Community Care will be bringing you all the latest news
from the National Social Services Conference 2004 throughout this
The main plenary sessions will be webcast live to ensure that
anyone unable to make the journey to Newcastle will be able to tune
in to the latest coverage from the comfort of their own desk.
The main speakers at this year’s conference, entitled
“Communities that Care, Services that
Deliver”, include education secretary Charles Clarke,
health secretary John Reid and incoming president of the
Association of Directors of Social Services Tony Hunter.
Just log on to www.communitycare.co.uk/conferencewebcast
and you will be able to watch the sessions either live or after the
event at your own convenience.
Community Care is also providing our readers with the
ideal opportunity to participate in the conference whether you are
attending the conference or not.
Prior to the conference starting you can email any questions
clearly stating which speaker and plenary session they are for to
If inspiration strikes during the live sessions, you will also
be able to email your questions to Community Care at the
addresses below and we will feed them in to the chairs of each
Our dedicated team of reporters will also bring you the latest
coverage throughout the week at www.communitycare.co.uk
and there will be a round up of the main coverage in the 28 October
issue of Community Care.
Plenary Session 1 ComCare.PlenarySession1@rbi.co.uk
Speaker:- Edgar Cahn
Plenary Session 2 firstname.lastname@example.org
Delegates have the opportunity to discuss the image of social
Speakers:- Polly Neate, editor or Community Care and filmmaker
Plenary Session 3 ComCare.PlenarySession3@rbi.co.uk
Speaker:- Sir Michael Bichard, chair of the Bichard Inquiry
Plenary Session 4 ComCare.PlenarySession4@rbi.co.uk
Speaker: Charles Clarke, Secretary of State for Education
Plenary Session 5 ComCare.PlenarySession5@rbi.co.uk
Inspection and Improvement: Can we do both?
Speakers:- David Bell from Ofsted, David Behan from CSCI and Steve
Bundred from the Audit Commission
Plenary Session 6 ComCare.PlenarySession6@rbi.co.uk
Services that Deliver
Speakers:- Lin Homer, Christine Davies, Kathryn Hudson
Plenary Session 7 ComCare.PlenarySession7@rbi.co.uk
Speaker:- Andrew Lansley Conservative health spokesperson
Plenary Session 8 ComCare.PlenarySession8@rbi.co.uk
Speaker:- Paul Burstow, Liberal Democrat health spokesperson
Plenary Session 9 ComCare.PlenarySession9@rbi.co.uk
Speaker:- Councillor Alison King, chair of the children and young
people board, Local Government Association
Plenary Session 10 ComCare.PlenarySession10@rbi.co.uk
Speaker:- Tony Hunter, president of the Association of Directors of
Plenary Session 11 ComCare.PlenarySession11@rbi.co.uk
Speaker:- Dr John Reid, secretary of state for health
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