Be part of the next Top Talent training cohort in Essex on 24 and 25 June

North West

Local meetingVirtual (Teams)

This event has now ended.

Date & time

  1. 24 June 2022 10:00 - 12:00



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. 10:00 Welcome & Introductions

    Tony Doyle, Chair

  2. 10:10 Data sharing, security and Change agents

    Andrew Bushell, Microsoft

  3. 10:30 Building fibre networks between authorities

    Shaun, CNI Co-operative

  4. 10:50 Socitm update

    Dave & Georgia, Socitm

  5. 11:10 Unsustainability of current computing models and the problems with exponential growth of computing and net zero

    Professor Peter Garraghan, Lancaster University



  6. 11:30 Elevator pitches

    Ricky Moore, Total Mobile

  7. 11:45 President's Conference update

    Poppy Whelan, Socitm

  8. 12:00 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.