Civil Service Live will be moving online this year: Join us at our virtual event on 14 and 15 July to hear live from senior leaders from across government, pose your questions and comments, and access a tailored selection of learning and development webinars.
Registration is now open. We hope you'll join us at the online event to engage with other civil servants, listen to thought-provoking sessions, and hear from inspiring people sharing their experiences, knowledge and expertise.
Civil Service Live is the Government's annual conference. Civil Service Live is a learning event for all those in the Civil Service and wider Public Service.
This year the event will focus on the Civil Service vision; A Brilliant Civil Service, with content falling into the following five themes:
Civil Service Live is delivered through a partnership between Cabinet Office and Dods.
Registration for Civil Service Live 2021 will open in Spring 2021.
Yes, we make sure that all the venues we hold Civil Service Live in meet the legal requirements. Inclusivity reports will be made available on each venue page on the Civil Service Live website.
The event is FREE to attend for all civil servants and those who work for local authorities and the wider public service. The following fees for external delegates apply:
Early Bird (Until 6 May)
An Event Pass which covers one location, is £995 per delegate. An Unlimited Event Pass, which allows you entry to all locations on all days, is £1,995 per delegate.
Standard Rate (from 7 May)
An Event Pass, which covers one location, £1,495 per delegate. An Unlimited Event Pass, which allows you entry to all locations on all days, is £2,995 per delegate.
We welcome delegates from the charity and voluntary sectors and offer a substantially discounted rate of £425 per delegate per event (plus VAT).
The agenda will be available to preview in Spring 2021. Selecting a session will only reserve you a place at the session and seats will be allocated on the day on a first-come, first-served basis. We would recommend arriving 15 minutes prior to the session beginning.
You will receive your badge via email approximately two weeks before the event you have registered to attend.
Don't worry! You will receive an email when you register and again a week before the event which will contain your unique reference number. Simply print off this email and bring it with you to the show where we will print you another badge. If you forget to print the email, just give your name at the registration desk and we will manually search for your details to print another badge.
The intention is that civil servants attend only one day of the Civil Service Live events, however, as the event is free to attend to all those who work in the Civil Service you are welcome to attend all the events at your own travel costs.
We will work with our speakers to obtain as many presentations as possible. If you would like access to a set of slides, please email the team at: CSL-Queries@dodsgroup.com. Please note, some presentations will not be available where they contain sensitive information or are not meaningful without the accompanying speech.
Yes, Civil Service Live counts towards your five days’ learning per year.
Your data will be processed and stored in accordance with our privacy notice.
Please contact at firstname.lastname@example.org and an advisor will be in touch.
There will be catering points throughout the venue where you can purchase refreshments. Water will be supplied free of charge. All venues are based within city centres where cafes and shops can be easily located should you need to find lunch outside the venue itself.
The venues have been chosen to be easily, and cost effectively, accessed using public transport. All travel costs should be claimed from your local budget and are subject to line manager approval.
Office attire/ Business casual
There will be an official photographer at all Civil Service Live events. If you do not want your photograph used in any materials, please let the photographer know.
Please log back into the registration site (accessed via the Civil Service Live website) and cancel your booking and the sessions you have booked to attend, so that your place can be made available to other delegates.
You can sign up for a twenty minute, one-to-one mentoring session from Spring 2021. These will be available to book from the Civil Service Live website.