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: see this page for more information or contact barry.obrien@lgiu.org.

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Online Training: Report Writing

The aim of the session is for delegates to improve their report writing skills and increase their confidence to make the whole process easier and quicker.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Advanced Chairing: Managing Participation at Meetings (evening)

This two-hour session has been developed for Chairs, who want to develop their knowledge and skills around the people side of meetings. Set in the virtual world, the programme covers a range of topics focussed on techniques which can encourage participation.  The course also features ideas on how to manage over-participation, together with some input…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Personal Safety (Lunchtime Special)

This 75-minute programme has been developed for participants who would benefit from the opportunity to reflect on the way they manage their own personal safety

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Policy workshop: Towards a new municipalism

Join us on 23 March for a virtual exploration of the future of local government in response to Covid-19. LGIU will use this opportunity to build on our Post-Covid Councils pillar, Towards a new municipalism, which examines possible scenarios for how the way that local government works and delivers services might change in response to…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Global Executive Panel: Community Wellbeing

Join us as we explore how local governments in Australia and the UK are finding innovative ways to deliver improved community wellbeing outcomes against a backdrop of a pandemic and challenging economic climate 7pm AEDT | 8am GMT  

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
Members

Book Club: How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division

Join us for a members-only online discussion of How to Stay Sane in Age of Division by Elif Shafak. Our book club provides an opportunity for a friendly Chatham House discussion of the book, the challenges in your council and what we can learn from each other.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
Members

Online workshop: Triaging need and signposting services

techUK and the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU) are pleased to be working together on a series of events to bring together local government with the tech industry to interrogate and find solutions to some of the biggest challenges our communities and local public services face. Book online The pandemic has highlighted the importance of…

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland