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Forthcoming events

Throughout the year, we run an extensive and popular programme of events, including: training and key skills seminars; policy roundtables; publication launches; and party conference fringes. We run events at venues throughout the country and can also provide events and training tailored to a council’s own requirements.

If you’d like to speak to us about commissioning a bespoke event (including in-house training), give us a ring on 020 7554 2800 or find out more here.

You can also view free or discounted events from other organisations.

Network on the Future of Local Democracy – Meeting 3: Democracy

How can local government make the most of the current situation and build a collective case for meaningful change in how England is governed? LGiU is working with the James Madison Charitable Trust to establish a high level Network made up of local government leaders…


Seminar: Building Strong Communities

This ground-breaking seminar is based on LGIU’s new exciting publication, ’Building Stronger Communities’ being launched the same day. It can help both officers and Elected Members to build better organised, more resilient communities, working in partnership with the local authority. This workshop-style session is packed…


Publication Launch: Building Strong Communities

Join us for drinks! As part of the seminar by the same name – read more here –  the LGiU invite you to its publication launch ‘Building Strong Communities’ with author Steve Skinner and others. Keynote Speech: Cllr Alan Waters, Leader of Norwich City Council…


Preventing Homelessness – Issues and Challenges for Councils

In partnership with Social Finance we are hosting a free, half day conference in London on the issues and challenges associated with homelessness prevention. Date: 2nd May 1030 – 1430 Venue: Trowers & Hamlins LLP, 3 Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8YZ The event is free…


Seminar: Practical Project Management

This workshop will give participants a thorough understanding of good project management process in an easily accessible and practical way. This will equip you to be effective members of project teams, serve as a useful refresher for established Project Managers and provide a foundation for…


Seminar: Local Authorities: Bringing Communities together through Dialogue

This seminar will look at the work done in Luton to bring diverse communities together after some years of community conflict through conversations and dialogue. We discuss how good relations and creative conversations can be used as a tool by Local Authorities and others to…


Network on the Future of Local Democracy – Meeting 4: Leadership

How can local government make the most of the current situation and build a collective case for meaningful change in how England is governed? LGiU is working with the James Madison Charitable Trust to establish a high level Network made up of local government leaders…


Seminar: Municipal energy and the low carbon economy: An opportunity for local government

This seminar is a practical one-day introduction to the role of local authorities in delivering a low carbon and sustainable energy system. As councils continue to face serious financial pressures which impact on the ability to sustain local services, they increasingly need to look at…



Seminar: Being an effective councillor: influencing skills

This seminar has been designed to develop an understanding of how to persuade others in order to gain cooperation, support, and commitment. Delegates will gain come away with an increased ability in communicating and achieving successful outcomes while retaining the respect and trust of others.


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