The inquest into the death of an RAF airman from Telford is expected to conclude today.
Corporal Brent John McCarthy was shot in Afghanistan in May 2012 at a petrol base in Helmand province alongside a colleague.
The inquest at Oxford Coroners Court has been told the injuries of both men in the gun attack were unsurvivable and nothing could have been done to save their lives.
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Ahead of the conference, calls are growing for Midlands regions to have their own devolved powers to match those on offer to Scotland.
After a cool start, Sunday looks set to be a dry and bright day, with sunny spells.
Mainly dry with clear spells but possibly one or two light showers near coasts overnight, remaining largely dry on Sunday.