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Yorkshire & Humber

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Date & time

  1. 4 May 2022 10:00 - 12:30



Theme: Regeneration, sustainability and connectivity 

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

    Iftaz Hussain, Vice Chair

  2. 10:05 The Road to a IT Hybrid Model

    Stacy Sturgeon-Brown, Tanium

  3. 10:25 M365 Hybrid Collaboration: Solving the data governance challenge in 5 steps

    Nigel Cottam, Head of Public Sector, Avepoint

  4. 10:40 Bradford - Citizen Coin

    Neena Punnu, Project Support Officer, Bradford & Peter Kemp 

  5. 11:10 Q&A


  6. 11:20 Break


  7. 11:25 Socitm Update

    Dave Sanderson, Socitm 

  8. 11:45 DREaMS Team - Health and Social Care

    Andy Swalwell and Laura Brady, Eastriding

  9. 12:05 Alumni session

    Richard Barker, Hull Council

  10. 12:15 Elevator pitches

    Houweida El Ashkar, 6DG
    Neil Polson, Axians & Chris Page, iBoss
    Liz, Needleman, BT

  11. 12:30 Regional update

    Iftaz Hussain, Vice Chair

  12. 12:40 Closing remarks

    Iftaz Hussain, Vice 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.