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Harnessing technology & procurement to power innovation


Helen Olsen Bedford Publisher

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Our expert panel discusses how best to harness technology and procurement to power innovation and whether the new Procurement Act 2023 provides an opportunity to reimagine procurement, to boost innovation and transform public services. 

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On the panel: 

  • Rikesh Shah, Head of Innovation Procurement Empowerment Centre, Connected Places Catapult
  • Katy Armstrong, Deputy Director for Digital Services, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • Carol Williams, Director Transformation and Digital/SIRO, Walsall Council and Socitm Vice President
  • Helen Olsen Bedford, Publisher, UKAuthority (host)

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If you have a case study on innovation procurement you would like to share with IPEC, contact Helen Olsen Bedford here to connect you

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