LOCAL AUTHORITIES EVENTS ORGANISERS GROUP                                          

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9th Annual Training Conference - 8th & 9th October 2019

The Mercure Southgate, Exeter

9.30 - 10.00 
 Delegates arrive at the Seymour Suite
Day 1
 Tuesday 8th October 2019
 9.30 - 10.00
 Arrival at the Seymour Suite
Welcome by the Chair of LAEOG Vanessa Allen
Jon-Paul Hedge – Director – Exeter City Council 
10:05 -11:05 
Session 1  - ‘Safeguarding Framework for Events’   

Melinda Pogue Jackson – Policy Officer Community Safety, Safeguarding, Equality & Diversity Exeter City Council

Rebecca Jackson – Community Safety and Safeguarding Manager
Teignbridge District Council
11:05 -11:30 
 11:30 -12:30
Session 2 Local Authorities in the Spotlight’ 
 A candid look at the reality of working with a local authority 
John Probyn
  12:30 -13:30
  13.30 -14.30
Session 3 - An update of the Good Practice Guide to Working in Safety Advisory Groups – ensuring a consistent approach to SAGs, their set-up, the advice and the agencies who should attend

Vanessa Mawer -  Associate Trainer Associate Trainer -The Emergency Planning College 

  14:30 -14:45
  14:45 -16:15
Sustainability – The implications for local authority events

 End of day one
 Reception followed by conference dinner
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Day 2
Wednesday 9th October
Session 5 – Alone we can achieve so little, together so much: Can a technology platform improve event planning through better stakeholder cooperation?

Paul Townsend - Crowd Dynamics

Session 6 – 'It would never happen to us – exploring crisis and emergency management through an interactive table top session' 
Bev Osborne Training 4 Resilience
Session 7 - The Showmen’s Guild of G.B.: Working with the rules, two years on from reshaping them in agreement with the CMA. The Guild with The Association of Circus Proprietors: Collective experiences of working with local authorities and developing the dialogue."

Showmen's Guild of Great Britain: 

John W. Thurston, Senior Vice President 

Desmond FitzGerald, Public Affairs Manager 

From the Association of Circus Proprietors (ACP): 

Martin Burton, Chairman - Paul Archer, Secretary 

Open Forum led by the LAEOG committee

Additional Information:

Exeter Airport 

Apple Taxis operate from Exeter Airport – 01392 66 66 66

Distance from Exeter airport to the hotel – 5.2 miles approximately 15 minutes

Exeter Central Train Station, Queen Street EX4 3SB 

Distance from this train station to the hotel – 0.6 miles approximately 12 minutes walk and 8 minutes taxi ride

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