BASE Conference

Enable will be attending the 2017 BASE annual conference. The conference will take place at Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront on 8-9 November. During the event Enable will be on the Q&A panel, speaking about Supported Internships and Inclusive Apprenticeship Discussions, as well as facilitating a workshop on supported internships.

The themes for this year’s event are:

  • Maximising the role of employers
  • Apprenticeships and Internships
  • Specialist local support
  • Ensuring quality


  • Penny Mordaunt MP – Minister for Disabled People
  • Roy O’Shaughnessy CEO, Shaw Trust
  • Laura Owens – President, Transcen Inc
  • Huw Davies – CEO, BASE
  • Jan Hutchinson – Director of Programmes and Performance, Centre for Mental Health
  • Diane Lightfoot – CEO, Business Disability Forum
  • David May – Director Transformation and Soft Services, Sodexo
  • Lara Roberts / Mrunal Sisodia – National Network of Parent Carer Forums
  • Louise Wright – Deputy Director for Apprenticeship Strategy, DfE