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Virtual (Teams)

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Date & time

  1. 29 November 2022 10:30 - 12:30


  1. Online via Microsoft Teams


Theme – Service Design and Transformation + AGM

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 Welcome and opening remarks

    Tony Colson, Socitm Midlands Vice Chair

  2. 10:35 Socitm Update

    Dave Sanderson, Director of Member Services, Socitm | Alex Fillingham, Senior Consultant, Socitm Advisory

  3. 10:55 Partner Elevator Pitch

    Mark Arcatinis, Principal GRC Consultant, 6DG  

  4. 11:00 West Midlands Employers

    Manny Sandhu, Director of Leadership, OD & Resourcing, West Midlands Employers

  5. 11:15 Partner Elevator Pitch

    Thomas Moffat, Sales Manager, Routeware Webaspx

  6. 11:20 Change Agents

    Robin Denton, Director of Local Government, Microsoft | Andrew Boxall, Client Technology Lead, Microsoft

  7. 11:40 Partner Elevator Pitch

    Mat Starnes, Account Director – UK Government, Zoom Video Communications

  8. 11:45 Comfort Break


  9. 11:50 Open Discussion: Recruitment - The challenges we're facing

    Facilitated by Dave Sanderson, Director of Member Services, Socitm

  10. 12:10 Chair’s closing remarks

    Tony Colson, Socitm Midlands Vice Chair

  11. 12:15 AGM (closed session for members only)


  12. 12:30 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.