Next year’s calendar for public sector tech events and conferences is filling up nicely, with many of the headline events returning for 2023. Here’s the Mantis guide to public sector tech events featuring the most highly anticipated events in the calendar year. Whether you’re thinking about sponsorship or keeping up to date with the latest industry trends, download our guide today to kick start your year.
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12th January, Convenzis Zoom Virtual Ward Showcase (London)
Zoom and Convenzis are inviting NHS leaders to join on a fully immersive “Patient Room of the Future Tour”. The event will highlight emerging technology that attendees can immerse themselves in the future.
18th-19th January, Local Government Partnership Network (Nottingham)
This event offers you unique access to Chief Execs, CFOs, CTOs and more senior professionals from across the local government space. The exciting event allows for a “Dragons Den” style setting, where you’ll get the chance to present and pitch your propositions.
18th-19th January, Central Government Partnership Network (Nottingham)
The event hosted by PNE explores collaboration and innovation across central government and features a fantastic agenda, with presentations from senior leaders at the forefront of transformation and improvement of the sector. There will also be opportunity to enter breakout sessions giving you the chance to hear from the most innovative suppliers and engage with industry leaders.
19th January, Public Sector Data Summit (London)
The conference aims to break down barriers to allow attendees to fully understand how the implementation of the newest technology can aid improvements, efficiencies, and savings across local and central government, the NHS, and the wider public sector. Event organisers have targeted high profile delegates including Directors, Heads of Departments and Senior Management attending. Many attendees will be joining from local and central government, as well as the NHS.
31st January, Building The Foundation for Transformation (Leeds)
The NHS is hosting its second roadshow event, having successfully completed the first in November 2022. The event will demonstrate how digital transformation will ensure that the NHS can continuously transform, through modernising digital health and care systems. The focus is on future connectivity and the cloud.
31st January, Government ICT Conference (London)
The 19th Annual Government ICT Conference will provide high-calibre speakers giving insight into the digital future, transformation, and cloud adoption. The event will also look at transformation with a budget and how making use of strategic data will be beneficial for both government and the public sector. It’s attended by central and local government teams and offers sponsorship opportunities for vendors, including speaker slots.
8th February, Government Property Conference (London)
The 2023 conference will be the 23rd Government Property conference, bringing together property professionals from across government and the wider public sector, giving like-minded professionals the opportunity to learn, debate, and engage. The event is free to attend for public sector employees.
28th February, Digital Hospitals Innovation Conference (London)
The Digital Hospitals Conference series provides a platform where attendees can meet peers, exchange insights, and engage with guest speakers. The key focus includes staffing and tech equality, tech leadership development, innovation, and intelligent automation. Delegates can expect to benefit from live guest presentations, interactive Q&A sessions, and meet the supplier sessions designed to give attendees opportunities to network.
8th-1st March, Multi Academy Trust Partnership Network (Manchester)
This premium two-day event is a unique networking and shared learning event, where delegates can collaborate and share ideas with industry peers. Expect to engage with senior leaders and some of the sector’s most transformational suppliers. Delegates will be able to get involved with targeted meetings with innovative suppliers to uncover the evolving challenges within the sector.
7th-8th March, BAPCO Annual Conference & Exhibition (Coventry)
As the UK’s largest public safety exhibition, expert speakers are set to speak on a range of diverse topics featuring the most innovative public safety technology the market has to offer. This is a great opportunity to be seen and receive expert advice from leading specialists on how to transform your organisation. Position yourself in front of high-quality buyers and sellers, and engage with over 80 suppliers and experts from the industry.
08th-10th March, Powering Digital Public Services (Online)
The online event via Teams is free to attend for the public sector, which saw over 170 public sector delegates register last year. Detailed analysis of how to harness digital, data and technology to power the delivery of health and public services will be addressed.
14th-15th March, Digital Health Rewired 2023 (London)
Join the diverse UK digital health community for the ultimate learning and networking experience. The event is aimed at anyone looking to make a difference in the UK digital health scene, looking at the latest innovations across health services. The two-day event includes an eight staged CPD-accredited educational course that features the latest direction on national policies.
14th-16th March, Security and Policing (Farnborough)
The official government global security event is the cornerstone of the security calendar, widely seen as the premier platform for local suppliers to showcase their very latest equipment, training, and support. The key focus of the event is to demonstrate the opportunities presented by innovative cutting-edge technology.
16th-17th March, Higher Education Partnership Network (Manchester)
The Higher Education Partnership Networks brings together over 100 higher education leaders and the sector’s most transformational suppliers to connect, collaborate and learn around transformation and innovation. This event is a unique learning and networking event for the higher education sector, with an anticipated event that gives you opportunities to find new solutions to drive transformational change.
28th-29th March, Healthcare Partnership Network (Manchester)
The Healthcare Partnership Network brings together over 100 senior leaders in the NHS and transformational suppliers to collaborate, network and innovate through face-to-face events, virtual sessions and insight. Join this event to support collaboration and innovation in healthcare and find new solutions to drive transformational change.
29th-31st March, Bett 2023 (London)
As the biggest Education Technology exhibition in the world, Bett is back at ExCeL London for three days of inspiring content, networking and product discovery from the solution providers. Bett brings together Educators from across the entire education landscape and 600+ innovative EdTech and resource solution providers showcasing impactful products and services.
23rd May, Digital Government Conference (London)
After the successful completion of the 2022 event, which saw networking between buyers in central government, local government, and the healthcare sector, this event encourages high-level discussions providing a space for collaboration and debate on the opportunities for digital transformation within the public sector. The conference will be delivered by leading policy makers across the tech sector and will look at solving strategic problems, whilst sharing insights on current concerns and successes of digital government.
24th-25th May, Future Health Summit (Dublin)
The distinguished event boasts an illustrious audience of over 500 high-end industry delegates, held in the new state-of-the-art Royal Dublin Convention Centre. Renowned speakers from around the globe will be showcasing best practices in healthcare.
24th-25th May, Intelligent Health (London)
The global AI and healthcare community will be coming together, with the aim of accelerating the safe adoption of AI to fully harness its benefits. Attendees can expect to get involved in debates around AI opportunities and look at the challenges faced in the hospitals.
8th June, School Resource Management Summit (London)
This summit is back for a second time, partnering up with Public Sector Connect, the event is expected to see over 300 school leaders and business professionals from across the education sector. The event is free to attend for public sector delegates and will provide dynamic and interactive demonstrations.
19th-20th September Emergency Services Show 2023 (Birmingham)
The UK’s award-winning emergency services show is back, hosting a two-day event where hundreds of industry-leading companies will be showcasing the latest innovations, solutions, and emerging tech. The event will include live demonstrations and countless networking opportunities throughout the event.
26th-27th September, HETT 2023 (London)
Thousands of delegates will be attending the two-day event in London, with attendees enjoying free CPD accredited sessions, along with amazing networking opportunities with hundreds of suppliers and experts attending. HETT 2023 will explore a new era of digital health transformation, through the systems and infrastructure that assist the NHS.
12th October, GovTech 2023 (London)
GovTech 2023 aims to bridge the gap between public policy and cutting-edge technology. The event will determine the challenges and successes of implementing new and emerging tech within the public sector. The event is truly a catalyst for the growth and future development of Gov Tech.
13th-14th October, TES SEND Show (London)
This annual event held in London can expect up to 50,000 visitors and over 500 exhibitors. As the UK’s only event dedicated to the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) community, this event is the perfect place to network with other professionals who strive to improve education for our children and young adults.
1st-2nd November, Housing Association Partnership Network (Milton Keynes)
HAPN offers attendees an incredible opportunity, with the event being chaired by Rajiv Peter, Chief Information Officer from Notting Hill Genesis. The organisers understand that it is one of the most demanding and difficult periods in the sector’s history and have multiple opportunities to engage, including pre-arranged meeting with suppliers who will be offering solutions relevant to your organisations.
November 2023 (TBC), Blue Light Partnership Network (Milton Keynes)
After a successful first event, BLPN is expected to return to dive deep into the most pressing problems the emergency services are facing today and sharing insight into the innovative solutions that aim to solve them.
November (TBC), GovTech Summit (The Hague)
The world’s leading event for public sector innovation is offering an unmatched event, by bringing the world’s brightest technological innovators and global policymakers to rethink how governments operate in the digital world. Attendees can expect an action-packed day full of insightful discussions driven by the mission to bring transformation to the public sector.