6 to 8 October 2021, Telford International Centre
Welcome from the IRRV National President, Andrew Hetherton
One of the largest events in the Local Government calendar, The IRRV Annual Conference is an opportunity for practitioners to gather together and discuss the major issues affecting the profession. The IRRV Annual Conference is always accompanied by an Exhibition that will, as ever, display excellence in the provision of services to our market place. All this culminating in the prestigious IRRV Annual Performance Awards Gala Dinner.
Meet all the biggest suppliers and innovators in the field at this year's exhibition. Showcasing the latest technology and offering the very best expert advice.
Four professional streams full of up to the minute sessions presented by leading industry professionals. Catering for professionals within revenues, rating, collection and enforcement, valuation, fraud and welfare benefits.
Don't worry, we've thought of everything; regular refreshment breaks and lunch are provided free of charge so you won't have to miss a thing.
All the content from all the major sessions will be provided to you in e-format after the event for you to reference at your convenience.
Come together and celebrate the achiements and hard work that takes place within the industry at the IRRV Performance awards and Gala Dinner
Cllr Amrik Jhawar, Mayor of Borough of Telford and Wrekin
Andrew Hetherton, President, IRRV
Professor Tony Travers, Department of Government, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Michael Sowerby, Head of Debt and Fraud Data Sharing, Cabinet Office
Art Mitchells-Urwin, Cabinet Office
Andrew Hetherton, President, IRRV
Alistair Townsend, Senior Vice President, IRRV
Alex Worthington, Barrister, Greenhalgh Kerr
Alan Colston, Chief Valuer, Valuation Office Agency
Dr Thomas Chalk, Managing Principal Consultant for Data Services, Capita
Carole Kenney, President, CIVEA
Sean Langley, Senior Consultant, CPC Project Services LLP
Daniel Pearce, Head of Service Development and Sales, Telesolutions Ltd.
Mark Fearn, Systems Lead, Walsall BC
Charlotte Acutt, Income Operations Manager, Southwark LBC
Helen Addis, Social Responsibility and Customer Welfare Manager, Bristow and Sutor
Steven Johnson, CEO at Considered and Behavioural Insights Adviser for Voicescape
Russell Robinson, Principal Consultant and Digital Specialist, ARUM
Forid Meah, Lead Consultant, Local Government, ARUM
Sarah Naylor, Sales Director, Dukes Bailiffs Ltd
John O'Neill, Solution & Innovation Director, Liberata
Steve Brockington Brown, Client Development Director, Marston Recovery
Darren Walklate, Divisional Managing Director Platform Services, CIVICA
Deven Ghelani, CEO, Policy in Practice
Sam Tims, Senior Policy Analyst, Policy in Practice
David Graaff, Head of Service Delivery, Haringey LBC
Paula Doherty, Head of Welfare and Benefit Services, Dumfries and Galloway C
Ellie Kershaw, Tackling Poverty Programme Delivery Manager, Tower Hamlets LBC
Louise Murphy, Senior Policy & Data Analyst, Policy in Practice
Clare Elliott, Deputy Director, DWP
Kevin Shaw, Senior Creditor Strategy Manager, Money & Pensions Service
Lois Anderson, Southwark LBC
Julie Smethurst, Client Partnership Manager, Dukes Bailiffs Ltd
Damian Lewis, Chief Technical Officer, Team Netsol
Dawn Cove, Head of Benefits, Redbridge LBC
Alex Clegg, Policy & Data Analyst, Policy in Practice
Ed Bowen, Housing Benefit Technical Manager, Runnymede DC
Christopher Grose, Director – Business Rates, Hartnell Taylor Cook
Lee Anderson, Valuation Tribunal Service
John Berry, Director for Property Professional Services, Chief Valuer Group
Andrew Hetherton, President, IRRV
Simon Green, Chair IRRV Valuation faculty, Partner Gerald Eve LLP
Carla-Maria Heath, Junior Vice President, Chair IRRV Local Taxation and Revenues Faculty
Gordon Heath, Rating Consultant & Past President, IRRV
Nick Cooper, Valuation and Policy Advisor, Non-Domestic Rates, MHCLG
Paul Sanderson, President, IPTI
Hannah Sutcliffe, Virtual Rating Team Manager, Analyse Local
Paul Dalling, National Valuation Lead, Commercial Team, NVU, Chief Valuer Group, Valuation Offiec Agency
John Giblin & Alan Sullivan, Management Consultants, Giblin & Sullivan Ltd
Kevin Stewart, Business Unit Leader Revenues & Beneifts, Mid Sussex DC
John Stalley, Senior Investigations Officer, Wealden DC
Mike Neumann, Managing Director, ITS Training (UK) Ltd
Simon Rosser, Head of Revenues, benefits and fraud, Reigate and Banstead DC
Ibrahim Hasan, Solicitor, ACT Now Training
Steve Black Business Development Manager, LoCTA
Markus J Becker, Digital Growth Director, CAPITA
Matthew Whyatt, Solicitor / Director, ASW Solicitors
Darren Kelk, Managing Director, Ascendant Solutions Ltd
Sue Williams-Lee, Head of Educational Services, IRRV
David Magor, CEO, IRRV
Maureen Deary, Specialist Advisor and Ofstead Inspector
Dee Fergus, Qualifications and Development Officer, IRRV
Sophie Ambelas, Apprenticeship Administration Officer, IRRV
Roger Bowen, Apprenticeship Tutor, IRRV
Adam Fairclough, Apprenticeship Tutor, IRRV
Melissa Oliver, Apprenticeship Tutor and EPA Lead, IRRV
Edward Kierle, L7D Officer, South West Councils, End Point Assessment Organisation
Gary Watson, Deputy CEO, IRRV
Nick rowe, Assistant Director of Finance - Local Tax and Accounts Receivable, Ealing LBC
Louise Freeth, Head of revenues, Benefits, Library and Resident Services, Windsor RBC
Zoe Kent, Revenues and Benefits Manager, Swale DC
Allan Clark, Head of finanace: Exchequer, Barnet LBC
Jim McCafferty, Project Manager, Richmondshire DC
A central location with excellent road and rail links together with great facilities Telford is a choice that suits everyone.
A key feature of IRRV Annual Conference is the exhibition, which in recent years has grown substantially in both number and range of stands, providing delegates with the opportunity to visit companies specialising in many areas of interest. Exhibiting at IRRV Events provides a comprehensive marketing opportunity to access an audience of qualified professionals across all fields of the Institute. Stands are sold on a first come first serve basis so potential exhibitors are advised to book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.IRRV Sponsorship. Alternatively, please contact Clelia Abrams, Sales and Advertising Officer on firstname.lastname@example.org
The 2021 Performance Awards Scheme looks to build upon the successful schemes of recent years. There are nine categories in 2021; three ‘Team’ and six ‘Excellence’. The on-going changes faced by the profession brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic are reflected in the criteria for each category.
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Places are limited to this event however priority will be given to finalists, sponsors, exhibitors and delegates until the 1st September. After this date bookings will be opened up to those not supporting the event. If attendance to the dinner is not included in the pass(es) that you have booked, but you would like to attend this event, then please contact email@example.com price is quoted upon application.
*Cheapest pass free. This discount will only be made available to delegates attending from the same organisation. Bookings must be made at the same time. At least one of the delegates must be a member of the institute in order to receive this discount or alternatively if the organisation subscribes to the Forum or Benefits Advisory Service then they will also be able to receive the discount.
**If you would like to be considered for a pass, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.orgPlease note these passes are only available to employees from non commercial companies and applications are considered on a case by case basis.
All full conference passes include access to all days and all professional streams. Full conference passes also include a seat at the IRRV Performance Awards Gala Dinner and access to the exhibition.
Day passes allow access to all sessions and if applicable all streams on the given day along with access to the exhibition.
Retired member Pass allows complementary access to all sessions and the exhibition, It does not include the Awards Dinner.
No delegate/exhibitor pass includes accommodation. Any enquiries on Delegate Fees should be addressed to email@example.com
Non commercial rates are available only to non commercial companies such as governmental organisations, charitable organisations and non profit organisations. Commercial rates should be selected where an organisation does not fit into any of the above.
There are numorous hotels within a short drive of the conference centre. Once you have booked your delegate place you can request an accomodation form to be sent to you by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org . Accommodation bookings will be overseen by EventLinks Telford and are not in any way connected to the IRRV.
Delegates attending the event should collect their badges from the Registration Desk located in the foyer. Passes can only be used by the person whose name is printed on the badge. If a person is found to be using the badge of another person, they will be asked to leave the event. This will jeopardise attendance for that delegate at future IRRV events. Exhibitors attending the event should collect their badges from the Help Desk located in the exhibition. Passes can only be used by the person whose name is printed on the badge. If a person is found to be using the badge of another person, they will be asked to leave the exhibition. This will jeopardise attendance for that exhibitor at future IRRV events
We will be holding a golf competition on Tuesday 5 October at The Telford Hotel and Golf resort. The competition is open to all delegates to the conference (whether an IRRV member or not) at £15 per person. There will also be one discounted place to any sponsor from the July IRRV National Association event. The price for exhibitors or IRRV Members not attending the conference or the Performance Awards Dinner will be £30.00 per person where places allow. To register, please contact Bob Trahern at email@example.com by not later than 28 September 2021 to secure a place.
If you would like to book your place at the this year Annual Conference please click 'Buy Tickets' at the top of this page. Please note in order for your booking to be processed you must have a purchase order number. Enquiries can be made by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone 020 7691 8987.
PROGRAMME CHANGES AND CANCELLATION / RESCHEDULING OF EVENTS
The Institute will make every effort to give delegates as much notice as possible of any programme changes or the cancellation/re-scheduling of an event. However, it does reserve the right to make changes to advertised programmes and to cancel/re-schedule events. In the unlikely event of an event being cancelled/re-scheduled, either a full refund will be made or alternatively, any fee paid will be credited against a future booking. The Institute will not be liable for any travel and/or accommodation costs incurred by the attendee should an event be cancelled/re-scheduled.
On receipt of the registration form with purchase order number the IRRV will issue a receipted VAT invoice at the prevailing rate. Payment must be received in advance of the event. The Institute reserves the right to refuse admission where delegate fees have not been paid.
Cancellations made 1 month before the meeting will be subject to an administration charge of 50% of the fee plus VAT. Cancellations after this date are liable for the full registration fee. A substitute delegate is welcome at any time at no extra charge.