Events

Solace South West Annual Seminar - Leadership: the challenges ahead - 11-12 November 2014

Date

11 Nov 2014

Address

Dartington Hall
Dartington
Totnes
TQ9 6EL

Time

14:00:0013:00:00

Details

Once again the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives and Senior Managers (Solace) in the South West planned a ‘23 hour’ must attend Annual Seminar at Dartington Hall near Totnes, Devon. The 2014 event took place on Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th November and was preceded by a South West Chief Executives Meeting on the morning of Tuesday 11th November. The seminar itself was open to all those in the Local Government field, with Solace Members receiving a subsidised rate to attend.

Seminar Programme 

Tuesday 11 November 2014 

Morning

SOUTH WEST COUNCILS meeting for Chief Executives

14.00

Welcome and Introduction to the Seminar
Chair: David McIntosh, Chief Executive of East Dorset District Council and Christchurch Borough Council

14.15

Impact of the elections for local government
Speaker: Dr Jonathan Carr-West, Chief Executive, LGiU

No presentation is available for this session

15.15

Refreshments and Networking

15.45

Digital Leadership – Overview and challenges
Speaker: Catherine Howe, Chief Executive, Public-i

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16.45

Refreshments and Networking

17.15

“Strengthening our society: Update on Solace changes”
Speaker: Simon Baker, Chief Executive, Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and High Peak Borough Council

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18.00

Break

19.00

Pre-dinner Drinks

19.30

Dinner
Welcome from Solace South West Regional Branch
After Dinner Speaker - Carl Brooks, Consulting Local Government Director of Capita

Wednesday 12 November 2014 

 

Breakfast

09.00

Welcome and Introduction to Day 2
Chair: David McIntosh, Chief Executive of East Dorset District Council and Christchurch Borough Council 

09.15

Leadership session
Drawing on Day One and also on the most recent research on leadership development in the public sector, this session will focus on identifying the key leadership challenges facing Chief Executives
Facilitated by Michael Ellis – Solace Leadership Associate

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10.30

Refreshments and Networking

11.00

Leadership session 
The second part of this session is an opportunity for delegates to consider the impact of change on the leadership role of the Chief Executive and identify where there may be gaps to enable Chief Executives to develop the support, resilience and skills they need to be successful in their roles

No presentation is available for this session

12.15

Chair’s Summary

12.30

Seminar ends with Networking Lunch

 

 

 

Price

£250.00 + vat - Solace Member 2 Day Residential, including dinner and accommodation on 11th November
£175.00 + vat - Solace Member 2 Day Non Residential (Includes Dinner)
£140.00 + vat - Solace Member 2 Day Non Residential (Excludes Dinner)
£325.00 + vat - Non Member Public Sector 2 Day Residential Rate, including dinner and accommodation on 11th November, and 3 months free Solace Membership.