Events

Connect with our community of experts and policymakers to further the impact of local government with LGIU Events. Join us for everything from connective policy roundtables to supportive training courses to informative Ask the Expert sessions. We would also be thrilled to collaborate on bespoke training for your council.  Check out our in-house training for more information or contact training@lgiu.org to customise your curriculum today.

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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

Event: Discussion on the Devolution White Paper and the location of power

With all the discussion across local government about the upcoming Devolution and Recovery White Paper, it is important that we develop a clearer idea of the balance of power across the country and between places. All too often this is a debate shaped by the interests and concerns of central government. In a new paper,…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Social Media Masterclass Series

This course consists of three modules of 2-hours each which cover the basics of using social media effectively, planning and managing your social media and using video effectively.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland

How to create more resilient local economies

Join LGiU Australia on 24 September at 10.00 am AEST to discuss the role of local government in economic development and how local councils can create more resilient local economies.

Australia

Online Training: An Introduction to Mental Health

This two-hour webinar has been designed to provide an introduction to mental health, with the aim of understanding more about some of the most commonly diagnosed disorders, as well as provide advice and guidance on how to support ward members who have issues with their mental health.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
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Local government book club: Invisible Women

Join us for LGIU Local Government book club. NOW FULL. Make sure you’re receiving our weekly and rapid updates to be kept in the loop about future book club and other events. This August we’re reading Invisible Women: Exposing data bias in a world designed for men by Caroline Criado Perez. Invisible Women shows us…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online meeting: Sustainable Futures policy roundtable

This virtual policy roundtable offers the chance for attendees to outline what they would like to see included in LGIU’s work on Sustainable Futures, as well as an opportunity to share your experiences and plans for the future on these timely issues. The roundtable is part of LGIU’s ongoing Post-Covid Councils project.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Beyond Coronavirus: A new type of culture for a new type of authority: The role of Organisational Development

This series of 3, 90 minutes, online workshops are an interactive opportunity to develop your awareness and understanding of the organisational implications of change and the way in which Organisational Development can be used to challenge and shift culture to where it needs to be. It’s a chance to share experiences and opportunities and stimulate…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Writing Advocacy Letters

This programme has been developed for Councillors who write advocacy letters on behalf of their constituents.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland