The plenary session will be followed by a choice of  informative seminar sessions featuring case studies from across the public sector, presented by experts from both public and private sectors.

Please see below for more details of the plenary and seminars…


Agenda – plenary and seminars

Wednesday 5th May, Manchester Central, Manchester M2 3GX


09:30 – 10:45 Plenary session

Speakers’ details here soon…

Following the Chair’s welcome and a presentation from each speaker the plenary session will end with Q&A, giving attendees the chance to ask questions and promote discussion on the issues which are of most importance to them.


11:30 Seminars begin (20 minutes each)

A series of 20 minute seminars on a range of subjects including but not limited to:

Remote and mobile working

The journey to Cloud – your next steps and a guide to emerging technologies

Technology procurement made simple

Covid 19 – public sector success stories and case studies

The future of public sector networks

G-Cloud 12 – explore new opportunities, services and Cloud technologies

Planning technology strategies for future pandemics/crises

The changing face of the workplace and workspace

AI, machine learning and RPA in public sector

Smart government, cities and buildings

The effect of Brexit on public sector technology procurement

The rise and future of videoconferencing

HSCN – what next?

Crown Commercial Service technology framework updates

Using data to improve the customer experience

Developing digital strategies

Healthcare IT and digital health solutions

Data ethics – analytics and automation

The digital citizen

Cyber and security

Future and emerging public sector technologies

16:00 Seminars end

Please note agenda, seminar and workshop times and speakers are subject to change