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North West

Local meetingIn-person

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Date & time

  1. 7 October 2022 09:30 - 13:00



Theme: Service Design & Transformation

Location: Society1, Preston

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. 09:30 Arrival & T&C


  2. 10:00 Welcome & Introductions

    Tony Doyle, Regional Chair

  3. 10:10 Amazon’s Culture of Innovation

    Jason Nemits, AWS

  4. 10:30 Ethically powered data’

    Tony Doyle, Blackpool Council

  5. 10:50 Socitm update

    Poppy Whelan & Kate Lindley,Socitm

  6. 11:10 Elevator pitches

    Paul Bright, IP Performance
    Rob Duddington, Routeware | Webaspx
    Stewart Christie, Salesforce

  7. 11:25 Group Discussion


  8. 11:55 North West update and closing remarks

    Tony Doyle, Regional Chair

  9. 12:00 Lunch


  10. 13:00 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.

Contact us to discuss your options.

Public sector – contact Poppy Whelan.

Private sector – contact Aimie Francis.