 25% Group Booking Discount   £1,379

Presenters

Please note that bookings for the presenter rate will open in early February 2020 once the submissions for the conference have been reviewed and selected.

Full conference with Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount   £319
Single day without Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount   £209
Full conference without Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount   £299
Two participants for full conference and Gala Dinner - Early Bird Discount   £559
Group booking: For groups of 3 or more participants - Early Bird Discount  Please contact us for a bespoke package

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

LTSE 2020 supporters include:

Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It is our mission to further the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Sponsor LTSE

Sponsoring LTSE 2020 is a great way of raising your profile with business and management educators from across the UK. In 2019 we had over 350 attendees from more than 90% of UK business schools and the 2020 conference is likely to be even larger.

If you are interested in exploring sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities at LTSE 2020 please contact:

Oliver Lowe
Head of Conferences & International
Chartered Association of Business Schools
Direct: +44 (0) 207 634 9581
Email: oliver.lowe@charteredabs.org
3rd Floor, 40 Queen Street, London EC4R 1DD

Venue

LTSE 2020 takes place at the International Convention Centre in Belfast

ICC Belfast is conveniently located within a 10-minute walk of the city centre. The entrance to ICC Belfast is located beside the river Lagan, overlooking picturesque views of the river, this entrance is aptly named the Riverside Entrance.

2 Lanyon Place
Belfast
BT1 3WH.

Participants are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements and further details about recommended hotels will be available shortly.

Accommodation

Participants are responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements. Below you will find some suggestion for hotels near to the conference venue.

Hilton Belfast: 4 Lanyon Pl, Belfast BT1 3LP
This hotel is adjoined to the conference venue. Hilton Belfast has kindly provided LTSE attendees with 12% off their best available rate on the their rooms at the time of booking. Please follow the link here to book your rooms.

Premier Inn Belfast City Centre (Alfred Street): Alfred St, Belfast BT2 8ED
This hotel is a 10 minute walk to the conference venue.

Ibis Belfast City Centre: 100 Castle Street, Belfast, BT1 1HF
This hotel is a 15 minute walk away from the conference venue and have kindly provided LTSE attendees with 15% off, of their best available rates at the time of booking. To book rooms at this hotel please follow the link here or contact the hotel on 028 90 891 941

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 (oliver.lowe@charteredabs.org)

Gala Dinner @ Titanic Belfast

The Gala Dinner for LTSE 2020 will take place at the world famous Titanic Belfast museum.

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 12 May). We will commence with a drinks reception from 19:10 and dinner will be served at 20:15.

Dress code: Business attire

Contribute towards your commitment to professional development

If you're a CMBE, you can claim units towards your CPD commitment by presenting and/or attending LTSE. 

Presenting

Presenting at LTSE 2020 is an excellent way for educators who hold the CMBE to contribute to their commitment to continuing professional development; the development of others, and the advancement of business and management education.

You can claim CPD units towards your CMBE commitment for the time you spend developing and delivering your presentation.

Depending on your presentation format, you could accrue CPD units towards one of the following activities:

  • Imparting knowledge
  • Scholarly outputs

View the CMBE activities weighting table >

Attending

You can claim up to 14 hours* towards your CPD commitment by attending the conference. You could accrue CPD units towards 'Event participation'.

*based on the 2019 conference

Become a CMBE

If you’re not yet a CMBE, you can find out more and apply here.

The CMBE gives business and management educators a recognised professional designation and a framework for continuous professional development. The scheme supports educators to further develop their teaching practice and helps to advance the quality of business and management education in higher education.

By becoming a CMBE before LTSE 2020, you can claim towards your CPD commitment by presenting and/or attending the conference.

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

Dr Sarah Warnes
Senior Teaching Fellow, UCL School of Management

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

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

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"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