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12th - 13th October 2022 | Hilton Birmingham Metropole

ABOUT

Our flagship event the Solace Summit has fast become a public sector favourite on the conference scene.

 

Bringing together local government leaders from across the UK for 2 days of learning &  networking including, 2 drinks receptions, a charity dinner, a packed exhibition hall and of course, a stellar line-up of sessions and speakers; this year's event, Peak Performance focuses on Levelling up, leadership & how the sector can respond.  

 
 

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Each year the Solace Summit brings key topics to life through a variety of keynotes, panels and sessions delivered by a fantastic selection of speakers spanning thought-leaders, industry experts and visionaries. Here's just a sneak peek of who's joining us this year...

You can view our full speaker line-up here.

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Rebecca Adlington OBE
Olympic Gold Medalist in Swimming 

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Andy Street CBE
Mayor of the West Midlands 

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Ebony Rainford-Brent MBE
World Cup Winning Cricketer, Broadcaster, Motivational Speaker and Performance Coach

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Jo Bibby
Director of Health, The Health Foundation 

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Matthew Taylor
Chief Executive, NHS Confederation 

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Samantha Jones
Permanent Secretary and Chief Operating Officer, Office of the Prime Minister’s Permanent Secretary

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

Wednesday 12th October
09:15

Summit launches

11:45

Levelling up: Health Panel Session

17:20

Presidential Drinks Reception kindly sponsored by BIFFA

19:30

An Evening with Solace kindly sponsored by EY

Thursday
13th October
09:45

Resilience Keynote

12:00

Inclusive Leadership: Team Perspective

19:00

Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception kindly sponsored by Virgin Media

20:00

Summit Charity Dinner kindly sponsored by Liberty Charge

 
 

USEFUL INFO

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ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is available at a preferential rate for Summit attendees at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

Find out more here.

 

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PARKING

Parking is available at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on a first come first served basis at a cost of £12 per car per night.

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TRANSPORTATION

The nearest train station is Birmingham International Railway station. The hotel is a 10 minute walk or a 5 minute taxi ride from the station.

 

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12th - 13th October 2022 | Hilton Birmingham Metropole

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