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North East

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Date & time

  1. 16 December 2022 11:00 - 13:00


Primary partners: Rubrik (opens in new tab)


Theme: Ethical and secure use of emerging technologies and data

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, Regional Chair 

  2. 11:05 Cyber resilience (Business recovery)

    Graham Jordan, Gateshead

  3. 11:20 Corporate cyber resilience workshop exercises

    Graham Jordan, Gateshead

  4. 12:10 Not if, but when

    Cliff Wright, Rubrik

  5. 12:30 Disaster Recovery In the AWS Cloud

    Adrian Hanley, AWS

  6. 12:40 Socitm update

    Poppy Whelan & Michael Litterick, Socitm 

  7. 13:00 Closing remarks and close

    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.