NIHR Academy Members’ Conference 2020

Research for Everyone

24 November 2020

This year the annual NIHR Academy Members' Conference will be held on 24 November 2020 as a virtual event.

During the conference you will be able to experience many of our most popular aspects of our in-person event including a broad range of inspiring speakers, case studies, exhibitors and skills sessions. There will also be the opportunity to showcase your research in a poster competition as well as network with fellow NIHR Academy Members.

Our theme this year is Research for Everyone and our goal is to share with you practical tools, tips and resources to help you in your roles.

The agenda and format of this year’s event has been developed with input from a steering group including NIHR Academy Members, public and patient involvement representatives and equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) experts.

If you are a NIHR Academy Member you should register using the Registration for NIHR Academy Members page. If you work for the NIHR, DHSC, have an affiliation with our organisation or any other interest in this event please register using the Registration for non-NIHR Academy Members page.

Registration will close at 12.00 noon on 23 November 2020. Following your registration you will receive a confirmation email to acknowledge your registration. Further details will be shared with you in the weeks leading up to the event including instructions on how to join, details of the networking facilities and other delegate information.

Privacy notice

Personal data submitted through this form is collected by Professional Briefings on behalf of the NIHR Academy. Professional Briefings privacy policy can be found here. The purpose of collecting this data is for event management purposes for the NIHR Academy Members' Conference which will be managed by NIHR Academy.

The NIHR Academy is part of the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).  DHSC is the Data Controller under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) EC 2016/679.

The data collected as part of this registration is collected in the public interest. The NIHR privacy policy includes further information including ways NIHR may use your data, NIHR contact details and details on your individual rights about how your data is used. For GDPR related requests please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The DHSC Data Protection Officer can be contacted by email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Virtual event platforms

NIHR will use the Zoom, Glisser and ePostersLive platforms for the running of this event. When we use these platforms the following privacy policies apply:

Some live streams and interactive sessions will be recorded. By participating in these streams and sessions you accept that personal data may be visible on the virtual platforms and may be recorded. Information you have provided as part of registration that you have agreed to be shared with other participants as part of a delegate list may also be available on the platform.

Recorded sessions may be made available after the event on the Glisser platform, NIHRLearn and NIHR YouTube channel for an undetermined period. Your data may be stored outside of the EU in countries where data protection laws are different.

The lawful basis for processing personal data is explicit consent.