Events

LGIU offers many different types of events - ranging from policy roundtables to learning and development online seminars and training courses. We also offer in house training - download programme. Contact barry.obrien@lgiu.org to find out more.

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International Council CEO Live Panel Discussion

End of Year Global Local Government Event – VLGA/LGPro/LGiU To mark the end of what has been an incredibly challenging year and to look towards the future, the VLGA, LGPro and LGiU are proud to bring to you a panel of global-local government CEOs discussing the impacts of COVID-19 on the operations of council, the…

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Local Government Finance Series

Every elected councillor is responsible for ensuring that their council has effective financial governance, yet local government finance is viewed by many as difficult to get to grips with. These online training sessions are designed to provide elected councillors with a thorough grounding in the key elements of local government finance and funding.

England & Wales

Online Training: Developing Personal Assertiveness

The session is ideal for delegates who want to learn how to stand their ground gracefully and who want to feel more in control of their own destiny.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Trust: Information, communication and democracy

Can we keep local democracy healthy through a pandemic? Join us for an online seminar looking at trust, communication and information. During these trying times we face not just a pandemic, but an infodemic. Citizens are faced with a barrage of both public health and political information and misinformation. Join us to discuss how messaging…

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland
Members

LGIU Member Book Club: Municipal Dreams

Book Club: A member only, friendly discussion of Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing by John Boughton

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland

Webinar: Future planning for the built environment (hosted by LGIU & Vuelio)

Can Britain fix its housing crisis? The Government has announced several new policies to revolutionise how we build communities in the future, as part of its ‘levelling up’ agenda aiming to fix regional inequalities. Its controversial ‘Planning for the Future’ white paper is currently being consulted on, and the long-awaited Social Housing White Paper expected…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Event: Discussion on the Devolution White Paper and the location of power

With all the discussion across local government about the upcoming Devolution and Recovery White Paper, it is important that we develop a clearer idea of the balance of power across the country and between places. All too often this is a debate shaped by the interests and concerns of central government. In a new paper,…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Social Media Masterclass Series

This course consists of three modules of 2-hours each which cover the basics of using social media effectively, planning and managing your social media and using video effectively.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland

How to create more resilient local economies

Join LGiU Australia on 24 September at 10.00 am AEST to discuss the role of local government in economic development and how local councils can create more resilient local economies.

Australia