The Barking and Dagenham Partnership Autumn/Winter Conference was held on 2 December 2009
The conference was hosted by the Barking and Dagenham Council for Voluntary Service (Barking and Dagenham CVS) in conjunction with the Policy and Partnerships Team at Barking and Dagenham Council.
The event was held as a half day conference at the Boothroyd Hall, Castle Green Complex with 162 people in attendance, comparable to previous conferences run by the Partnership.
The programme for the event was focused around the Third Sector Strategy with workshops related to key themes of the Strategy for Partnership colleagues to attend and discuss.
Two key note presentations were also provided by Dinah Cox OBE, Commissioner, NACVO Funding Commission, and Irene Lucas CBE (pictured), Director-General, Regeneration and Communities, Department of Communities and Local Government.
The conference finished with presentation slots in relation to current events and projects affecting the wider partnership, like the launch of this website and Community TV.
Evaluation forms from the event have suggested that the majority of the attendees rated the conference to be excellent or very good (76%); made useful contacts (82%); and found the conference interesting and informative (93%).
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