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We run an extensive programme of informative, practical and very popular seminars for local government. The seminars cover a range of subjects and will keep elected members and officers up to date with key developments.
Our influential national conferences offer debate on current policy issues with key decision makers.
22 May 14:30 - 15:30
This is the second of two webinars being run with GlobalNet21 in May that address community and change. This webinar will look at local compacts or neighbourhood agreements where a community comes together with stakeholders to agree a common agenda for change.
4 June 09:15 - 15:30
This seminar sets the context for the current reform programme and goes on to offer delegates an expert insight and the tools to understand the impact of welfare changes on individuals, groups and communities.
22 July 12:30 - 16:45
This seminar will look at how interfaith and community cohesion work has helped with the development of multiculturalism and the building of bridges across communities. The aim of this seminar will be to look at good practice and then to disseminate this amongst local authorities attending this seminar and beyond though social network platforms and the new media.
17 September 12:30 - 16:45
In this seminar we look at local compacts or neighbourhood agreements where a community comes together with stakeholders to agree a common agenda for change. We will discuss the value of neighbourhood agreements, what is needed to develop one and the role of social networking and digital engagement.
15 October 12:30 - 16:45
Twelve months on from the creation of Police Commissioners, this seminar will examine: what is working across the country; unaddressed issues and the need for greater innovation; how we can link the work of police commissioners with their communities and the role of the local authority; new partnerships that can be developed between communities, police commissioners and the local authority.
19 November 12:30 - 16:45
This seminar will look at the importance of listening and qualitative feedback when designing and delivering services. It will examine some innovative projects that involve cloud sourcing, mobile phones and video diaries as ways to give a voice to marginalised and vulnerable groups as well as instant contact between front line workers and managers.
17 December 12:30 - 16:45
This seminar will examine what is being done to develop engagement across the generations and what issues still need to be addressed. It will also look at the central role of social networking in facilitating this process with some examples of how this is being done.