South East Area Interactive Weekend School 2018: Inspiring Future Leaders
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South East Area Interactive Weekend School 2018: Inspiring Future Leaders

Thursday: First Day of School

Period 1 - GUEST PROFESSOR, Piers Clark, Isle Utilities

"Professor Piers" takes to the stage to inspire you with tales from his own school days to managing an award winning independent consultancy.

Period 2 - PSYCHOLOGY 101
Ever wondered how much your personality and perception impacted your performance? A lesson in "Neuro Linguistic Programming and Your Personality" by 2000 Weeks.

Unleash your inner Luchedore! In preparation for the debate competition on Saturday, Squire Stage Combat will introduce the art of "Lucha Wrestling", helping the delegates to create their own masked "alter ego's" much like Lucha wrestlers. Let's get ready to rumble!

Period 4 - HEALTH & SAFETY
The Secret Scorcher. It’s a secret. 

Afterschool Activities - CLUEDO!

“Burying the Hatchet” with a little help from UKSE .

Murder Mystery by Smoke and Mirrors. A purpose-written murder mystery for the 2018 school, entwining the days activities, to keep the delegates sleuthing as they network. 

Sponsored by UKSE.


Friday: Second Day of School

Period 1 - DRAMA CLUB
Fine tune your vocal chords, your annunciation, your vocal strength and pitch ahead of the days debate training.  Vocal Coaching-on-a-shoestring by Fyrefly.

Period 2 - DEBATE CLUB
A masterclass in communication and debating skills –facilitated by Debatemate, as featured on Sky TV’s The Kings and Queens of Speech.

Period 3 - HISTORY - 
 Afternoon tea with a slice of wisdom. A unique networking opportunity for delegates to spend 20 minutes with each speaker in small intimate groups to ask all those burgeoning questions.Complete with tea and scones with jam and cream. 

Period 4 - HOMEWORK
Debate prep time 

Afterschool Activities - EGGHEADS!

Z-Tech's BBQuiz. What better way to network with fellow delegates and industry leaders, than in the stunning Moor Hall gardens, under the sun, with sausages sizzling and Pimms in hand… and a quiz to end all quiz's. 


Saturday: Last Day of School

GRADUATION! - The Dragon Debates
In teams of 4, delegates will compete against each other in a "knockout" style debate competition. The debate will be judged by senior industry leaders, and each team will have the opportunity to receive private feedback from the judges. Last team standing wins.
Confirmed Judges

  • Simon Earl (Operations Director, SE Water)
  • Ian Limb (HR Director, Portsmouth Water)
  • Ceris Van De Vyver (Head of Water Consulting, Isle Utilities)
  • Robin Price (Head of Water Quality, Anglian Water)
  • Stephen Smyth (Director, 2000 Weeks)

More on route.... watch this space!


Total cost of Weekend School (including accommodation, all timetabled activities, and social activities)

Members - £700 + VAT
Non-Members - £900 + VAT

PS: Joining fee for Institute of Water: £100

Non-attendance or cancellation within 24 hours will be charged at full price


CPD event

A challenging and thought provoking CPD event for professionals at any stage with regard to Leadership, Communication, Teamwork and Sustainable Development relevant to any professional registration stream ranging from Engineering, Environment, Science, Project Management to Customer Service and Marketing.


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Sponsorship opportunities still available. Contact for further details regarding sponsorship or the school.

Event Cost
Rates for this event (Inc VAT)
Member Rate £840.00
Non-Member Rate £1080.00
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Event Details

CIM Moor Hall, High Street, Cookham, Maidenhead, SL6 9QH

South East

September 20th 2018

September 22nd 2018

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