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On July 16th and 17th 2024, we will unite professionals from diverse industries worldwide to share Belbin's transformational effect on teams.

The Belbin International Team Conference will put teams centre stage.

The emphasis of this two-day conference will be on sharing real-world experiences and knowledge. We'll provide practical takeaways to help build teams which are both effective and adaptable to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.

A comprehensive programme will bring together keynote speakers from organisations of all sizes, from SMEs to multinationals. Workshops will cover topics including experiential learning, coaching, recruitment, team building, leadership and latest research.

We are delighted to welcome speakers from around the globe, who bring with them a wealth of expertise and experience from decades of helping teams to work better together.

Download a Conference Programme (pdf) here.



The Belbin International Team Conference: The Agenda

Day one: 16th July

Welcome and address: Jo Keeler, Managing Director, Belbin Ltd

  • Keynote One: Deepak Deshpande, Tata Business Excellence Group: The 'How' of Delivering Business Excellence
  • Keynote Two: Talan Miller, Managing Director, Sabre Corporate Development: Unleashing the Power of Teams – Belbin and Experiential Learning

Networking break and activity

  • Panel discussion, chaired by Victoria Brown, Head of R&D, Belbin Ltd

 

Workshop Stream 1: Choose one of the three options below

  • Dr Chris Burrows and Tony Burrows: Case Study: Using Belbin with a Major Contractor to the US Department of Energy
  • Dr Jenny Johnson: Developing Team Skills to Enhance University Group Work and Student Employability
  • Hongyun Lin: Belbin: the Key to Organisational Diagnostics

Lunch and networking

Workshop Stream 2: Choose one of the three options below

  • Prof. Dr. Netra Ganesh Neelam and Line Pillet: Maximising Industry Readiness through an integration of Belbin Team Roles in Academic Curriculum
  • Candice Collier: Teams of the Future - A New Zealand Perspective
  • Lindsay Lalla: Leading Authentic Teams: Transforming Teams by Playing to Your Strengths, Together

 

Workshop Stream 3: Choose one of the three options below

  • Chris Jackson and Georgiana Els: Beyond formal learning – creating Persons of Tomorrow
  • Lv Yanping:Case Study: How Enterprises Build Healthy Organisations in Complex and Changing Environments
  • Pearl D'Souza McKenzie: Building Resonance: Emotional Intelligence with Belbin Team Roles

Networking break

Workshop Stream 4: Choose one of the three options below

  • DeeDee Smartt Lynch and Mike Lynch: Belbin and The Five Behaviours of a Cohesive Team
  • Gary Shewan and Ewan Henesy: "Key to Me": using Belbin Team Roles to unlock your full potential
  • Campbell Urquhart: Effective Decision-Making in Recruitment

 

Close: Summary and take-aways: Jo Keeler, Managing Director, Belbin Ltd

Drinks reception, followed by dinner on the lawn (weather permitting)

Day two: 17th July

Welcome to Day 2: Jo Keeler, Managing Director, Belbin Ltd

  • Keynote Three: Alejandro Cadena, Caravelo Coffee: A Journey Towards Transformation - recognising the natural talent of leaders on five continents as mobilising agents in organisational transformation
  • Keynote Four: Gary Shewan, Legal and General: From Rags to Riches: the part that Belbin Team Roles played in Legal & General achieving a Princess Royal Training Award - twice

Networking break 

  • Keynote Five: Harry Thuillier, co-founder at Oppo Brothers: Not product but people - what's the key ingredient for a successful start-up?
  • Panel discussion, chaired by Victoria Brown, Head of R&D, Belbin Ltd

Workshop Stream 5: Choose one of the three options below

  • Dr Philip Merry: Team Psychological Safety: The Team Role Contribution
  • Deepak Deshpande: TBC 
  • Bruce Herbert: Elevating Team Performance: a Multidimensional Approach

Lunch and networking

Workshop Stream 6: Choose one of the three options below

  • DeeDee Smartt Lynch and Mike Lynch: Belbin and The Five Behaviours of a Cohesive Team
  • Quinli Chen: How the China Talent Market Transformed from a 'Best Individuals' to a 'Perfect Team' Talent Strategy
  • Gary Hewins: Selecting the right team member by gaining clarity on behaviours for success

Workshop Stream 7: Choose one of the three options below

  • Ravi Sundaram: Case Study: Belbin for Organisational Mentor Development
  • Pearl D'Souza McKenzie: Building Resonance: Emotional Intelligence with Belbin Team Roles
  • Dr Chris Burrows and Tony Burrows: Case Study: Using Belbin with a Major Contractor to the US Department of Energy

Networking break

Workshop Stream 8: Choose one of the three options below

  • Kees Cuperus: How to become a diverse and inclusive organization by using Belbin Team Roles. 
  • Christer B Jansson and Inger Melkersson: Teamopoly - Unveiling the Power of Team Dynamics
  • Dr Geraint Wyn Story : Building more impactful workshops using LSP

 

Keynote Six: Chris Jackson: Teams of the Future

Close: Summary of the day, take-aways and close: Jo Keeler, Managing Director, Belbin Ltd

Find out more about the speakers and workshop facilitators

Keynote speakers

From experiential learning to L&D, our keynote speakers will be sharing a wealth of Belbin experience.

Keynote speakers

Workshops

From team psychological safety to effective decision-making in recruitment, discover the workshops on offer at the Belbin International Team Conference.

Workshops



The Belbin International Team Conference: Book your place

Your conference place includes:

  • All keynotes and panel discussions
  • A choice of workshops – attend 8 in total
  • Access to the recordings of selected keynotes and workshops
  • An Individual Belbin report
  • Lunch and refreshments on both days
  • Drinks reception and dinner on 16th July
  • Opportunity to network with like-minded individuals
  • Optional: Bed and breakfast at the conference venue on the 16th July*
  • Car parking**

* Option 1 only: limited number of rooms available

** Availability permitting; other travel options will be advised at time of booking

Booking options

These are the early bird rates and will apply until 31st May 2024. Accommodation at the venue is limited. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Option 1: Full conference. Both days including accommodation*

Accredited £945 + VAT / Non-accredited £995 + VAT

Option 2: Full Conference. Both days not including accommodation

Accredited £825 + VAT / Non-accredited £875 + VAT

Option 3: One day only (16th or 17th July) not including accommodation or drinks reception & dinner

Accredited £445 + VAT / Non-accredited £545 + VAT

Optional drinks reception & dinner on the 16th: £70 + VAT

Book your place

Once you have submitted the form, we will contact you to confirm details and to arrange an invoice to be sent. We will also ask for any additional requirements.

Once all workshops have been confirmed, we will ask you to make your choice. We cannot guarantee that you will be able to attend your first choice, although we will do all we can!

Your place is not confirmed until payment has been received.



The Belbin International Team Conference: The Venue

Hinxton Hall Conference Centre boasts world-class event and meeting spaces designed for knowledge sharing in the scientific research community, and beyond.

It combines stunning contemporary architecture with the Grade II* listed Hinxton Hall, all set in the tranquil grounds of the Wellcome Genome Campus.

The Conference Centre has received a silver Green Meetings award from Green Tourism, the largest and most established sustainable certification programme in the world. 

More detail: www.hinxtonhall.org

 

Find out more about the speakers and workshop facilitators

Keynote speakers

From experiential learning to L&D, our keynote speakers will be sharing a wealth of Belbin experience.

Keynote speakers

Workshops

From team psychological safety to effective decision-making in recruitment, discover the workshops on offer at the Belbin International Team Conference.

Workshops

P.S. Interested in exhibiting?

If you would like to take part in The Belbin International Team Conference as an exhibitor, please email [email protected].