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Local meetingVirtual (Teams)

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Date & time

  1. 23 April 2021 12:30 - 14:00


Primary partners: VMware (opens in new tab)


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. 12:30 Welcome and Introductions

    Graham Jordan

  2. 12:40 Journey to the future ready workplace

    Dominic Wiffin & Chris Howarth, VMware

    With the increased focus on employee wellbeing and experience whilst operating remotely, we join VMware to discuss why organisations should be looking to address their future ready strategy and the surrounding factors which drive happy, productive employees.

  3. 13:00 Return to the Office

    Ben Tomlinson & Graham Jordan

  4. 13:30 Elevator pitches

    Phil Blythe, Webaspx
    Alastair Kinnear, Salesforce
    Patrick Hosch, WBB
    Niel Kenyon, Fortinet

  5. 13:40 Socitm update

    Dave Sanderson, Socitm

  6. 13:50 Regional update

    Graham Jordan

  7. 14:00 Finish



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.

We are happy to answer all of your questions.
Please get in touch with Lauren Sheppard