EVENTS

Power & Civil Society. Session part of Unlikely Suspects Festival, June 2017.

The Inquiry is hosting a series of events and workshops across England during 2017-8. In parallel, a series of Civil Society Futures Conversations will be unfolding; they are independently hosted events based on an open-source format and bring together communities of practice or interest to cover a variety of topics which matter to the convenors.

Civil Society Futures events

Type Date Location Host Topic
Conversation tbc tbc Kai Adams Future role of the ecosystem around the civil society sector – lawyers, auditors, recruiters
Conversation tbc London London Funders The Way Ahead
Conversation tbc tbc Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Role of arts organisations in civil society
Conversation tbc London House of St Barnabas tbc
Conversation tbc Bristol University of the West of England tbc
Conversation tbc Thurrock Thurrock CVS Local conversations
Conversation tbc Cumbria Cumbria Council for Voluntary Service Local conversations
Conversation tbc Leeds Together for Peace tbc
Conversation tbc London British Youth Council tbc
Conversation tbc Leicester Voluntary Action Leicestershire tbc
Conversation tbc Southampton Southampton Voluntary Servcies tbc

Past Civil Society Futures events
  • » Playback: A business perspective on Civil Society

    1st August 2017 – What do business leaders think about the future of civil society? The basics: Who?  Pioneer business partners from the Forum for the Future network, including representatives form Unilever, Boots, Kingfisher, Marks & Spencers, Innovate UK, Crown Estate Where?  Elmley Nature Reserve, Kent  When?  18th Jul 2017 Why?  Part of an annual ‘away day’ with this group who … Read more»

     
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  • » Playback: Marks Gate

    29th June 2017 – Civil Society Futures Marks Gate workshop The basics: Who? Active citizens of Marks Gate, Barking and Dagenham What? Discussing the future of Marks Gate, and the forces shaping it Where? St Marks Church, Barking. When? 6:30pm, 27th June, 2017 Why?  This was part of Goldsmith’s research Insights: (what stood out for you?) It was clear … Read more»

     
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  • » Peckham: Playback

    31st May 2017 – Civil Society Futures Peckham workshop The basics: Who? Active citizens of Peckham What? Discussing the future of Peckham, and the forces shaping it Where? All Saints Church, Peckham When? 6:30pm, 23rd May, 2017 Why?  This was part of Goldsmith’s research Insights: (what stood out for you?) It was clear that people in the workshop had … Read more»

     
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    Type Date Location Host Topic
    Lunchtime session 30th January NCVO offices Civil Society Futures Inquiry NCVO staff session
    Panel session March Birmingham Civil Society Futures Inquiry First panel meeting
    Conversation 2nd May Skip Garden, Kings Cross Civil Society Futures Inquiry Danish Civil Society Field trip
    Lunchtime session 8th May Charity Commision office Civil Society Futures Inquiry Charity Commision lunchtime session
    Workshop 23rd May Peckham Civil Society Futures Inquiry Community Workshop
    Conversation 5th June Forum for the Future office Forum for the Future Forum for the Future staff
    Conversation 9th June Barrow Cadbury, London Civil Society Futures Inquiry Inquiry funders
    Panel session 13th June Nottingham Civil Society Futures Inquiry Panel meeting
    Workshop 13th June Mansfield Civil Society Futures Inquiry Community workshop
    Conversation 16th June Barbican Civil Society Futures Inquiry Unsual Suspects Festival
    Conversation 19th June Forum for the Future office Forum for the Future Forum staff
    Conversation 20th June NCVO Kings Cross Civil Society Futures Inquiry CEOs of large charities/voluntary groups
    Conversation 6th July Somerset House Cassie Robinson, Dot Everyone Digital civil society stakeholders – MySociety, Coopdigital, Dot Everyone
    Workshop 27th June St Marks Gate Civil Society Futures Inquiry Community workshop
    Conversation 12th July Interface office Civil Society Futures Inquiry Funders staff session
    Lunchtime session 17th July The Library, London Civil Society Futures Inquiry Self identified change makers
    Conversation 18th July Elmley Nature Reserve Civil Society Futures Inquiry Forum Pioneer business partners
    Lunchtime session 31st July London Youth Network Civil Society Futures Inquiry London Youth Network
    Conversation 16th August Liverpool Student Volunteering Network Future of student volunteering
    Workshop 22nd August Shirebrook Civil Society Futures Inquiry Community workshop
    Conversation 25th August Milton Keynes Community Action MK The future of civil society in Milton Keynes
    Conversation 1st September Milton Keynes Community Action MK The future of civil society in Milton Keynes
    Conversation 4th September London Danny Sriskandarajah Global perspective on civil society
    Keynote 5th September Oldham Your Oldham Festival EPIC (Engaging People, Inspiring Conversations) Public Services talk with Julia Unwin (Chair of Civil Society Futures)
    Conversation 6th September Milton Keynes Community Action MK The future of civil society in Milton Keynes
    Keyote and debate 6th September Oldham Co-operative Councils’ Innovation Network Civil Society Futures keynote – Asif Afridi (Inqiury panel member) and a debate chaired by Carolyn Wilkins (Inqiury panel member)
    Conversation 7th September London Cassie Robinson, Dot Everyone Tools for a digital civil society 2/3
    Conversation 7th September Southampton Southamptoon CVS How can local and national civil society organisations work most effectively in places?
    Conversation 9th September Leicester Leicestershire VCS
    Conversation 13th September London Social Innovation Exchange, Seoul Metropolitan Government International perspective on civil society
    Workshop 21st September Oldham Civil Society Futures Inquiry Community workshop
    Conversation 21st September Plymouth Plymouth Octopus Project (POP+) How can VCS’ inspire change for sustainability at a city level?
    Conversation 25th September London Caroline Ellis How can civil society tackle economic inequality and social inequalities (related to identity of one form or other) in an integrated way and in a way that doesn’t increase divisions between different communities and parts of society? 1/2
    Conversation 3rd October London Karen Morton What is the future of different types of value exchange in civil society?
    Conversation 4th October London Danny Sriskandarajah Future of grant making
    Workshop 5th October Newcastle Civil Society Futures Inquiry Community workshop
    Workshop 6th October Southshields Civil Society Futures Inquiry Community workshop
    Lunchtime session 10th October London Comic Relief The role of Comic Relief in Civil Society
    Conversation 12th October London Barrow Carbury Trust What is the emerging direction of travel for the criminal justice sector and how is this affecting civil society when working in this area?
    Keynote 18th October Bristol Business West Keynote: Civil Society and the Future of Cities
    Conversation 24th October Winchester The Blagrave Trust What is the future of the youth organisations and how might we tackle the changes needed from a place-based angle? Interactive session with Rhiannon White (Inquiry Panel member)
    Conversation 24th October Southwark, London Community Southwark A Southwark Conversation
    Conversation 24th October Cambridge / London (tbc) Centre for Science and Policy – University of Cambridge tbc
    Conversation 26th October Liverpool Charity Law & Policy Unit
    University of Liverpool School of Law & Social Justice
    The Future of English Charity Law and Regulation: Is the English model of charity and its regulatory framework fit for purpose for the future?
    Keynote 26th October Liverpool Charity Law & Policy Unit
    University of Liverpool School of Law & Social Justice
    Julia Unwin: The world is changing, civil society is changing : is charity law fit for purpose?
    Conversation 30th October London Caroline Ellis How can civil society tackle economic inequality and social inequalities (related to identity of one form or other) in an integrated way and in a way that doesn’t increase divisions between different communities and parts of society? 2/2
    Roundtable 30th October London Community Resources Building on community – the power of relationships



    16th January 2017