The 2nd annual VCSE Community Conference will take place on 17th November 2021

The VCSE Sectoral Advisory Panel have announced the 2nd annual VCSE Community Conference "Enabling Change: People and Communities at the heart of Community Planning - How we deliver shared prosperity and sustainability through partnership."

On Wednesday 17th November, 2pm-5pm, the panel will be hosting their annual conference via Zoom to prompt discussions on Community Planning and how to deliver shared prosperity and sustainability through partnership in Belfast.

With an exciting line up of speakers and plenty of space for discussion, the three key themes for this year's conference are:

  • Poverty
  • Sustainability
  • Behavioural Change

Keynote speakers

  • Chris Birt, Associate Director for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, Joseph Roundtree Foundation, speaking on the issue of Poverty
  • Debbie Caldwell, Belfast Climate Commissioner, Belfast City Council, speaking on the issue of Sustainability
  • Sarah Meekin, Head of Psychological Services, Belfast Trust, speaking on the issue of Behavioural Change

Register now at VCSE Community Conference Tickets

The VCSE Sectoral Advisory Panel was formally established in Spring 2020, following an open call selection process managed by NICVA on the Community Planning Partnership's behalf.

The Panel comprises 15 representatives, drawn from across Belfast's large and diverse voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors, reflecting a spread of themes, areas of the city, and large and small organisations.For more information visit Meet the VCSE Sectoral Advisory Panel

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