The Social Media Conference (Leeds)

Join your colleagues and peers from across the public sector to discuss the latest in creating engaging social media content, designing a social media strategy, identifying the right channels, measuring success, using video and the future of social media.

Website and full agenda:

Check out the latest confirmed speaker line-up and up-to-date agenda on our website here.

Key issues to be discussed include:

  • Successfully using social media to drive real change
  • Planning, creating and delivering engaging content
  • Developing and refreshing a social media strategy
  • Measuring engagement and boosting ROI
  • Right channel, right time: Reaching your target audience 
  • Video, video and more video: Tools and techniques for live content
  • The future of social media: New channels, new rules?

Previous speakers have included:

  • Joanna Blackburn, Head of Digital Communications, BEIS 
  • Josephine Fawkes, Director of Marketing & Communications, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
  • Alicia Custis, Head of Communications and Marketing Stockport, NHS Foundation Trust
  • Peter Sharples, Web and Social Media Specialist, West Midlands Combined Authority 
  • Emma Leech, Director of Marketing and Advancement, Loughborough University
  • Charlie Beaty-Pownall, Senior Social Media Manager, Cancer Research UK
  • Justin Clark, Social Media Specialist, Transport for Greater Manchester
  • Ceri Rose, Assistant Director Marketing, NHS Blood and Transplant
  • Emma Reynolds, Head of Communication, National Crime Agency
  • Tom Wright, Director of Digital Student Life, University of Lincoln
  • Scott McLear, Senior Digital Manager, Registers of Scotland
  • Helen Chivers, Head of News and Social Media, Met Office 
  • Simon Enright, Director of Communications, NHS England
  • Michael Connolly, Head of Digital Engagement, DWP
  • Tom Freestone, Interim Head of Social Media, HMRC
  • Kailesh Sudram, Head of Social Media, DWP 
  • Becky Brynolf, Social Media Lead, Shelter


    The event is CPD certified, and a certificate is available to confirm your attendance.

    Visit the dedicated event website to find out more

    Interested in attending?

    For registration enquiries please contact:​ | 020 7593 5556

    Tuesday 12th February 2019

    10.00 - 16.00 (including networking lunch)

    Central Leeds

    Public sector attendees:
    1 Place: £295+ VAT
    2+ Places: £245+ VAT each


    Private sector attendees:
    1 Place: £595+ VAT
    2+ Places: £545 + VAT each

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