Academy for Social Justice Commissioning events

Details of the Academy for Justice Commissioning’s events programme and presentations from previous events.

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Our events programme includes monthly evening seminars with guest speakers, which take place in Bristol, Leeds, London and Manchester.

We also hold ad hoc workshops and a commissioning-themed annual conference.

All our events are free to attend and they offer the opportunity to network and share best practice with your commissioning colleagues.

You must be a member of the Academy for Social Justice Commissioning to attend these events. Membership and services are free - simply complete the member registration form under our Membership section.

To register for an event, please email your details to

Evening seminars coming up

Past seminar information and presentations

An overview of each seminar with:

  • details of speakers
  • presentations
  1. Manchester seminar - Engaging offenders: (13 Sept 2018)
  2. London seminar: What would it take to end homelessness? (11 Sept, 2018)
  3. Leeds seminar: Complex commissioning for complex needs (6 Sept, 2018)
  4. Leeds seminar: Under represented, Under pressure and Under resourced (5 July 2018)
  5. London Seminar: Understanding outcomes, measures and metrics (3 July, 2018)
  6. Bristol seminar: Complex commissioning for complex needs (26 June, 2018)
  7. London seminar: Complex commissioning for complex needs
  8. London seminar - The Lammy Review: bringing to life recommendations 31 and 32
  9. Manchester seminar: Innovation to increase the use of community sentence treatment requirements
  10. Bristol seminar: We need to talk about Women
  11. Manchester seminar: Outcomes-based Commissioning: Learning from Payment by Results and Social Impact Bonds
  12. London Seminar: Co-commissioning a devolved Work and Health Programme in London (22 Mar 2018)
  13. Manchester seminar:Reflections on the delivery of probation services and the commissioning of probation services
  14. Bristol seminar: Transformational change for people with complex needs: Whole systems for whole people
  15. Manchester seminar - Coaching's Impact on Social Exclusion: Measuring Hearts and Minds
  16. Manchester seminar: 'Cooperating Out of Crime?' What can cooperatives bring to prisoner rehabilitation? (21 Nov, 2017)
  17. Conference: Valuing Commissioning? Commissioning Value? slidepack (15 November, 2017)
  18. London Seminar: Achieving better outcomes for young people affected by sexual exploitation (1 Nov 2017)
  19. Leeds seminar: Improving rehabilitation through collaboration: involving service users in probation
  20. Bristol Seminar: Transforming the local criminal justice service: A behavioural science approach
  21. Manchester seminar - Justice devoluton: delivering better justice through justice reinvestment
  22. London Seminar: Valuing the voluntary sector (11 Sept, 2017)
  23. Manchester seminar: using innovative technology to deliver sustainable outcomes for people with disabilities and long term health conditions.(11 July)
  24. London seminar: Reducing homelessness in England and Wales (10 July, 2017)
  25. Seminar: Can small changes make a big difference? Applying behavioural insights to public services
  26. Leeds Seminar: What about the women? (5 July 2017)
  27. Manchester seminar: Developing place based services in Gtr Manchester slidepack (31 Jan 2017)
  28. London seminar: Experts by experience - engaging the service user (seminar slidepack)
  29. Manchester seminar: How can commissioners influence the success of policy making in the criminal justice system? (14 Mar 2017)
Published 11 January 2017