Events

Solace Northern Ireland Conference 2018

Date

1 Mar 2018

Address

Hilton Belfast Templepatrick Golf & Country Club
Paradise Walk
Castle Upton Estate
Templepatrick
BT39 0DD

Time

09:30:0017:00:00

Delegate Fees and Registration

£99.00+vat - Solace Member Delegate
£130.00+vat - Non Member Public Sector Delegate (to include 3 months complimentary membership for those who have not received this benefit previously).
Private Sector: Unfortunately private sector delegates are not able to purchase delegate places for this event unless a sponsorship or exhibition package is purchased. Please contact eventsponsorship@solace.org.uk for further information.

To register to attend this event, please download the registration form and terms and conditions of registration here, and email it to: events@solace.org.uk

Programme 

(Subject to change)

"Leadership in Action" 

The conference will present an opportunity to hear from speakers who together will debate and discuss the challenges leaders face and will share experiences of successful leadership. It will also offer the opportunity to attend smaller discussion groups led by experienced Solace Associates. Finally, Solace Chair, Gavin Jones will share the transformation journey at Essex County Council.

09.30

Registration, Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing and Networking

09.50

Welcome and Introduction to the Conference from the Solace Chair
Speaker: Dr Theresa Donaldson, Chief Executive, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council and Chair of Solace in Northern Ireland

10.05

Keynote opening address: Leadership Journey 
Speakers: Jacqui Dixon, Chief Executive, Antrim and Newtown Abbey Council and John Kelpie, Chief Executive, Derry City and Strabane Council

10.50

’Place based leadership/leadership of place: digital age/growing the economy'
Speaker: Becky Shaw, Chief Executive, East Sussex County Council

11.30

Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing and Networking

12.00

Discussion Groups (Delegates will be divided into two groups in order to have the opportunity to attend both workshops):

DG1: Personal Resilience - Claire Chidley, Solace Associate 
DG2: Leading Entrepreneurial organisations - Sandy Hamberger, Solace Associate

13.15

Lunch, Exhibition Viewing and Networking

14.15

Discussion Groups (Delegates will be divided into two groups in order to have the opportunity to attend both workshops):

DG1: Personal Resilience - Claire Chidley, Solace Associate 
DG2: Leading Entrepreneurial organisations - Sandy Hamberger, Solace Associate

15.30

Refreshments, Exhibition Viewing and Networking

16.00

’Culture of place: Transformation’
Gavin Jones, Solace Chair and Chief Executive, Essex County Council will share with us the transformation journey they have undertaken at Essex. How this has enabled them to become more responsive, agile and flexible and how the customer is at the heart of everything they do.

16.45

Chairs summary and conference close

You can download a pdf copy of the programme here

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