Putting children first: building future services


Talks (all delegates):

  • Compassionate care (Sir Al Aynsley-Green)
  • Diagnosing learning disability (Dr Sophie Carter)
  • Diagnosis versus intervention debate (Professor Jeremy Parr & Dr Catherine Tuffrey)
  • Inequality in child health (Dr Ian Sinner & Dr Helen Stewart)
  • Prioritising early childhood to promote the nation’s health, wellbeing & prosperity (Professor Helen Minnis)
  • last talk tba

Workshops (in-person delegates only):

  • Advance care planning for community child health teams
  • Autism & Girls
  • CSAC: Training (topic tbc)          
  • Compassionate care
  • Functional hearing loss: why does it happen and what we can do to help
  • How to set up an FASD service
  • Neuro-affirmative assessment & practice
  • PMHA: Mental health (topic tbc)
  • The national neurodevelopmental specification and practice framework for Scotland
  • Further workshops tba

We hope the full programme will be finalised by the end of May.

Abstract submissions

Abstracts are a vital part of the BACCH ASM and offer an opportunity for delegates at all levels to share their research at a national conference.

We welcome submissions from members and non-members for oral and poster presentations.

The prizes for best poster and best presentation by a non-consultant will be announced at the end of the event.

Submission deadline is 21 July 2024.

Online submission form

Annual Dinner & civic reception

Join us on the evening of 9th October at the National Piping Centre in Glasgow for the 2024 Annual Dinner and dance.  All welcome to book: delegates, partners and local non-delegates.

  • 7.00 pm: bagpiper welcome & drinks - civic reception hosted by the Lord Provost of Glasgow 
  • 7.30 pm: three-course dinner
  • 9.00 pm: ceilidh dance 

To book a place at the dinner, please select as an additional item on the booking form below.

Deadline to book for dinner is 29th Sept.  **However, if you have specific dietary requirements other than vegetarian you will need to book by 24 September.**

Venue and accommodation

Accommodation near the venue


In-person and virtual attendance available:

  • In person: lectures, abstract presentations, afternoon workshops, posters, annual dinner and catch up with colleagues
  • Virtual: lectures and abstract presentations only


  • Use the form below to book delegate places and tickets for the annual dinner & dance
  • There is no one-day option for virtual tickets, only for in-person
  • You need to be logged into your user account to buy discounted member-rate tickets (Not a member? You can join BACCH today)
  • The medical students/FY doctors rate is only available for members – if you are not a member, please apply to join for free and once you application is approved you can book at the discounted rate
  • Bookings deadlines:
    - in-person tickets: Sunday 29th September
    - Annual Dinner: Sunday 29th September (see note in annual dinner section re special diets deadline)
    - virtual tickets: Sunday 6th October
  • We do not issue invoices: payment needs to be made using the online form - the booking and payment confirmation emails act as your receipt
  • If you have any queries, contact the BACCH Office.

Cancellations & refunds

  • No refunds will be given for non-attendance or cancellations received after 27th September for in-person tickets and annual dinner, or 4th October for virtual tickets 
  • Cancellations received prior to this date will be eligible for a full refund, minus card processing fees, please contact us via email.
  • Delegates may make arrangements for a substitute to attend in their place at any time with no cost incurred by contacting the BACCH office.

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You need to be logged into your user account to buy discounted member-rate tickets. If you not able to log in, please contact the BACCH office.

Book tickets

Ticket Cost Quantity
Annual dinner ticket (9th Oct) £49.00
In person: Consultant/SAS (member) 1 day £175.00 Members only
In person: Consultant/SAS (member) 2 days £295.00 Members only
In person: Consultant/SAS (non-member) 1 day £230.00
In person: Consultant/SAS (non-member) 2 days £380.00
In person: medical student/ FY (member) 1 day £40.00 Members only
In person: medical student/FY (member) 2 days £75.00 Members only
In person: Trainee/retired/AHP (member) 1 day £85.00 Members only
In person: Trainee/retired/AHP (member) 2 days £145.00 Members only
In person: Trainee/retired/AHP (non-member) 1 day £120.00
In person: Trainee/retired/AHP (non-member) 2 days £205.00
Virtual: Consultant/SAS (member) £180.00 Members only
Virtual: Consultant/SAS (non-member) £235.00
Virtual: medical student/FY (member) £45.00 Members only
Virtual: Trainee/retired/AHP (member) £90.00 Members only
Virtual: Trainee/retired/AHP (non-member) £125.00

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