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2019 agenda

The 2019 agenda will include keynote speeches from:

  • Dr Nina Cope, Director General (Capabilities), National Crime Agency
  • Oliver Dowden MP, Minister for Implementation, Cabinet Office
  • Paul Maltby, CDO, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
  • John Manzoni, Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Office
  • Simon McKinnon, CDIO, DWP

Further speakers are due to be confirmed, but you can see the current 2019 agenda below. 


2019 agenda:

09:00 - 09:50

Registration & networking breakfast

09:50 - 10:00

techUK welcome

Julian David, CEO, techUK

10:00 - 10:10 

Setting the Scene

Shaheen Sayed, CEO of Accenture's Government Business, UK & Ireland, Accenture 

10:10 - 10:30

Opening Keynote

Oliver Dowden CBE MP, Minister for Implementation, Cabinet Office

10:30 - 10:50

Keynote: The Future of Civil Service: What will the Civil Service look like in 15 years’ time?

John ManzoniChief Executive of the Civil Service, Cabinet Office

10:50 - 11:35 

Panel discussion: Future of the Organisation: Clients, workforce, tools, services

  • Rachel Dunscombe, Chief Executive, NHS Digital Academy
  • Joanna Davinson, CDIO Home Office
  • Eimear Meredith Jones, Managing Director Talent & Organisation, Accenture 
  • Antony Collard, Head of Architecture and Innovation, HMRC 

11:35 - 12:00

Coffee break & networking

12:00 -13:00

Breakout Session 1

13:00 - 13:50

Lunch & Networking

13:50 - 14:05 

Keynote: Smarter Places: From Vision to Reality

Paul Maltby, CDO, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

14:05 - 14:50

Panel Discussion: A placed-based future for public services? 

  • Neil Crump, Chief Data Officer, Worcestershire Office of Data Analytics
  • Jenny Nelson, Digital Newcastle Programme Manager, Newcastle City Council 
  • Phil Swan, CIO, Greater Manchester Combined Authority
14:50 - 15:05 Coffee break & networking

15:05 - 16:05

Breakout Session 2

16:05 - 16:20 

Keynote: Simon McKinnon, CDIO, DWP 

16:20 - 17.00

The Future of Public Safety 

  • Dr Nina Cope, Director General (Capabilities), National Crime Agency
  • Emma Kendrew, AI & Intelligent Automation Lead, Accenture
17:00-17.10 Event wrap-up: Sue Daley, Associate Director, Technology & Innovation, techUK


Networking drinks



For further information, please contact:

  • Noreen Aldworth

    Noreen Aldworth

    Head of Events
    T 020 7331 2052

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