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UK Public Sector Communications Awards & Conference 2017
Name: UK Public Sector Communications Awards & Conference 2017
Date: 6th September 2017
Venue: Montcalm Marble Arch, London
Time: 13:00 & 18:30
£ +VAT
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Individual Conference Ticket - UK Public Sector Communications Conference

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Individual Awards & Conference Ticket - UK Public Sector Communications Awards & Conference

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Table of Ten Awards & Conference Tickets - UK Public Sector Communications Conference


The UK Public Sector Communications Awards celebrate and reward excellent communication strategies and campaigns, teams and individuals in local and national government, emergency services and not-for-profit bodies from across the UK.

Now in its fifth year, the event will feature a fantastic afternoon conference with a number of high profile speakers, followed by a drinks reception, 3 course dinner and awards ceremony in the evening.

The event will take place at the prestigous Montcalm Marble Arch, London on Wednesday 6 September.


Conference Schedule:

12:30 - 13:00

13:00 - 13:10
Chairs Welcome

13:10 - 13:40
Emma Hartley, Head of Campaigns and Corporate Communications, The Electoral Commission
"Responding quickly: What it takes to launch national campaigns within days
Session summary:
This year The Electoral Commission had to work quickly to launch two campaigns within short timeframes, firstly for the snap Northern Ireland Assembly election, followed closely by the snap UK general election. Hear about the challenges they faced, how they overcame these and the results they achieved. 

13:40 - 14:10
Peter Holt, Interim Head of Communications, Oxford City Council
"Understanding and keeping pace with changing audiences"
Session Summary: 
In a presentation titled ‘Understanding and keeping pace with changing audiences’, Peter will explore the fast-evolving habits and preferences of various audiences, and discuss the importance when planning and executing corporate communications of understanding who people trust.

14:10 - 14:40
Pinky Badhan, Head of Campaigns, Prime Minister’s Office & Cabinet Office Communications
"Behaviour Change Campaigns"

14:40 - 15:10
Alicia Curtis, Head of Comms, Stockport NHS
"Crisis communications campaign of the year 2016 - Stockport NHS Foundation Trust - Saline Poisoning Murders at Stepping Hill Hospital - Case Study"

15:10 - 15:30
Coffee Break & Networking

15:30 - 15:50

15:50 - 16:20
Shelley Wright, Director of Communications and Engagement at Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, and Assistant Director of C&E at the Greater Manchester Combined Authority
"Devolution in Greater Manchester - Creating a truly place based communications and engagement team" 

16:30 - Conference Close


Please note:

- Combined tickets must be used by one single person through the event. Tickets cannot be split between 2 delegates.

- Tables are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. All payments are due in advance of the event to secure tickets.

- Cancellations: We regret that refunds cannot be made if tickets are cancelled within 21 days of the event.

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