06 Mar 2024
REFERENCE : Conference

Leadership & Governance Conference 2024

CEF joins with the NI Public Sector Chairs’ Forum and Solace to host this annual conference enabling our entire system to come together at this crucial time for Northern Ireland’s public services.

The conference will from a range of local and international contributors including

Embracing the Unknowable – Keynote address from About - Ade McCormack Author and Founder of the Intelligent Leadership Hub, who works with organisations to support them embrace disruption intelligently

Transformation – Lessons for Northern Ireland Robert Stoneman (gartner.com) Senior Director at Gartner will share insights on what is being achieved in governments across the glove and where NI could or should put its focus.

This highly interactive event will also involve a wide range of local leaders including Head of the NI Civil Service, Jayne Brady; DoF’s Neil Gibson; Solace Chair David Burns; Sir Robert Choat, Chair of the NI Fiscal Council and C&AG Dorinnia Carville.

The conference is aimed at chairs, non-executive directors, chief executives, directors, local government leaders, governance professionals, current and prospective partners and colleagues with an interest in public sector leadership.

The full conference agenda will be published in early February.  For an idea of what to expect, you can review some of the content from our past conferences here.

This conference is run on a not for profit basis, and every effort has been made to minimise costs.  We are delighted to be able to reduce the delegate cost for this year’s conference, with rates as follows:

Chairs' Forum, Chief Executives' Forum and Solace members:


Non-member organisations (Charity):


Non-member organisations (Commercial):


Students, trainees and boardroom apprentices:



To secure a place, please follow this link: Northern Ireland Leadership & Governance Conference 2024 - NHS Confederation (idloom.events)

Attached Event Documents