May
20
Fri
ADSO Webinar – The New Model Code of Conduct @ via GoTo Webinar
May 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This ADSO webinar will be presented by Paul Hoey from Hoey Ainscough, authors of the New Code.  It will look at some of the more complex and significant parts of the Code and supporting guidance and discuss how they might apply to members in meetings. In particular it will focus on the area of disrespect and bullying and the need to declare interests.

The webinar will be of particular interest to Officers who work with members and support them at meetings and in their everyday role and aims to inform attendees on:

– Understanding how to interpret key parts of the Code of Conduct

– Understanding the supporting guidance

– Considering the boundaries between robust challenge, disrespect and bullying

– Understanding the different types of interests that need to be declared

Paul Hoey is co-director at Hoey Ainscough Associates Ltd, which supports councils on standards. issues.  Since being set up in 2012 they have worked with 400 councils on training, investigation work and more detailed governance reviews.

To book, click on the following link:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6297938155073450508

Please note that you will need to be able to login in to GoTo webinar in order to access the webinars.  If you are logging in from your workplace, you will need to ensure that GoTo has not been blocked by your organisation.  Otherwise, you can log on from your mobile.

The webinar is sponsored Astech (CMIS) (https://cmis.uk/cmis/).  CMIS is a web-based meeting and governance management solution that facilitates paperless meetings and can manage the entire process of a meeting’s life cycle, helping businesses of all types and sizes streamline operations and facilitate decision-making. The solution is designed to help any organisation achieve tangible cost savings and reduce the time and effort required to report and explain decisions.

Jul
1
Fri
ADSO Webinar – Managing Hybrid meetings for DSOs @ via GoTo Webinar
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Booking details to follow.

Jul
5
Tue
South East Regional Meeting
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

For further information, please contact your regional reps as follows:

Eastern (Kent and Sussex)

Matthew Archer (Canterbury City Council)

Email: matthew.archer@canterbury.gov.uk

Western (Hampshire and Surrey)

Sally Prior (Test Valley Borough Council) and Kevin Greenhough (Hampshire County Council)

Email: SPrior@testvalley.gov.uk
Email: kevin.greenhough@hants.gov.uk

Oct
7
Fri
East Midlands Regional Meeting @ via Microsoft Teams
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Oct
18
Tue
South East Regional Meeting
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

For further information, please contact your regional reps as follows:

Eastern (Kent and Sussex)

Matthew Archer (Canterbury City Council)

Email: matthew.archer@canterbury.gov.uk

Western (Hampshire and Surrey)

Sally Prior (Test Valley Borough Council) and Kevin Greenhough (Hampshire County Council)

Email: SPrior@testvalley.gov.uk
Email: kevin.greenhough@hants.gov.uk

Nov
17
Thu
ADSO Annual Conference 2022 – Day 1
Nov 17 all-day

Full details to follow.

ADSO AGM @ To be confirmed
Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The time and location of the AGM is to be confirmed.

Nov
18
Fri
ADSO Annual Conference 2022 – Day 2
Nov 18 all-day

Full details to follow.