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Helping each other out of the crisis
June 18 @ 9:30 am - 4:45 pm£120 – £294
Public Service: state of transformation
The PSTA’s 2019 Conference
See this year’s full agenda for the day here.
Reflect and develop yourself at the Publicservice: state of transformation conference. This year’s theme is Helping each other out of the crisis and will be held on Tuesday 18 June 2019 at Mary Ward House in London. Our second annual conference is the leading platform for bringing together thought leaders and practitioners across public service transformation. Throughout the day you will be able to:
Steal with pride from other commissioners and transformation leaders, sharing case studies ‘warts and all’.
Experience the Theatre of the Oppressed and participate in a live metasystemic session on the future of transport in cities.
Hone your collaborative leadership skills with frank advice from expert leaders. Come and contribute to our confidential session on ‘learning from failure’!
“The best conference I have ever attended” -AD Commissioner, Surrey County Council
Together we will be able to help each other understand what works and doesn’t work in achieving better outcomes for citizens from public service design and delivery.
- Keynote speaker, Mariana Mazzucato, Professor of Innovation and Public Value at UCL, Director of the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, author of The Value of Everything: making and taking in the global economy
- Matt Prosser, CEO, Dorset Council, ‘Collaborative Leadership’
- Todd Holden, Director, Low Carbon, Manchester Growth Company, ‘Maximising Social Value’
- Rebekah Sutcliffe, Strategic Director of Reform, Oldham
- Liz Perfect, Head of Service, Commissioning & Planning Children and Family Services innovation partnership
- Genevieve Laurier, Head of Delivery and Impact, The Social Innovation, ‘Engaging providers and citizens in co-production’
- Stefania Horne, Head of Parks and Sport, Hounslow
- Benjamin Taylor, Managing Partner at RedQuadrant and Chief Executive of PSTA
- Robert Moran, Chief Executive, Elmbridge Borough Council, ‘Developing a Compassionate Organisation’
- Adam Lent, Director, NLGN, ‘Culture Shock: Creating a Changemaking Culture in Local Government’
- Becky Wyse, Head of Programmes, National Leadership Centre, ‘Public sector leadership and resilience – what do I need to do next?’
- Rich Wilson, Good and Bad Help: Can we really create an enabling state?
- Kirby Swales, Director, Local Government Policy and Troubled Families, MHCLG
- Mara Airoldi, Director, Government Outcomes Lab, ‘To make or to buy and the future of outsourcing’
- LocalGov Digital
- Many further speakers to be confirmed
“It was good to talk to like-minded people and transformers”
- A choice of over 25 break-out sessions including case studies on collaborative leadership, learning from failures, real co-production with citizens and communities, asset-based commissioning, creating a change-making culture, systems leadership across place, organisational restructure supporting change, creating meaningful social value, impact of Brexit on public service delivery, public sector leadership resilience, working smarter not harder – and more to follow!
- Unconference break-out sessions with the agenda set by participants on the day
- Experiential sessions including a Complexity Relationships Lab and the Theatre of the Oppressed
“The unconference worked well – much more interesting than other conferences as attendees proposed their own topics”
- Thought leaders and practitioners from international, national and local government, health, social enterprises, charities and the private sector.
“Great networking, an opportunity to make connections with people doing great things across the public sector”
Leave the conference with our ground-breaking report Public service: state of transformation 2019, including case studies which you can steal with pride!
This year’s sponsors include our leading partner Connected Places Catapult and support from Browne Jacobson, GO Lab, RedQuadrant and The Whitehall & Industry Group.
More participants comments from last year:
- “Excellent interactive workshop sessions”
- “Meeting someone that has already done what we are trying to do – learning from others’ practice”
- “Great workshops, real mix of themes, great mix of attendees”
- “Good range of speakers with interesting and relevant experiences”
You can find out more about last year’s conference here.
20% discount will be applied at the checkout when you purchase 4 or more tickets