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Jisc Change Agents' Network Conference 2024

The future of student engagement and student-staff partnerships to enhance higher education

Monday 20th, Wednesday 22nd & Thursday 23rd May 2024
University of Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth are proud to be working with Jisc to host the 11th Change Agents' Network (CAN) Conference in May 2024. This conference will draw together students, students’ unions, professional services, academics and university leaders to address the continued need to innovate higher education with students. This year’s conference theme is ‘The future of student engagement and student-staff partnerships to enhance higher education’ where we welcome contributions from students and staff new and returning to CAN along the conference sub-themes below.

Find more about the Change Agents' Network by reading a report of the 10th Conference hosted by the University of Hertfordshire.

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Registrations Open! 

Registrations are now open!

Delegates and speakers can register now by clicking this link HERE.

Event dates:

The conference will be following prior year’s practice to offer both online and in-person opportunities to share practice and network. In addition, the University of Portsmouth enABLe team will be offering a bonus curriculum design workshop in person the day before in the in-person day free of charge.

Delegate Fees:

Registrations are now open!

Delegates and speakers can register now by clicking this link HERE.

Conference Sub-Themes:

Information for presenters

The call for presentation / papers abstracts to share practice at the 2024 conference has now closed.

The conference will be facilitating both online and in-person opportunities to share practice and network on the two dates below.  

Please note that presenters will still have to pay a delegate fee (see below for prices).

Key dates:

Our timeframes for the call for papers are below. If you have any questions about your submission or if you would value guidance as a first time presenter, please email tom.lowe@port.ac.uk 

Registrations are now open!

Delegates and speakers can register now by clicking this link HERE.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers 

Photo of Sarah KnightHead of Learning and Teaching Transformation (Jisc)

Sarah Knight

Head of Learning and Teaching Transformation
(Jisc)

Photo of Emily Parkin Student Experience and Enhancement Manager (Northumbria University)

Emily Parkin 


Student Experience and Enhancement Manager
(Northumbria University)

Photo of Prof Ale Armellini Dean of Digital and Distributed Learning (University of Portsmouth)

Prof Ale Armellini

Dean of Digital and Distributed Learning
(University of Portsmouth)

Q&A about the event:

For any questions about this event and initial pricing of delegate fees, please contact Tom.Lowe@port.ac.uk