AGENDA

Day 1

8:00 - 9:00

ARRIVAL & REGISTRATION

9:00 - 9:30

WELCOME KICKOFF

10:00 - 10:40

EDUCATION

Overcoming challenges in funding, implementing innovative technologies and improving student experience in the education sector

  • Developing innovative teaching technologies and taking education online
  • Impact of Brexit on the education sector
  • Utilising AI and VR to develop personalisation in teaching
  • Developing the workforce of tomorrow by improving today’s education sector
  • Promoting effective teaching staff recruitment and retention

Speakers:
Roberta Blackman-Woods MPChair, All-Party Parliamentary University Group

Phil Beach, Chief for Vocational and Technical Qualifications, Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation

Bill Rammell, Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive, University of Bedfordshire

10:40 - 11:20

COFFEE BREAK

11:20 - 12:00

HEALTHCARE

Healthcare technology solutions: Reducing costs, driving efficiency and meeting growing demands in health services

  • Creating and improving targeted recruitment schemes to retain GPs
  • Developing innovative solutions to handle an active and ageing population
  • Expanding a digital NHS: Digitising frontline care and harnessing new technologies
  • Generating innovative solutions for sustainable care and an effective allocation of resources
  • Investing in infrastructure: Providing reliable and resilient services at a time of unprecedented demand

Speakers:
Simon Dixon, Head of Digital Strategy and Service Design, Public Health England

Dr. Richard Pratt, Founder of For My Doctor & Innovation Mentor, Royal College of General Practitioners

 Dr. Judith Champman, Head, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

12:15 - 12:45

SPONSOR TALK

huddle

12:45 - 14:15

LUNCH

NETWORK

EXPLORE

14:15 - 15:00

POLICING & CRIME

Fighting crime with smarter technology: Utilising technology to connect police forces and increase productivity

  • Utilising innovative technologies to drive efficiency and productivity in the police
  • Supporting frontline officers to innovate and creating a culture of innovation in the police
  • Increasing information sharing between the police and relevant groups to personalise and improve policing
  • Meeting modern threats and developing innovative solutions to improve criminal justice responses
  • Utilising data as a resource to predict crime, investigate more effectively and decrease demand on services

Speakers:
Kathy Bourne, Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner

Justine Currell, Bedfordshire Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner & Executive Director, Unseen 

15:15 - 15:45

CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

16:15 - 19:15

DRINKS RECEPTION

Day 2

8:00 - 9:00

ARRIVAL & REGISTRATION

9:00 - 9:30

WELCOME KICKOFF

10:00 - 10:40

DATA PROTECTION

Data protection and achieving GDPR compliance inside government and local authorities

  • Understanding consent and legitimate interest in your sales and marketing strategy
  • Growing your customer base under GDPR
  • Implementing a successful data privacy policy and prioritising next steps in becoming GDPR compliant
  • Developing and understanding the new role of privacy officers
  • Ensuring consistency across all business units

Speakers:
Dave Parsons, Information Governance Manager, Cardiff Council

Simon Hinks, Director & Data Protection Specialist, PMA

10:40 - 11:20

COFFEE BREAK

11:20 - 12:00

TRANSPORT

Improving planning, promoting collaboration and developing smart solutions in the transportation sector

  • Investing in the future of mobility through modernising existing transport systems and supporting smarter planned infrastructure
  • Discussing the role of cyber security in the transport sector and responding to modern challenges
  • Promoting reliable services and improving the passenger experience through smart technology
  • Improving planning and developing opportunities to be prepared for a variety of Brexit outcomes
  • Involving key stakeholders in the personalisation of transport services

Speakers:
Sir Christopher Chope MP, Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Highways

Barry Sheerman MP, Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety

Katharina Winbeck, Head of Transport, Environment, and Infrastructure, London Councils

Sue Percy, Chief Executive, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation

12:00 - 13:30

LUNCH

NETWORK

EXPLORE

13:30 - 14:00

SPONSOR TALK

14:00 - 14:45

COFFEE BREAK

14:45 - 15:30

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN CENTRAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Exploring digital solutions to create more efficient public services

  • Developing a Streamlined Service and Improving Communication and Data Sharing between Central and Local Government
  • Investing in infrastructure: Evaluate existing digital practices and software available to local authorities and determine methods for improvement
  • Utilising digital resources to manage increasing demand through the use of shared platforms
  • Collaborating with the private sector to create integrated services
  • Ensuring security, privacy and regulations in transformation programmes

Speakers:
Helen Wall, National Lead, Government Digital Service

Stephen Curtis, Director, Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing

15:30 - 16:00

COFFEE BREAK

16:00 - 16:30

CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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