Annual Seminar 2015

The Public Service People Manager’s Association (PPMA) is delighted to announce their popular annual seminar is returning to Bristol for 2015

16th and 17th April 2015 – Thistle Grand Hotel – Bristol

This prestigious event is celebrating PPMA’s Ruby anniversary, and will recognise 40 years of progress, celebrate the achievements of members and partners, and look forward to equipping the workforce of the future.

The seminar is ideal for HR and OD practitioners of all levels from across public services, and will showcase the latest thinking in the sector and offer the opportunity for creative thinking and high quality networking with colleagues, partners, sponsors and speakers. The seminar programme will offer powerful case studies, master classes and thought pieces balanced with the opportunity to challenge and plan your own strategic thinking.

We already have some high profile key speakers confirmed including:

Cllr George Ferguson Mayor of Bristol  
Peter Cheese Chief Executive CIPD
Naomi Stanford Organisation Design Consultant/Author  
Richard Billingham Director of HR Bristol City Council
Mark Rogers Chief Executive Birmingham City Council
Paul Taylor Director of OD NHS Employers
Dave Coplin Chief Envisioning Officer Microsoft

Click here to see a copy of the Seminar Programme Outline

Click here to download the Seminar Programme

Visit the Book your place page to download the booking form. Please attach and return your booking form to

PPMA is proud to be supporting the Hope for Tomorrow Charity at this year’s annual seminar and awards dinner. You can find out more about the charity by visiting and donate online or at the awards dinner in the charity raffle.

if you are interested in exhibiting at the seminar please contact

  • Green Park
  • Veredus
  • Neyber
  • Matrix SCM
  • Osborne Thomas
  • Guardian
  • TMP
  • Penna
  • Guidant Group
  • The MJ
  • Eduserv
  • Metro & Evening Standard
  • Community Care Jobs
  • EY
  • Trinity Mirror
  • Acivico
  • Solace in Business
  • JGP
  • iKen