Welcome & Opening Address

Steven Pleasant MBE, Tameside Council & NHS Tameside & Glossop CCG

Panel Discussion: Social Innovation & The Courage To Do Things Differently

Chair: Steven Pleasant MBE, Tameside Council & NHS Tameside & Glossop CCG

Panel: Craig Gaskell, UA92; Emma Cheshire, FutureGov & Alison McKenzie-Folan, Wigan Council

Seminar Room 1

Restorative Practice in Liverpool

Caroline O’Neill, Alison Moglione, Liverpool CC & Lesley Parkinson, Restorative Thinking

Seminar Room 2

Data Sharing in the Public Sector

Gill Dickson & Stacey Egerton, ICO

Seminar Room 3

Building an Inclusive Economy

Tom Lloyd Goodwin, CLES

Skills Workshops

Women in Development: Springboard

Becky Sharifi & Gemma Barlow, GO! Train and develop

Seminar Room 1

Sedgemoor District Council – a Journey into Digital

Bob Brown & Paul Davidson, Sedgemoor District Council

Seminar Room 2

GMCA InfoGov Priorities for 2019: Headlines, Actions & Preview of New InfoGov Training for GM Partners

Jane Hancer, CC2i & Phillipa Nazari, GMCA

Seminar Room 3

The Joys of Collaboration

Nichola Cooke, STAR Procurement

Skills Workshops

Virtual Facilitation: Designing & Facilitating Successful Online Meetings

Orla Cronin, Orla Cronin Research & ICA:UK

Lunch & Partnership Showcase


Seminar Room 1

The Future of Networking in Government

Mark Smith, GDS Cabinet Office

Seminar Room 2

Rubbish Design: The Future of Waste

Vimla Apadoo, Futuregov & Susan Spink, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

Seminar Room 3

Implementing NICE Guidance Through Shared Learning: Using Mansfield Council’s ASSIST Initiative as an example

Bruce Smith, & Deborah Collis NICE,

with Sandra Ward & Kathleen Moore, Mansfield District Council

Skills Workshops

Restorative Practice… Come and Have a Go!

Lesley Parkinson, Restorative Thinking

Seminar Room 1

“Computer Says No” – Using Data Effectively to Drive Service Delivery

Miranda Carruthers-Watt, Salford City Council

Seminar Room 2

A Place Based Approach to Early Child Development


Anette Algie, NSPCC

Seminar Room 3

Wigan’s Place Based Public Service Integration

Stephen Gerrard, Wigan Council

Skills Workshops

Facilitative Leadership in the Public Sector

Alan Heckman, ICA:UK

Seminar Room 1

Enabling our Further Faster Ambition in Greater Manchester

Phil Swan, GMCA

Seminar Room 3

Our Thriving Communities Approach


Vicky Sugars, Sarah Whittle and Martin Burroughs, Oldham Council