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Practitioners' Conference

Date for your diary - The 2020 Practitioners' Conference will take place on Wednesday 26th & Thursday 27th February at Chesford Grange, Kenilworth.

2019 Practitioners Conference hailed great success!

Of the 167 members who attended this event, 98% accorded it an “excellent” or “good” rating. The usual mix of keynote plenary sessions coupled with alternative choices of breakout sessions on topics of direct practical relevance to town, parish and community councils was again popular with attendees. As one member put it, “I cannot think why I haven’t attended Practitioners’ before over the last 35 years!” and another, “Everything ran so smoothly and to time. Food was great, speakers great, venue great – thank you!”

By far, the most popular session was that delivered by Huntingdon Town Clerk, Philip Peacock PSLCC, on an “Action Plan for the Death of a Senior Person of State” which 80% of delegates said was “excellent”, with one commenting, “A superb session, gave useful practical information on a key area of upcoming importance”.

From the feedback received from those attending, the topic most frequently requested for future events was a session on ‘town regeneration and high street survival’. We are therefore pleased to advise that a senior official from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government will be presenting on the Government’s new ‘Changing the Face of your High Street’ programme at the Leadership in Action Conference on 5th & 6th June.


Click here to view a selection of photos from your 2019 Practitioners' Conference.

Delegates who attended this event learnt how to:
  • Combat rough sleeping in your community
  • Create and implement an action plan for the death of a senior person of state
  • Free their community from single-use plastic
  • Use social media to engage their community & manage negativity
  • Become an (almost) paperless council
  • Recognise their communities external funding opportunities
  • Become more effective in their role at work
  • And much more!
If you attended this event, log 2.5 CPD points per dayClick here to log your CPD points.

Practitioners' Conference is generously sponsored by:

Disclaimer:  Whilst the SLCC tries to ensure all speakers present accurate and reliable information, the SLCC does not endorse, or approve, or certify all such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. All presentations represent the opinions of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the position or the opinion of SLCC or its members. Reference by the speaker to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, and corporation or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favouring by SLCC.
We advise that you do not purchase non-refundable travel tickets to the event until you have received confirmation from the SLCC, which will be finalised 2 weeks before the event.  Many travel companies do not offer refunds on advanced bookings and the SLCC will not be held liable in the unlikely event of cancellation.


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