LGA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2018 - 3-5 July

Download the speeches and Innovation Zone presentations from our annual conference.

Conference presentations

Tuesday 3 July

The Story of me and my best friend anorexia - Hope Virgo

Building cohesive and resilient communities - Sara Khan

Mental health - the role of councils in mental health - Mark Trewin

Fire safety and building control - Andrew Pattison

Fire safety and building control - Fiona Twycross

Health and social care local system reviews - Sir David Behan

Electric, autonomous and connected vehicles - Cllr Yvonne Constance

Tourism and Brexit - Sarah Fowler 

Wednesday 4 July

Ending homelessness - Kate Kennally 

Local industrial strategies - Lesley Giles

A Systems Change for Parks - Nick Grayson

Avoiding sick note Britain - Jennie Price

Innovation Zone presentations

Tuesday 3 July

Bliss Park - How to grow a peach tree, St Helens Council

Bradford's City Centre Growth Scheme

Making savings and enhancing outcomes through improved patient flow and decision making, Newton and the Better Care Support Team

Predictive analytics to identify those at risk of homelessness, London Ventures and the London Borough of Southwark

Transforming the lives of families touched by the care system with Cornerstone VR, The Cornerstone Partnership and Coventry City Council

Wednesday 4 July

#do it your way - Connecting communities to the heart of what matters, Somerset County Council

Action Hunger - Vending machines for the homeless

Changing behaviours to manage demand, Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Designing care around people's needs - A new approach through integrated Personalised Commissioning (IPC), NHS England and Lincolnshire County Council

Doncaster Talks - Using customer insight in health and social care, Doncaster MBC and Uscreate

Going Dutch - Innovation in care at home, East of England LGA, Public World and Buurtzorg Britain and Ireland and SK Nurses

Homeshare - Bringing a new housing and support approach to your area, Shared and Care Homeshare Programme

Homeshare - Bringing a new housing and support approach to your area, Shared Lives Plus

'Life with purpose' - Intergenerational developments within older people's living, Mears Group PLC, Mears Care and St Monica Trust

Nurturing social movements and creating social norms - How the City of York Council and GoodGym are working together to mobilise communities to make a difference 

Storyhouse - A new integrated cultural centre delivering innovation in library service design and delivery, Chester West and Chester Council

Tailoring design patterns - Prototyping for local homelessness services, Uscreates, London Borough of Lewisham and Newcastle City Council

Using behavioural insights to transform SEND transport - The importance of diagnosing the problem, London Borough of Croydon

Thursday 5 July

AIR-INK - Reinterpreting air pollutionas a resource, Graviky Labs Pte Ltd, India

Flying High - Shaping the future of drones in UK cities, Nesta, Transport for West Midlands and Preston City Council

National FGM Centre + Local Authority + Innovation = positive outcomes for children


Tuesday 3 July

Speech by Councillor Nick Forbes, Leader of LGA Labour Group

Secretary of State Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP