Delivering Good Governance in Scotland's Services: Higher standards, effective governance and excellence in public bodies
Thu 21st Sep 2017
Edinburgh, Holiday Inn Edinburgh City West
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Our 4th annual conference on public sector governance examines how good governance can be delivered in all bodies which spend public money to provide services.
The conference will address a core finding of the Independent Commission on Good Governance in Public Services – that Governance is dynamic. Good governance encourages public trust and participation enabling services to improve; but bad governance fosters low morale and adversarial relationships leading to poor performance and dysfunctional organisations.
This conference, led by the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution, will cover four themes:
• Good Governance: The Policy Context in 2017
• What Does Good Governance Look Like for Services and Consumers?
• Turning Good Governance Principles into Practice
• Tackling Today's Challenges
In times of reducing budgets and rising expectations, delivering good governance is critical to being able to achieve the balance between financial challenge and service demand. This conference examines what good governance is, what it looks like and how it can be achieved.
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Derek Mackay MSP
Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Constitution, Scottish Government
Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland
Ian C Elliott
PhD, SFHEA, FRSA. Edinburgh MPA Co-Director and Senior Lecturer in Business and Public Services.
Corporate and Community Planning Manager, West Dunbartonshire Council
a Curious Designer
Vice Chair, Wheatley Group
Head of Secretariat - Innovation Scotland Forum, Scottish Funding Council
Regional Manager - Scotland, Information Commissioner's Office
Managing Director, Indigo
Senior Consultant, PlanB Consulting
Performance Manager. Hanover Scotland
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