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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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
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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

Online Training: Recruiting Effectively Online

This online workshop will help managers and staff involved in the recruitment process to understand the challenges and opportunities when recruiting online from the interview itself to supporting candidates back to the office.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

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: 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
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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