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

South West


This event has now ended.

Date & time

  1. 8 July 2022 10:00 - 12:30


Theme – Regeneration, Connectivity & Sustainability

Location – Exeter Science Park, 6 Babbage Way, Clyst Honiton, Exeter EX5 2FN

Room – Burgh and Lundy

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 Chair's Welcome

    Craig Wilkins, Socitm South West Chair

  2. 10:05 Partner Elevator Pitches

    MLL | Veeam

  3. 10:20 Best outcome for a community group or area

    Mel Rawles, Group Manager/Development Manager, Plymouth City Council

  4. 10:40 Socitm Update

    Lauren Sheppard, Events Manager, Socitm | Alex Fillingham, Senior Consultant, Socitm Advisory

  5. 11:00 Connectivity

    Gary Littledyke, Project Manager (5G & Mobile), Dorset Council

  6. 11:20 Networking Break


  7. 11:40 Print Cloud Solutions: A case study with Hampshire County Council

    David Crichton, Sector Director, Canon

  8. 12:00 Regional updates

    Facilitated by Craig Wilkins, Socitm South West Chair

  9. 12:20 Chair's Closing Remarks

    Craig Wilkins, Socitm South West Chair

  10. 12:30 Networking Lunch



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.