Upcoming Events

March 2016


Provision of information and advice online about social care choices - opportunities for creating and sharing content

This is a free event for social care managers who have responsibility for online information and advice services in West Midlands councils with responsibility for social care. 40 places available with at least one place reserved for each local authority.

Boilerhouse Studio, Birmingham B5 5NR

February 2016


Interesting Times - West Midlands Social Services Assistant Director Networking Event

The West Midlands ADASS are inviting colleagues from within their organisations and other Sectors to progress solutions to our unprecedented challenges.

Impact Hub Birmingham - 58 Oxford Street, Birmingham, B5 5NR

January 2016


Supporting Children’s Services Improvement in the West Midlands

This event sponsored by the LGA is designed for all members involved and interested in children’s services in the West Midlands.

Colmore Gate, DeVere Venues, Birmingham, B3 2QD

Living and Ageing Well Workshop

This conference will be of interest to all working across the health and social care system including Local Government, Social Services, the NHS and the community and voluntary sector.

BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

December 2015


IEWM 5th Annual Conference

For the fifth year running, this major event for local government, the wider public sector and their partners is focused on showcasing innovation in public services reform and providing a forum to debate and challenge the key issues of the day.

The ICC, Birmingham, B1 2EA

November 2015


Commissioning for Better Outcomes Adults Peer Challenge Training

The Local Government Association is holding two new training sessions for those interested in becoming an LGA Adults Peer to take part in adult social care peer challenges primarily focusing on commissioning.

central Birmingham, venue to be confirmed

WM ADCS Conference

This year’s conference will focus on joining up to work more collaboratively across systems. Aimed at: Directors of Children’s Services their assistant Directors and Heads of Service (2nd and 3rd Tier Officers)

Colmore Gate

Making Care and Health Personal

This interactive event aims to showcase best practice initiatives from across the region and more widely in order to inspire networking and further collaboration in this area.

Colmore Gate, DeVere Venues, Birmingham, B3 2QD

Commissioning Academy for Elected Members

Commissioning Academy for Elected Members is to be held at Warwick University in November 2015 and February 2016.

Warwick Conference Centre, Coventry

October 2015


Learning Event on Adoption

This event is an opportunity to look at the key messages and insights from new piece of research and consider the implications for professional practice.

Trentham & Rudyard Suite, Staffordshire Place one, Stafford, ST16 2LP