Podiatry 2022

The Royal College of Podiatry Annual Conference and Exhibition 2022 #RCPod22 will be held at the ACC Liverpool from 7-9 July 2022. It is the largest professional podiatry event in Europe.

Advance ticket sales have now closed, but if you haven't booked and still wish to attend, tickets will be available on the day from the Reception desk at ACC Liverpool, for both members and non-members.

Featured conference speakers and sessions

The annual conference features some of the biggest names in the UK and international podiatry. We select our speakers for their accomplishments within the profession and their relevance to all podiatrists.
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Steve Cram CBE

Former athlete and now athletics commentator

Motivational speaker

Speaker date: Thursday 7 July 2022
Speaker time: 12.45pm


Dr Paul Chadwick

Clinical Director
Royal College of Podiatry

Influencing without authority: a King’s Fund approach

Speaker date: Friday 8 July 2022
Speaker time: 1.45pm

Professor Luc Thomas

Department of Dermatology
Lyons Cancer Research Centre

Skin oncology: Early diagnosis in nail disease

Speaker date: Friday 8 July 2022
Speaker time: 09.35am


On-demand videos

The College emailed all Annual Conference 2022 delegates on 8 September 2022, to provide them with a link to access this year’s on-demand videos. If you have not received this link, please contact liverpooltickets@rcpod.org.uk, who will be able to check your attendance status and send you a link to access the content.

Speaker profiles

We are delighted to welcome speakers from a wide range of diverse backgrounds to this year's conference. Some are new to our conference, while others are popular speakers from previous years that we've invited back to speak again.

Find out more about them in the speaker profiles below.
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Speakers A - D

Speakers are listed alphabetically by surname.
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Speakers F - N

Speakers are listed alphabetically by surname.

View the speaker profiles here
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Speakers 0 - Z

Speakers are listed alphabetically by name.

View the speaker profiles here.

Conference programme

The programme is full of informative sessions that highlight the latest cutting-edge topics within the UK; whilst encompassing clinical practice, business innovation and research from a global community perspective.
The programme and book of abstracts are now available to download.


The exhibition which takes place alongside the annual conference is the only event in Europe featuring over 40 podiatry suppliers and manufacturers and where exhibitors can meet with over 1,000 senior level podiatrists in one place.
A list of this year's exhibitors, and the trade exhibition videos, can be viewed here

Experience our exhibition

Experience our exhibition space and hear directly from suppliers and exhibitors about their products and conference experience by watching our ACC Liverpool exhibition space 2021 interviews to gain insight into exhibiting.

Find out who exhibited in 2022 and watch the trade exhibition videos



There is a range of sponsorship opportunities available for those in industry looking to engage with over 1,000 podiatrists in the largest podiatry conference and exhibition in Europe. Get the best exposure to the podiatry community there is.

Partner with us
Email: rcpod@profileproductions.co.uk


Exhibit with us

Exhibiting with us is the perfect platform to launch a new product, raise awareness, conduct research, make sales, generate new leads, and learn directly from podiatrists. It is also a great place to exchange ideas, network and shout about your industry.

To find out more, download our Exhibition and sponsorship guide or contact sue.elcock@profileproductions.co.uk 

ePoster showcase

Visit the ePoster showcase to search, browse, open and explore all the ePosters.

To open an ePoster simply click on the title. Each ePoster has its own text chat area, where you can engage with the ePoster. The Help button provides further suggestions on how to get the most out of the showcase.

Benefits of attending

We know our delegates all have different reasons for attending. 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.


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 and a packed and informative programme; featuring international content that highlights essential topics, encompassing clinical practice, business innovation and research from a global community of podiatrists.


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.


Book your concurrent sessions and workshops to meet your professional needs. Take the time to explore our 3,567sqm exhibition space at the ACC Liverpool with suppliers and exhibitors providing demonstrations of their products and services. Take a closer look at the latest technological advancements and developments in person.


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 team and membership team of the Royal College of Podiatry, who will be able to assist you with membership, education and much more.

Your conference experience

Don’t just take our word for it. Look at a photo gallery of previous conferences, read the experiences of those who have attended before, and find out more about this year’s stunning venue.



A picture says a thousand words. Browse through a selection of photos from previous years. Features shots of plenary and concurrent sessions, workshops, live demonstrations, and the exhibition.

View our gallery


ACC Liverpool

Liverpool’s breathtaking and iconic waterfront venue, the ACC Liverpool is one of the UK’s best conference venues. Modern, airy, and accommodating - it is the best place to spend three days learning, making friends and having fun.

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Download a list of selected hotels in Liverpool with specially negotiated rates for conference delegates.

Book your accommodation using the download a booking form, or book online at www.reservation-highway.co.uk/foot22


ACC Liverpool aims to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all delegates attending events at its venue.

Find out more about accessing ACC Liverpool with venue details and guidance.

Podiatry 2022 FAQs

We have put together guidance on what delegates need to know before attending the conference and exhibition for 2022 with information on travel, accommodation and discounts.

How to get involved in our next conference

There are so 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.


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 comms@rcpod.org.uk.


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 comms@rcpod.org.uk.

Unable to attend Podiatry 2022? or looking for more?

If you cannot attend Podiatry 2022 or would like to attend more of our events, we also hold several conferences and events throughout the year. All feature the latest clinical education for podiatrists, and offer exhibitions, advice, and guidance in a mixture of sessions, workshops, and talks.