Please note: If you have booked to attend this conference, you will be required to register for each session before the event begins. A delegate pack will be sent to you containing the registration links.

Recordings of the sessions will be emailed to delegates w/c 19th October.

Friday 16th October


10:00 – 10:30

Mindfulness Taster Session (2)
Annie Knapman, Yoga, Mindfulness & Relaxation Teacher

10:00 – 11:00

Virtual Leadership: Practical strategies for getting the best out of virtual work and virtual teams
Dr Penny Pullan, Director of Making Projects Work Ltd

11:00 – 12:00

Getting the best out of your Advice Service (2)
Yvonne Colverson FSLCC, Senior Advisor & Induction Support Officer & the SLCC Advice Team

Medium Council Networking
Lee Dunkley FSLCC, Clerk to St Agnes Parish Council & Jane Biscombe FSLCC, Clerk to Weymouth Town Council

A guide to council size:
Small – Under £50K precept
Medium – £50K – £100K precept
Large – Over £100K precept

12:00 – 13:00

Diversity in the Community
Becky Walsh, Personal Power Specialist, Author & Coach

12:30 – 13:30

The Climate Emergency – Every Level of Government has a Part to Play
Rachel Coxcoon, Director of Climate Emergency Support Programme, Centre for Sustainable Energy

ALCC Update and Benefits of Membership (2)
Gwilym Rippon FSLCC, Chair of the ALCC

14:00 – 15:00

Qualifications Workshop – Find out all there is to know about ILCA, CiLCA & Community Governance
Elisabeth Skinner MBE, SLCC Academic Leader, Dominic Stapleton, Community Governance Assistant Course Leader & Lesley Swinbank, SLCC Professional Development Officer

15:00 – 16:00

Achieving the impossible – Thailand cave rescue
John Volanthen, Cave Diver, Motivational & Keynote Speaker

16:00 – 16:15

Summary & thank you
Rob Smith, SLCC Chief Executive & Linda Larter MBE FSLCC, SLCC President

With thanks to the generous sponsors of the Virtual National Conference:

Came & Company Local Council Insurance are the generous sponsors of the Virtual National ConferenceBlachere Illuminations sponsor Community GovernanceCCLA sponsor the New Clerk Event

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.