Upcoming Events

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

Service Users Engagement/Involvement workshop

In liaison with the Chairs network a workshop on Service User Engagement/Involvement in the work of Safeguarding Adults Boards has been set up.

BVSC, Birmingham, B5 6DR

Annual West Midlands Children's Services Peer Challenge

The third children's services peer challenge event involving all 14 local authorities in the region is taking place on the 21st October.

Colmore Gate, DeVere Venues, Birmingham, B3 2QD

Devolution: At the heart of communications

This event explores the crucial role communications will play in involving communities in the devolution conversation. Join colleagues at the forefront of communicating this agenda and the LGA to share thoughts and explore approaches.

Birmingham City Council

July 2015


Joint event for WMADASS, WMADCS and WMADPH

This event is for Directors of Adult Social Care, Children’s Services and Public Health, and is by invitation only.

Colmore Gate, De Vere Venues, Birmingham, B3 2QD