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LGIU offers many different types of events - ranging from policy roundtables to learning and development seminars and training courses. We also offer in house training - download programme. Contact barry.obrien@lgiu.org to find out more.

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SNH Capacity Building Training – Planning related staff at Clydeplan Authorities

Sc0ttish Natural Heritage Capacity Building Training – Planning related staff at Clydeplan Authorities 3rd June 2019 : 09.30 – 13.15 The 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…

Scotland

Smart Partnerships: Purpose-led Smart Services for Young People (East)

Seminars, brought to you by Young Scot and COSLA, for Local Authority senior officers and elected members to learn, share and discuss the ways that Young Scot and the shared smart service of the Young Scot National Entitlement Card can support local objectives. For over thirty five years, Young Scot have been creating opportunities for…

Scotland

SNH Capacity Building Training: Planning related staff in Central Belt

Scottish Natural Heritage Capacity Building Training – Planning related staff in Central Belt Local Authorities The training is to develop the capacity & knowledge base of 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 ,…

Scotland

Smart Partnerships: Purpose-led Smart Services for Young People (West)

Seminars, brought to you by Young Scot and COSLA, for Local Authority senior officers and elected members to learn, share and discuss the ways that Young Scot and the shared smart service of the Young Scot National Entitlement Card can support local objectives. For over thirty five years, Young Scot have been creating opportunities for…

Scotland

Scotland’s EIA Conference 2019

Scotland’s premier Environmental Impact Assessment conference returns for its third year, providing an opportunity for the EIA community of planners, consultants, developers and others to freely assemble and learn from each other experience. Once again the conference is delivered as partnership between Fothergill Training & Consulting Ltd, the Scottish Government and the EIA consultation bodies…

Scotland

Invisible People in 2019- Global Homelessness Series

Homelessness is a global problem that affects around 100 million citizens worldwide. Invisible People in 2019 is a public conference that brings together entrepreneurs, social workers, policy makers from two opposite sides of the globe – Scotland and Los Angeles, United States – to share their experiences with everyone interested in finding out more on…

Scotland

Midlothian’s Nudges – Making a Difference – Behavioural Insights Exploration

Behavioural insights involves using nudges to change behaviour which can improve outcomes and reduce financial spend. https://www.local.gov.uk/our-support/efficiency-and-income-generation/behavioural-insights/what-are-behavioural-insights In this video, Tim Pearse, Head of Local Government at the Behavioural Insights Team, explains what behavioural insights is in the context of our work in councils and how different techniques can help influence people’s behaviour in order to…

Scotland

The Adaptations Forum

This is a forum for local authority officers who manage their local authorities scheme of assistance in relation to people with disabilities. The meeting will normally hear from Scottish Government officials on the latest policy or other issues. In addition there will be one or two other speakers who will present information relevent to the…

Scotland

Let’s Talk Housing: Airbnb & Rent Control

We explore solutions for safe, decent and affordable housing that meets the needs of communities and a fairer society. Register your place! About this event Our guest speaker, MSP Andy Wightman, wants local councils to have powers to protect the availability of residential accommodation for local citizens. MSP Andy Wightman said, “The uncontrolled and rapid…

Scotland

Digitising the Public Sector – Efficiency through Technology

Denmark is world leader in digitising the public sector and ranked first in UN’s E-Government Development Index. Visionary policy decisions has led to that development, but a digital public sector is more than a channel shift and to achieve real efficiency, you need to reconfigure the workflows in the public sector by intelligent use of…

Scotland