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June 2020

The power of procurement

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street, London, SE11 5HS

An introductory action-focused session on the power of a progressive approach to procurement Book your place → About this Event In this session the specialist CLES trainer will progressive procurement talk you through the five stages of progressive procurement: policy; anchor collaboration; analysis; understanding wider impact; and making procurement accessible. The session will explore a series of real world examples of when each part of the journey has been done particularly well in place and encourage you to consider where…

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July 2020

Big Local Connects 2020

July 10 - July 11
East Midlands Conference Centre, Beeston Lane, University of Nottingham, NG7 2RJ

150 Big Local areas are invited to get together for two days to learn, share and network Big Local Connects, our biggest event of the year, is an opportunity for all Big Local areas to come together to celebrate and inspire each other. Resident-led sessions We are inviting residents from Big Local areas to run a session at Connects 2020, to share their learning and ideas with other areas. The theme for Connects 2020 is ‘vision for the future’: what…

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September 2020

Celebrating Welwyn Garden City at 100

September 10 - September 11
Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn Garden City

The TCPA is organising a two-day creative exploration of the Garden City idea as one of the signature events to celebrate the centenary of Welwyn Garden City in 2020. The enduring influence of Welwyn, and the garden city principles it sought to enshrine, is recognised internationally. This two-day event will bring together expert speakers and commentators from across the world to generate lively discussion and interventions designed to address the 21st century challenges of providing places where people want to…

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Anchor institution approaches

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street, London, SE11 5HS

10 steps to help you think about and develop an anchor institution approach in your place Book your place → About this Event In this session you will hear about the 10 steps you need to consider in order to develop your own organisations role as an anchor in your place and how to develop your wider anchor network. You will have the opportunity to hear and learn from your CLES trainers and from the experiences of fellow attendees. You…

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October 2020

Spend analysis

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Vauxhall City Farm, 165 Tyers Street, London, SE11 5HS

Learn how to carry out a procurement spend analysis for your organisation Book your place → About this Event In this practical session you will be guided through how to use the CLES spend analysis template to turn your procurement data into an insightful piece of analysis. This analysis will help your organisation to better understand its procurement spend and identify a series of opportunities to boost the positive local impact your organisations spend can bring. You will be provided…

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Build Back Better: How?

October 22 - October 30

Drawing on the coalition we helped bring together to demand we Build Back Better earlier this year, from the 22nd – 31st October, Compass will be bringing you Build Back Better: How?  – a week of online events, raising up examples of the Good Society in action across the UK and across the world. We’ll be exploring many different dimensions of BBB and answering the Big Question: but How? Click the links below for more information and how to register for…

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Black Third Sector Summit 2020 – Survival in the era of COVID 19

October 26 - October 30

As part of its commemoration of Black History Month, the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust is excited to announce the first annual National Black Third Sector Summit. This 3 day virtual national event will bring together Black Third Sector stakeholders including; delgates from statutory organisations, directors of local and national businesses and CEO's and Trustees of community based organisation which all serve Black communities in England. Together Summit attendees will explore the challenges posed by COVID 19 pandemic and determine how…

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November 2020

‘Owning the Economy’ Community Wealth Building Summit 2020

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Join us for the third annual Community Wealth Building Summit. This one-day summit is the premier UK event for uniting, informing and inspiring the community wealth building movement. This year’s summit will showcase how community wealth building is being used to rebuild and reform local economies reeling from the impact of Covid-19. It will provide insight into policy and practice from city mayors, national and local governments, communities and practitioners in the UK and beyond; helping us all to build…

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December 2020

A world to gain: planning and fighting together for a new world of work

December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

TUESDAY 1 DECEMBER 2020, 14:00-16:30 TUESDAY 8 DECEMBER 2020, 14:00 – 17:00 Organising together to fight for a fair and decent world of work has never been more vital. We are in the midst of a pandemic, suffering environmental breakdown and sliding into recession. Black and brown people, women, the poor, the elderly and the disabled have all suffered, while the bosses of companies such as SERCO have reaped rewards. But we can turn the tide. A World To Gain is a…

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Just Transitions – International examples and what we can learn

December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

IPPR is thrilled to invite you to this really exciting event looking at Just Transitions around the world and what we can learn from them. From #BuildBackBetter to Net Zero to Black Lives Matter – 2020 has been characterised by calls for a better and more sustainable future. Transition narratives have dominated much of the public conversation, with Covid-19 shifting our thinking on what a good, dignified, decent life is. Calls for transitions also uncover cultural, social, and political decision-making…

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