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Local meetingIn-person

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Date & time

  1. 21 July 2023 11:00 - 13:00


Theme; Regeneration, sustainability and connectivity

Our meetings can be face-to-face (with refreshments provided) or virtual (bring your own refreshments) 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. 10:30 Arrival networking refreshments


  2. 11:00 Welcome and introductions

    Bill Taylor, Chair

  3. 11:10 Secure & Sustainable IT

    With employees working remotely, an increase in security in threats, a need to become more sustainable, and up and coming Windows 11 migrations, doing more with less is a challenge. This session will talk to the challenges IT currently face and how changing the status quo can help.

    John Moody, UKI SE Manager, iGel

  4. 11:40 Public sector session


  5. 12:00 Socitm update


  6. 12:20 Elevator panel session

    David Crichton, Sector Director, Canon

    Dave Bibby, Public Sector Business Development Manager , Expotential-e


  7. 12:35 Interactive discussion session


  8. 12:55 Closing remarks

    Bill Taylor, Chair

  9. 13:00 Carvery networking lunch



  • Bill Taylor Deputy Director, Teesside University | North East Chair

Who can join our events?

Our events are open to everyone and relevant to all levels of staff, from new joiners right through to senior executives. This creates a vibrant mix which promotes innovation, sharing of best practice and drives the modernisation of public services.

Attendance is included in our membership and partnership packages. A fee may apply for non-members. Please see individual event registration details for more information.

Contact us to discuss your options.

Public sector – contact Sheema Ali 

Private sector – contact Aimie Francis.