March 2015

Mar
10

LGA annual fire conference and exhibition 2015 (10-11 March 2015)

10 March 2015

The Fire and Rescue Service is changing. The sector has been leading on projects to transform the way it delivers services to its residents. Fire and rescue authorities are exploring co-ordination, greater collaboration and shared services and mergers with other FRAs as well as with the police and ambulance services. In the constantly changing world of integrated public services, fire has a central role to play.

Mar
10

Increasing public health with reducing budgets: How evidence can help

10 March 2015

This one-day conference will look at how evidence can support decision-making in public health to help local authorities meet the challenge of providing for public health within limited budgets.

Mar
12

Safeguarding Adults Board Chairs Workshop: 'Preparing for the Care Act' (London)

12 March 2015

A workshop aimed at chairs of Adult Safeguarding Boards to help them assess their Boards' readiness for the Care Act and decide on their next priorities for responding to the new challenges.

Mar
16

Safeguarding Adults Board Chairs Workshop: 'Preparing for the Care Act' (Leeds)

16 March 2015

A workshop aimed at chairs of Adult Safeguarding Boards to help them assess their Boards' readiness for the Care Act and decide on their next priorities for responding to the new challenges. Drawing largely on the collective experience and wisdom of chairs themselves, there will also be input on self-neglect (now to be included in adult safeguarding), the Mental Capacity Act and from the Department of Health, to help stimulate thinking and debate.

Mar
17

What is the role of HR and OD in radical service transformation?

17 March 2015

Radical new thinking is needed to transform local services – HR and OD are at the front line in delivering these changes successfully. This conference will share key learning from services that have under gone major transformation giving valuable insight on the types of service delivery models.

Mar
19

Taxi and PHV Licensing Conference, 19 March 2015 (Manchester)

19 March 2015

This practical one day conference will help councillors and officers to understand how the licensing process can be used to best effect to protect the travelling public, and provide an opportunity to discuss innovative and emerging local practice with colleagues.

Mar
20

Our Place going live - London

20 March 2015

118 Our Place areas have been working on Operational Plans for the implementation of their projects after March 2015, and this is a day to celebrate their accomplishments. We will be hearing from Pioneers and Our Place areas who are paving the way for service transformation, local change and its impact.

Mar
23

LGA Climate Local Conference 2015

23 March 2015

This year's Climate Local conference will seek to celebrate the successes of Climate Local councils in creating resilient communities whilst also identifying some of the key challenges facing local government as a whole in adapting to an increasingly changing climate.

Mar
24

Planning, commissioning and delivering integrated responses to people experiencing mental health crisis (London)

24 March 2015

How local authorities and their partners are meeting the challenge set out in the Mental Health Crisis Concordat.

Mar
25

Health and Wellbeing Board Chairs Summit (London)

25 March 2015

  • The expectations on HWBs have grown far beyond their original statutory duties.
  • Their duty to promote integration has been sharply tested by the BCF process.
  • There is a need for them to show more effective leadership in influencing commissioning and reshaping local services.
  • Growing consensus from a wide range of policy makers and influencers that HWBs should be the system leaders to oversee a single pooled budget and single joint commissioning for all health and social care services.
  • There is a need to work together with national stakeholders to develop a shared view of the future role of HWBs, wider system changes, and role and contribution of other local stakeholders.

LGA annual conference 2015

The Local Government Association's annual conference is the biggest event in the local government calendar. It also is one of the biggest political conferences of the year regularly attracting over 1,200 delegates.

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National annual events 

LGA annual fire conference and exhibition 2015 (10-11 March 2015)

The Fire and Rescue Service is changing. The sector has been leading on projects to transform the way it delivers services to its residents. In the constantly changing world of integrated public services, fire has a central role to play.

National children and adult services conference (Bournemouth) 2015 (14-16 October)

Organised by the Local Government Association (LGA), Association of Directors of Social Services (ADASS) and Association of Directors of Children's Services (ADCS), the National Children and Adult Services conference is regularly attended by more than 1,000 delegates.

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