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    Practitioners' Conference Agenda 2017

    Day 1: Thursday 23rd February 2017

    09.00 - 10.15

     Registration & refreshments 
    Meet the exhibitors

      Room Othello Room Hamlett
    09.30 - 10.15 Community Governance Breakfast First Timers Meeting
      Kenilworth (Main Room)
    10.15 - 10.30


    Alan Blakeley, SLCC President & Rob Smith, SLCC Chief Executive

    10.30 - 10.50

    Community Governance Awards Presentation

    Presented by Alan Blakeley SLCC President & Elisabeth Skinner, SLCC Academic Leader

    10.50 - 11.10

    Trials and Tribulations of Social Media

    Helen Reynolds, Social for the People

      Kenilworth (main Room) Hamlet Othello
    11.20 - 12.20

    Risk Assessment    Demystified

    Paul Friend, Specialist Liability Risk Consultant

    Aviva Risk Management Solutions

    Why is CiLCA for me?

    Bruce Poole, SLCC Trainer

    Hands on Bookkeeping & Accounts

    Steve Parkinson, SLCC National VAT Advisor


    12.20 - 13.15

                             Lunch- Meet the Exhibitors

    13.15 - 14.15

    How to Effectively use Social Media

    Helen Reynolds, Social for the People

    "Help I've got staff to manage!"

    Lis Moore, SLCC Head of Advisory Services 


    Training Beyond CiLCA, What's next?

    Elisabeth Skinner, SLCC Academic Leader,
    Community Governance

    14.25 - 15.25

    The Planning System from a Local Council Perspective

    Andrea Pellegram, Andrea Pellegram Ltd

    Case Study:

    Back to Work

    Community Programme

    Chris Dawson, Helston Town Council & Andrea Gilbert, Inclusive Cornwall Manager, Inclusion Cornwall, (Cornwall Works)

    Understanding Markets

    Graham Wilson, National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA)

    15.25 - 15.50

    Refreshment break & Network with the Exhibitors

    15.50 - 17.00

      Business Forecasting

    Simon Hughes, Consultant, MCH Associates


    Drinks Reception

    Sponsored by Came and Company Local Council Insurance


    Networking Dinner



    Day 2: Friday 24th February 2017


     Registration for new delegates & refreshments

      Kenilworth (main room) Hamlet Othello
     08.40 - 09.35

    Hands on Bookkeeping & Accounts

    Steve Parkinson, SLCC National VAT Advisor


     Hot Topics for Clerks in Wales

    Mark Galbraith, SLCC Wales Policy Liaison Officer 

    Employment Workshop

    Lis Moore, SLCC Head of Advisory Services




    Hamlett Othello
     09.45 - 10.45

    Cemetery Regulations & Administration

    Julie Dunk, Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management 

    Setting up a Youth Council, What’s next?

    Jessica Browne, Castle Bromwich Youth Parish Council Chairman

    The Value of Reimagining Existing Assets

    Vivien Cannon, Head of Cultural & Economic Services, Leighton Linslade Town Council & Sandra Dartnell, local parent and Guardian of the Children's Trail


     10.45- 11.30

    Refreshment Break & Meet your Exhibitors

     11.30 - 12.10

    The national picture of services and devolution – the next steps for Parish and Town Councils

    Sasha Morgan, Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)

     12.10 - 13.00

    Lunch & Final chance to network with the exhibitors

     13.00 - 13.50

    How to Write a Press Release

     Gill Jeffrey, GJ Workshops

    Setting up a Youth Council, What’s next?

    Jessica Browne, Castle Bromwich Youth Parish Council Chairman

    Legal Update

    Debbie Ashton & Nicholas Hancox, SLCC National Legal Advisors at Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd

    14.00 - 15.00

    Making the Most of Public Relations in the Digital Age
    Nick Day, Marketing Trainer & Practitioner, Mailmax Ltd

     15.00 End of Conference


    Conference disclaimer: Whilst the Society tries to ensure all speakers at Society events the speaker makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information, the SLCC does not necessarily endorse, or approve, or certify all such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. All , 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.



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