Surrogacy Conference 2018 – Bookings Open


Bookings Now Open

We will be holding the Surrogacy UK 2018 Conference at the Jurys Inn, Hinckley Island, Leicestershire, on Saturday 15th September 2018. It will start promptly at 9:00am.  Please arrive half an hour early so we can book you in. There will be tea and coffee available from 8:30am.

To book your place, please complete the online booking form which can be accessed using the link below. You may prefer to copy and paste the link into a new browser window; if you click on it you will be directed away from this page.


Payments for places need to be made online by debit or credit card at time of booking; all bookings are strictly non-refundable.

The conference fee includes all the seminars, entertainment, and lunch on Saturday. Booking will close on 31st August 2018; there are special Early Bird rates for bookings made by 31st May 2018.

Venue Information
Jurys Inn Hinckley Island
Watling Street
LE10 3JA
01455 631 122
Jurys Inn Hinckley

A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference delegates until 3rd August 2018, after this date any rooms not booked will be released for general sale. The price is £95 per night, including breakfast (single occupancy) or £105 per night, including breakfast (double occupancy). To make a reservation please contact the hotel directly on 08704 100 800 quoting “PRIVAT150918”.

Different rates may be available through other online booking sites.

Those who stay at the hotel will be able to use the hotel’s leisure facilities. Please see hotel website for further details. Free car parking is available at the hotel for all conference delegates.

Children are most welcome at the conference and we are pleased to offer childcare throughout the day for just £15 per child. This is being provided by All Events Childcare whose staff are all fully qualified, insured, and DBS checked. You can find more information on their website All Events Childcare. They will have a room at the conference especially for their use and will have lots of books, toys, games, and crafts set up to keep the children entertained.

The childcare will be available from 9.00am until 4.00pm; parents/guardians can take their children in and out of the room throughout the day. No child can access or leave the room without being signed in and out by their parents/guardians.

Only children who have been booked into the childcare will have access to the children’s room and facilities in it. Use of the childcare must be booked in advance on the conference booking form; booking and payment cannot be taken on the day. All Events Childcare can care for a maximum of 50 children and places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. They can care for children ages 0-16 but advise the activities and toys provided are most suitable for children under 11 years old.

If the childcare is already fully booked when you complete the booking form please email your children’s names and ages to Events and they will be added to the waiting list. We will let you know if there are any cancellations and spaces become available, but this cannot be guaranteed.

All Events Childcare also offer a babysitting service during the evening, please contact them directly for more details.

Children who have not been booked into the childcare remain the responsibility of their parents/guardians at all times.

If you have any queries please contact Events.

We look forward to seeing you on the day.

Agenda (Provisional and subject to change)

8:30am-9:00am Registration & Refreshments

9:00am-9:15am Welcome

9:15am-9:45am Law Commission Update

9:45am-11:00am A-Z of Surrogacy
9:45am-11:00am Surrogate Partner Workshop
9:45am-11:00am Pregnancy & Birth Choices – Combining the wishes of surrogates and intended parents

11:00-11:30am Morning Break

11:30am-12:30pm How to Get the Best out of Surrogacy UK
11:30am-12:30pm Including Your IPs – How surrogates can support intended parent involvement during pregnancy and birth
11:30am-12:30pm Induced Lactation – Is it an option?
11:30am-12:30pm Intended Parents in the Delivery Room – How to best support your surrogate

12:30pm-1:30pm Surrogacy and the Law – What you need to know
12:30pm-1:30pm Working with Clinics – How to get the best out of them
12:30pm-1:30pm Surrogates Own Children – Telling, talking to, and supporting them

1:30pm-2:30pm Lunch

2:30pm-3:45pm Intended Fathers Workshop
2:30pm-3:45pm Intended Mothers Workshop
2:30pm-3:45pm Surrogate Workshop
2:30pm-3:45pm Parents Through Surrogacy – Talking about origins

3:45pm-4:30pm Ask The Expert Panel

4:30pm-5:00pm Afternoon Break

5:00pm-6:00pm Round Up and It Worked

6:00pm-8:00pm Evening Break

8:00pm Evening Social Event – Quiz and disco

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