Programme

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 9.30am Registration + refreshments
 10.00am Welcome to NPC Ignites by chair
Dan Corry, Chief Executive, NPC
 10.10am Morning keynote: How are the public feeling post Brexit?
Deborah Mattinson, Founding Partner, Britain Thinks
 10.30am Panel discussion: How do you achieve social change in the current climate?
Mark Atkinson, Chief Executive, Scope
Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive, Alzheimer’s Society
Fiona Weir, Chief Executive, Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust
 11.05am The story of the impact revolution: Where it’s come from and where it’s going
Peter Wheeler, Founding Trustee, NPC
11.30am Coffee break
 11.50am Morning breakout sessions
A1: Can you trust an expert?
Lucy de Las Casas, Director of Think Tank, NPC
Ian Dunt, Politics.co.uk
Sunder Katwala, Director, British Future
B1: Getting started with digital
Jo Wolfe, Managing Director, Reason Digital
Tris Lumley, Director of Innovation + Development, NPC
C1: Getting your governance fit for purpose
Jennifer Geary, Trustee, Child’s I Foundation
Iona Joy, Head of Charities Team, NPC
Sandy Nairne, Trustee, National Trust
D1: Towards a new relationship with the state
Kathy Evans, Chief Executive, Children England
Patrick Murray, Head of Policy + External Affiars, NPC
Fiona Sheil, Lead – Strategic Commissioning and Market Making, London Borough of Bexley
 12.45pm Lunch
 1.40pm Afternoon breakout sessions
A2: Don’t believe the hype: How transformative is social investment?
David Floyd, Managing Director, Social Spider CIC
Abi Rotheroe, NPC
Rod Schwartz, Founder + Chief Executive, ClearlySo
Jeremy Swain, Chief Executive, Thames Reach
B2: Collaboration for social change
Dr Carol Homden CBE, Chief Executive, Coram
Angela Kail, Head of Funders Team, NPC
Erik Mesel, Senior Grants & Public Policy Manager, John Lyon’s Charity
Lynn Mumford, Director of Development, Mayday Trust
  C2: How can involving your users increase your impact?
Jo Wells, Director, The Blagrave Trust
Paula Harriott, Head of Involvement, Revolving Doors Agency
Anne Kazimirski, Head of Measurement + Evaluation, NPC
D2: Culture for change
Steve Ford, Chief Executive, Parkinson’s
Michelle Mitchell, Chief Executive, MS Society
 2.40pm In conversation with … Lord David Sainsbury
 3.10pm Coffee break
 3.30pm Keynote: Artificial Intelligence— learning from another sector
Dr Will Cavendish CB, Former Strategy Lead, Applied, DeepMind
4.00pm Afternoon panel: It’s good to talk … when designing your services
Sarah Drummond, Co-founder + Managing Director, Snook
Nissa Ramsay, Grants Digital Innovation Manager, Comic Relief
Penny East, Head of Communications, SafeLives
 4.30pm Closing keynote
Polly Neate, Chief Executive, Shelter
 4.55pm Chair’s close
Dan Corry, Chief Executive, NPC
 5.00pm Close