2017 Exhibitors

Conference Agenda

Government ICT returns on Tuesday 30th January 2018

January 30, 2018
  • 08:00
    Registration, Exhibition and Networking Breakfast
  • 09:05
    Chair’s Opening Remarks
    Rob Driver, Head of Public Sector, teckUK (Confirmed)
  • 09:10
    Opening Keynote Address: Modernising Government ICT to Deliver World-Class Public Services for Citizens
    Alison Pritchard, Chief Operating Officer, Government Digital Service (Confirmed)
    • Delivering joined up end to end services by embedding good use of open standards, interoperable technology, shared platforms and reusable business capabilities
    • Improving decision making: Building on and expanding data science and analytical capabilities
    • Engaging with the SME market post-Brexit for flexible contracts and more bespoke services
  • 09:30
    From Back Office to Front End: Adopting a more Flexible, Virtualised Infrastructure to Underpin the HMRC’s Digital Transformation
    Jacky Wright, Chief Digital and Information Officer, HMRC (Invited)
    • Replacing legacy application systems with a strategic Enterprise Tax Management Program and migrating finance and accounting systems
    • Aiming to gain £5bn revenue each year, achieve £717m in sustainable savings, and increase employee engagement
    • Adopting a sustainable, virtualised infrastructure to expand HMRC’s multi-channel approach
    • Enabling the creation of more sophisticated business software products, and data sharing capabilities between apps and tools to share data and conduct error checking in real time
    • Implementing robotic process automation with a tax credit dashboard reducing operating time and costs
  • 09:50
    Questions & Answers
  • 10:00
    Headline Sponsor Session
  • 10:10
    Morning Refreshments, Networking and Exhibition
  • 11:00
    From Service Improvement to Business Transformation
    Samantha Smith, Head of IT Strategy and Architecture, LGSS (Confirmed)
    • Delivering IT projects that accelerate internal operations and modernise business models
    • Expanding service delivery through a variety of channels and exploring more flexible ways of working
    • Rolling out IT projects to provide operational support for enterprise level infrastructure and multiple line of business IT services
  • 11:20
    Exploring Digital and Data as Defra’s Pillars of Creating User-Friendly Services
    Harriet Green, Chief Digital Officer, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Confirmed)
    Myra Hunt, Chief Digital Officer, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Confirmed)
    • Moving towards Data-driven Decision Making, Data-Driven Services, Data-Driven Operations
    • Adopting Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to transfer data in real time, allowing Defra to expand their predictive analytics capability
    • Replacing legacy contracts to refine the organisation’s operating model and establishing common governance guidelines to ensure working as a single team
    • Continuing to expanding digital channels and applications to accelerate business transformation
  • 11:50
    Questions & Answers
  • 12:00
    Seminar Session 1
    • Exploring novel approaches to service design for cleaner, more cost effective ICT
    • Understanding the service hosting market and how best to scale your systems
    • Simplifying mobile and web to ensure optimal citizen engagement and low intensity administration
  • 13:00
    Lunch, Networking and Exhibition
  • 14:00
    Seminar Session 2
    • Managing integration and employing solutions to ensure true interoperability of your ICT capabilities
    • Discovering smart technologies to improve automation and instigate business change
  • 15:00
    Afternoon Refreshments, Networking and Exhibition
  • 15:30
    Churchill: Revolutionizing the Way Policy-makers Use and Access Information
    Dr Ryan Dunn, Head of Data Science Hub, Department for Work and Pensions (Confirmed)
    • Policy-makers are major users of data and need access to up-to-date and trusted data for both policy-making and to answer questions from ministers
    • Using only openly available data from multiple sources, Churchill encourages policy teams to incorporate data in their decision making
    • Allows civil servants to compare across policy areas and explore them in more detail
    • Acting on the Government's commitment to make better use of data
  • 16:00
    Key Supporter Session
  • 16:10
    GDPR: Complying to Avoid Penalties and Ensuring Additional Layers of Security
    Judith Jones, Group Manager Parliament and Government Affairs, Information Commissioner's Office (Confirmed)
    • Conducting a Privacy Impact assessment to pinpoint gaps in information security
    • Adjusting to data portability and right to deletion requirements: To what extent can we ensure data deletion to the data owner?
    • Data breach notification regulations and changes in liability will have a profound impact on the supply chain
    • Auditing existing supplier arrangements and updating procurement contracts to reflect the GDPR’s data processor obligations
  • 16:30
    Anticipating the Strategic Challenges with Active Data Governance in London
    Andrew Collinge, Assistant Director - Intelligence and Analysis, Greater London Authority (Confirmed)
    • Establishing a regional framework in order to facilitate data operability and harmonization
    • Creating smart front-foot governance to tackle data disruption and enhance analytics and monetization
    • Understanding the complexities and scale of big city data along a socioeconomic and technological trajectory
  • 16:45
    Questions & Answers
  • 16:50
    Chair’s Closing Remarks
  • 17:00
    End of Conference & Drinks Reception

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