Due to the Covid-19 outbreak the decision has been made that this year’s LDC Conference will be held online as a virtual event.
Please see the home page for more details.

LDC Conference 2020 (4 and 5 June 2020) – POSTPONED

LDC Conference 2020 (4 and 5 June 2020) – POSTPONED

Due to the current situation regarding Covid-19, this year’s LDC Conference and Dinner due to take place in Brighton on the 4 and 5 June will be postponed.

Update April 2:
Closing date for registration, motions and nominations is now Friday 2 October.

The event will instead be held on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 November 2020 – same place, different dates! We are in the process of confirming the finer details and we will share more information as soon as we have it.

With LDC Conference taking place in late November, there will be no dedicated LDC Officials’ day this year.

For those who have already officially booked their places for the event

Conference registrations, dinner tickets and hotel bookings will automatically be transferred to the new November dates.

For those who have already booked travel

It is requested that anyone who has already booked travel to the event, initially seeks to alter their booking or where necessary requests a refund from the rail or flight operator. In the instance that individuals are denied reimbursement;

  • LDC Representatives and Observers should complete a claim form and submit this with receipts to Pete Hodgkinson, Conference Treasurer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • GDPC members should seek reimbursement from the BDA by completing a GDPC member claim form and submitting this with receipts to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Special travel expense claim forms are available here:

Further details will be circulated in due course, in the meantime if you have urgent queries please direct these to our event manager, Fiona Feltham This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

First virtual LDC Conference planned for July 25th...
LDC CONFERENCE 2020 – Registration now open