techUK’s will be partnering with Tussell to hold a session focused on regional and national market insights for our partner and tech network. Attendees will gain essential insights into the latest trends and opportunities for the region or nation. Everything from the size of the market to who the biggest buyers and suppliers are.

The session will provide techUK members active or looking to break into the local public services and wider public sector market with a better understanding of the current landscape, latest technology and procurement trends for Greater Manchester.

As well as gaining key market insights from Tussell on the tech spend and trends, we are delighted to be hearing from Phil Swan, Director for Digital at Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) on the digital vision for the region and how best to nvaigate local government procurement from Chris Air, Partner, Technology and data protection and Oliver Crich, Partner, Public Procurement  DAC Beachcroft LLP who are kindly hosting us and providing hospitality.

Agenda

1200

Arrival and Networking over lunch

1230

Welcome from Georgina Maratheftis, Associate Director at techUK, and Chris Air, Partner at DAC Beachcroft.

1235

Gus Tugendhat, CEO of Tussell – “What does the data tell us about Greater Manchester’s public sector procurement and the tech space?”

Including short Q&A

1255

Chris Air and Ollie Crich, Tech, Data Protection and Public Sector procurement – “the pitfalls, problems and potential in public sector tech”

Including short Q&A

1330

Phil Swan, CDO of Greater Manchester Combined Authority – “Looking ahead, what next for Greater Manchester’s tech scene?”

Including Short Q&A

1355

Close from Georgina Maratheftis, techUK, and Chris Air, DAC Beachcroft.

1400

Networking

 

Chris Air

Chris Air

Partner, Technology and data protection, DAC Beachcroft

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Oliver Crich

Oliver Crich

Partner, Public Procurement, DAC Beachcroft

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Georgina  Maratheftis

Georgina Maratheftis

Associate Director | Local Public Services, techUK

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Phil Swan

Phil Swan

Director of Digital, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

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Gus Tugendhat

Gus Tugendhat

Founder, Tussell

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Matt Robinson

Matt Robinson

Head of Nations and Regions, techUK

Georgina Maratheftis

Georgina Maratheftis

Associate Director, Local Public Services, techUK

Ileana Lupsa

Ileana Lupsa

Programme Manager, Local Public Services and Nations and Regions, techUK

Tracy Modha

Team Assistant - Markets, techUK


techUK – Building Stronger Local Economies

techUK champions the tech sector throughout the UK. We work with local authorities, devolved government, and local and national policy makers to advocate for the tech sector in strengthening economic growth and resilience. We provide opportunities for our members and local stakeholders to meet, build relationships, and collaborate to drive forward local projects. For more information or to get in touch, please visit our Nations and Regions Hub and click ‘contact us’. 

 

 

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