East Midlands Branch Meeting

The next branch meeting in the East Midlands will take place on Friday 13 November 2015 at 10.30am at Loxley House, Nottingham. If you would like to attend or find out what’s going to be discussed contact Matthew Kane, East Midlands Regional Representative via email matthew.kane@ne-Derbyshire.gov.uk

Draft Conference 2015 Programme

The draft programme for the 2015 conference is now available.  Click here to access it: http://www.adso.co.uk/?page_id=2723 Places are still available so book soon or miss out.

ADSO Chairman and Vice-Chairman Elections 2015

ADSO Members will receive notification of the 2015 elections for the position of Chairman and Vice-Chairman on Monday 7 September 2015. Click here http://www.adso.co.uk/?page_id=3819  to login to the website and find out more:

ADSO Training Administrator Sought

The Association of Democratic Services Officers (ADSO) is looking for a person or organisation to provide administrative support for their very successful annual training programme. Click here to find out more: http://www.adso.co.uk/?page_id=21492

Local Democracy Maker Day

We believe in bringing together people who have an interest in local democracy – and who are up for the challenge of making it work better for all of us. We are Local Democracy Bytes and the wider #notwestminster gang. Our Maker Day is part of a new collaboration with LocalGov Digital Makers and Democracy … Continued

2015 ADSO New Members Offer

2015 Membership Offer – new members joining from 1 August until 31 October can benefit from up to 15 months membership for the price of 12 (including the full year 1 November 2015 – 31 October 2016.) To take advantage of this offer please complete the membership forms, either group or individual via this link: … Continued

Committee Administration Training Opportunities – South East Employers

The 2 day Advanced Committee Administration: Will take place on 21st and 22nd Oct 2015, at Camden Town Hall, Judd Street, London, WC1H 9JE. For more information, and to book your place, please follow the link below to our website. http://www.seemp.co.uk/index/eventsnet/eventscal.htm?eventid=35704&stdate The 4 day Intro to Committee Administration Course: Will take place on 9th & … Continued

Conference 2015 BOOKINGS NOW OPEN!

This year’s conference will again be held at Birmingham City Football Club. It will take place on 26th & 27th November and will follow a similar format to last year’s event – starting at lunchtime on the Thursday and including a conference dinner and Awards presentation on the Thursday evening. It will include a range of … Continued

ADSO Training Course – First Steps to Management

ADSO is pleased to be able to launch the first session in a potential series of sessions for new or aspiring managers working within Democratic Services. The First Steps to Management course is now open for bookings with sessions being held in London, Stafford and Warrington in September 2015. Click here to find out more … Continued

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