Future Place Summit

Communities Fit for the Future

14 June 2023  |  Sheffield City Hall

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Towns and Cities Fit for the future

Join us for a day of stimulating idea exchange, as we bring together local government place-making leaders with their US, Canadian, Australian and European counterparts in an innovative discussion-driven conference format.

The annual apex event for our local government community puts the focus on Connected Communities, Service Transformation and Digital Delivery - in a unique unconference format engineered to promote the sharing of insights and best practice.

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Thought Leadership 

Everyone contributes at Future Place Summit as speakers and delegates sit alongside each other in small group discussions - enabling candid and discreet conversations focused on the immediate priorities of participants.

These discussions are supplemented by lively panel discussions featuring senior Local Government and their international counterparts.

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You decide what topics to focus on

Unlike conventional conferences where you can end up sitting through content you just don't need, we bring together local government experts from across the UK, North America and Europe - and then let delegates choose which discussion sessions to be a part of.

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A Meeting of Minds:  Join more than 50 experts as they host small-group discussions

The Covid crisis has accelerated the pace of reorganisation among local authorities. As they embark on operational transformation to deliver more with less and re-imagine the future of towns, cities and communities, place-making leaders are coming together for the Summit to share ideas on what works and why.

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Ideas, Experience & Connections

Government Transformation magazine exists to equip senior local government executives with the ideas, success stories and professional network to support transformational change in productivity, service quality and governance.

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Invite Only - register your interest

Future Place Summit is an annual high-level gathering, bringing together Directors and Heads of Service from across local government, along with city leaders from Australia, Canada, United States and Europe.

If you'd like to join our closed-door discussions, please fill in the form to express your interest.

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We came second 😭 in the 2021 hybrid event awards!