Third Sector Commissioning Conference

Friday 30th November 2018, 09:20 – 15:40, London


Our Third Sector Commissioning conference examines how to improve partnerships with the third sector. Specifically, to enable the most effective delivery of public services with both financial and social benefits.


With an uncertain financial and political future on the horizon, getting an ideal social return on financial resources is one of the biggest challenges facing third sector commissioning.


With addresses from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), Government Outcomes Lab, New Philanthropy Capital and more, attend this conference to help you develop new approaches to commissioning that support more informed decision making.


Expert speakers include:

  • James Magowan: Senior Policy Adviser, Office for Civil Society, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
  • Nigel Ball: Deputy Director & Head of Commissioning Support, Government Outcomes Lab
  • Kathy Evans: Chief Executive, Children England
  • Sally Bagwell: Deputy Head of the Charities Team, New Philanthropy Capital (NPC)
  • Kathy Evans: Chief Executive, Children England
  • Alex Fox: CEO, Shared Lives Plus and Chair of VSCE Review
  • Jane Ide: Chief Executive, NAVCA
  • Dr Rob Macmillan: Principal Research Fellow, CRESR - the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Peter Schofield: Greater Manchester Procurement Hub Programme Manager, Trafford Council
  • Cllr Danny Thorpe: Leader, Royal Borough of Greenwich, Labour & Co-Op Member for Shooters Hill


Key topics include:

  • The new Civil Society Strategy
  • Embedding and measuring social value
  • Developing the use of outcomes based commissioning, co-commissioning, consortia working, grant-making and social impact bonds
  • Supporting the voluntary sector to respond to the changing operating market


Conference details:

Friday 30th November 2018

09:20 – 15:40



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A discount can be offered of 10% off our regular rates, however if you book two places or more on any or either event, I can increase that discount to 20%


In the “promotional code” section of the booking form, use the code THIR1O-255248 to receive 10% and the code THIRZO-255248 to receive 20%.


Pay with a Credit or Debit Card and receive a further 10% off*