WHEN: THURSDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2018, 17:30 – 21:00
LOCATION: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), 12 Great George Street, Parliament Square, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AD
This year the Festival kicks off on 27 September with the Annual Lecture headlined by the Rt Hon Jacqui Smith. To follow, we will look back and examine our previous festivals with the launch of a printed Festival Review, illustrating the impact of our work over the past four years, featuring contributors from all the sectors we work with, drawing inspiration from local, national and international communities.
ANNUAL LECTURE 2018
17.30 Registration and welcome reception
18.00 Welcome from the Chair, Imelda Redmond (CBE), National Director of Healthwatch England
18.05 Launch of the Festival Review and introduction to the Festival of Governance 2018 by Jaco Marais, Festival of Governance Director, GGI
18.15 First keynote address by the Rt. Hon. Jacqui Smith, former Home Secretary and Chair of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
18.35 Second keynote address by Andrew Corbett-Nolan, Chief Executive, GGI
18.55 Presentation of NHS 70th Anniversary Special Good Governance Award: Contributions made by NHS managers towards improving patient care in the UK: Dame Julie Moore
19.10 Q&A with keynote speakers
19.30 Champagne reception and networking
Over the following weeks, we will look at how communities are created and sustained through good governance, hosting various events exploring issues of engagement, improvement, diversity, immigration, sustainability, technology, partnerships and the voice of communities.
Your involvement is, as always, key to making the Festival of Governance a success.
For more information please visit www.festivalofgovernance.org