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Speakers to include Sue O'Connell (Chief Executive, PfH), Rob Hann (4ps Director),Simon Oliver (DCLG) and Chris Whitehouse LIFT LOBI
09.00 - 10.20 Registration and refreshments
10.20 - 10.30 Chair's opening address
The Right Honourable Lord Keith Bradley of Withington.
10.30 - 11.00 LIFT and its importance to local government
Rob Hann - Director Legal Services 4ps, the local government projects delivery specialist
11.00 - 11.30 What LIFT has delivered to date and what else it could deliver.
Dr Sue O'Connell Chief Executive Officer, Partnerships for Health
Followed by a Q&A session
11.40 - 11.50 Refreshments
11.50 - 12.20 Project briefing 1 - Procuring leisure facilities through LIFT - the Burnley experience
Mike Collier - Managing Director Eric Wright Group
12.20 - 12.50 Funding for Local Government PFI and LIFT schemes
Simon Oliver - Department of Communities and Local Government PFI Joint Service
Centre programme manager.
12.50 - 1.00 Questions
1.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.30 Project briefing 2 - Procuring Joint Service centres-the Nottingham experience of JSC
Lee Clayton Chief Executive of The Greater Nottingham and North Nottinghamshire
LIFT Companies and Glen O'Connell - Director of Legal Services & Projects
Nottingham City Council.
14.30 - 15.00 The benefits of LIFT as a delivery vehicle for social care facilities.
Chris Whitehouse, Chair of LIFT LOBI
15.00 - 15.15 Refreshments
15.15 - 15.45 The service providers perspective.
John Cassidy Chief Executive Officer - ExellCare Ltd
15.45 - 16.15 Plenary: Building on the LIFT approach
Inter-active session facilitated by the Chair with panel of experts, outlining the future of local
government procurement. The session will explore where the LIFT approach to procurement
appears to be going, what impact this may have on Local Government and what response there
16.15 Chairman's summary and close