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Westminster Briefing

Wednesday 1st January 2014

Policy briefings which allow participants to engage with leading figures from Westminster, Whitehall and the wider public sector examining and understanding how public policy changes

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Civil Service Diversity & Equality Awards 2014

Friday 10th October 2014

The Civil Service Diversity & Equality Awards identify and celebrate the many exceptional achievements that are made across government every day. They demonstrate the importance of promoting diversity and equality in the workplace, and provide an opportunity to share knowledge and best practice.

For more information please visit the event website

Civil Service Awards

Wednesday 19th November 2014

The Civil Service Awards are the highly prestigious awards programme for the Civil Service that recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements. Organised by Dods, in partnership with the Cabinet Office, the Awards are now in their ninth year and continue to highlight innovative projects and exceptional individuals within the civil service and spread best practice right across government. The Civil Service Awards provide a unique opportunity to thank the Civil Service for all the valuable work they do - day in and day out.

For more information please visit the event website

MEP Awards

Tuesday 18th March 2014

Our annual MEP Awards highlight the often unreported work and achievements of Europe’s parliamentarians. The award categories are based around the main EU policy areas and are voted on by MEPs. The night of the awards always proves popular, with over 300 people regularly in attendance.

For more information please visit the event website

RICS Property in Politics: Driving economic growth and building better communities Roundtable and Reception

Wednesday 14th January 2015

This event is hosted by RICS and ties in with their Property in Politics campaign and launch of their new manifesto. The panel aims to discuss the top challenges facing the Housing, Construction, Infrastructure and Planning sectors and discuss the possible solutions. Please note this is an invitation event only.

Developing Nations: the Role of the International Finance Centre

Wednesday 26th November 2014

This Roundtable is hosted by the Government of Jersey and looks to explore the relationship between International Finance Centres (IFC) and developing countries. How best might IFCs support growth, poverty alleviation, the development of tax management capacity and the tackling of corruption. Please note this is an invitation event only. 

Civil Service World Round Table

Tuesday 16th September 2014

How to save lives – and money – with big data - This Civil Service World round table, held in association with analytics provider SAS, will address how hospitals can utilise their clinical data to improve quality and patient outcomes. As public spending remains stagnant and hospitals face increased pressure to deliver ever-better outcomes with ever-dwindling budgets there is great potential to maximise the way in which health records are used.

For more information please visit the event website

Women into Leadership Conference

Wednesday 17th September 2014

Now in its fifth year, the annual Women into Leadership conference has established itself as an important event for all those interested in seeing leadership opportunities for women enhanced.

For more information please visit the event website

Autumn Party Conference

Sunday 21st September 2014

Visit the new Dods Party Conference website to see the full listings of Dods Fringe Events at this year's Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat Party Conferences.

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Civil Service World Round Table

Thursday 18th September 2014

Informing policy decisions with big data - This Civil Service World round table, held in association with analytics provider SAS, will address ways in which big data can be used to create a stronger evidence-base for policy decisions. Set against the expectation that government will considered the best evidence before it spends ever-shrinking public funds, big data and the analytics it provides, has a crucial role to play.

For more information please visit the event website

Civil Service World Round Table

Wednesday 1st October 2014

De-risking a wholesale shift to cloud IT – This Civil Service World round table, held in association with Eduserv, will address the challenges of wholesale migration to the cloud. The discussion will seek to identify how civil service organisations can best minimise the risk while maximising the benefits of ambitious shifts, where the entirety of internal IT systems and external functionality are moved into the cloud.

For more information please visit the event website

National Security Summit

Tuesday 21st October 2014

With a new National Security Strategy only months away and counter-terrorism policing attracting intense Parliamentary scrutiny, The National Security Summit will provide a timely opportunity to hear expert opinion on the impact of impending changes and speak to policymakers at the heart of law enforcement reform.

 For further information please visit the event website

The Future of Health

Tuesday 21st October 2014

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural conference, Future of Health brings together the most senior figures from across the health and social care spectrum to develop a whole-system approach to health care. Through a unique partnership between NHS England, UCLPartners and Dods, this national conference attracts over 800 leaders from across the improvement, commissioning and provider landscapes. With the People’s Panel focusing speakers and delegates alike on patient’s needs, Future of Health continues to set the pace for change in long term conditions.

For more information please visit the event website

Socitm 2014 Annual Conference

Tuesday 21st October 2014

With councils, the NHS, emergency services and third sector facing tighter budgets and heightened citizen expectations, there is a real need to construct and realise a compelling vision for online public services. Socitm’s 2014 will provide an exciting opportunity to ensure this happens. Drawing on contributions from leading politicians, industry experts and local practitioners, the event will help ICT professionals from across the public sector to take on the challenge of designing and articulating the value of a deeper digital presence.

This is a two-day Conference, taking place at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester on October 21st-22nd 2014.

For further information please visit the event website

The State of the State 2014: delivery, austerity and reform

Tuesday 28th October 2014

This event is hosted by Deloitte and Reform and will be an opportunity to launch their report, The State of the State 2014. Our expert panel will set out their perspectives on the reforms of the past four years and their outlook for reform beyond the next election. Please note this is an invitation event only. 

For more information please email the events team

Santander UK Parliamentary Reception

Wednesday 5th November 2014

Santander UK will be hosting its 2014 Parliamentary Reception at 16.00-17.30, 5 November, in the House of Commons.

The event will kindly be hosted by Matthew Hancock MP, Member of Parliament for West Suffolk & former Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise.

For further information please email the events team

 

Youth Justice Convention

Tuesday 18th November 2014

The Youth Justice Convention is the annual event for all those working in the youth justice system, in particular managers, professionals, practitioners and policy makers. The event this year will take place on the 18th and 19th November at the Telford International Centre.

For more information please visit the event website

The Border Control Summit

Thursday 20th November 2014

With an ever-increasing volume of passengers and goods entering and leaving the United Kingdom, the barriers to maintaining effective and efficient control of the border with accurate measurements, has never been more important. Taking place only five months before the Border Systems Programme (BSP) delivery deadline, the Border Control Summit will provide an opportunity to engage with policymakers and experts at the heart of border control decision-making.

For further information please visit the event website

The Skills Summit

Thursday 12th February 2015

The Skills Summit 2015 will see over 250 training providers and employers from across the UK gather to hear exactly what policymakers from the government, industry and education sector are doing to improve skills programmes for young people and adults.

Now in its fifth year, the event is a must-attend for management teams, business development professionals and L&D staff.

For further information please visit the event website

Dialogue to shape the political agenda

Tuesday 3rd December 2013

Events

Dods produces a wide variety of events which facilitate face-to-face engagement, sharing best practice and shaping and delivering policy. These include policy conferences, award ceremonies and bespoke strategic platforms to bring policy-makers and stakeholders together in an environment that allows deliberation, dialogue and collaboration.

We have teams in London and Brussels, running events from the high-profile PoliticsHome Awards to dozens of party conference fringe events to Civil Service Live which caters for 6,000 civil servants over three days. This depth of experience is exemplified by Westminster Briefing, which in partnership with The House Magazine has been producing dynamic policy events for over a decade.

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