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North East

Local meetingVirtual (Teams)

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Date & time

  1. 17 March 2023 11:00 - 13:00



Theme: Modernising Service Delivery

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. 11:00 Welcome & Introductions

    Bill Taylor, Chair

  2. 11:10 Executive partner


  3. 11:30 Application Rationalisation

    Paul Doney, ICT Manager, Newcastle City Council



  4. 11:50 Socitm update

    Dave Sanderson, Socitm

  5. 12:10 Employer’s responsibilities for workers’ financial wellbeing during the cost of living crisis

    The Work Foundation

  6. 12:25 Elevator pitches

    Software one

  7. 12:40 Public sector case study - How to equip managers with the tools, skills, and confidence to deliver new service patterns.


  8. 12:55 Closing Remarks

    Bill Taylor, Chair


  • 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 Poppy Whelan.

Private sector – contact Aimie Francis.