Granicus Annual

Public Sector
Communications Conference

Hundreds of public sector communicators, digital engagement strategists, and business transformation leaders gathered for our annual conference in London. They learned how government organisations are using digital communications in strategic and innovative ways to generate income, save money, and drive the success of public programmes.




Mark Hynes, Granicus

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Challenges and Opportunities for Public Sector Communicators

Paul Masterman, Strategic Communications Specialist and LGA Associate

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How to Survive and Thrive When Your Comms Budget Falls: Tales of Hope From the Public Sector

Dan Slee and Darren Caveney, comms2point0

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Accelerating Income Generation: A New Approach for a "New" Council

Karen Yates and Andy Allsopp, Essex County Council

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Generating Advertising Income Safely from Digital Assets

Dave Worsell, Granicus and John-Paul Danon, Council Advertising Network

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Customer Communication in a Digital Age

Peter Smith, HM Revenue and Customs

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Digital in the DNA: Savings and Sustainable Services Through Radical Public Sector Change

Sarah Lay, Digital Content Strategist

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Closing the Cyber Security Gap

Bob Ainsbury, Granicus

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2017 Digital Strategy and Impact Awards

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Spotlight: Met Office

Building a Knowledge Centre

Simon Swan, Met Office

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Emergency Communications and Damage Limitation

Bridget Aherne, Interim Head of Public Relations, Consultation and Engagement, Bristol City Council

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): Myth Busting for Comms People

Holly Bremner and Imogen Heywood, Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing and Helen Thomas, Information Commissioner's Office

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5 Ways to Boost Citizen Engagement Tomorrow

Glen Ocsko, Granicus

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Learning Points and Closing Words

Dave Worsell, Granicus

"I’ve really enjoyed the day. There have been some really interesting and fascinating speakers on a range of topics really close to my heart as a digital communicator".

- UKComm16 attendee

Granicus 2017 Digital Strategy Awards

Designed to honour effective and innovative digital strategy throughout the public sector, the Digital Strategy Awards recognise excellence in the key areas of promoting services, improving awareness, and increasing citizen involvement. Winners were announced at the event.

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About Granicus

Granicus provides technology that empowers government organisations to create better lives for the people they serve. By offering the industry’s leading cloud-based solutions for communications, meeting and agenda management, and digital services to more than 3,000 public sector organisations, Granicus helps turn government missions into quantifiable realities. Granicus products connect more than 150 million people, creating a powerful network to enhance government transparency and citizen engagement. By optimising decision-making processes, Granicus strives to help government realise better outcomes and have a greater impact for the citizens they serve.

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