7th Annual (2019)

Consultation and Stakeholder Engagement for Infrastructure

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Programme

Download
08:45
Registration and refreshments
09:30
Chair’s opening remarks
Rhion Jones
Founder, Board Member
The Consultation Institute
09:45
The trends and challenges facing the delivery of successful consultation and engagement
  • Securing political support for new infrastructure
  • Public perception and trust in the consultation process
  • Use of digital and the speed of information sharing
  • Defining communities
Ruth Shepherd
Institute Associate
The Consultation Institute
10:15
Designing the consultation strategy for your project: balancing legal requirements and public expectation
  • What level of consultation is required for different types of consultation
  • Designing your consultation strategy - how many rounds of consultation are needed? Achieving the balance between formal and informal consultation
  • Public expectations of the level of consultation and engagement needed vs legal requirements
Liz Dunn
Partner
Burges Salmon
10:45
Morning refreshments
11:15
Practical applications of the theory
John Morris
Director
JetSetJohnnie Limited
11:45
Using digital tools in consultation: the role of social media and online consultation
  • Using social media for consultation
  • How and when to use digital engagement
  • Innovations in technology and the impact on consultation
  • Planning long term engagement strategies and predicting the evolving role of digital consultation
Mike Saunders
CEO
Commonplace
12:15
Networking lunch
13:15
Tailoring engagement and consultation to meet the needs of different communities at each stage of development
  • Large scale projects and creating continuous conversations that last the lifetime of the project and beyond
  • Being a good neighbour – how can this be measured?
  • Demonstrating you’ve listened, and adapting engagement to what you’ve heard
Julie King
Director of Community & Stakeholder Engagement
HS2
13:45
Planning an on-going engagement strategy: engaging throughout the projects lifespan
  • How to maintain relationships across different phases of the project development
  • Different messaging throughout the project lifespan
  • Maintaining engagement during construction and project delivery
Tim Holmes
Director
Holmes Group Consulting
14:15
Afternoon refreshments
14:45
A year on from GDPR: the importance of managing data in consultation and engagement
  • GDPR: the year in review
  • The importance of managing data
  • Lessons learned
  • What’s coming next
Lucy Pegler
Senior Associate
Burges Salmon
15:15
PANEL: Lessons learnt from consultation and applying to these to future projects
  • Challenges faced during consultation
  • Learnings that can be applied to the future
Tim Holmes
Director
Holmes Group Consulting
Liz Dunn
Partner
Burges Salmon
Ruth Shepherd
Institute Associate
The Consultation Institute
16:05
Chair’s closing remarks
16:10
Close of conference and networking drinks

*All sessions include a short Q and A.*