Mantis questions the tech sector’s impact on public policy at Bristol Technology Festival event

Written by Eleanor Willock

Mantis is organising one of its acclaimed industry discussion events at the first Bristol Technology Festival in November, bringing public sector policy makers together with technology innovators.

An invited audience of tech innovators, public sector IT specialists and influencers will question a panel of senior industry and public policy leaders to explore ‘How is tech shaping the future of our relationship with public services?’

Eleanor Willock, panel chair and Mantis client services director explains, “From the health service to policing, our social care needs to our defence capabilities, the way we relate to our public services is evolving fast. Tech’s pivotal role in the public sector is acknowledged, but, how is it shaping the citizen’s relationship with public services and Government?

“With a growing cluster of successful tech businesses in the South West that works to support public sector innovation, we know there’s an appetite for exploring how the industry is going to evolve, and what Government is going to need from us in the coming terms. We are really excited about showcasing some of the Region’s thoughts on this subject, and helping it forge deeper connections with policy makers and public sector technologists.”

This discussion, led by an expert panel of public sector and technology policymakers and innovators, will look at:

  • What, and who, is driving the public sector’s tech innovation strategy?
  • Is Government tech spend producing results that are saving and changing lives?
  • Is there a citizen-centric approach for innovation in the public sector, and are there areas of public service where tech can’t ‘save us’?

 Friday, November 8, 2019, 9am – 11am

The Junction, Engine Shed, Bristol

This event is a panel discussion with questions from an invited audience of tech innovators, public sector IT specialists and influencers. Panellists will be announced shortly. Please get in touch with Eleanor if you’d like to receive an invitation.

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