Councillor Camp is coming! Councillor Camp will be a free day-long event held on Saturday 12th January at Facebook’s new Central London headquarters (fancy huh?). The idea of holding an event around digital and social stuff with local politicians has been bounced around here at FutureGov HQ many times in recent years. [...]
Wolverhampton makes things, and makes things happen. This industrial revolution powerhouse still has a thriving engineering and creative sector, is birthplace to the traffic light, Slade , Beverly Knight and Goldie. The city produces parts for the aerospace industry, without which every plane in the air worldwide would fall from the sky. Despite that, the [...]
The Next Generation leadership programme was devised by the Leadership Centre
Last Sunday, we held our first ever meeting at a party political conference. Local, Social, Digital hit Birmingham for the Liberal Democrat conference, and despite running up against a meeting where Hugh Grant was speaking, the room was packed out and the energy was buzzing. We started off the meeting by showing everyone this short [...]
Tomorrow marks the first of our 3 Local Social Digital fringe events at the 2011 Party Conferences. The internet has had a huge impact on the way we live our lives, but have politicians and others responsible for delivering public services made the most of this? At our Local Social Digital sessions our speakers and audience members [...]
You can sign up to the event here or by visiting our Facebook event page. We kick off the first of our three Local, Social, Digital fringe meetings in Birmingham this Sunday at the Liberal Democrat Conference. We’re hoping to get an enthusiastic reception from a party where politicians have already embraced social media. Liberal Democrat MPs [...]
FutureGov make our first outing onto on the fringe with our Local, Social, Digital series of events.
It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the world of Local Government, particularly with news on bringing the Localism agenda into reality. Here’s a quick round up of the news, comments and posts on the hot topics that have caught our eye over the last few days.
Open Public Services White Paper
David Cameron launched this [...]
This article was first published in last week’s Local Government Chronicle (in print and online) along with articles on the recent Local by Social Midlands event we supported LGID to run with Coventry City Council as well as the thoughts of Martin Reeves, Chief Executive at Coventry. The times they are a-changin’. Social media and [...]
“ImaginaCity” Open Cities Panel, PDF Europe October 2010 View more presentations from Dominic Campbell. Yesterday I presented on the Open Cities, Smarter Cities panel at Personal Democracy Forum Europe in Barcelona (listen to the audio from the session here). It was probably the first time I’ve had the opportunity at an event like this to [...]