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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.

North West event
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Anthony Doyle

Head of ICT Services, Blackpool Council
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  1. Agenda Session 1
      Day 1
    1. 10:00 am |
      Welcome & Introductions

      Tony Doyle, Chair

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

      Andrew Bushell, Microsoft

    3. 10:30 am |
      Building fibre networks between authorities

      Shaun, CNI Co-operative

    4. 10:50 am |
      Socitm update

      Dave & Georgia, Socitm

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

      Professor Peter Garraghan, Lancaster University



    6. 11:30 am |
      Elevator pitches

      Ricky Moore, Total Mobile

    7. 11:45 am |
      President's Conference update

      Poppy Whelan, Socitm

    8. 12:00 pm |


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.

Our events are included in our membership and partnership packages. A fee may apply for non-members. Please see event details for more information.

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Socitm community

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Partners: FREE to join

Members: FREE to join

Included in specific packages. Please refer to your membership/partnership package details for more information.

Everyone else

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Contact us to discuss your options.

Public sector – contact Poppy Whelan.

Private sector – contact Aimie Francis.