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Planning and Geography

The Future of Public Service Delivery: Social Sciences Inter-School Seminar Series 2012-2013

Speaker list enclosed
Wednesday 23rd October 2013 - 1:00pm
Room F46, Aberconway Building

LUNCH PROVIDED

Reigstration (until 18th October) and Programme available at: 

http://austeritypublicservicedelivery.eventbrite.com

Speakers: Prof. Ian Rees Jones, Dr. Richard Baylis, Dr Shane Doheny, Dr Nick Johns, Dr Madeleine Pill and Dr Robin Smith 

The aim of the seminar series is to share expertise across the social science schools in Cardiff University on public service delivery within contexts of uncertainty and risk.

Themes to discuss include:

  • collaboration
  • equality and diversity
  • service re-design
  • sustainable development
  • performance
  • improvement
  • role of government, private and voluntary/civil organisations

The driving philosophy for this series is to encourage inter-school collaboration for future research projects and publications through sharing theoretical and empirical expertise.


1:00-1:20

Arrival and lunch

1:20-1:40

Welcome and Introduction

 

Long presentations

1:40-2:10

Prof. Ian Rees Jones ‘Contextualising austerity in Wales’

 

2:10-2:40

Dr. Richard Baylis ‘Public sector financial information and austerity’

 

2:40-2:45

Break

 

Speed presentations

2:45-2:55

Dr. Madeleine Pill ‘Neighbourhood management under austerity’

 

2:55-3:05

Dr. Shane Doheny ’Older people social care and austerity’

 

3:05-3:15

Dr Robin Smith ‘Homelessness in an age of austerity’

 

3:15-3:25

Dr Nick Johns Faith in the delivery of welfare’

 

3:25-3:35

Break

3:35-3:55

World café: rolling out collaboration on workshop’s topic?

 

3:55-4:00

Closing