Programme

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 9.30am Registration + refreshments
 10.00am Welcome to NPC Ignites by chair
Lucy de Groot, Trustee, NPC
 10.10am Morning keynote: Where next for charities and civil society?
Dan Corry, Chief Executive, NPC
 10.30am Presentation: What is the government’s civil society strategy?
Tracey Crouch MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Sport and Civil Society
 10.50am Panel discussion: How is the charity sector working creatively to achieve change?
Matt Hyde, Chief Executive, The Scouts
Lisa Harker, Chief Executive, The Art Room
Danielle Walker Palmour, Director, Friends Provident Foundation
11.30am Coffee break
 11.50am Morning breakout sessions
A1: What is the significance of place and locality in achieving social change?
Nathan Yeowell, Head of Policy + External Affairs, NPC
Charlotte Augst, Partnership Director, Richmond Group
Ruth Dombey, Leader, London Borough of Sutton
B1: Is collaboration improving or wasting resources?
Iona Joy, Head of Charities, NPC
Sarah Lindsell, Chief Executive, The Brain Tumour Charity
Duncan Shrubsole, Director of Policy, Partnerships + Communications, Lloyds Bank Foundation for England + Wales
C1: Whose data is it anyway?
Tris Lumley, Director of Innovation + Development, NPC
Anni Rowland-Campbell, Intersticia
Baillie Aaron, Chief Executive, Spark Inside
D1: How can transparency help us regain trust?
Angela Kail, Head of Funders, NPC
Gideon Skinner, Research Director, Ipsos MORI
Alan Gosschalk, Director of Fundraising, Plan International UK
 12.50pm Lunch
 1.50pm Afternoon breakout sessions
A2: Are charities getting left behind in the changing world of campaigning?
Katie Boswell, Campaigning Lead, NPC
Greg Beales, Director of Communications, Policy + Campaigns, Shelter
Kajal Odedra, Executive Director, Change.org UK
Sue Tibballs, Chief Executive, Sheila McKechnie Foundation
B2: What does the charity sector really want from business?
Angela Kail, Head of Funders Team, NPC
Nicole Lovett, Director, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility UK, Deutsche Bank AG
Lucie Russell, Campaign Director, Fair by Design Fund
C2: Does the sector have the right governance in place?
Sarah Broad, Chief Operating Officer, NPC
Peter Olawaye, Trustee, Leap Confronting Conflict
Ellie Southwood, Chair, RNIB
D2: Are we learning from evaluation?
Anne Kazimirski, Head of Measurement + Evaluation Team, NPC
Bethia McNeil, Director, Centre for Youth Impact
Peter Bailey, Senior Research and Evaluation Manager, Money Advice Service
Suzanne Jacobs, Chief Executive, SafeLives
 2.50pm Coffee break
 3.10pm Keynote: How can charities harness the new power dynamic?
Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive, Nesta
3.45pm Panel discussion: The future’s already here, so how do we harness it?
Tris Lumley, Director of Innovation + Development, NPC
Fran Perrin, Founder + Director, Indigo Trust
Tom Steinberg, Digital Transformation Lead, Big Lottery Fund
Julie Wilson-Dodd, Director of Digital Transformation and Communication, Parkinson’s UK
 4.25pm Closing keynote: What reasons do we have to be hopeful?
Baroness Delyth Morgan, Chief Executive, Breast Cancer Now
 4.55pm Chair’s close
Lucy de Groot, Trustee, NPC
 5.00pm Close