SDF’s Festival of Learning & Development 2021 – 22-24 November

by Rossana Espinoza 0


We are delighted to invite you to be part of the leading event “Reinventing, reinforcing and recalibrating” that brings the learning and development professionals together. Designed to be interactive, challenging and human-centred, this online three-day Festival offers the opportunity to meet colleagues digitally as well as finding together responses to the big questions we are all facing at the end of an unprecedented year.

Join the SDF’s Festival of Learning and Development, from 22 to 24 November 2021, for an exciting online format, which we are making affordable and accessible to all learning and development professionals in the UK and beyond, so you all can access on an individual basis. Reaffirm your learning with an integrating personalised coaching session offered on Thursday 25 November, after the delivery of the Festival. 

Our SDF Festival of Learning and Development is the flagship event serving the heartland of the people profession. Enjoy our SDF Festival, offering captivating keynotes and sessions following 4 streams:

❤  Becoming agile, flexible and empowered individuals and organisations

❤  Moving towards self-directed individuals and self-service learning and development

❤  Letting go of familiar mindsets and befriending flattening organisations

❤  Meeting the new, the unknown and the reimagined

Blending inspiring and thought-provoking keynote speakers and workshop presenters with unmissable learning and enhanced networking opportunities. Be inspired by leading practitioners and experts with extraordinary stories from within the Learning and Development sector and beyond.  All in a friendly, safe and engaging environment, purpose-built to offer flexibility and enhance your experience.

2021 Feature keynote line up to get you inspired

❤ 2021 Festival programme to dream for – Monday 22nd, Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th

❤ 2021 Festival programme to take away (3-page PDF document)

2021 Festival learning resource (7-page PDF document)

❤ 2021 Festival strategic partners that rock




SDF Member ticket: £65.00 – Information available only via SDF Jiscmail

Learning and Development professionals working in the Higher Education sector who have joined the SDF Jiscmail.


Non-SDF member ticket: £85.00 – Register here

or you can join the SDF and become a SDF member for free if you work in the Higher Education sector. If you wish to join the SDF, please contact us on