CIPFA South East 2019 Public Finance in Anglia Conference

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Event summary

Our 2019 Anglia Conference and Exhibitors day this year returns to Rowley Mile, Newmarket – to provide easy access for our regional members and students (plus your supporting team colleagues) in East Anglia and adjacent areas.

Quality presenters will deliver a core programme designed to comment on, explore and raise awareness of, topical issues impacting on public services financial and policy delivery. Each session will offer an opportunity for some focused learning and sharing of good practice.

The day is also a chance to meet some exhibitors supporting delivery of public services in our region and it should be an excellent networking opportunity.


05 September 2019
Starts: 09:30
Ends: 17:00


Millenium Suite
Rowley Mile Conference Centre
Newmarket Racecourse
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Standard price

£40.00 excl VAT

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About this event

This event is aimed at those working in public finance, policy and performance development roles (non-CIPFA members are also welcome) who wish to maintain an up to date awareness of how some key issues are, or may be soon be, influencing their future. The core programme, with some opportunity for informal conversations with each presenter, along with exhibitor contact, should enrich your day and provide valuable CPD.


A timed programme will be published in early August 2019.

Featured topics and/or confirmed presenters will include:

Introducing CIPFA’s 2019 Financial Management Code and the ongoing financial resilience agenda - Joanne Pitt, CIPFA Local Government Policy Manager

Resource challenges for health and social care integration – Dr Eleanor Roy, CIPFA Health & Integration Policy Manager

Commercial activity and positive risk management – are you fully in tune? Alix Bedford, Zurich Municipal Public Services Manager

The planned review of local audit, autumn/winter 2019/20 – Presenter TBC

Ethical investment strategies – the importance and value in social impact considerations – Laura Hobbs, CCLA Ethical and Responsible Investment specialist

The carbon reduction agenda – the financial implications for the public sector and rethinking investment opportunities. Panel presentations and debate with Phil Korber, Carbon Literacy Project Director, Euan McLaren, Mulberry Green Capital, Cllr Rosy Moore, Cambridge City Council and Roy Nolan, RP Martin

Product overviews of Financial Foresight and CFOi – both are designed to aid financial planning – by Grant Thornton (presenters tbc)

We also plan to include some commentary on Spending Review developments (if any announcement has been made before the conference date).

CPD hours

Eight hours.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this event, or would like to book a place after online booking has closed, please contact John Barker, Regional Secretary, E: T: 07885 585670.


The 2019 CIPFA South East regional event programme is sponsored by Grant Thornton UK LLP and Zurich Municipal. Aberdeen Standard, CCLA and RP Martin are also part sponsoring or exhibiting at this event.


  • Audit
  • / Commercialisation
  • / Financial management
  • / Health and social care
  • / Local government
  • / Risk management