Day 2: Wednesday 13th October

Welcome back to Day Two of NPC Ignites 2021. We’ll be looking to the future beyond the pandemic as we debate how to rethink and rebuild, reflect on the lessons of the crisis, and discuss how best to influence government policy in a time of massive change.

All times given are British Summer Time. More speakers to be confirmed.

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10am: Breakouts and surgeries

Details to be announced!

12.15pm: Break

1.30pm: Networking

Join us before we begin to talk more with your fellow NPC Ignites delegates and NPC colleagues.

1.40pm: Rethink, Rebuild – The future of the social sector

Dan Corry, our chief executive, reflecting on our Rethink, Rebuild initiative, introduces a vision for a more progressive sector post-pandemic.

Speaker: Dan Corry, Chief Executive, NPC

2.00pm: Lessons from the crisis – Rebuilding the social sector beyond Covid-19

When the pandemic first hit, the situation was unprecedented for almost all of us. We’ll be reflecting on how the social sector responded, adapted, and innovated, and what lessons we can learn for the next big crisis.

Speakers: Mhairi Sharp, Chief Executive, National Emergencies Trust; Richard Hawkes CEO, British Asian Trust; Yvonne Field, Founder & CEO, The Ubele Initiative and Sarah Vibert, Interim Chief Executive, NCVO

3.00pm: Networking, and meet the speaker

Join us in the networking area to continue the conversation with speakers, fellow delegates, and NPC colleagues. Or take a break from your screen with a cup of something.

3.20pm: How do you influence this government?

Is the government listening to the social sector as we rebuild? With recent criticism of lobbying and the potential for further restrictions, this session will explore the role of the social sector in shaping the policies of today’s government.

Speakers: Imran Hussain, Director of Policy & Campaigns, Action for Children and Kate Stanley, Executive Director, FrameWorks UK.

4pm: Networking, and meet the speaker

Join us in the networking area to continue the conversation with speakers, fellow delegates, and NPC colleagues. Or take a break from your screen for a comfort break.

4.10pm: Impact measurement in Covid-19 and beyond

It’s likely that none of us have ever had to adapt as fast as we did to Covid-19. We discuss what have we’ve all learned about the role of data and evidence in helping us respond to changing circumstances.

Panel Members:

Tom Adam, Co-founder, 60 Decibels

Tamsin Shuker, Senior Head of Evaluation, The National Lottery Community Fund

Janine Woodward-Grant, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Carers’ Centre Bath and North East Somerset

5.20pm: Networking, and meet the speakers

Round off Day Two by joining us in the networking area to continue the conversation with speakers, fellow delegates, and NPC colleagues.

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