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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Buchanan Institute Policy Forum

Have you ever wondered what goes on at the Buchanan Institute? Then make sure you come along to this year’s Buchanan Institute Policy Forum where we will not only discuss the future of policy in Scotland but showcase all the amazing research done at the Institute this year. Finally, we will end the evening with…

Scotland

Fairer Scotland Duty Event – Glasgow

The Improvement Service, in partnership with the Scottish Government, is holding three regional events on the Fairer Scotland Duty (FSD). These events are an opportunity for those public bodies who are subject to the Duty to come together and discuss how they are implementing it. There will be presentations from a range of public bodies,…

Scotland

Culture, Health and Wellbeing in Rural Scotland

This free to attend briefing and discussion event is a joint collaboration between VHS and the Scottish Rural Health Partnership. The event will explore a range of topics concerning the relationship between cultural interventions and our health and wellbeing, with the focus on rural Scotland. Engagement with culture and the arts has tangible effects on people’s…

Scotland

Social Innovation Lab

For the first time ever, EUROCITIES is organising a Social Innovation Lab. The theme is ‘Making Inclusive Cities through Social Innovation‘. We aim to address new and emerging social challenges in cities by fostering co-learning, co-sharing and co-creation of innovative solutions. We will gather more than 100 urban policy-makers, city practitioners and ‘change makers’ (social…

Scotland

Fairer Scotland Duty Event – Edinburgh

The Improvement Service, in partnership with the Scottish Government, is holding three regional events on the Fairer Scotland Duty (FSD). These events are an opportunity for those public bodies who are subject to the Duty to come together and discuss how they are implementing it. There will be presentations from a range of public bodies,…

Scotland

Twenty years of the Scottish Parliament: An Anniversary in Turbulent Times

The Scottish Public Law Group and the Edinburgh Centre for Constitutional Law are delighted to invite you to an evening seminar commemorating the forthcoming 20th anniversary of the Scottish Parliament. The event will take place in the Adam Lecture Theatre, Old College, University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL on Thursday 21 March 2019. The event is free and will attract 1.5 hours of…

Scotland

Democracy@101

Funded by Social History Society of the United Kingdom and UWS’ Strategic Hub for Society, Policy, Governance and Justice. (Room D147, Paisley Campus 1030-1630.) 2018 saw the centenary of Representation of the People Act, which gave all men over 21, and some women, the right to elect MPs for the first time. A number of…

Scotland

Improving lives with data in the public sector – Dundee

We provide free open data for everyone to use. By talking about what is available and how to access it, we hope to promote collaboration through data. Our role is to provide data and analysis that is used to improve decision making, stimulate research, and inform debate. We want to ensure that the data we…

Scotland

Fairer Scotland Duty Event – Inverness

The Improvement Service, in partnership with the Scottish Government, is holding three regional events on the Fairer Scotland Duty (FSD). These events are an opportunity for those public bodies who are subject to the Duty to come together and discuss how they are implementing it. There will be presentations from a range of public bodies,…

Scotland

Scottish Public Health Ethics Forum

The Scottish Public Health Ethics Forum is affiliated to the UK Faculty of Public Health. The annual meeting is open to anyone with an interest in public health ethics, and particularly those working in this field.

Scotland