If you would like your name added to the reserves list in case we have some late cancellations please email Fateha Begum with your name and the number of delegates places you might be interested in booking.
Local government and other public services are undergoing a period of unprecedented change. There are no longer easy solutions or transferable blueprints to deliver the savings needed or adapt how we work. Much of this transformation is also being deemed too complex for the public to understand or be part of.
This is coinciding with a critical time when the public, more than ever, needs clear evidence that its elected representatives and public sector leaders are capable of seeking out the truth, representing their views and concerns and be accountable for actions. It is also a time for scrutiny to support better outcomes in the face of diminishing council resources, effectively managing risk and develop new models of working, innovating and engaging bringing the public and council’s closer together.
This timely conference will take a unique look at: the most recent devolution deals; analyse how councils are scrutinising in a new commissioning environment; review what the public see as being the highest profile failures in public leadership Rotherham CSE, Mid-Staffordshire and Hillsborough; look at what it means to be a 21st Century councillor and officer.
Expert speakers, representing national, local government, the private sector and the best think-tanks, will give due consideration to what has gone before and whats head of us. An event that councillors and officers with responsibility for scrutiny, decision-making, policy, transformation and governance cannot afford to miss.