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21-22 May 2024
Thinktank Museum,

For the Paraplanner community, by the Paraplanner community

This year's conference features top-tier content meticulously curated for paraplanners. Sessions explore the latest insights covering technical proficiency, soft skills, and career-centric topics.

Hosted at the inspiring Thinktank Museum in Birmingham, this conference brings together the best minds in the paraplanning profession.

Be inspired by the
incredible surroundings

Thinktank Museum, Birmingham

Thinktank is Birmingham's unique and award-winning science museum in the heart of the city. Offering an exciting attraction of historical, modern and futuristic galleries, Thinktank is like nothing you've ever seen before.

You can break away from conference sessions and explore the museum at your own pace.




Looking for accommodation?

Aloft Birmingham Eastside Hotel

We have secured a special rate at Aloft Birmingham Eastside Hotel (a 10-minute walk to Thinktank Museum) on 21 May for £135 per night, based on single occupancy, including breakfast.

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Social Event



21 May - 18:30 to late

Join us on the evening of Tuesday, 21 May, for an exclusive after-hours social at the Thinktank Museum's Futures Gallery—a gathering so captivating, it's like experiencing "A Night at the Museum", paraplanner style!

This rendezvous presents a distinctive chance to rekindle connections and forge new friendships under the cosmic glow of a planetarium show.

Don't miss the wonders of space exploration, robots and science over drinks and food on this enchanting night.

A Stellar Lineup of Speakers

Hear new insights and ideas from world-renowned speakers. We're working on adding more world-class speakers to the programme. View the agenda for further details.

Penny Power OBE
LinkedIn Pioneer; Founder, Ecademy; Founder and CEO, Business is Personal
Dan Atkinson CFP APP Ch. FCSI (Financial Planning)
Head of Technical, Paradigm Norton Financial Planning
Sian Davies Cole CFP MCSI
Chartered Paraplanner and Director, Plan Works
Rebecca Lucas
Divorce Specialist, Liora Wealth
Alison Neale
Director, Principle Paraplanning
Chris Simpson
Chartered Financial Planner, Mazars Financial Planning
Andrea Solana CFP
Head of Advanced Planning, MASECO
Patricia Barlow
Ethical AI Project
Matt Toms
Senior Portfolio Manager, Multi Asset Europe, Allianz Global Investors
Blair Anderson
Regional Director, Practice Management & Vice President, Dimensional
Tom Proverbs-Garbett
Associate Director, ESG, Chartered Governance Institute (formerly ICSA)*
Shelley Read
Senior Protection Development and Technical Manager, Royal London
Robin Melley TEP, Chartered MCSI, FLIBL, FPFS
Managing Director, Matrix Capital


Tickets are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

CISI members receive a discounted rate. Become a CISI member today.

For the first time, we are delighted to offer a Paraplanner Scholarship for aspiring or junior paraplanners. The scholarship will provide a full ticket to the social and conference, completely free. Find out further details on how to apply.

Conference & Social

21 & 22 May 2024

Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum (Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG)

All-access ticket to the Paraplanner Conference and Social. Includes the full conference day, afterhours planetarium show and social event.

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22 May 2024   09:00 – 17:00

Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum (Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG)

Ticket to access the Paraplanner Conference.

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Social Only

21 May 2024   18:30 till late

Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum (Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG)

Ticket for an afterhours planetarium show, followed by drinks and nibbles in The Futures Gallery.

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