23rd May 2018 | 10am - 3pm
Following a break in 2017, ACE is glad to see the return of its conference this coming spring, Leading through Change.
The conference will start at 10am, and after a brief introduction from our Chair, Graham Farrant, Rt Hon. Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, will deliver the key note speech.
Our first panel, ‘How to deliver more for less’, includes contributions from Alyson Brett, CEO at NHS Commercial Solutions, Tony Meggs, CEO at the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, Jon Thompson, CEO at HMRC, and Abdool Kara, Executive Leader at the National Audit Office.
Our second panel, ‘Building resilience of our staff’, is at midday, with Alan Clamp, CEO at the Security Industry Authority, Sir David Behan, CEO at the Care Quality Commission, Maggie Ellis, from Aberkyn, and Business Psychologist Steve Bruckshaw from Resilient People, http://resilientpeople.co.uk/.
At 1pm, Doug Gurr, UK CEO with Amazon, will provide reflections from the private sector.There will follow a networking lunch from 2pm – 3pm.The conference will take place at the Institute for Government, 2 Carlton Gardens, London, SW1Y 5AA.
The cost for the first delegate from an organisation is £190. Thereafter, the cost of a ticket for each delegate from the organisation is £95.
The evening before the conference, we have teamed up with the Whitehall and Industry Group and Browne Jacobson, who are hosting a pre-conference dinner for delegates and representatives from the private sector on 22 May 2017, 7.30pm, at the Athenaeum, Mayfair.
Dame Glenys Stacey will chair the evening, where diners will have the opportunity to consider Leadership in Turbulent Times, as we operate in a time of economic and political uncertainty.
Our round table conversations will be stimulated by three short talks from:
· Whitehall & Industry Group Chief Executive Peter Unwin on Influencing Upwards.
· Director General at the Ministry of Justice, Justin Russell on Managing Risk.
· Graham Farrant, Chief Registrar and CEO of HM Land Registry, plus chair of ACE, on how leaders can best harness people to improve employee engagement and service delivery.
To register, please email email@example.com confirming whether you would like to attend the conference only, or the conference and the dinner the evening before. Please note places for the dinner are limited, and allocated on a first come first serve basis.