Events

Public Sector Transformation: what does it mean for the workforce? (London)

Date

2 Sep 2014

Address

Local Government House
Smith Square
London
SW1P 3HZ

Time

09:30:0015:45:00

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Price

Free - this event is for Members only

Summary

LGA, Solace and PPMA are presenting three national seminars for council Chief Executives and senior managers to explore the workforce issues arising from public sector transformation.

Delegates will have the opportunity to hear the latest thinking and ideas on public sector reform from leading sector figures and academics. There will be time to debate and discuss with your peers what this means for changing and leading our workforce and the chance to influence the activities of the national organisations to help meet the priorities of councils.

Who should attend?

Local government Chief Executives (AM recommended), Directors Human Resources Directors and other Senior Managers involved in planning and delivering the transformation of services (PM recommended).

Programme 

09.30

Registration and refreshments

10.00

Welcome & Introduction 

10.05

Public sector transformation context
Review the high level overview from the Cabinet Office
Q&A

10.35

The leadership dimension
Context setting with a Chief Executive
Q&A

11.00

21st century public servant research
University of Birmingham's latest research into the characteristics of the future workforce

11.30

Discussion
Roundtable discussion focusing on what a truly integrated public services might look like in the future; the role of leaders in developing and explaining a clear path for change; and what this means for councils and their workforce.

12.45

Lunch and Networking

13.15

Information exchange
Roundtable discussions providing innovative practices on the future skills local government needs; enabling a mind-set within our existing workforce; and building a successful middle management leadership cadre.

15.30

Summary and close
Identifying the key priorities and practical strategies to take forward within the delegates' authority 

Speakers

Confirmed Speakers:

Mike Cook, Chief Executive, London Borough of Camden

Registration

For further information or any other queries please contact:
The LGA Events team 
Telephone: 020 7664 3131
Email: events@local.gov.uk

Please let us know by 26 August 2014 if you need to cancel your booking.

Other events in this series:

Leeds – 22 September 2014
Birmingham – 24 September 2014