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Powering Digital Public Services 2024

Wednesday 06 March to Friday 08 March

Time: 11:00 - 12:30 each morning via Teams Live

Unlocking digital, data and technology to power the delivery of health and public services

Can we continue to innovate and deliver at pace to power the digital public services of tomorrow as budgets tighten ever further and demand for services rises? 

Join us LIVE over three 90-minute sessions on Wednesday 6, Thursday 7 and Friday 8 March (11:00-12:30) as public sector leaders and industry experts showcase what can be achieved and take part in lively discussions and Q&A sessions with delegate participation too. Speakers: 

Morning One - Wednesday, 6 March (11:00-12:30)

Karl Hoods CBE, Group Chief Digital & Information Officer, Department for Energy Security & Net Zero and Department for Science, Innovation & Technology

Matt Lewis, Chief Operating Officer, Shared Resource Service and Vice President, Socitm

Natalie Jones OBE, Director of Digital Identity, Government Digital Service

Stephen Koch, Executive Director of Platforms, NHS England

Alan Banks, Managing Director The Software Institute

Morning Two - Thursday, 7 March (11:00-12:30)

David Knott, Chief Technology Officer for UK Government, Central Digital & Data Office, Cabinet Office

Robert McCarthy, CEO and Founder, GOSS

Jackie Wright, Chief Delivery Officer, Public Sector Partnership Services Ltd

Katy Armstrong, Deputy Director for Digital Services, Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities

Matt Wicks, Co-CEO Technology and Innovation, The Virtual Forge

Morning Three - Friday, 8 March (11:00-12:30)

Martin Ferguson, Policy and research director, Socitm

Emma Presley Abbott, Deputy Director, Head of Enterprise Insight and Head of Digital Sustainability, DWP Digital

Ben Tongue, Green Digital Lead, NHS England

Georgina Maratheftis, Associate Director, Local Public Services, techUK

Steve Taylor, Head of Software/ Hardware Strategy, Crown Commercial Service

For speaker and partner opportunities contact [email protected]

Who should attend?

Suggested, but not limited to, Chief Information Officers, Heads of IT, Assistant and Chief Executives, Members, Heads of Digital and Digital Leaders, Heads of Customer Services, Heads of Transformation or Change, Heads of Customer Insight, Heads of Finance, Heads of Strategy, Corporate Services Leads, Departmental Service Heads/Senior Managers, Data Scientists, Statisticians, Data Analysts, Business Analysts.


This event is free to attend for the public sector. Please register using your public sector email – registrations from personal email addresses may be rejected.

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