Forces in Mind Trust Research Centre Conference 2020: Transition of Service People and Families

Date: 26 March to 27 March 2020 

Time: 8am to 5pm

Tickets: £50

The second Forces in Mind Trust Research Centre (FiMT RC) Conference, sponsored by Lord Ashcroft, will focus on “Transition of Service People and Families”. Speakers will include a range of experts bringing together policy, research and the ‘lived experience’ to provide unique and rounded perspectives on significant issues of interest. We look forward to welcoming you to this special opportunity to network with others from different sectors working in the field, including academia, the charity sector, military and government.

Location and directions

The conference is taking place in the Hoare Memorial Hall at Church House, Westminster.

The Hoare Memorial Hall is on the first floor of Church House and will be signposted from the ground floor reception. Lifts are available. For disabled access to Church House, please use the entrance on Great Smith Street.


There is a cloakroom available on the lower ground floor of Church House – please ask at reception on arrival for directions.

Timings and programme

Registration will open at 9.30am on Thursday 26 March, with the conference starting promptly at 10am. The conference will draw to a close at 4.30pm, and the day will conclude with an evening reception of dinner and drinks, and the opportunity to network with fellow delegates.

On Friday 27 March, there will be a roundtable event from 9.30am to 1.30pm, which will include lunch. The venue for this event will be confirmed in late 2019.

A full conference programme will be sent to all delegates in advance of the event, and will also be available on this website.

Hotel accommodation

Should you require overnight accommodation, the Doubletree Hilton Westminster is nearby.


To book a conference ticket, please go to the Anglia Ruskin online store – tickets cost £50 per delegate for registered users of the VFR Hub, and £60 for other delegates.

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Caroline Tapper

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