Look what we have coming up for you.

For Tier 3
The five-month LG Accelerated Leadership Programme is designed for maximum transference of leadership learning through learning syndicate groups and participant/manager discussions.

Starting in the Manawatu/Taranaki Region on 9 March, the Southland/Otago Region on 28 March and the Canterbury Region on 15 May.

For PAs
Attend the Professional Administrators Forum to make an impact at your Council while balancing your busy life and achieving what matters to you – 23 March in Christchurch.

For CFOs and finance teams
Focus on the impact of technology, shared capability, infrastructure challenges, audit committees and developments in the regulatory and policy environment at the Civic Financial Services Strategic Finance Forum – 26-27 March in Christchurch. Over 120 professionals have registered so far.

For all
Celebrate outstanding projects and see how they can be applied at your Council by attending the Gala Dinner and the Marketplace MC'd by Oscar Kightley – 12 April in Auckland.

For CEs
Hear from a host of sector Chief Executives who are dealing with the unique demands of managing at the highest level in local government at the PricewaterhouseCoopers Chief Executives Forum – 12 April in Auckland.

For Tier 2
Explore current issues for senior leaders including how to influence and impact the sector at the Executive Leaders Masterclass – 12 April in Auckland, sharing some sessions with the Chief Executive Forum for networking.

For stormwater and wastewater professionals
We know climate change is happening and we know our stormwater and wastewater systems are particularly vulnerable. The Climate Change, Stormwater and Wastewater Systems Webinar presents findings from the Deep South National Science Challenge Impacts and Implications Programme – 9 May live, recording available afterward.

For Community Services and Facilities professionals
Attend the Community Services and Facilities Forum to connect with your peers on topical matters such as community based funding, enabling communities, multi-sports facilities and hubs, international best practice and growing services – 18 May in Wellington.

For HR professionals
The Future Workforce Forum is the only event where local government professionals from across New Zealand come together to share ideas and best practice around our sector’s future workforce – 7-8 June in Auckland. Topics include diversity, the living wage and shared services.

For those whose work is impacted by climate change
Learn about responding to the challenges of climate change in your community including sea level rise and managed retreat at the the Climate Change and Local Government Forum – 21-22 June in Wellington

Appointment Announcement
SOLGM's Executive has appointed David Ward, Chief Executive of Selwyn District Council as Chair of the Democracy and Governance Support Working Party. David’s appointment takes immediate effect. Working parties are formed from appointed experts to influence and support sector activities of national importance as a well contribute to our key work programmes.