The next Building the Smarter State conference will take place on 28 September 2023

28 September 2023

Central London

9am – 5pm


Building the Smart State is techUK’s flagship public services conference and the go to conference for public sector digital leaders. 2023 will see it return for the ninth year and focus on the most pressing and important topics for public sector digital transformation.

The annual event brings around 200 senior leaders and decisions makers from across the public sector – most notable central and local government – together with the technology industry to showcase how technology is shaping todays and tomorrow’s public services – helping to build a smarter state. Previous speakers have included Chief Digital and Information Officers from across the biggest Whitehall’s departments, local government, and cities.

Building the Smarter State curates a day of leading public sector innovators and offers opportunities to network, build new relationships to solve common challenges within the smarter state.

Event details:

Location: Central London

Timing: All day conference


techUK member rate (standard) - £299+VAT 

techUK member rate (SME) - £179+VAT 

Non-member rate - £399+VAT 

Public Sector - this event is free to attend for public sector delegates, if you have any issues registering please contact [email protected]

To find out more contact: 

Georgina Maratheftis

Georgina Maratheftis

Associate Director, Local Public Services, techUK

Heather Cover-Kus

Heather Cover-Kus

Head of Central Government Programme, techUK

Jill Broom

Programme Manager, Cyber Security and Central Government, techUK

Ellie Huckle

Ellie Huckle

Programme Manager, Central Government, techUK

Mary Nakpodia

Mary Nakpodia

Events Manager, techUK

Dora Pass

Dora Pass

Events Assistant, techUK