Wednesday 9 November


9:30 – 9:45

Welcome to your Conference
Mark Galbraith, Llanelli Rural Council & Wales Policy Liaison Officer, Linda Carter, SLCC President, and Cllr Mike Theodoulou, OVW Chairman

9:45 – 10:20 

Climate Change
Julie James MS, Minister for Climate Change

10:20 – 10:30

Update from the CEO’s
Rob Smith, SLCC & Lyn Cadwallader, OVW


10:30 – 11:00


Digitally Levelling Up your Council
– A Clerks Guide to Broadcasting Council Meetings
David Hall and Steve Walker, CloudyIT

11:00 – 11:10

Refreshment Break

11:10 – 11:55 


Local Government Taking Action: Net Zero by 2030
Jenny Lloyd, Programme Manager, Transition & Recovery Support Programme, Welsh Local Government Association.


11:55 – 12:35


Section 6 Biodiversity Duty, Local Places for Nature
Geoff Robinson, Biodiversity Policy Officer – Climate Change and Rural Affairs Group

12:35 – 13:05

Q&A Panel with a Variety of Exciting Speakers

13:05 – 13:50

Lunch Break

13:50 – 14:20


Finance and Governance Toolkit for Community and Town Councils
Kevin Griffiths, Welsh Government

14:20 – 15:10


Planning your Communities & Towns – Place Plans
James Davies, Chief Executive, Planning Aid Wales

15:10 – 15:20

Refreshment Break

15:20 – 16:20


Driving Performance Through Training & Development
Joe Cheal, Imaginarium Learning & Development


Conclusion of your Day
Paul Egan & Cllr Mike Theodoulou, OVW Chairman

The SLCC & OVW Joint Event is generously sponsored by CloudyIT – Proudly supporting IT services for councils, SLCC, NALC & ALCs

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