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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SNH Capacity Building Training: Planning related staff in SW Scotland

Scottish Natural Heritage Capacity Building Training – Planning related staff in Southwest Scotland This training is to develop the capacity & knowledge base of local authority staff around the topic areas of: – Protected Species , when surveys needed, relevant legislation – Planning Applications , relevant issues when designated sites might be affected (including when to consult) – HRA’s , Assessment…

Scotland

WorkNation Scotland

WorkNation Scotland is a free, half-day event that promises to provide an exciting understanding of how transformative technology can unlock the potential in your mobile workforce. The event includes a wide range of speakers who will be providing practical guides and insights that will allow you to improve how your organisation works. AGENDA 9.30 –…

Scotland

Children & young people: using research & evidence to make change happen

The aim of this seminar is to share the most recent insights and learning on what works in place based approaches to improving outcomes for children and young people. Academics, practitioners and policy makers will share learning and examine the potential offered by working collaboratively to reduce childhood poverty at a neighbourhood level. We will…

Scotland

Get Heard Scotland: Making Scotland’s transport system work for everyone

Poverty can be solved by boosting incomes and reducing costs, and transport is vital in supporting efforts to do both. Recognised by Every Child, Every Chance – the Scottish Government’s delivery plan for tackling child poverty – as a key part of efforts to meet poverty reduction targets set by the Child Poverty Act, transport helps to…

Scotland

The Rising Tide of Child Poverty: Working in partnership to support children and families living in poverty in Edinburgh

Working in partnership is identified as a key priority in theory, policy and practice related to reducing child poverty, mitigating the broader impacts and closing the poverty related attainment gap. The 1 in 5: Raising Awareness of Child Poverty Project invites colleagues from education, social care, health and the third sector to its annual conference…

Scotland

Scottish Housing Policy Conference 2019

We’re pleased to announce details of the second annual Scottish Housing Policy Conference, which this year will be co-hosted by the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) and Policy Scotland.

Scotland

Ageing Well in Dundee Consultation Event

The Frailty Strategic Planning Group are holding an Ageing Well in Dundee consultation event on Tuesday 23rd April from 9.30am to 3pm in the Steeple Church, to show the range of services that have been developed as a result of the last Older People’s Strategy and the development of the Health and Social Care Partnership. We are seeking…

Scotland

IoT Scotland – Highlands and Islands Launch

IoT Scotland will revolutionise the use of smart technologies, enabling businesses and the public sector to realise greater efficiencies and develop new business opportunities. Join us to celebrate the launch and to see first hand how sensor applications will enable organisations to gain new insight and to make more informed data-driven decisions. Book your place to…

Scotland