February 2017

Feb
27

New conversations: engaging effectively with communities - London

27 February 2017

This event will launch the LGA #NewConversations guide to high quality engagement with communities. Participants will share and discuss learning from councils who have piloted approaches featured in the guide.

Feb
28

Local leadership of resettlement and asylum conference - London

28 February 2017

Councils are helping to deliver programmes supporting asylum seekers and refugees. The Home Office and LGA are organising this event for councillors on local leadership of resettlement and asylum.

Feb
28

Understanding the Employer Role - Birmingham

28 February 2017

These workshops are aimed at both administering authority pension section staff and scheme employer staff who have operational responsibility under the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). From assessing contribution rates on commencement to deciding benefit entitlements on leaving, the course goes through everything an employer participating in the LGPS needs to know


March 2017

Mar
7

LGA Annual fire conference and exhibition 2017 (7-8 March 2017) - Newcastle

7 March 2017

The annual fire conference and exhibition is a key event in the conference calendar for senior fire officers and members of fire and rescue authorities.

Mar
7

Understanding the Employer Role - Liverpool

7 March 2017

These workshops are aimed at both administering authority pension section staff and scheme employer staff who have operational responsibility under the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). From assessing contribution rates on commencement to deciding benefit entitlements on leaving, the course goes through everything an employer participating in the LGPS needs to know

Mar
7

Building lives: homelessness and housing in the West Midlands - Wolverhampton

7 March 2017

Across the West Midlands, local authorities are increasingly looking to tackle homelessness amongst their populations. Managing demand for accommodation and addressing welfare implications whilst negotiating a changing policy landscape presents councils throughout the region with a significant challenge.

Mar
8

LG Inform and Plus training day, London

8 March 2017

Come to a hands-on introduction session to learn more about LG Inform and LG Inform Plus. Understand your customers, target service provision and promote channel shift all with one toolkit.

Mar
9

LGA/ADPH annual public health conference and exhibition 2017 - London

9 March 2017

Our annual flagship conference on public health will explore and build on the challenging, innovative work being undertaken by councils and public health teams with their partners and local communities.

Mar
14

Understanding the Employer Role - Cardiff

14 March 2017

These workshops are aimed at both administering authority pension section staff and scheme employer staff who have operational responsibility under the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). From assessing contribution rates on commencement to deciding benefit entitlements on leaving, the course goes through everything an employer participating in the LGPS needs to know

Mar
16

Connecting the nation – a local government digital connectivity summit - London

16 March 2017

Our second Local Government Digital Connectivity Summit will bring together government, telecoms, regulators and business to discuss the role of local government in supporting improved mobile and broadband connectivity.

The LGA has moved offices

Layden House

From 28 October 2016 the LGA is temporarily relocating to our other property in Farringdon while refurbishment work takes place at our Westminster office.

Our new address is:
Layden House
76-86 Turnmill Street
London EC1M 5LG

The building is located directly opposite the Turnmill Street entrance to Farringdon Underground station, which is served by the Circle, Hammersmith & City, and Metropolitan lines as well as the Thameslink national rail route.

Location map: Layden House

National annual events 

LGA annual conference and exhibition 2017

The LGA'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 1,300 delegates.

LGA Annual Culture, Tourism and Sport Conference 2017

Bristol, 22 - 23 February 2017.
Join councillors, senior officers and national partners to discuss the latest thinking on delivering libraries, museums, sport and leisure services, the arts, tourism and heritage.

LGA Annual Fire Conference and Exhibition  2017

7 - 8 March 2017
The Annual fire conference and exhibition is a key event in the conference calendar for senior fire officers and members of fire and rescue authorities.

LGA/ADPH annual public health conference and exhibition 2017

Extending influence to promote health and wellbeing

9 March 2017, London
Our annual flagship conference on public health will explore and build on the challenging, innovative work being undertaken by councils and public health teams with their partners and local communities.

National children and adult services conference 2017

11 - 13 October 2017
Organised by ADASS, the LGA and ADCS, this conference is  widely recognised as the most important annual event of its kind for councillors, directors, senior officers, policymakers and service managers with responsibilities for children's services, adult care and health in the statutory, voluntary and private sectors.