The conference was opened this morning by CISI head of Financial Plannning.
Day one of the event, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, in Stratford-Upon-Avon, yesterday featured pre-conference workshops and a drinks reception, dinner and team quiz.
Today will feature sessions on a wide range of technical subjects.
Ms Lockie spoke about the importance of Paraplanning qualifications, including the new CFP Pathway.
She also spoke about growing the profession and advised Paraplanners to speak to media outlets to spread the Financial Planning and Paraplanning message.
She said the conference was "one of our flagship conferences, built by Paraplanners, for Paraplanners".
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