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The GCS Regional Communications Academy programme is a new series of exciting professional development conferences being held across the UK in 2018.

The 6th Regional Communications Academy will take place in partnership with the Northern Ireland Public Sector Communications Forum (NIPSCF) on Thursday 17 May 2018 in Belfast. The venue is the Mount Conference Centre and the day long event is free to attend, though you must book in advance.

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Delegates will have the opportunity to hear speakers from Facebook, Derry and Strabane District Council, nidirect and the Northern Ireland Office, with other speakers to be confirmed. The day will include a panel session and discussion on the issues faced by women in communications and a plenary focusing on the experience of public sector communicators working together in a crisis situation. The event will be opened by Executive Director of Government Communications, Alex Aiken.

There will also be networking opportunities and a chance to discuss career pathways.

Lunch will be provided.

Audience

This event will be of interest to anyone who works in public sector communications.

Additional Information

Delegates should arrive from 9.30am for a 10.00am start.

Travel

The Mount Conference Centre is only 5 minutes’ drive from Belfast City Centre & Belfast City Airport and only 5 minutes’ walk from Central Train Station. Free parking is available at the venue.