AYM Events

We run a number of events throughout the year. The main ones are listed below:

Exec Meetings

The AYM Executive meets quarterly and future dates and venues are as follows:-

3 December 2019, venue Youth Justice Convention, Birmingham NEC)
April 2020, Stockport YJS
June 2020, Warwickshire YJS, Rugby
September 2020, venue and date TBC


There are three AYM conferences per year, in autumn, spring and prior to the AGM in June. The AGM is for members only, however all AYM conferences are open to AYM members and YOT staff and other stakeholder agencies. Each year we invite key speakers to talk about topical issues, present new research findings or policy changes or showcase positive working being done in youth justice. The most recent dates and venues of each of these are shown below.  Information on previous conferences and speaker presentations can be found on our conference pages.


Annual conference and AGM: 5 June 2019, Warwickshire Youth Justice Service, Bloxham Centre.

Autumn Conference: 16 October 2019, University of Derby sponsored by Unitas.

Annual Conference/AGM: June 2020 Warwickshire Youth Justice Service, Bloxham Centre (date and time TBC)

Regional Events

The AYM run regional events, generally throughout the spring and autumn.  The events aim to provide YOTs with up to date information on a variety of issues and include presentations from speakers on key issues, or workshops designed to help YOTs prepare for inspections and any major changes being implemented by the YJB or other legislative, or youth justice practice change.