Social Events

ABS Annual Dinner

Monday 13th May, 7.30pm for 8pm
Bournemouth Pavilion (Westover Road, Bournemouth BH1 2BU)

The ABS Annual Dinner will be held at Bournemouth Pavilion on Monday 13th May, with a welcome reception starting at 7.30pm for an 8pm dinner.  

Please book your tickets with your delegate registration. Early booking is advised.

Welcome Drinks Reception

Sunday 12th May at 6pm
Marriott Highcliffe Hotel, St. Michaels Road, West Cliffe, Bournemouth. 

A welcome drinks reception will take place on Sunday 13th May from 6pm to 8pm at Marriott Highcliffe Hotel in Bournemouth.

Poster viewing and drinks reception

Monday 13th May, 6pm onwards
BIC Bournemouth

Posters will be available to view throughout the conference and during the drinks reception. The reception is a great opportunity to network with speakers, colleagues and friends. 

There will also be a piano available to anyone who wishes to debut their skills, refresh their piano lessons or just sing along!

Morning get-up and go

Monday 13th May, 7am

Join-us for a morning funrun or walk along the coastal path from 7am but no later than 7.20am to depart on foot. Meeting place to be confirmed. We appreciate some of you may want to take this at a slower pace so everyone is welcome to join-in!

Morning stretch and start

Tuesday 14th May, 7am 

Everyone is welcome to join in from 7.00am on Tuesday morning for a short yoga session aimed at helping you ease into the busy day ahead. The class will last approximately 45 minutes.

Yoga mats will be provided, places are limited. Spaces are limited so please email to book your place on a first come first served basis.