14 May 2007,

NHS LIFT & Local Government Conference – 27 June 2007, Central London

NHS LIFT & Local Government Conference - 27th June 2007 - Central London

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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

                              procurement.

                              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

                            might be.

16.15 Chairman's summary and close