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YORKSHIRE LOCAL COUNCILS ASSOCIATION

TWO-DAY CONFERENCE, 21 – 22 APRIL 2021

Kindly sponsored by Churches, Charities and Local Authorities (CCLA), Streetscape, suppliers of Play, Sports and Fitness equipment, and Imaginarium, Learning and Development.

To be held remotely between 9.30am – 8.15pm daily (with lunch and evening breaks)
Cost: £40.00 for the two days or £30.00 with small council bursary (Bursary - 25% reduction in the conference fee will be given to those with a gross income of less than £5,000 per annum)

DRAFT PROGRAMME DAY 1 – 21 APRIL 2021

There will be several exhibitors and information at the end of each sessions, please stay and hear what our exhibitors have to offer.

Time

Session Title

Presenter (s)

9.30am – 10.30am

Who we are and what we provide?

YLCA Team, President of YLCA, Mike Elsmore and Councillor Tim Saunders, Joint Executive Board member.

9.30am – 10.30am

Village Greens, Commons and the opportunity to understand how to apply for lost commons in North Yorkshire.

Frances Kerner and Nicola Hodgson, Open Spaces Society

10.30am-10.45am

Exhibitor

Name of Exhibitor

10.45am – 11.45am

Inspections and Maintenance of Play Areas

Doug Belfield, Sales Director, Streetscape Products Ltd (Sponsor)

10.45am – 11.45am

Cyber Security

Andy Hall, BHIB Council Insurance

11.45am – 12 noon

Exhibitor

Name of Exhibitor

12.00 – 1.00pm

Registration of Council Land Assets

HM Land Registry – Nicholas Dodd

12.00 – 1.00pm

Climate Emergency

Simon Bowens, Friends of the Earth

LUNCH BREAK

1.30pm – 2.30pm

What does Social Media mean to Local Councils?

James MacCleary, Director, Breakthrough Communications

1.30pm – 2.30pm

Council's Code of Conduct

Gurvynda Padden-White, NALC Legal Services

2.30pm – 2.45pm

Exhibitor

Name of Exhibitor

2.45pm – 3.45pm

Influential Communications: How to engage with the local community

Joe Cheal, Imaginarium (Sponsor)

2.45pm – 3.45pm

Council's Investments and Strategies

Mark Davies, CCLA (Sponsor)

3.45pm – 4.00pm

Exhibitor

Name of Exhibitor

4.00pm – 5.00pm

Procurement – Rules and Regulations

Steve Parkinson (Parkinson Partnerships)

4.00pm – 5.00pm

A brief overview of the Highways Act

Sharon Fox, NYCC Highways Officer

BREAK FOR EVENING

5.45pm – 6.45pm

Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) and the Year End

YLCA

5.45pm – 6.45pm

The Easy Guide to Leadership: How to inspire others to greater things.

Joe Cheal, Imaginarium (Sponsor)

6.45pm – 7.00pm

Exhibitor

Name of Exhibitor

7.00pm – 8.00pm

General Data Protection Regulation – The Law behind the regulation

YLCA

7.00pm – 8.00pm

Neighbourhood Planning

Andrew Towlerton, Planning Consultant

8.00pm – 8.15pm

Exhibitor

Name of Exhibitor

8.15pm

END OF DAY ONE

YLCA reserves the right to alter the day 1 programme at any time.

DRAFT PROGRAMME – DAY 2, 22 APRIL 2021

There will be several exhibitors and information at the end of each sessions, please stay and hear what our exhibitors have to offer.

Time

Session Title

Presenter (s)

9.30am – 10.30am

Welcome and Introductions - National Association of Local Councils (NALC)

YLCA Team and Jonathan Owen, Chief Executive, National Association of Local Councils

9.30am – 10.30am

Legal updates and Hybrid meetings

Gurvynda Padden-White, NALC Legal Services

10.30am-10.45am

Exhibitor

Name of Exhibitor

10.45am – 11.45am

The Monitoring Officer – advisor or enforcer?

Bethan Evans, Governance Training and Consultancy

10.45am – 11.45am

Risk Assessments on open space and Publicly used land.

Brian Brookes, BHIB Council Insurance

11.45am – 12 noon

Exhibitor

Name of Exhibitor

12.00 – 1.00pm

Working through Difference: How to prevent and resolve conflicts

Joe Cheal, Imaginarium (Sponsor)

12.00 – 1.00pm

Protecting communities from fraud, specifically the elderly and vulnerable residents

Ruth Andrews, North Yorkshire Trading Standards

LUNCH BREAK

1.30pm – 2.30pm

General Power of Competence and Powers

YLCA

1.30pm – 2.30pm

General Data Protection Regulation – A practical session

YLCA

2.30pm – 2.45pm

Exhibitor

Name of Exhibitor

2.45pm – 3.45pm

Being a good employer and getting the basics right.

YLCA

2.45pm – 3.45pm

How to design and prepare for a play area, including consultation, best practice and pitfalls

Doug Belfield, Sales Director, Streetscape Products Ltd (Sponsor)

3.45pm – 4.00pm

Exhibitor

Name of Exhibitor

4.00pm – 5.00pm

Planning – local council's responses to the Planning Authority

Andrew Towlerton, Planning Consultant

4.00pm – 5.00pm

Networking with CCLA

Mark Davies, Kelly Watson and Jamie Charters, CCLA (Sponsor)

BREAK FOR EVENING

5.45pm – 6.45pm

Council to Council – What did councils do during the pandemic that has brought the community together - how will it continue post Covid?

Speakers include Cllr Ivey, Little Smeaton Parish Council; Cllr Jackson, Askern Town Council; and Cllr Biscomb, Kippax Parish Council

5.45pm – 6.45pm

A brief overview of the Highways Act

Sharon Fox, NYCC Highways Officer

6.45pm – 7.00pm

Exhibitor

Name of Exhibitor

7.00pm – 8.00pm

Asset Transfer and its implications

Stephen Rolph, Locality

7.00pm – 8.00pm

How local council's can use Social Media to support its council business?

James MacCleary, Director, Breakthrough Communications

8.00pm – 8.15pm

Exhibitor

8.15pm

END OF DAY 2

YLCA reserves the right to alter this programme at any time.

Final thanks to our sponsors Churches, Charities and Local Authorities (CCLA), Streetscape, suppliers of Play, Sports and Fitness equipment and Imaginarium, Learning and Development.

BOOKING INSTRUCTIONS

  • Remote Conference Booking Form 21-22 April 2021 (PDF, 768 Kb)

    To book a place (s) for the two day conference please download and complete the booking form (see below) and send it to admin@yorkshirelca.gov.uk. Once we receive the booking form an acknowledgement email will be sent and further details will be provided to the delegate in the week prior to the event.

Last updated: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 11:36