As well as the annual conference, ALDinHE hosts several one-day events, known as Regional Symposia, throughout the year. These encourage the development of local communities and networks of practice, offer the opportunity to present on emerging work and provide hosts with the support necessary for them to gain experience in organising external events. Regional networking will remain one focus for this group, but the 2020 experience has demonstrated that there is both demand and capacity for national events delivered online. Therefore this group will be building upon the great success of the LD@3 workshop series developed by the Conference Committee and offering similar events throughout the year.
The new Events Working Group will also collaborate with other ALDinHE groups to offer developmental and networking opportunities for all members of the Learning Development community by bringing together groups of people with shared interests or priorities.
We are currently looking for new members who are keen on becoming more involved in developing the LD community’s events programme.
We are looking for people skilled in organisation, marketing or networking and who have the finger on the pulse of evolving issues in LD.
Broadly, responsibilities will include working with host institutions supporting them with the planning, organisation and evaluation of a half-day or one-day events which will be hosted either online or face to face.
The initial tasks will be to:
- Establish Terms of Reference for the working group
- Identify new hosts for future events
- Draw up a list principles for hosting events
If you are interested in joining this group, please contact email@example.com