Podiatry 2024

This year’s conference theme, Revitalising your sole, wellness and resilience, invites you to explore your holistic wellbeing. In addition to presentations by some of the biggest names in podiatry and 19 hours of CPD opportunities, join us to hear from specially selected speakers about innovative approaches and practical strategies for wellbeing that will benefit both you and your patients.

View ticket prices and book here

Featured speakers

The Annual Conference features some of the biggest names in UK and international podiatry, as well as a stellar line-up of keynote speakers. We select our speakers for their accomplishments within the profession and their relevance to all podiatrists. 

We are pleased to announce the first of this year's featured speakers. More speakers will be announced over the next few months.
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Prof Steve Peters

Professor Steve Peters is a consultant psychiatrist, bestselling author and CEO of Chimp Management Ltd

Find out more about Steve here

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Caroline Fortey

Caroline will be speaking on mental health in elite football and the role of the medical team.
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Sina Kaheen

Sina is a specialist in AI and will be speaking on AI in healthcare: the hype versus the reality

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Dr Nicky Keay

Plenary speaker, Dr Nicky Keay, will be speaking about the menopause.

Book your place

Booking are now open for Podiatry 2024 at the Harrogate Convention Centre from 28-30 November 2024.

Early bird tickets are available until the end of July.
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New to conference?


If you have not attended one of our conferences in the past, take a look back at Podiatry 2023 to find out what to expect.

Trade exhibition

Our exhibition is one of the largest podiatry events in Europe. Taking place over two days, it is the highlight of the year for many podiatrists, podiatric surgeons and students.

Find out how you can exhibit at this year's conference

Benefits of attending

We know our delegates have different reasons for attending conference. For some, it will be to access 19 hours of CPD in one place; for others, it is a chance to watch the latest cutting-edge clinical updates and sessions. Above all, it is a place to meet with fellow podiatrists as one community.

Perspective

From speakers to workshop sessions, the annual conference is the ideal opportunity for delegates to gain different perspectives. Get the latest updates and technological advances in podiatry with a packed and informative programme, featuring international content that highlights essential topics, and encompassing clinical practice, business innovation and research from a global community of podiatrists.

Educate

Gain up to 19 hours of CPD across the three days. Not only is attending the annual conference an ideal opportunity to get the hours you need to complete your HCPC audit, but it's also an opportunity to hear the latest clinical updates from a range of areas. The annual conference lays on a mixture of sessions and workshops so that you can return to your practice or service with new ways of working.

Explore

Book your concurrent sessions and workshops to meet your professional needs. Take the time to explore our exhibition space at the Harrogate Convention Centre with suppliers and and exhibitors providing demonstrations of their products and services. Take a closer look at the latest technological advancements and developments in person.

Community

Our annual conference and exhibition enable you to be part of our community, with over 1,000 podiatrists attending the event across the three days. Whilst at the event, you can meet directly with the Executive and Membership teams of the Royal College of Podiatry who will be able to assist you with membership and education queries and much more.

Delegate information

We have put together some FAQs covering what you need to know before attending this year's conference.

Harrogate Convention Centre is well connected by rail, road and air transport and easily accessible from all parts of the UK

Your conference experience

Don't just take our word for it. View the gallery of last year's conference, and find out more about this year's venue.
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Gallery

Browse through a selection of photographs from our previous conferences featuring plenary and concurrent sessions, workshops and live demonstrations, exhibition stands and posters displays to get a taste of what conference is like.

Browse the gallery
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Harrogate Convention Centre

Harrogate Convention Centre is in the centre of North Yorkshire’s most vibrant modern spa town with great places to eat, drink, shop, and relax.

Find out more about Harrogate Convention Centre

Find out more about Harrogate

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Accommodation

Harrogate has a large range of hotels, many within walking distance of the Convention Centre.

We have negotiated special rates for delegates at selected hotels.

Download the list of hotels with special rates and booking form, or go to the online booking portal.

Conference enquiries

If you have any general enquiries about the Conference, please contact our conference team on conferences@rcpod.org.uk

How to get involved in our next conference

There are many ways to get involved in the annual conference. The Royal College of Podiatry wants to secure the very best speakers in the field and showcase every element that the profession has to offer.

Speakers

By having access to the many varied networks of practising podiatrists, the annual conference always features high-quality speakers and session leaders; but we are always looking for new, dynamic and interesting speakers to lead concurrent sessions, talks and plenaries. If you think that's you, get in touch by emailing conferences@rcpod.org.uk.

Workshops

Do you think that you could lead a workshop at the annual conference?

Whether it's demonstrating a new and emerging product, or leading a practical demonstration session, get in touch with us and let us know your ideas by emailing conferences@rcpod.org.uk.

Disclaimer

The Royal College of Podiatry (RCPod) wishes to clarify that it does not endorse any specific products or services featured at its Annual Conference and Exhibition. While every effort is made to ensure a diverse and informative array of offerings, inclusion in the conference does not constitute an endorsement by the RCPod. Attendees are encouraged to exercise their own discretion and judgment when engaging with exhibitors and traders. 

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