February 9th 2021 | Central London


Planning, designing and delivering world-class communications


The 2019 Public Sector Communications Conference witnessed over 150+ communications professionals come together from across the public sector to harness the latest tools, techniques and strategies to deliver communications, that are both day-to-day and campaign based.

Thought leaders from across the public sector spoke on the power of public sector communications, innovative marketing channels, raising awareness, engaging target audiences, responding to a crisis, creating personalised content, building a digital delivery function, successfully leading communication teams and influencing attitudes and behaviours.

Discover the latest success stories that inform and inspire at The 4th Annual Public Sector Communications Conference - on 3rd September 2020

Check out the 2019 Public Sector Communications Conference speakers below!

  • Sarah Clark, Government Communication Service 
  • Ivo Vlaev, Professor of Behavioural Science, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
  • Elly Sample, Director of Communications, Development and Marketing, University of Lincoln
  • Tim Singleton, Director of Communications, Department for International Development
  • Kiran Ramchandani, Head of Brand Marketing and Communications, Anthony Nolan
  • Eddie Townsend, Director of Communications, London Borough of Waltham Forest
  • Dr Maeve Chappell, Head of Corporate Communications, Thames Valley Police
  • Russell Barnes, Head of External Communications, Legal Aid Agency 
  • Amy Jones, Behaviour Change Hub Manager, Croydon Council 
  • Samantha Fanning, Head of Digital, University College London
  • Shaun Harley, Communications Director, Homes England
  • Cllr Peter Fleming, Leader Sevenoaks District Council
  • Donna Veasey, Press Office Manager, Essex Police
  • Paul Gallagher, Director, Cheary & Gallagher Ltd
  • Vicki Nash, Head of Policy and Campaigns, Mind
  • Amanda Coleman, Chair, PRCA Council

With 12 sessions and 6+ hours of unique content, the 2019 day explored the following key topics:

  • The power of public sector communications
  • Developing and implementing a more agile and engaging marketing approach
  • Exploring interactive channels and content for tomorrow's communications
  • ​Successfully raising awareness and engaging your target audience
  • First-steps, reacting and responding to a developing crisis
  • Planning and delivering personalised engaging content
  • Successfully building a digital delivery function
  • Influencing attitudes and behaviours
  • Leading your communications team 
  • Promoting the UK overseas

Who will be attending?

- Chief Press Officers - Heads of Corporate Communications - Heads of Transformation - Heads of Campaign Strategy - Heads of Communications - Heads of Community Engagement - Heads of Correspondence - Heads of Crisis Communications - Heads of Customer Service - Heads of Digital - Heads of Employee Engagement - Heads of Internal Communications - Heads of Marketing - Heads of Media - Heads of News - Heads of PR - Heads of Social Media - Heads of Strategy


Dods is a registered Continuing Professional Development provider. For more information on the CPD, please click here.