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Virtual (Teams)

This event has now ended.

Date & time

  1. 22 November 2022 10:00 - 12:00


  1. Online via Microsoft Teams


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. 10:00 Welcome and opening remarks

    Hazel Lewis, Socitm East Vice Chair

  2. 10:05 Socitm Update

    Dave Sanderson, Director of Member Services, Socitm | Caroline Friggens, Principal Consultant, Socitm Advisory

  3. 10:25 Partner Elevator Pitch

    Katherine Duffy, Account Executive – Local Government, Salesforce

  4. 10:30 The Road to a Hybrid IT Model

    Luke Richardson-Evans, Corporate Account Executive, Tanium

    IT environments are more distributed than ever before as hybrid working has become the new ‘normal’. However, hybrid working brings its own challenges – maintaining a complete and accurate inventory of every asset and achieving real-time visibility at speed and scale is more challenging than before.

  5. 10:45 Member Update

    Facilitated by Hazel Lewis, Socitm East Vice Chair

  6. 10:50 Comfort Break


  7. 11:00 Partner Elevator Pitch

    David Crichton, Sector Director, Canon

  8. 11:05 Cloud Expert Empowering users and streamlining M365 management with AvePoint

    Tony Sheen, Public Sector Lead, Avepoint

  9. 11:20 Cybershare East (WARP) Update & Open Discussion

    Mark Brett, Programme Director, NLAWARP 

  10. 11:40 Chair’s closing remarks

    Hazel Lewis, Socitm East Vice Chair

  11. 11:45 Close



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.