Practitioners’ Conference 2020 Agenda

Wednesday 26th February 2020

All sessions apply to England & Wales unless specified otherwise

Session TimeSession Information & Location
09.30 - 10.15 Registration & Refreshments with your Conference Sponsor, Rialtas Business Solutions (RBS) & your Exhibitors - The Grange
9.30 - 10.15 Meeting of First Time Delegates - Hamlet
Community Governance Awards Breakfast - Othello (invitation only)
10.15 - 10.30 Welcome - Linda Larter MBE FSLCC, SLCC President & Rob Smith, SLCC Chief Executive - Kenilworth
10.30 - 10.50 Community Governance Awards Presentation. Presented by Linda Larter MBE FSLCC, SLCC President, Elisabeth Skinner MBE FSLCC, SLCC Academic Leader & Academic Sponsor, Blachere Illuminations - Kenilworth
10.50 - 11.10 Confidence, Change and Boosting your Wellbeing. Paul McGee, The SUMO Guy. In a constantly changing and challenging world, this engaging and entertaining session will provide insights and ideas to help get the very best from yourself - Kenilworth
11.50 - 12.30 Crucial Conversations and how to have them – the art of the “difficult” conversation. Jane Biscombe, Weymouth Town Council - Kenilworth
Crime Prevention & Community Safety - practical legal requirement knowledge. Steve Postlethwaite, Fawley Parish Council - Hamlet
Software Solutions for a more efficient Council - Caroline Buckland and Kevin Hicks Rialtas Business Solutions (RBS) - Othello
One to One Employment Advice. Lis Moore FSLCC, Head of Advisory & Support Services SLCC - Keats
One to One Legal Advice, SLCC Legal Advisor - Byron
12.30 - 13.25 Lunch with your Conference Sponsor, Rialtas Business Solutions (RBS) & your Exhibitors - The Grange
13.25 - 14.25 Helping Local Councils Reduce Energy Bills & Carbon Emissions. Charles Pegg, Programme Coordinator, Salix Finance - Kenilworth
Beyond the Code of Conduct: Dealing with Councillors with Criminal Records & Other Misdemeanurs (England only). SLCC Legal Advisor - Hamlet
Lets Talk - Learn the top appraisal techniques to motivate your employees as well as identifying areas for improvement. Clive Stilwell, LCC Associate Manager - Othello
One to One Finance Advice, SLCC Advisor - Keats
One to One Employment Advice, Lis Moore, Head of Advice and Support - Byron
14.35 - 15.35 Accessibility Statements - Keeping the Right Side of Compliance & Customer Service. Alistair McNaught, Alistair McNaught Consultancy Ltd - Kenilworth
Changing the Conversation – Comment on the NEW Taskforce Toolkit. SLCC/ADSO/LLG Taskforce - Hamlet
Setting up a CIC. Steve Trice Clerk to Haywards Heath Town Council - Othello
One to One Finance Advice, SLCC Advisor - Keats
One to One Legal Advice - SLCC Legal Adviser - Byron
15.35 - 16.00 Refreshments with your Conference Sponsor, Rialtas Business Solutions (RBS) & your Exhibitors - The Grange
16.00 - 17.00 How the Circular Economy can Resource Communities: a Decade of Inspiration from Brighton & Hove. Cat Fletcher, Reuse Manager, Brighton and Hove City Council - Kenilworth
19.15 Drinks Reception
19.45 Networking Dinner - Kenilworth

Thursday 27th February 2020

All sessions apply to England & Wales unless specified otherwise

Session TimeSESSION INFORMATION & LOCATION
08.00 Registration & Refreshments with your Conference Sponsor, Rialtas Business Solutions (RBS) & your Exhibitors - The Grange
08.40 - 09.40 GDPR Principles and Policies, protecting practices are you there yet? Sarah Jeffries, SLCC Advisor - Kenilworth
Setting up a CIC. Steve Trice Clerk to Haywards Heath Town Council - Hamlet
Refill Revolution at Frampton Peverall. Simple, effective & cost efficient steps local councils can take to tackle climate crisis. Naomi Bibi, Clerk to Beadon Parish Council - Othello
One to One Employment Advice. Ian Smith, SLCC Advisor - Keats
One to One Planning Advice. Andrew Towlerton, SLCC Advisor - Byron
09.45 - 10.45 Dementia Friendly Communities. Kat Horner & and Mr John Teeling, Dementia Friendly Communities Officer, The Alzheimer’s Society - Kenilworth
10.45 - 11.30 Refreshments with your Conference Sponsor, Rialtas Business Solutions (RBS) & your Exhibitors - The Grange
11.30 - 12.30 General Power of Competance (England only). Dominic Stapleton and Elisabeth Skinner MBE - Kenilworth
Beyond the Code of Conduct: Dealing with Councilors with Criminal Records & Other Misdemeanors (England only). SLCC Legal Advisor - Hamlet
How am I doing - Learn how to get the most out of your appraisal. Clive Stilwell, LCC Associate Manager - Othello
One to One Employment Advice, Ian Smith, SLCC Advisor - Keats
One to One Planning Advice, Andrew Towlerton, SLCC Advisor - Byron
12.30 - 13.10 Lunch with your Conference Sponsor, Rialtas Business Solutions (RBS) & your Exhibitors - The Grange
13.10 - 14.10 Chippenham Town Council’s Devolution Journey. Mark Smith, CEO Chippenham Town Council - Kenilworth
14.10 - 15.10 SSAFA: The Armed Forces Charity Julie McCarthy, Director of Voluntary Operations - Kenilworth
15.20 End of Conference

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