SOLACE Summit 2013 - 9th to 11th October


9 Oct 2013


The Barbican Conference Centre
North Yorkshire

YO10 4NT



For the full agenda with reports and presentations from each day, please follow the links below:

Wednesday 9th October

Thursday 10th October

Friday 11th October 



Members - £485.00 + vat
Non Members £649 + vat

If you have an enquiry please email or ring 0845 652 4010 

The SOLACE Summit is the UK's largest gathering of local authority Chief Executives and senior managers. Between 9th and 11th October it will be the meeting place for leaders in public service management. This year the Summit theme is "Skills for Leadership" which will see sessions delivered by leaders within public and private sectors. The event begins in the afternoon of the Wednesday 9th October and will finish at lunch on Friday 11th October. The SOLACE Summit Dinner is part of the conference package and takes place on the evening of Thursday 10th October at the National Rail Museum in York.

Confirmed speakers include the Sectretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable MP; Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham MP; Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools in England Sir Michael Wilshaw; Chair of Morrisons PLC Sir Ian Gibson; Care Quality Commission Chief Executive David Behan; former Cabinet Minister and Public Sector Pensions Commission Chair Lord John Hutton; DG for HS2 at DfT David Prout; Centre for Cities Chief Executive Alexandra Jones; Director of the LSE Spatial Economics Research Centre Professor Henry Overman; and Executive Director of the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust John Hocking as well as a whole host of leading Chief Executives from across Local Government.

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