Agenda.
An intense day of learning aimed at broadening knowledge and developing the skills needed to lead 21st century public services.
100
Attendees
Senior leaders in Government, Healthcare and Education
15
Speakers
Case studies from the disruptors and innovators harnessing data and data science techniques to transform their organisations
10
Roundtables
Bringing together industry leaders to share ideas and experience
3
Lunch & Learns
Interactive workshops to develop skills around Customer Experience, The Future of Work and Digital Infrastructure
Conference Programme
09:00 – 09:45
Atrium
09:00 – 09:45
Atrium
Registration and Networking
Collect your pass and network with your peers over a coffee and some pastries.
09:45 – 10:00
Lecture Theatre
09:45 – 10:00
Lecture Theatre
Welcome
Rob Prevett, CEO and Founder, DisruptionHub
Dom Campbell, CEO, FutureGov
10:00 – 10:20
Lecture Theatre
10:00 – 10:20
Lecture Theatre
Keynote from the NHS
10:20 – 10:40
Lecture Theatre
10:20 – 10:40
Lecture Theatre
Disruption, Design & Data: Stockport's Journey
Pam Smith, CEO, Stockport Council
Disrupter or the Disrupted, Stockport Council has found value in both:
  • Being Disrupted – how a shake-up of thinking can produce positive results
  • Enabling – enabling disrupters so innovation and new partnerships can thrive
  • Place Shaping – disrupting the status quo
10:40 – 11:00
Lecture Theatre
10:40 – 11:00
Lecture Theatre
Fundamentally reshaping the relationship between policy and delivery
Jack Collier, Deputy Director of Digital, Department for Education

DfE Digital are constantly designing and building user centred services. One of the challenges is bridging the gap between policy and delivery. Hear from Jack Collier about how DfE teams have overcome barriers, and how they're continuously learning and growing as they become both experts and leaders in this field.
11:00 – 11:20
Atrium
11:00 – 11:20
Atrium
Coffee and Networking
11:20 – 12:00
Lecture Theatre
11:20 – 12:00
Lecture Theatre
Panel Discussion - Organising for Change
Moderator: Dom Campbell, CEO, FutureGov

On the panel:
Matt Edgar, Associate Director of Design and User Research, NHS Digital
Holly Rae, Head of Strategy and Design, Stockport Council
Jen Byrne, Delivery Director, FutureGov
12:00 – 12:20
Atrium
12:00 – 12:20
Atrium
Networking Break
12:20 – 13:50
Breakout Rooms 1,2,3
12:20 – 13:50
Breakout Rooms 1,2,3
Lunch and Learn
Interactive workshops to develop skills around Digital Infrastructure, Citizen Experience, and The Future of Work.
13:50 – 14:00
Atrium
13:50 – 14:00
Atrium
Networking Break
14:00 – 14:15
Lecture Theatre
14:00 – 14:15
Lecture Theatre
Lightning Talk - How to be 'Radically Open'
Paul Connell, Founder and Innovation Lead, ODI Leeds
An introduction to ODI Leeds and the 'radically open' way of working, where projects and data are shared and the internet is used the way it's supposed to be.

Key takeaways
  • Why you should publish data even though it's not 'perfect'
  • If you can't share data, share your working methods and project challenges
  • Power of the story blog, the technical blog, and a repository
  • Letting people join in when they are ready speeds up innovation
14:15 – 14:30
Lecture Theatre
14:15 – 14:30
Lecture Theatre
Lightning Talk - The environmental impact of the digital industry; What is it? Why is it important? How can it be reduced?
Neil Clark, Service Design Lead & Environmental Strategist, Manifesto
It is vital to understand the context, causes and potential solutions to the harm the digital industry is doing to the planet. This talk will give an introduction into all of these areas, with the aim of energising a movement of people pushing the environmental impact of their organisation's digital estate up the agenda to be considered alongside other more obvious causes of harm.

Key takeaways
  • An understanding of where emissions come from when browsing the internet
  • The current and future factors that make the digital industry such a significant polluter
  • Why tech companies announcing they're going carbon neutral is only part of the solution
  • An introduction to the most effective solutions (some surprising, some not) and how they draw parallels with our physical consumption crisis
14:30 – 15:00
Lecture Theatre
14:30 – 15:00
Lecture Theatre
Lightning Talks
15:05 – 15:50
Breakout Rooms 1,2,3
15:05 – 15:50
Breakout Rooms 1,2,3
Roundtable Discussions
Moderated by: FutureGov, human+ and Notbinary
Open and intimate discussions giving you the room to debate and discuss business pressing issues.

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15:50 – 16:00
Atrium
15:50 – 16:00
Atrium
Coffee and Networking
16:00 – 16:30
Lecture Theatre
16:00 – 16:30
Lecture Theatre
The route to data driven policy making
Dennis Dokter, Relationship Officer, Nexus (University of Leeds)
A session where Dennis will be talking about the responsibility of public sector organisations in relation to Data Driven Policy Making as well as how to then successfully apply it in order to become a 'SMART' organisation. This will also include the pitfalls related to data driven policy making. He will explain what the different types of data sources are and how you can successfully use them for measuring impact as well as what it would entail to then implement a solution. He will end with what the impact and the implications of Data Driven Policy Making could mean for a 'SMART' public sector organisation.

Key takeaways
  • Data Driven Policy Making
  • Data science pitfalls
  • Measuring Impact
  • The responsibility of a 'SMART' public sector organisation
  • Combining multiple data sources
16:30 – 17:00
Lecture Theatre
16:30 – 17:00
Lecture Theatre
Closing Keynote
Pam Warhurst, Founder, Incredible Edible
17:00 – 18:00
Atrium
17:00 – 18:00
Atrium
Networking and Drinks
18:00
18:00
Event Finishes
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