2017 Supporters
  • NAO
Strategic Partner


June 27, 2017
June 27, 2017
June 27, 2017
June 27, 2017
June 27, 2017
  • 09:55-10:25
    UKFast and the public sector
  • 10:50-11:20
    IBM and the public sector
  • 11:45-12:15
    Accelerating local economic growth through Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Maximising, supporting and amplifying the public sector’s capability to deliver tangible IoT solutions
    • Achievements to date in the collaborative IoTUK Programme, as part of the Government’s £40m investment to maximise the UK’s capabilities in IoT
    • Developing breakthroughs for the UK’s data sharing movement
  • 13:00-13:30
    Promoting growth and empowering communities through digital services
    • Discussing the achievements that have led to Wigan Council being named Digital Council of the Year by both Digital Leaders and LGC
    • Outlining Wigan's Digital Strategy 2015-2020, including aspirations for Greater Manchester to be a world top 20 super connected city region
    • Exploiting new digital investment opportunities in the public and private sector to support the delivery of local ambitions
  • 13:50-14:20
    UKFast and the public sector
  • 14:40-15:10
    Bringing sectors together to foster local digital economies
    • Understanding the role of LEPs in delivering growth across England
    • Exploring the work of the Digital Leaders LEP Group in connecting LEPs with a 40,000-strong digital community
    • Delivering effective business support through regional growth hubs
June 27, 2017
  • 10:10-10:40
    Redesigning mental health services for children and young adults and bringing your workforce with you
    • Discussing the redesign of mental health services for children and young people in Surrey
    • Involving staff in pathway design and service modelling
    • Creating a culture of partnership between 15 partner organisations, both local and national
    • Achieving services that are more accessible, user friendly and better reported, resulting in improved outcomes for children and young people
  • 11:50-12:20
    How Smart Commissioning Delivers Efficiencies and Better Outcomes
    • How the Commissioning Academy support commissioners to transform services
    • Exploring the latest thinking on best practice commissioning (including assets based commissioning, commissioning for value)
    • A look at case studies demonstrating the financial impact of smart commissioning
  • 13:10-13:40
    Productivity – what does it mean and what role does HR/OD play?
    • Exploring how employee engagement can influence productivity (for good and bad)
    • Do health and wellbeing initiatives deliver the goods in terms of productivity?
    • What role do managers play?
  • 13:55-14:25
    Workforce transformation – How do you build a 21st century workforce?
    • Being a 21st Century Public Servant to build a new workforce model
    • A look at Walk Tall - the eBook created in collaboration between the PPMA, Solace, the Local Government Association and the University of Birmingham
  • 14:40-15:10
    Leadership in an increasingly complex world
    • Understanding the importance of effective leadership for public sector leaders and HR/OD professionals
    • A look at the move away from Heroic Leadership models to embedding leadership throughout organisations
    • Focusing on leadership across different public/private sector organisations
June 27, 2017
June 27, 2017
  • CCS at the Public Sector Show

    The Crown Commercial Service are once again supporting the Public Sector Show in 2017.

    In their dedicated open theatre, they will be hosting a variety of sessions over the course of the day, including:

    • An introduction to CCS;
    • Simplifying the market for public sector buyers;
    • Disruptive technology: new digital platforms to transform public procurement;
    • Keeping you updated on public procurement policy and regulations.

    Chief Executive Malcolm Harrison will also give a keynote address in the Conference Theatre - click here to view the session.

June 27, 2017
  • 09:45-10:00
    Data Infrastructure – how to access government data and integrate it into your services

    Data Infrastructure is a suite of products that make it easy to find, access and use high quality government data. Join us to find out about the hassle-free ways you can access and integrate this data into your services.

  • 10:15-10:30
    GOV.UK Notify Demo

    GOV.UK Notify is open for use and available to all of central government. Join us for a demo of how to create an account, start sending test messages and to learn what the service could do for you.

  • 10:45-11:00
    GOV.UK Verify – what we’ve learnt and how you can get involved

    Hear about the expansion of GOV.UK Verify to services that need less proof of identity - and what this means for the wider public sector.

    Find out what has been achieved with GOV.UK Verify to date and how we plan to take its capabilities even further, making government services ever easier to access and use.

  • 11:15-11:30
    The Digital Marketplace: making public sector procurement better

    The Digital Marketplace makes it quick and easy for the Public Sector to buy what it needs to deliver great digital services. Hear more about our frameworks G-Cloud and Digital Outcomes and Specialists, and how they can help you buy digital and IT services to meet your needs.

  • 11:45-12:00
    How we’re developing digital, data and technology careers in government

    From consistent career pathways across government, to better recruitment practices and emerging talent programmes, as well as a learning and development offer which can respond to modern challenges, hear how we’re building an integrated offer to position the Civil Service as 'the destination of choice' for digital, data and technology professionals.

  • 12:15-12:30
    Tools and communities – the resources we’re using to help build service design capability in government

    Most of Government is involved in designing, building and running public services. That means most of government is involved in service design, most of the time. But how much do you know about the support that you can get from GDS to design great services?

    Come to this talk to find out about the range of tools, guidance, advice and data GDS offers to help departments design better services, and learn about our plans for the future.

  • 13:30-13:45
    How we’re making GOV.UK work harder for users – our roadmap for 2017/18

    GOV.UK is GDS’s most mature digital product. We launched in beta at the beginning of 2012. By May 2013, all government departments had migrated to GOV.UK. This means we’ve been the central publishing platform for all of government for nearly 4 years.

    In that time, we’ve learned a lot about how government publishing works. We’ve worked closely with departments. And, we’ve now got the vast majority of government’s content on to GOV.UK.

    Hear how we’re achieving our next goal – to make the single domain work harder for users.

  • 14:00-14:15

    Accessibility means making things open to everyone. It means ensuring that there are no barriers that might prevent someone from using something.

    So what does this mean for the people building and operating our public services?

    Join our session to find out what accessibility is, why it matters and what it means for you.

  • 14:30-14:45
    Why we should love Open Standards

    Open Standards save us money and time. They reduce complexity for citizens, and create opportunities for SMEs. Find out why we love them - and how you can get involved.

    You will learn about how they contribute to efficient, open ways of working so you can harness their technology to design and improve public service information and transactions.

  • 15:00-15:15
    How we’re using data science to make better decisions

    Data science is the meeting of programming, statistics and subject expertise. It has huge potential to transform the way government works by helping us to interpret large data sets. Come along to find out how we’ve been using data science to make better decisions and improve government services.

June 27, 2017
  • GPU at the Public Sector Show

    The Government Property Unit will once again have a dedicated open theatre at the Public Sector Show 2017, where it will be hosting a variety of sessions over the course of the day, including:

    • One Public Estate, looking at the progress that the programme has made to enable economic growth and service transformation;
    • Workplaces for the future, featuring the Government Hubs initiative and its TW3 (The Way We Work) programme;
    • An overview of the shadow Government Property Agency;
    • The latest findings from the State of the Estate report.
June 27, 2017
  • Broadcaster John Pienaar hosts a series of one-on-one discussions with senior public sector leaders on the challenges and opportunities ahead for improving public services. The gathered audience will also have the opportunity to ask questions.

  • 09:50-10:20
    DATA: Promoting better use of data
    • Transforming the use of data for statistics and research
    • Working with central government, local authorities and charities in order to improve data capability
    • Upskilling the public sector workforce on their use of data
    • Promoting effective data sharing and better access across the sector
  • 11:00-11:30
    DIGITAL: Connecting public sector IT leaders
    • Understanding the roles of Chief Information Officers and other senior public sector IT practitioners, and how they can work together to improve standards nationwide
    • Upskilling all levels of digital leaders through practical skills training and professional networks
    • Promoting innovation to create more efficient public services
  • 11:55-12:25
    PEOPLE: Discussing the opportunities and challenges ahead for the public sector workforce
    • A look at how government is shaping the future of the Civil Service workforce through the 2016-2020 plan
    • Attracting and retaining people of talent and experience from a range of sectors and all walks of life
    • Approaches to developing world class leaders who are inspiring, confident and engaging
  • 13:30-14:00
    LOCAL: Outlining priorities for supporting, promoting and improving local government
    • Exploring the financial challenges facing local government and helping shape the reform that will result in English councils retaining business rates from 2019
    • Supporting local authorities in providing quality local social care to adults of all ages
    • Helping councils meet housing demand as part of the collective national ambition to build one million new homes
    • Ensuring local government is represented in discussions around exiting the European Union
  • 14:30-15:00
    PARTNERSHIPS: Collaborating with businesses and universities to create smart cities
    • Fostering collaboration between sectors to strengthen the UK’s ability to turn excellent urban innovations into commercial reality
    • Providing world-class facilities and expertise to support the development of new products and services
    • Helping cities make the most effective use of their investments

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