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LowCVP Annual Conference 2017 supported by the Mayor of London

This year, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership annual conference, supported by the Mayor of London, will take place at City Hall on Tuesday 27 June 2017. The conference will be followed by a drinks reception in ‘London’s Living Room’.

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Water Innovation Reception 2016

This year – with retail competition to be introduced in April 2017 and a further announcement on domestic competition expected in the Autumn Statement – the Water Innovation Reception provides an important opportunity to see the most pioneering innovators in the industry and discuss policy and technical developments.

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Great managers, great workplaces – a positive vision for NHS culture – MiP Annual Conference 2016

This year’s conference had a strong focus on a positive vision for managers as catalysts for high-performing teams in great workplaces.

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LowCVP Annual Conference 2016

This year, the LowCVP Conference this year is held in association with the Make the Future exhibition and delegates will also have a VIP opportunity to see cars of the future in action at the Shell Eco-marathon. Make the Future is a festival of ideas and innovation which is coming to London from 30 June to 3 July 2016.

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UK E-Commerce Roundtable

This roundtable will bring together a range of UK policymakers, key European policy makers, leading UK-based companies trading online, international retailers trading in the UK, payment providers, distributors and commentators to discuss the big issues affecting ecommerce in the UK.

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Relaunch of Women on the Tools

On Thursday 5 May 2016, Woman and Manual Trades will be relaunching as Women on the Tools.

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Lower carbon, cleaner air: joining up the climate change and air quality agendas

Join LowCVP and the CAA to mark the start of an initiative to bring the climate change and air quality communities closer together and to help ensure that UK vehicle and transport fuel policy is most effectively oriented towards tackling these twin threats.

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Water Innovation Reception 2015

Join us at the Water Innovation Reception to find out about the latest innovations in the water sector and the work of UK companies developing new technologies for the UK and overseas water markets.

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Respect for NHS Managers – MiP Annual Conference 2015

MiP is marking their 10th Anniversary in 2015. This year’s conference was their first conference after the General Election. It presented a prime opportunity for a stock take and a look at the next chapter in the evolution of the NHS and the health issues which would impact on you.

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The top tax myths – and how they prevent us from making better tax policy

Tax is once again a top Parliamentary issue but often there is more heat than light with a number of “myths” about the tax system confusing the political debate and getting in the way of better policy making.

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Respect for NHS managers

This year, MiP will be marking their 10th Anniversary and will be their first conference after the General Election. It will present a prime opportunity for a stock take and a look at the next chapter in the evolution of the NHS and the health issues which will impact on you.

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Women and Manual Trades – 40th Anniversary Reception

This year, as we celebrate our 40th birthday, we are launching a new campaign to make ‘women on the tools the norm, not the exception’

This event has been made possible thanks to generous support from our new patron, Charlie Mullins, and Rt Hon Baroness Garden of Frognal, who is hosting the event.

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Could Devo-Manc make our national health service better?

Health devolution burst onto the political and policy agenda earlier this year and the upcoming Chancellor’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement on 25 November will reveal a step change towards greater heath devolution as well as strides towards a Northern Powerhouse.

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Into The Blue: What’s next for policing? The Policing Fringe at Conservative Party Conference 2015

The ‘Policing Fringe’ returns to the Party Conferences and will hear from national politicians and policing representatives who are at the forefront of delivering and managing change.

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The Housing Fringe 2015 at Conservative Party Conference

The Housing Fringe brings together nine of the UK’s leading housing organisations to champion the role of affordable housing in delivering new homes and driving innovation.

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Jeremy Corbyn’s first Leader’s Speech

Join Connect Communications at Labour Party Conference and watch the keynote speech by Jeremy Corbyn

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Into The Blue: What’s next for policing? The Policing Fringe at Labour Party Conference 2015

The ‘Policing Fringe’ returns to the Party Conferences and will hear from national politicians and policing representatives who are at the forefront of delivering and managing change.

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The Housing Fringe 2015 at the Labour Party Conference

The Housing Fringe brings together nine of the UK’s leading housing organisations to champion the role of affordable housing in delivering new homes and driving innovation.

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LowCVP Annual Conference 2015

Timed to take place in the week leading up to Britain’s first FIA Formula E electric car race – to be held in London’s Battersea Park – this year’s event will focus on future fuels for transport and the infrastructure required to support them, particularly in the city environment.

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Fuelling Britain’s Future – The Economic Impact of Low Carbon Vehicles in the UK

This forward-looking event will highlight the benefits that electric vehicles can deliver to Britain in terms of economic resilience, employment, energy security, air quality, CO2 mitigation and synergies with renewable electricity.

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Older People’s Question Time

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Older People’s Question Time will no longer be taking place as planned. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused, please be assured that the campaign is continuing at full speed and we will be pressing politicians for answers in other ways.

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The Society and College of Radiographers Parliamentary Reception

The parliamentary launch of the Society and College of Radiographers manifesto for the next government with Dr Dan Poulter MP, Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP and Paul Burstow MP.

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Water Innovation Reception 2014

Join us to find out about the latest innovations in the water sector and the work of UK companies developing new technologies for the UK and overseas water markets.

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Managers Matter – MiP Annual Conference 2014

The 2014 annual MIP conference  focused on the leadership role that managers play in developing and delivering high quality efficient health care and in developing and nurturing leaders at all levels in their organisations. Delegates also had the opportunity to quiz policy makers about their plans for the NHS in 2015 and beyond and ask: where next for health and care?

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Eradicating fuel poverty – the social, economic and environmental impact of a national energy efficiency infrastructure programme

This stakeholder forum will seek to raise the tenor and profile of the debate around the government’s Fuel Poverty Strategy. In particular it will focus on the pros and cons of including a national energy efficiency programme in the next government’s National Infrastructure Plan.

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Power 2020: kick-starting Britain’s energy revolution – Policy Forum 3

The Power 2020 series of roundtable events will put the UK’s energy policy under the microscope and assess what needs to be done to respond to growing consumer, industry and business concerns over rising energy prices and lack of investment. The third roundtable in the Power 2020 series will focus on the UK’s energy mix.

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Putting the Public First: The Policing Fringe at Liberal Democrat Party Conference

This year’s Policing Fringe at Liberal Democrat Party Conference will hear from national politicians and policing representatives who are at the forefront of delivering and managing change. It will provide a timely opportunity to debate how they can continue to deliver high quality as well as value for money without negatively impacting on frontline services and look ahead at where policing and crime will sit in policy terms in the run up to the 2015 General Election.

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The Housing Fringe 2014 at Liberal Democrat Party Conference

The Housing Fringe 2014 will be the key event in setting the agenda on housing at this year’s Liberal Democrat Party Conference.  With eight leading housing associations and high profile figures from the Liberal Democrats at the fringe it will be a valuable chance to debate the crucial issues in housing today.

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The Housing Fringe 2014 at Conservative Party Conference

The Housing Fringe 2014 will be the key event in setting the agenda on housing at this year’s Conservative Party Conference.  With eight leading housing associations and other industry representatives at the fringe it will be a valuable chance to debate the crucial issues in housing today.

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Putting the Public First: The Policing Fringe at Conservative Party Conference

This year’s Policing Fringe at Conservative Party Conference will hear from national politicians and policing representatives who are at the forefront of delivering and managing change. It will provide a timely opportunity to debate how they can continue to deliver high quality as well as value for money without negatively impacting on frontline services and look ahead at where policing and crime will sit in policy terms in the run up to the 2015 General Election.

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Watch the Leaders Speech at Labour Party Conference with Connect

Join Connect Communications at Labour Party Conference and watch the keynote speech by Ed Miliband.

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Putting the Public First: The Policing Fringe at Labour Party Conference

This year’s Policing Fringe at Labour Party Conference will hear from national politicians and policing representatives who are at the forefront of delivering and managing change. It will provide a timely opportunity to debate how they can continue to deliver high quality as well as value for money without negatively impacting on frontline services and look ahead at where policing and crime will sit in policy terms in the run up to the 2015 General Election.

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The Housing Fringe 2014 at the Labour Party Conference

The Housing Fringe at this year’s Labour Party Conference will provide a forum for leading decision-makers and industry representatives to debate the key issues facing housing today. With Emma Reynolds MP, Shadow Housing Minister and Chris Leslie MP, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, due to speak alongside eight of the leading housing associations it promises to be a hugely influential event.

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The End Fuel Poverty Coalition manifesto launch

We are delighted to invite you to attend the manifesto launch of the End Fuel Poverty Coalition. The manifesto will set out  the policy asks of the EFPC to ensure the end of cold homes in Britain today.

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LowCVP Annual Conference 2014

The LowCVP Annual Conference 2014 will announce new research commissioned by the LowCVP which looks at how progress in delivering low carbon road transport has coexisted with focus on economic performance and outlook in the UK’s auto sector. The event will showcase the results of the study on low carbon automotive investment now being conducted by E4tech/CAIR.

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Power 2020: kick-starting Britain’s energy revolution – Policy Forum 2

The Power 2020 series of roundtable events will put the UK’s energy policy under the microscope and assess what needs to be done to respond to growing consumer, industry and business concerns over rising energy prices and lack of investment.

The second roundtable in the Power 2020 series will focus on skills and innovation.

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Road to 2015 – Making your voice heard in Westminster and Whitehall

Connect Communications is holding a policy and public affairs training session in Manchester for public affairs, communications and policy professionals to examine the emerging policy battlegrounds and the opportunities likely to impact on the North on the road to the 2015 General Election.

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Independence Day: Reinventing health and social care – Hearing Three

The final session in the series will be solutions focussed and ask: “What practical policy solutions are needed to deliver genuine integration and improve quality of care?”

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Independence Day: Reinventing health and social care – Hearing Two

This session will ask how policy makers can change public perception of our health and care systems and why they are reluctant to embrace new forms of integrated care. It will examine the anxieties of the public in relation to change and how they can be thoroughly addressed.

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Power 2020: kick-starting Britain’s energy revolution – Policy Forum 1

The Power 2020 series of roundtable events will put the UK’s energy policy under the microscope and assess what needs to be done to respond to growing consumer, industry and business concerns over rising energy prices and lack of investment.

The first in our Power 2020 series asked if price freezing was the answer and what would happen after 2017? It brought national consumer and fuel poverty campaigners together with the industry, decision makers and key politicians.

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Independence Day: Reinventing health and social care – Hearing One

This session put the debate in context and asked: “How can we tackle the cost pressures on the NHS and social care budgets given the UK’s growing and ageing population?”

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James Noble

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