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Date & time

  1. 19 September 2023 10:00 - 15:00


Theme – Regeneration, sustainability and connectivity

LocationHuntingdon Marriott Hotel

Our meeting will be face-to-face (with refreshments provided) and will be focused on Socitm’s policy themes. Within these themed meetings your regional committee is free to create an agenda that works best for you and your regional colleagues. If there’s something you would like to discuss or investigate with like-minded peers just let us know on and we will co-ordinate that with and for you.



  1. 09:30 Registration Tea & Coffee
  2. 10:00 Welcome & opening remarks
  3. 10:05 Socitm Update

    Dave Sanderson, Director of Member Services, Socitm

  4. 10:25 Secure and sustainable hybrid work

    EWaste is on the rise. Budgets are under pressure, Hybrid work is now the Norm. Security remains key priority for IT. With Windows 11 around the corner, and more hardware refresh projects coming up, IT needs to rethink how they deploy Secure work and be more cost effective and help reduce carbon footprint.

    Simon Townsend, Field CTO, EMEA IGEL

  5. 10:45 Norfolk's approach to tackling digital exclusion

    Sarah Rank, Head of Business Partnering, Norfolk County Council

  6. 11:05 Tea & Coffee
  7. 11:25 Elevator Pitches

    Squiz | Paycada

  8. 11:45 WARP

    Cliff Dean, CIO – ICT Shared Services Manager, North Kesteven District Council

  9. 11:55 Networking Lunch
  10. 12:40 Microsoft Security & Compliance update
    • Dark to Deploy –   Security deployment planning tool.
    • SIEM & XDR : Overview and Introduction to MS Sentinel, MS Defender  and MS Defender for Cloud
    • Microsoft Experts : Introduction to the new threat hunting and managed XDR services
    • Microsoft Entra Update: New features and how to improve the JML  ( Joiners, movers & leavers )process.
    • Data Security : update on new GSG+NCSC / Microsoft guidance & Insider risk Adaptive DLP controls


  11. 14:40 Closing remarks


Additional information

Attendance is included in our membership and partnership packages.

A fee may apply for non-members. Contact us to discuss your options.