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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.

Seminar: Developing Political Awareness and Sensitivity for Officers

Description  Whilst the relationship between Elected Members and Officers has always been important for Local Government this is particularly the case when the organisation faces financial pressures and the need to make tough decisions about priorities. It may also be the case that collectively Members…



Local Government Flood Forum (London)

If you are a councillor, council officer or you are involved in flood risk management for your local authority, local community or organisation you may want to attend the next meeting of the Local Government Flood Forum (LGFF) on Thursday, 9 March 2017 in London.…


Seminar: Place-based Networking & Social Prescription

Description How do we create networks to promote, heath, well-being and social care? This is one of the major problems confronting us both in the voluntary and statutory sectors. In this seminar we look at how: networks can be ‘intentional’ and achieve outcomes that engage…



Seminar: Understanding Strategic Thinking

Description The workshop is ideal for managers or specialists who have a strategic role or who are looking to develop a better understanding and skills in the area of longer team planning and strategy. Essentially this is about effective change management and creating a coherent…



Seminar: Giving effective speeches and presentations

This seminar takes a highly practical approach and includes gentle practice to build confidence in presenting information to groups in a range of contexts. We’d encourage you to join us whether you are new to giving presentations or wish to brush up your skills


Seminar: Gangs, Radicalisation & Dialogue

This Seminar will look at the behavioural and structural roots of radicalisation – both religious and that on the far right as well - all of this has consequences for social cohesion and community harmony. This seminar will look at the threat posed by radicalisation…


Digital and Data Roundtable: Glasgow

The LGiU and Vodafone are hosting a high level roundtable event with Lorraine McMillan, Chief Executive of East Renfrewshire Council, to discuss digital local government, connectivity and local growth in Scotland. The roundtable will bring together council officers, politicians and senior business leaders to discuss…


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