2022 Conference Overview
On 16th June 2022 the national evaluation team held the final conference for the Fulfilling Lives programme. The conference was held in-person at the Custard Factory in Birmingham, and we were joined by delegates online via live stream and a selection of online only webinars.
The programme featured:
- A keynote speech from Kemi Badenoch MP, Minister for Equalities, Local Government, Faith and Communities, and questions and answers with Kirby Swales (Deputy Director, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)
- A keynote speech from Dominic Williamson (independent consultant)
- A keynote speech from David Knott (CEO, The National Lottery Community Fund)
- Insights from the national evaluation of Fulfilling Lives led by Rachael Moreton at CFE Research
- A performance of poetry from writer Surfing Sofas
- Workshops held by the National Expert Citizens Group, Fulfilling Lives Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham, Fulfilling Lives South East, and the Centre for Homelessness Impact
Both the online and in-person sessions were recorded and are available in full through the Fulfilling Lives national evaluation YouTube channel.
Here are direct links to the individual videos on our channel:
- Morning keynotes
- Afternoon keynotes
- In-person workshop one: NECG – learning from Fulfilling Lives & vision for future services
- In-person workshop two: Ripple Effect – a guide to systems change with Fulfilling Lives South East
- In-person workshop three: Fulfilling Lives Lambeth Southwark Lewisham – Multiple disadvantage and community exploitation – opportunities for strengthening practice and systems change
- Morning online workshop: Multiple and complex needs and employment – providing support for success with Fulfilling Lives South East
- Afternoon online workshop: Centre for Homelessness Impact – Achieving systems change to end homelessness – what works?
Presentation slides are also available via the Publications and Reports section of our website, found here.
The short films screened, capturing just two of the many lives that have been changed through the programme, can be viewed on The National Lottery Community Fund’s website here.
The legacy film which finished the conference can be found here.