Ashridge Business School Conference

Ashridge Business School Conference

Conference: Action Learning in Challenging Times: Questioning Insight, Challenging Practice


As we head into 2016 the world looks to be ever more complex, divided and vulnerable, and desperately in need of innovative solutions. New questions, fresh insights, imaginative conversation that challenge traditional boundaries are imperative.

The 2016 International Action Learning Research Practice Conference seeks to be a forum for sharing such experience, insights and questions.

This conference runs from 14:00 on Monday 21 March – 13:00 Wednesday 23 March 2016 and is in association with the Journal of Action Learning: Research & Practice.


All those concerned with personal and leadership development, organization change and systems improvement

Date & Time

From: 21 March 2016 at 14:00
To: 23 March 2016 at 13:00



Type of Event



Residential rates

Early bird rate: is now closed

Standard rate: £550+vat (effective from 18 December 2015)

These residential rates include: Accommodation on Monday and Tuesday nights, meals from Monday evening – Wednesday lunchtime (including conference dinner on Tuesday evening) and all conference materials.

For those who don’t already have it, the conference fee also includes online access for 2016 to the journal ‘Action Research: Research and Practice’.

Non-residential rates

Day time attendance: £175+vat per day

Conference dinner attendance: £50+vat per head

These non-residential rates include conference materials and lunch. Prices for additional accommodation available on application. Download the booking form. Email your completed booking form to


Conference Centre

Ashridge House is an award-winning, Grade 1 listed neo-gothic mansion situated in the heart of the rolling Chiltern Hills, 30 miles north of London.  We offer a range of flexible meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 250 people for conferences, training, meetings and events.

Our stunning location, set in 190 acres, is home to both historic period rooms and contemporary spaces, all of which lead onto exquisite landscaped gardens. Welcoming guests from all over the world, we tailor our hospitality service to match the diverse requirements of each individual and every organisation.