Training calendar


03 Mar/21
Webinar – Getting Connect ready for polling day – Weds 3 March 2021

12.30pm and repeated again at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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04 Mar/21
South East Region local election agents’ briefing – Thurs 4 March 2021

South East Region local election agents' briefing
Thursday 4 March 2021
7pm

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05 Mar/21
Using Connect on Polling Day – Fri 5 March 2021

12.30pm and repeated again at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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10 Mar/21
Webinar – Get out the vote – Postal Votes – Weds 10 March 2021

12.30pm and repeated again at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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17 Mar/21
Webinar – Resilience & Campaigning – Weds 17 March 2021

12.30pm and repeated again at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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24 Mar/21
Webinar – How to fill in your nomination papers – Weds 24 March 2021

12.30pm and repeated again at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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31 Mar/21
Webinar – Your nomination papers – Weds 31 March 2021

12.30pm and repeated again at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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07 Apr/21
Webinar – Campaign Q&A – Weds 7 April 2021

12.30pm and repeated again at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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21 Apr/21
Webinar – Emails in the Last Week – Weds 21 April 2021

12.30pm and repeated again at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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28 Apr/21
Webinar – Build your Shuttleworth – Weds 28 April

12.30pm and repeated again at 5pm. All Liberal Democrat members welcome. Free.

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Training types


Key Events

Kickstart Weekends

Kickstart is our highly regarded residential campaign training weekend. Come along to get professional advice, training and bespoke mentoring for your team from experienced Liberal Democrat campaigners and councillors. The weekend caters for everyone; whatever your role in a campaign, and regardless of your experience. Find out more.

Councillors Weekend

Come along to improve your skills in your important Liberal Democrat councillor/campaigner roles. Enjoy a packed programme of training sessions, speakers and discussions and meet with fellow councillors from across the country. Training includes how to be an effective ward councillor, organising your casework, political influencing and much more. Find out more.

Party Conferences

We provide training for campaigners, candidates and councillors at each of the party’s conferences – Federal (Spring and Autumn), Welsh and Scottish – alongside exhibiting and running fringe events. We publish details in advance of each conference via our website and weekly emails.

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Motivate Training Days

We run free virtual Motivate Training Days on Saturdays, 9.30am – 2pm, featuring campaign training and bespoke support. All Lib Dem members are welcome; you don’t have to be an ALDC member. You need to register to attend. Once registered, we will email you a link to join the meeting which we host online via Zoom. In non-pandemic times, Motivates are physical events held across Britain.

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Webinars

We run multiple free webinars each week covering topics such as agents and local party officers, Affinity Publisher and Connect. We also run webinars specially designed for Lib Dems based in Scotland and Wales. Sessions last about 45 minutes and they start at 12.30pm or 5pm. All Lib Dem members are welcome; you don’t have to be an ALDC member. You need to register to attend. Once registered, we will email you a link to join the meeting which we host online via Zoom.

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Specialist Training Days

In non-Covid times, we deliver day-long training events across the country focussing on a specialist topic such as Affinity Publisher, Agent Training, ALDC Artworker, or Connect. A lot of these topics are covered in our weekly bitesize webinars (we’re running three sets a week at present).

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