Socitm Annual Conference

Start:09 Oct 17 (Event is over)
End:10 Oct 17
Location:King Power Stadium, Leicester

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The Annual Socitm conference returns on the 9-10th October and will welcome 350+ IT professionals from across local government.

Tackling key issues at the heart of ICT, join your colleagues and peers to discover, determine and deliberate the latest developments, strategies, tools, techniques and technologies available to drive your IT strategies, departments and councils forward.

Key topics for 2017:

  • Showcasing success, driving change, changing mind-sets: Women in IT
  • Co-creation and Co-production – Smart Places and Location Intelligence
  • Data protection reform: GDPR and the future of local government data
  • Preparing for the digital revolution in local government
  • Innovation thinking and public sector data
  • Cyber security in local public services
  • The future of ICT & local government
  • Boosting collaborative leadership

Confirmed to speak for 2017:

  • Geoff Connell, Socitm President and Head of IM & Technology, Norfolk County Council
  • Sean Green, Director of IT, City of London Corporation & City of London Police
  • Justin Massarella Ferguson, Senior Consultant Information Governance, Iron Mountain
  • Mark Brett, Cyber Security Advisor, National Cyber Security Programme Local, DCLG
  • Sandra Taylor, Head of ICT Services, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Nick Corrigan, Head of Digital Futures, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
  • Maryvonne Hassall, IT Strategy Manager, Aylesbury Vale District Council
  • Pye Nyunt, Corporate Insight Hub Manager, Barking & Dagenham
  • Nick Shipton, Dynamic Scheduling Product Director, Kirona
  • Paul Saunders, Mobile Workforce Product Director, Kirona
  • Andy Coote, Location Practice Group Leader, Socitm Advisory
  • Nadira Hussain, Head of ICT, London Borough of Enfield
  • Martin Ferguson, Policy and Research Director, Socitm
  • Darryl Beckford, Head of Digital Acceleration, KCOM
  • John Woolley, Head of Technical Sales, Iron Mountain
  • Hilary Simpson, Founder, Sleuth the Consultancy Coop
  • Dr Mark Thompson, Strategy Director, CoreAzure
  • Ruby Dixon, Strategic Transformation Consultant
  • Stuart Higgins, Head of Smart Cities and IoT, Cisco
  • Adam Louca, Chief Security Technologist, Softcat
  • Mark Briggs, Managing Director, CoreAzure
  • Kirk Ryan, Cloud Solution Architect, NetApp
  • Chris Riley, ICT Manager, Lancaster City Council
  • Paul Maltby, Director Data Projects, DCLG
  • Jos Creese, Digital Analyst and CEO, CCL
  • Paul Wilford, Solutions Architect, EACS
  • Andrew Grant, CEO, AVDC
  • Senior Representative, CityVerve
  • Colin Williams, Director, SBL
  • Russell Tilsed, 8×8

Also, following the success from Socitm Spring we will be offering 1-1 private surgery sessions, hosted by Jos Creese and Andy Coote. If you have a challenge or issue in your organisation that you would like to discuss, these confidential sessions are not to be missed.