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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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The Liveable City reception: What is a good city for everyone?

What is a good city for everyone? That’s the question everybody involved in architecture, city planning and urban development are focusing on. At this reception, our keynote speaker Stephen Willacy, Chief City Architect in Aarhus, Denmark, will share his thoughts on the topic. The reception marks the opening of the annual Liveable City conference, which…

Scotland

The Liveable City seminar: Masterplanning and Urban Development – Putting people first

We all want to create liveable cities in which people thrive and prosper, but how to make that ideal come true? The Liveable City’s opening seminar focuses on the political process of moving from vision to action, bringing in experiences from recent years where Danish cities as well as cities around the world have undergone…

Scotland

EM Workshop – Inclusive Growth – North Ayrshire

The Improvement Service is offering a series of free workshops to support locally elected members to develop their skills and enhance their knowledge. Local government, and public services in Scotland, are facing challenges that will require the utmost skill and dedication from elected members to successfully navigate. These workshops will support elected members to develop…

Scotland

Empowering People and Places: What Works?

The aims of this conference are to share learning and resources developed by What Works Scotland, foster connections between researchers, citizens, practitioners and policy workers, and think together about what’s next for democratic innovation in Scotland.

Scotland

EM Workshop – Place Making – Perth & Kinross

The Improvement Service is offering a series of free workshops to support locally elected members to develop their skills and enhance their knowledge. Local government, and public services in Scotland, are facing challenges that will require the utmost skill and dedication from elected members to successfully navigate. These workshops will support elected members to develop…

Scotland

Scotland 2030: Death and Dying

Join writer, broadcaster and ex-bishop Richard Holloway to discuss how Scotland deals with death, and how it should change in the future.

Scotland

Democracy Matters Workshop – Leith

This is a tremendous opportunity for people in Leith to share their ideas on the Scottish Government’s “Local Governance Review”. Details of the online consultation are at https://beta.gov.scot/publications/democracy-matters-community-ideas-future/ More details to follow but it will be held from 1-3pm on the day that Greenpeace host Edinburgh Annual EcoFair running from 10am – 4pm at Out of…

Scotland

Achieving Gender Equality in Local Government Politics

The conference aims to contribute to building the wider movement that challenges barriers and builds support for the greater participation of women in politics and public life in Scotland. Women continue to be under-represented in local government in Scotland: at the last election in 2017 only 30.5% of elected councillors were female. Representation at the…

Scotland

EM Workshop – Community Participation – Clackmannanshire

The Improvement Service is offering a series of free workshops to support locally elected members to develop their skills and enhance their knowledge. Local government, and public services in Scotland, are facing challenges that will require the utmost skill and dedication from elected members to successfully navigate. These workshops will support elected members to develop…

Scotland