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TRAC Conference 2020

Date: 28th September 2020 - 29th September 2020

Location: Online

Price: £75 (inc VAT)

Bookings have now closed - please contact bookings@bufdg.ac.uk for more information

The TRAC Conference will be taking place on-line this year from Monday 28th - Tuesday 29th September.  

As usual, the conference will include a mixture of plenary and breakout sessions and give delegates a thorough overview on the work of the TDG, their activities and of course the latest guidance on TRAC.   We will also facilitate ways for you to network with fellow delegates throughout the conference. 

Tickets cost £75 (inclusive of VAT).

For any initial queries, please contact Rachel

Outline Programme

 

DAY ONE

  13.30

Online Registration – Virtual Tea & Coffee Networking

Structured groups sessions for delegates to join – with Regional Chairs facilitating

14.00

Welcome by Conference Chair

14:10

Welcome by Conference Organiser

14.15

Finance Director perspective on TRAC

14.35

FD Q&A  

14.45

Break

14.50

Update on TRAC Development Group work plan and activities

15.05

Break

15.15

Breakout sessions

Presentation followed by discussion

1)     TRAC for Beginners – introduction to TRAC

Understanding the fundamentals of TRAC

2)     How to comply with TRAC requirements

A detailed walkthrough of the TRAC process, outlining the compliance issues, and areas such as high-level adjustments/MSI

3)     TRAC Guidance – where next?

Proactive session to gain feedback on how and in what areas the TRAC guidance needs to develop further

16.00

Break

16:05

Virtual Networking

16.30

Feedback from Breakout Leads – key Questions to Panel

16:25

Virtual Networking

17:00

Close

 

DAY TWO

09.00

Online Registration – Virtual Networking

09:30

Welcome by Conference Chair

09:40

Welcome by Conference Organiser

09.45

Navigating TRAC during the Pandemic

A session to rehearse the issues with compiling the TRAC returns during Covid-19 affected periods

10.15

Q&A

10:25

Break

10.30

Breakout sessions

1)     Understanding the Purpose and Use of TRAC

How to promote TRAC within the Academic Community

2)     How to comply with TRAC requirements

A detailed walkthrough of the TRAC process, outlining the compliance issues, and areas such as high-level adjustments/MSI

3)     TRAC Guidance – where next?

Proactive session to gain feedback on how and in what areas the TRAC guidance needs to develop further

11.15

Break  

11.25

Feedback Question Time

Other issues and questions for TDG to consider - invited from the floor

11.35

TDG / Funder Panel Session

11:50

Virtual Networking

12:30

Close

   

Bookings have now closed - please contact bookings@bufdg.ac.uk for more information

 

 

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