The speakers are as follows: (in programme order)

Liz Roberts, Editor of Nursery World

Wendy Ratcliff, Her Majesty’s Inspector, Senior Manager, Education Policy Team - Early Years

Professor Chris Pascal, co-founder of The Centre for Research in Early Childhood (CREC), Birmingham

Penny Tassoni, early years consultant and author

Judith Twani, early years consultant and assistant head teacher

Ben Hasan, head teacher, Wentworth Nursery School and Children's Centre, east London

Cath Larkin, associate trainer, Quality 4 Early Years

June O’Sullivan, LEYF chief executive, Ben Clay, LEYF pedagogy manager and Jean Hudson, manager, LEYF Queensborough Community Nursery, west London

Ben Hasan, head teacher, Wentworth Nursery School and Children's Centre, east London

Helen Prud’homme, nursery and Reception teacher, currently heading up the Foundation Unit at St Mary’s CE Primary School, Banbury, Oxfordshire