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Yorkshire & Humber

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Date & time

  1. 9 February 2022 10:00 - 13:00



Theme: Modernising ICT Service Delivery

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

    Rob McNally, Chair

  2. 10:10 Executive sponsor

    Rachael Beer, Capita

  3. 10:30 UKCloud

    James Maynard

  4. 11:00 Elevator pitches

    Austin Wilson, JISC
    Sophie Kazemi, Deep Secure
    Alastair Kinnear, Salesforce

  5. 11:10 Break


  6. 11:20 LoRaWAN project

    Simon Cowen, Leeds City Council

  7. 11:40 Regional update

    Rob McNally, Chair

  8. 11:50 Socitm update

    Dave Sanderson, Socitm

  9. 12:00 Hyland

    Glenn Gibson

  10. 12:20 Mike O'Reilly


  11. 12:30 Fireside chat


  12. 12:40 Closing remarks

    Rob McNally, 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.