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Day 1: 23rd November 2020 1pm-3pm

Time Session
1.00pm

OVERVIEW
The impact of Covid-19 on national and local children's services

Sara Tough, Chair, Families, Communities and Young People Policy Committee, Association of Directors of Children's Services; and DCS, Norfolk County Council

1.50pm

Virtual exhibition and networking break

2.10pm

COMMISSIONING
Commissioning in the wake of Covid-19: finding opportunity from adversity

Kathy Evans, Chief Executive, Children England

3.00pm

Close of Day 1


Day 2: 24th November 2020 1pm-3pm

Time Sessions
1.00pm

POLICING
Early intervention and the police: Diverting young people away from crime

Chief Inspector Jack Rowlands, Metropolitan Police Chief Inspector, London Violence Reduction Unit, and founder, Divert; and Jenni Steele, Project Manager, The YANA Project

1.50pm

Virtual exhibition and networking break

2.10pm

EVIDENCE
Panel Discussion: Using evidence in decision making for early help services

Deon Simpson, Service Improvement Specialist, Dartington Service Design Lab; Peter Babudu, Head of Research and Youth Understanding, Youth Endowment Fund; and Tania de St Croix, Lecturer in the Sociology of Youth and Childhood, King’s College London

3.00pm

Close of Day 2


Day 3: 25th November 2020 1pm-3pm

Time Sessions
1.00pm

INNOVATION
Innovating in response to the crisis 

Stephanie Douglas, Head of Service, Early Years, Doncaster Borough Council

1.35pm

Virtual exhibition and networking break

1.55pm

MENTAL HEALTH
The impact of Coronavirus on children and young people's mental health and wellbeing

Young Minds, (Speaker TBC)

2.30pm

PARENTING
Supporting families during Covid-19 through remote and online delivery

Matt ButteryChief Executive Officer, Triple P UK

3.00pm

Close of Day 3


Day 4: 26th November 2020 1pm-3pm

Time Sessions
1.00pm

SEND
Whole-school approaches to inclusion and accessibility for children and young people with SEND

Amelie Thompson, Regional SEND Leader for South East England and South London

1.35pm

Virtual exhibition and networking break

1.55pm

EARLY YEARS
School readiness: Reducing the speech, language and communication attainment gap

James Hempsall, Director, Hempsall's

2.30pm

SCHOOLS
Translating youth provision into school improvement

Helen Everitt, Deputy Headteacher, Oriel High School, Crawley; and Ryan Sallows, School Business Manager, Oriel High School, Crawley (Invited)

3.00pm

Close of Day 4