Events

Solace West and East Midlands Branch Meeting: Future Local Government - Innovation in Partnerships

Date

13 May 2016

Address

Staffordshire County Council
1 Staffordshire Place
Tipping Street
Stafford
ST16 2LP

Time

09:30:0012:40:00

Price

Free to Solace Members:
Places for this relaxed and engaging roundtable-table event are limited, please register today with Sara via events@solace.org.uk


Aim of the event

Solace West and East Midlands Branches are delighted to invite you to their next Branch Meeting, to hear from specially invited speakers from the Private Sector and the Solace Membership Team.

Gain insight into the Private Sectors views on innovation in local government and how this is transforming Public Sector partnerships and also ensure your voice is heard as we review Solace Membership.

Programme 

(Subject to change)

09.30

Arrival

10.00

Welcome and Introduction from Chairs

Helen Riley
Chair, Solace West Midlands Branch Deputy Chief Executive, Staffordshire County Council, and Simon Bovey, Chair, Solace East Midlands Branch Deputy Chief Executive, Daventry District Council

10.10

Future Local Government: Innovation in Partnerships
This session will look at innovation in local government and how this is transforming public sector partnerships. In particular, relational partnering, a new concept in public private partnerships to unlock local authority assets.

Richard Smith, Chairman, Public Sector Plc (PSP)

10.50

Solace Membership – Shaping the Offer
Claire is leading a review on Solace Membership and will lead a conversation on Members’ experiences to date and what might be needed from future Solace in the Midlands events.

Claire Green,
Head of Membership Services at Solace Group

11.50

Innovation in Partnerships 
An innovative approach to partnerships delivers significant cashable savings and robust services to 8 local authority partners and plays a significant role in ensuring Civica continue to win new business such as the recent 7 year £40M deal at Hull. 

Darren Walklate, Director BPO Solutions & Service Design, Civica

12.30

Summary from Chairs

12.40

Lunch and Networking