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ADEPT Conferences

  • ADEPT Lunch & Learn
  • Lunch & Learn sessions take place on the 4th Friday of each month 12pm-12.45pm. Each Lunch & Learn is hosted by one of ADEPT's corporate partners. Get to know our members and partners better and learn about new innovations and opportunities. 

    These sessions are for ADEPT members only. Please register using the link below - non-members will not be admitted.  

    Lunch & Learn: The Levelling Up Challenge – transforming the tensions between productivity, prosperity and people across the UK
    Friday 23rd September, 12pm-12.45pm

    The Government’s long-awaited Levelling Up White Paper included a list of 12 national missions and some 49 proposed measures against which progress towards a fairer, more equal nation might be judged. While the published White Paper provided opportunities, it also raised questions for local authorities to create a deliverable strategy for interventions that would improve outcomes for their local communities.











    This year’s Excellence in Place Leadership programme focused on the power of metrics to provide insight into creating authentic outcome-based strategies to ‘level up’ their localities. From establishing baseline data to reviewing measurement techniques, and from understanding behavioural change techniques to identifying suitable collaborative partnerships, this ADEPT Lunch and Learn session will share the findings and recommendations to successfully ensure Levelling Up delivers the outcomes we all need.

    Register here (members only)

  • ADEPT National Traffic Managers' Conference 2022: Creating future technical leaders
  • 4th National Traffic Managers' Conference
    Thursday 20th October
    The Eastside Rooms, Birmingham

    The skills shortage is a concern across our sector. How do we create the technical leaders of tomorrow?

    At this year’s National Traffic Managers’ Conference we will:

    • hear from research and thought leaders in the sector on where the gaps are
    • find out how the educational sector is preparing the next generation of traffic managers
    • get an international perspective
    • look at how we can increase diversity amongst our leaders
    • workshop the wicked issues to develop and design solutions

    Thanks to our sponsors and exhibitors:, Startraq and RSMA.

    Register for your free place here




  • ADEPT Autumn Conference 2022: Place Leadership in a Perfect Storm
  • ADEPT Autumn Conference
    Thursday 17th & Friday 18th November
    Hilton Hotel, Leeds

    ADEPT’s Autumn Conference will build upon our priority themes for this year - people, place and planet. Our focus will be on the key concerns for local government, which need to be seen against the continuing and considerable backdrop of Covid-19, climate change and environmental degradation, and the significant economic and financial challenges globally, nationally and locally.

    Our 2022 Conference will look at tackling climate change and its role in levelling up, financial systems in support of place, climate and levelling up, and policy coherence and support for strategic agendas in a series of plenary and workshop sessions. You can see the draft programme here – please note this is subject to change.

    Book your place here.


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