22-24 May – Slaley Hall, Northumberland

Broadening Horizons

The 29th R3 Annual Conference is the opportunity for the insolvency, restructuring and turnaround community to discuss, debate and chart a course through current and future concerns facing the profession and explore the latest topics and issues of the day. Reflect upon the new opportunities and challenges for both the profession and R3, as we collectively seek to broaden our horizons in 2019 and beyond; and be inspired by keynote speakers on how to successfully implement difficult decisions in the face of adversity. This event is not to be missed.

– Duncan Swift, R3 Vice President

Unrivalled technical programme – practical content, topical updates – thought leadership and market leading speakers

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"...an exceptionally well put together event"

"the best R3 conference I can remember"

"inspired and entertained"

Slaley Hall will play host to the 2019 conference. Set among 1,000 acres of beautiful Northumberland countryside, Slaley Hall is "the jewel in the North East countryside." The hotel offers a host of exceptional facilities including a state-of-the-art health club, heated swimming pool, luxurious spa, exclusive dining outlets and two prestigious golf courses. Just 24 miles from Newcastle city centre, the hotel is readily accessible from Newcastle Airport and Newcastle Central Station via complimentary transfer.
Preferential rates at nearby Derwent Manor have been secured for R3 delegates including complimentary transfers to and from the hotels, a short 8 minute drive.
Practical and technical content will now begin on Wednesday, increasing time for discussion, debate and networking. The programme features renowned keynote speakers and leading experts, including the Insolvency Service, HMRC and PwC. It will cover a wide-range of up-to-the-minute topics, including:
  • the Corporate Insolvency framework;
  • Brexit;
  • Reflections on Carillion – one year on;
  • personal insolvency; and
  • a USA vs UK insolvency debate.
Masterclasses will run parallel to the main sessions and feature current topics including Scotland's new Insolvency Rules and artificial intelligence, cybersecurity & cryptocurrency. The full programme will be issued in due course.
Running over three days, the conference offers unrivalled networking opportunities, including a return of the popular speed networking event and an additional buffet dinner on Wednesday evening, as well as a gala dinner and drinks on Thursday evening.


Delegates will benefit from an incredible saving of £400 on the 2018 conference

For increased flexibility, conference-only tickets are available for delegates who would like to arrange their own accommodation.

The number one forum for debate and networking in the insolvency, restructuring and turnaround profession


"Best R3 conference I can remember"

"All in all an excellent conference"

"The conference programme was excellent"

"It was an exceptionally well put together event. Compliments to all concerned"

"Informative and practical, relevant and well delivered"

"Very good, thank you. Inspired and entertained"

"Really relevant to day to day activity as an appointment taking IP"

"The masterclass sessions...were practical and very helpful"

"This was a very good conference in terms of organisation, content and (delegate) engagement"


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Conference Ticket:

Fellow – £950+VAT
Member – £970+VAT
Associate – £1,190+VAT
Non-Member* – £1,400+VAT
New Professionals** – £720+VAT


Slaley Hall – £280+VAT
Derwent Manor – £240+VAT
Slaley Hall
Hexham, NE47 0BX
Derwent Manor
Allensford, DH8 9BB

Conference Schedule:

Wednesday 22 May
13:30-15:00 – Check-in and registration
15:00-17:15 – Conference sessions
17:15-18:15 – Speed networking
19:00-20:00 – Welcome drinks reception
20:00 – Buffet dinner
Thursday 23 May
09:00-10:35 – Conference sessions
10:35-12:10 – Masterclass sessions
12:15-17:00 – Conference sessions
18:45 – Drinks reception & gala dinner
Friday 24 May
10:00-13:00 – Conference sessions
13:00 – Departure
*Non-members are required to pay in full before attendance at the conference
**Must be an R3 New Professional member at the date and duration of the conference