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May 2019

LSA’s Annual Conference: Fighting Poverty, Discrimination, Homelessness and Injustice: Enforcing Rights

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Blythswood Hall, Renfield St Stephen’s Church Centre, 260 Bath Street
Glasgow, G2 4JP
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The best value you will ever encounter: updating on housing law, fighting discrimination in social security, criminal injuries compensation, additional support needs, mental health law, air pollution and protecting the rights of EU Nationals among other key issues together with keynote presentations on how public law has changed the world and ideas for pursuing new remedies. LSA's Annual Conference aimed at helping people fight poverty, discrimination, homelessness and disadvantage. OBJECTIVES This conference aims to highlight cutting edge legal remedies that…

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The future of working time: organising and strategy

May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Congress House, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3LS

There is no natural law determining the amount of time we spend in work. ‘Typical’ working hours are, in fact, a matter of collective decision-making, and have changed throughout history. Workplace organising and campaigning has always been key to winning control over our working time. Now we need to take that struggle into the twenty-first century. Join NEF and TUC for a participatory session on organising and campaigning around working time. Hear from experienced organisers and build strategy around: Winning…

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CTRLshift: An Emergency Summit for Change 2

May 8 - May 10
Stoke-on-Trent

We seek to catalyse a network of change-making organisations, networks and independent practitioners, creating a movement for positive social, economic and environmental change. We are developing a shared agenda to shift power over our democracy, economy and environment to people and communities across Britain. Let's get the whole system in the room. Why is this summit crucial? We are in a time of great uncertainty and unfolding crises The social, economic and environmental failures of the current system are being cruelly…

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Sustainable Housing for Inclusive and Cohesive Cities Conference 2019

May 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
London City Hall

On Friday 10 May, join leaders in the Community Land Trust (CLT) movement from across North-West Europe and an array of politicians, policy makers, and officials from local and regional governments for this day-long conference in London City Hall. North-West Europe is in the midst of a housing affordability crisis – over 26 million people across the European Union are now living in overcrowded and inadequate properties – and as it continues to penetrate further into the fabric of our cities,…

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TCPA conference: Delivering healthy places with Garden City Principles

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
St Martin-in-the-Fields , Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 4JJ

The TCPA’s 2019 Summer conference will focus on delivering healthy places with Garden City principles. As government continues to support the development of ‘garden communities’, and numerous local authorities seek to ensure control of their housing growth needs, expertise on the delivery of new places is more important than ever. One year on from our ‘Making Garden Communities, Great Communities’ conference, and in the context of the new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) and latest ‘garden communities prospectus’, as well…

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June 2019

Co-op Connections – Birmingham

June 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Active Wellbeing Society

Join co-ops and societies from across the city at for an inspiring and informal approach to learning and networking as we build stronger relationships. Be the fresh eyes that help colleagues break through work challenges using the 'Action Learning Sets' format - a simple and effective networking framework. A big thanks goes to The Active Wellbeing Society at the Custard Factory where this meeting will be held. All we ask is attendees come prepared with a challenge you're willing to share. In return you will benefit from dedicated…

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10th International Public Markets Conference

June 6 - June 8
London

It is an exciting time for markets in London — with nearly 300 street, covered, and indoor markets spread throughout the city, and more popping up all the time! But the excitement doesn’t end there: Conference co-host Mayor of London Sadiq Khan recently launched a groundbreaking city-wide strategy‍ to ensure that markets continue to bring diverse social, cultural, and economic benefits to all Londoners. To build on this momentum, the 10th International Public Markets Conference will focus on how markets can enhance…

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Green spaces and community assets: delivering long term stewardship for new developments

June 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Online

Beyond service charges to generative models for public and community space; sharing learnings and best practice. A free lunchtime webinar looking at alternative models for green open spaces and community assets. It will explore what are key considerations for collaborative approaches, what challenges and opportunities lie in community involvement, and key considerations for designing the governance and business models that can deliver long term stewardship of the ‘invisible structures’ in new developments See more information and sign up on our Eventbrite here…

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Housing Scotland – Annual Conference 2019

June 11 @ 10:00 am - June 12 @ 3:30 pm
Radisson Blu Hotel Glasgow 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8DL

Get ready to join colleagues from across Scotland and beyond to debate and discuss the challenges and opportunities confronting the social housing sector. Housing Scotland 2019 is one of Scotland’s highest profile housing conferences and providing chance to build skills, network, exchange new ideas and learn from each other as we show case future thinking and encourage delegates to imagine who our customers will be and what our homes and neighbourhoods will look like in 2040. With two days of…

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Co-op Congress 2019

June 21 @ 10:00 am - June 22 @ 5:00 pm
Mercure Manchester

Congress is the co-operative sector’s annual conference. A day when members and directors, activists and CEOs from co-operatives large and small come together. Our theme this year is Building Co-operative Places, focusing on the impact of co-ops on a world stage, from a UK-wide perspective, across regions, towns and cities and local communities. The packed two-day programme features international speakers from some of Europe's leading co-ops and Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham giving an update on his aim to create "the most co-operative place in the UK".…

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