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BACHE2007 Annual Conference & Exhibition
Heriot Watt University
Edinburgh Conference Centre
21-22 May 2007
Exhibitors Information
The Exhibition is now fully booked. If you would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact:
Debbi Smith,
BACHE Administrator
tel 01509 889256   

BACHE is the organisation representing managers and supervisors engaged in the delivery of cleaning and support services in Higher Education.
The Fifth Annual Conference provides a unique opportunity to liaise with professionals in the Higher Education market both on a formal and informal basis. The Conference is intended to promote the organisation’s aims to enhance the profile of Higher Education Institution cleaning through professionalism and to facilitate the networking among its members. The BACHE team have put together another innovative programme focusing on highly relevant and topical discussions, presentations and interactive workshops. Delegates will also have an opportunity to meet a range of suppliers relevant to their services at the Conference Exhibition
Accommodation is in en-suite rooms in Leonard Hall and Robert Bryson Hall at the Edinburgh Conference Centre on Monday 21st May. Bedrooms have private shower and toilet, radio, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, data point for connection to the Internet over an Ethernet network and tea/coffee facilities. Full Scottish breakfast is included. Additional accommodation can be arranged for Sunday 20th May if required.

Social Programme
The Scottish theme Reception, Gala Dinner and Awards Presentation are the focus of the social programme on the evening of Monday 21st May. The presentations will be followed by a Celidh, entertainment and late bar to round off the evening. 

The BACHE Awards are sponsored by Johnson Diversey and CUBO.
Photo Competition
‘Most Challenging Cleaning Task of the Year’. Bring along your photos with a short description of your horror story and you might win a bottle of champagne. Judging will take place at the conference. Sponsored by CUBO.
An Exhibition will run alongside the Conference and will provide an opportunity to look at new products and suppliers.
Monday May 21st 2007 
08.30                       Registration Opens
09.00-11.15             Sightseeing Tour of Edinburgh
09.30-11.30             Exhibition & Product Demos
10.00-11.15Tour of Hearts of Midlothian Training Academy
Conference Opens 
Welcome & Session 1:
Declan Leyden UCEA 
Pay Harmonisation - one year on
13.00-14.00              Lunch
Keynote Speaker: Mike Southon   
Session 2: Jill Bell, Anderson Strathern Solicitors
Employment Legislation Are you up to date?
19.00-19.45             Opening Drinks Reception
19.45                                                       Gala Dinner & Awards Presentation
 Late Bar
Tuesday May 22nd 2007 
09.00-09.15  BACHE Business Meeting & AGM
09.15-10.30 Session 3: Fiona Farmer. Amicus
 The Role of Trade Unions in Higher Education
 10.30-11.00  Morning Coffee
 11.00-12.30 Session 4: David Somervell, Edinburgh University
Managing Waste & Recycling: Achieving compliance & saving cash
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.00 Workshops
15.00-15.15 Closing Remarks
15.15 Tea