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19/10/2017

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ICT as the Enabler for Business Transformation

Thursday 19th October 2017, Royal Welsh Agricultural Society

9:00 - 10.00

Registration, tea and coffee

10:00 - 10:20

Joint Chairs Welcome

by Arwyn Morris, Assistant Director of ICT at Ceredigion CC and Chair of Socitm Cymru

by Darren Mepham, CEO at Bridgend CBC and Chair of Solace Wales

10:20 - 11:00

Keynote address: Systems Thinking

Asking good questions - the first step to good answers

  • When you are faced with all kinds of opportunities for introducing self-service, which services do you start with, and how do you know?
  • How Wiltshire Council is using Systems Thinking to develop its digital portfolio.

by John Rogers, Systems Thinking & Transformation Lead at Wiltshire Council


11:00 - 11:15

Tea and coffee break

11:15 - 11:45

Main sponsor: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

11:45 - 12:30

Breakout sessions

1. Title TBC

By Armor Defense Ltd

2. Title TBC

By Trend Micro and SBL

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and networking

13:30 - 14:00

Welsh Government - Results of the dissemination workshop

14:00 - 14:45

Solace showcase

14:45 - 15:45

Breakout sessions

1. GDPR Workshop

By QA

2. AI - LB Enfield’s strategy on utilising AI/bots

LB Enfield is a progressive and innovative council seeking to exploit new technologies and capabilities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of public service delivery. This session will give you a view of the drivers and ambition influencing the strategic direction of technological travel at the council and present some initial feedback from our findings from investigating the use of AI and bots to deliver more cost effective services.

by Nadira Hussain, Head of ICT at Enfield Council and Socitm Immediate Past President

3. Reforming Local Government - Regionalisation


15:45 - 16:30

A national approach to digital - Case study from Scotland

16:30

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Cost Details

Socitm and Solace Cymru members: Free
Public Sector, non-member: £149 Find out how to become a member
Suppliers to public sector: Varied If you would like your company present at the event, please download our sponsors pack

Sponsors

Amazon Web Services Armor Defense Ltd SBL Trend Micro Canon

Venue Details

Royal Welsh Agricultural Society

Royal Welsh Showground LLanelwedd,
Builth Wells, LD2 3SY

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19th October 2017

From 9:00 to 16:00

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Terms and Conditions

All conference and event registrations are confirmed contracted places.

All terms and conditions apply to paid/unpaid bookings and complimentary places.

This event is free to Socitm members.

Should a Socitm member not attend this event once registered there will be a £50 charge to cover the cost of administration and refreshments.

If a Socitm member is unable to attend the event once registered, 30 days’ notice can be given to Socitm to cancel the space completely and no charge will be issued.

If a Socitm member is unable to attend the event once registered, 14 days’ notice can be given to Socitm to send another Socitm member in their place.

If the replacement person if not a Socitm member, the normal event costs will apply.

Extraordinary circumstances of non-attendance will be down to the discretion of Socitm to determine whether the fee can be waived.

Terms and Conditions

All conference and event registrations are confirmed contracted places.

All terms and conditions apply to paid/unpaid bookings and complimentary places.

This event is free to Solace members.

Should a Solace member not attend this event once registered there will be a £50 charge to cover the cost of administration and refreshments.

If a Solace member is unable to attend the event once registered, 30 days’ notice can be given to Solace to cancel the space completely and no charge will be issued.

If a Solace member is unable to attend the event once registered, 14 days’ notice can be given to Solace to send another Solace member in their place.

If the replacement person if not a Solace member, the normal event costs will apply.

Extraordinary circumstances of non-attendance will be down to the discretion of Socitm to determine whether the fee can be waived.

Terms and Conditions

All conference and event registrations are confirmed contracted places.

All terms and conditions apply to paid/unpaid bookings and complimentary places.

Any cancellation after confirmation will be subject to a £50 administration fee.

Cancellation within 30 days of the day of the event will be subject to full payment / no refund.

Substitutions are permitted prior to the event date.

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