LGA Annual Conference 2022 – Harrogate

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Tuesday 28 June 2022

Delivering a low carbon economy - the role of retrofit skills and jobs policy and productivity
Jane Vivian, People and Skills Programme Manager, West of England Combined Authority
David Pierpoint, Chief Executive, The Retrofit Academy

Two sides of the low traffic neighbourhood coin!
Cllr Adam Clarke, Deputy City Mayor – Environment and Transportation, Leicester City Council
Cllr Liz Leffman, Leader, Oxfordshire County Council

From hospital to care - achieving the best possible outcomes for people
Nichola Esmond, Service Director, Adult Social Care, Older People and Commissioning, Wakefield Council

Regulation is back…how can councils prepare and keep control of their own improvement?
James Bullion, Executive Director for Adult Social Services, Norfolk County Council
Mary Cridge, Interim Director of Adult Social Care, Care Quality Commission
Kate Sibthorp, Deputy Chair, National Co-Production Advisory Group, Think Local Act Personal

Sustainable homes, sustainable Places: the role of planning
Cllr Olly Monk
, Portfolio Holder for Housing and Planning, Cornwall Council
Simon Thompson, Principal Adviser, Natural England

Tackling modern slavery
Cllr Kerrie Carmichael
, Leader, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Paul McAnulty, UK & Europe Programme Director and Phillipa Roberts, Head of Policy and Research, Hope for Justice

What’s the future of High Streets?
Mike Greene
, Chief Executive, Scarborough Borough Council
John Percy, Head of Sector for Town Centres, Montagu Evans

Governance reform: fire and rescue authorities
Cllr Darren O’Donovan
, Chair, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Wednesday 29 June 2022

Rebuilding Pride in council housing communities with high quality homes and high-quality places
Jennifer Ryans
, Head of Dispute Resolution, Housing Ombudsman
Cllr Siriol Hugh-Jones, Brighton & Hove City Council

Going wild – a helping hand for nature
Gitty Korsuize
, City Advisor on Green and Nature, City of Utrecht
Rachael Bice, Chief Executive Officer, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Levelling Up – the vision from councils
Cllr Linda Taylor
, Leader of Cornwall Liberal Democrat District
Cllr Jonathan Brook, Leader, South Lakeland District Council and Leader of Westmorland and Furness Shadow Authority

Supporting mentally healthier council areas
Ed Davie
, Policy and Public Affairs Lead, Centre for Mental Health

What do residents think of local government
Emily Brodie, Intelligence Manager, Essex County Council
Owen Thomas, Senior Director, Government and Corporate Affairs, Yonder

Heritage and the visitor economy: how can local heritage contribute to our economic recovery?
Adele Poppleton
, Service Director for Culture and Visitor Economy, Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council
Cllr Barry Lewis, Leader, Derbyshire County Council

Preventing homelessness – building an investment and social case
Jenny Coombs, Project Director, Local Partnerships
Peter Shovlin, Head of Leeds Housing Options, Leeds City Council

Doom and gloom or bright horizons: understanding the economic outlook
Gemma Tetlow, Chief Economist, Institute for Government

Thursday 30 June 2022

Maximising the opportunities of Levelling Up
Stephen Beechey
, Group Public Sector Director, Wates Group and Steering Group Member on LGA Levelling Up Locally Inquiry

Adult social care reform and funding: progress, gaps, and opportunities for the vision we seek to deliver
Sarah McClinton
, President, ADASS