CGPN

CGPN 2024

8th - 9th October, Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow

  • Day 1
  • Day 2

08 October 2024

  • 8:10 am - 8:45 am

    Main Room

    Registration

  • 8:45 am - 8:55 am

    Main Room

    Chair's opening remarks

    Welcome to the Central Gov Partnership Network

  • 8:55 am - 9:40 am

    Main Room

    Panel discussion: leading with transparency to build trust

    Priya Khullar

    Director Customer Voice, Experience and Insight
    The Home Office

    Tina Churcher

    Head of Digital Services
    Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

    In an age of discontinuity and polycrisis, change is happening at all levels of Government, in both thought and practice, visible both inside and outside public buildings: Walls are coming down. The silos inside governments and between g...

  • 9:40 am - 10:00 am

    Main Room

    Headline sponsor presentation

  • 10:00 am - 10:40 am

    Main Room

    Dragon's den speed presentations

    Our signature ‘Dragons’ Den’ session provides each solution provider with an opportunity to deliver a short pitch, explaining why they are here and how their services can help tackle some of the sector’s ongoing challenges.

  • 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

    Main Room

    Coffee break and business meetings

    15 minute meetings with suppliers who are offering solutions most relevant to your challenges. Please check the schedule on the back of your delegate pass for your meeting timings.

  • 12:05 pm - 12:35 pm

    Main Room

    Panel debate: Innovation & AI: balancing risk & reward

    Eoin Mulgrew

    Head of Innovation Programmes
    10 Downing Street

    Gill Stewart

    Chief Digital Officer
    Department for Levelling up & Housing

    Dr Ravinder Singh Zandu

    Head of Digital and Systems
    Cabinet Office-Government Commercial Function

    AI is no doubt a strategic priority for central departments as we look to streamline business processes and empower their workforce to tackle more complex issues. That said, we all know too well that preparing bots for life in the office...

  • 12:40 pm - 1:00 pm

    Main Room

    Platinum sponsor presentation

  • 1:10 pm - 1:35 pm

    Main Room

    Premium Gold sponsor presentation - Data Interoperability for Cross-Government Reform

    Interested in sponsoring?

    If we are serious about building a government-as-a-platform, our starting point needs to be evidence-based data. This session asks how can we build interope...

  • 1:35 pm - 2:10 pm

    Main Room

    Networking lunch

    An opportunity to connect with your peers and suppliers to talk over the learnings from the event. Lunch is served buffet style and a range of options are available to cater for different dietary requirements.

  • 2:10 pm - 2:35 pm

    Main Room

    Interactive roundtables

    Modernising Legacy Tech
    This table know all too well the slog of legacy tech, this table asks how you can most effectively migrate from legacy systems and address the skills and talent challenges that so often crip...

  • 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm

    Main Room

    Premium Gold sponsor presentation - The People’s Government: Growing Citizen Engagement

    Interested in sponsoring?

    We are in a period of great societal change. Around the world we are seeing increases in anti-democratic movements, a rise in shouts for social justice, gro...

  • 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm

    Main Room

    Sponsor presentation - Implementing Cloud First Strategies & Applications

  • 3:20 pm - 4:40 pm

    Main Room

    Coffee break and business meetings

    15 minute meetings with suppliers who are offering solutions most relevant to your challenges. Please check the schedule on the back of your delegate pass for your meeting timings.

  • 4:40 pm - 5:00 pm

    Main Room

    Sponsor presentation

  • 4:55 pm - 5:30 pm

    Main Room

    Panel discussion: Procurement for public good

    Philip Orumwense CBE

    Commercial Director and Chief Technology Officer
    Crown Commercial Service

    Sangeeta Khorana

    Professor International Trade Policy, Procurement Reform Expert, Author & Speaker
    Aston University

    Rikesh Shar

    Head of Innovation & Procurement
    Connected Places Catapult

    Are you and your department ready for the biggest shake up to public procurement in a generation?

    With the new bill coming into force next month, we check in on stakeholder’s preparedness operating in this new environment, explo...

  • 5:30 pm - 5:35 pm

    Main Room

    Chair's closing remarks

  • 5:35 pm - 8:00 pm

    Main Room

    Hotel Check-in/free time

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Main Room

    Drinks reception and networking dinner

  • 1:10 pm - 1:35 pm

    Breakout Room 1

    Gold sponsor presentation - The UK’s Fight Against Fraud

    Interested in sponsoring?

    The British public’s relationship with identity cards is complicated, to say the least… But will the British public change the habits of a lifetime, and...

  • 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm

    Breakout Room 1

    Gold sponsor presentation - Winning the Cyber Arms Race

    Interested in sponsoring?

    With the threat to UK democracy hitting the headlines, it is becoming clear that this problem is not going away any time soon. In this session we harness th...

  • 1:10 pm - 1:35 pm

    Breakout Room 2

    Gold sponsor presentation - Looking Beyond Legacy

    Interested in sponsoring?

    The weight of the past and navigating legacy tech woes have become a significant barrier and labyrinth of challenges. With key departments still stuck on ou...

  • 2:40 pm - 3:00 pm

    Breakout Room 2

    Gold sponsor presentation - Ethical Service Design

    Interested in sponsoring?

    We need to be aware of our responsibilities towards the systems and people we design for and with and be better prepared at assessing more nuanced and compl...

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CGPN 2024

8th - 9th October, Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow