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Supporting Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 June  |  SEC, Glasgow  |  #SCVOGathering

Programme of events Day 1   Day 2

The Gathering 2022 took place on 15 and 16 June. For reference, you'll find the details of the programme of events here

Wednesday, 08:00

Wednesday, 09:30

The launch of Scotland's volunteering action plan

Volunteer Scotland Lomond suite 09:30-12:15 Conference Policy & influencing Volunteering Download available

CLD Standards Council: professional induction programme launch

CLD Standards Council Scotland Alsh 1 09:30-10:30 Conference HR & employment Learning & development Downloads available

Risk management - what you need to know to help protect your organisation

Keegan & Pennykid (Insurance Brokers) Ltd Alsh 2 09:30-10:30 Conference Governance Law & legal Download available

Revitalisers of the lost trusts

Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) Boisdale 1 09:30-10:30 Conference Funding & fundraising Download available

Making sense of climate change

Forth Valley Sensory Centre Boisdale 2 09:30-10:30 Conference Environment Equality, diversity & human rights

The role of funders in a wellbeing economy

Foundation Scotland Dochart suite 09:30-10:30 Conference Economy Funding & fundraising Policy & influencing Wellbeing Download available

Meet the ICO

Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) /SCVO M4 09:30-10:30 Conference Comms & marketing Governance Law & legal Download available

Wednesday, 11:00

Service design for innovation

Scottish Digital and Service Design Academies Alsh 1 11:00-12:00 Conference Digital Learning & development Downloads available

The changing face of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Boisdale 2 11:00-12:00 Conference Comms & marketing Funding & fundraising Downloads available

Children's rights-based funding approaches

Cattanach, Children's Parliament, Corra Foundation, BBC Children in Need and Together Scotland M2 11:00-12:00 Conference Equality, diversity & human rights Funding & fundraising Youth Download available

What does a human rights and equalities first approach look like?

THRE - Third Sector Human Rights and Equalities M3 11:00-12:00 Conference Equality, diversity & human rights Leadership Learning & development Download available

Self-regulation of fundraising in Scotland

Scottish Fundraising Adjudication Panel M4 11:00-12:00 Conference Funding & fundraising Download available

Wednesday, 13:00

Wednesday, 14:00

Employment law update

SCVO Alsh 1 14:00-15:00 Conference HR & employment Law & legal

Closer to home - preventing homelessness where it starts

Glasgow Alliance to End Homelessness and Homeless Network Scotland Alsh 2 14:00-15:00 Conference Housing & homelessness Families and communities Download available

Cathedrals of the people

Blue Triangle Boisdale 2 14:00-15:00 Conference Policy & influencing Families and communities

Rethinking business partnerships and employee volunteering in 2022 and beyond

Social Good Connect Dochart suite 14:00-15:00 Conference Funding & fundraising Volunteering Download available

Developing age-friendly communities in Scotland

Scottish Older People's Assembly M3 14:00-15:00 Conference Policy & influencing Families and communities Download available

Wednesday, 15:30

The month of community – How the third sector and communities are preventing loneliness

Eden Project Communities in partnership with Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland and Befriending Networks Lomond suite 15:30-16:30 Conference Health & social care Wellbeing Families and communities

How to improve volunteer engagement & retention

Volunteero Alsh 1 15:30-16:30 Conference Comms & marketing Volunteering Download available

How to respond to the climate crisis

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Boisdale 1 15:30-16:30 Conference Environment Learning & development Downloads available

Towards healthier, wealthier, happier communities

ASH Scotland Boisdale 2 15:30-16:30 Conference Poverty Wellbeing Families and communities Downloads available

Reserves - how to build a resilient sector

Scotland Funders Forum Carron suite 15:30-16:30 Conference Economy Funding & fundraising Governance Downloads available

Exploring effective leadership in challenging times

Cranfield Trust Dochart suite 15:30-16:30 Conference Leadership Downloads available

Boosting skills boosts performance

The Charity Learning Consortium M2 15:30-16:30 Conference Learning & development

Community commissioning in action: learning by doing in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Third Sector Interface led by EVOC (Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations’ Council) M3 15:30-16:30 Conference Evaluation & impact Policy & influencing Wellbeing Families and communities Download available

Wednesday, 18:00

Scottish Charity Awards 2022

SCVO Crowne Plaza Glasgow 18:00-23:30 Awards ceremony Comms & marketing

Thursday, 09:30

Meet the charity regulator

Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) Alsh 2 09:30-10:30 Conference Governance Law & legal Download available

Managing digital change in the remote landscape

SCVO and Third Sector Lab Boisdale 1 09:30-10:30 Conference Digital Downloads available

The three brains: managing relationships, conflict and the mind-body connection

Cyrenians - Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution Boisdale 2 09:30-10:30 Conference Youth Wellbeing Download available

Development of a digital safeguarding resource for charities

Zurich Insurance Dochart suite 09:30-10:30 Conference Digital Governance

Adapting to change at pace - what we learned during Covid-19

NHS Charities Together, Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation M2 09:30-10:30 Conference Funding & fundraising Health & social care Policy & influencing Download available

Social enterprise stories - graphic novel launch

Magic Torch Comics CIC / Glasgow Caledonian University M4 09:30-10:30 Conference Comms & marketing Evaluation & impact Learning & development

Thursday, 11:00

In conversation with the UK government

SCVO Lomond suite 11:00-12:00 Conference Policy & influencing

Trustees and fundraising

Chartered Institute of Fundraising Alsh 2 11:00-12:00 Conference Funding & fundraising Governance Law & legal

Mental health hacks

Our Childrens Trust Boisdale 2 11:00-12:00 Conference Health & social care Youth Wellbeing

Restorative justice in cases of sexual harm

Thriving Survivors, Midlothian Council & Community Justice Scotland Carron suite 11:00-12:00 Conference Equality, diversity & human rights Law & legal Policy & influencing

Demystifying responsible investment

Rathbones (Rathbone Investment Management) M3 11:00-12:00 Conference Economy Funding & fundraising Governance

Thursday, 12:30

The importance of sleep

Sleep Scotland M2 12:30-13:30 Conference Health & social care Wellbeing Download available

Paths for All Heath Walk

Paths for All The SEC 12:30-13:10 Conference

Thursday, 14:00

Conversations for change

Scottish Recovery Network Lomond suite 14:00-15:00 Conference Evaluation & impact Health & social care Policy & influencing

Overview of National Lottery Community Fund Scotland

The National Lottery Community Fund Alsh 1 14:00-15:00 Conference Funding & fundraising Download available

Bitesize legal, accounts & investments update: the 60 minute essentials

abrdn, Turcan Connell & Saffery Champness Boisdale 1 14:00-15:00 Conference Governance Law & legal

People & safety services - ask the expert

GCVS Boisdale 2 14:00-15:00 Conference HR & employment

Towards a wellbeing and sustainable development bill in Scotland

Scotland's International Development Alliance Carron suite 14:00-15:00 Conference Policy & influencing Wellbeing Download available

Casework deep dive

Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) Dochart suite 14:00-15:00 Conference Governance Download available

What can you do to minimise cyber risks to your organisation?

Keegan & Pennykid (Insurance Brokers) Ltd M3 14:00-15:00 Conference Digital Governance Download available

Thursday, 15:30

Help shape The National Lottery Community Fund’s new Scotland portfolio

The National Lottery Community Fund Lomond suite 15:30-16:30 Conference Funding & fundraising Download available

Let's talk digital champions

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) Alsh 1 15:30-16:30 Conference Digital

Good governance at the Gathering

SCVO Alsh 2 15:30-16:30 Conference Governance Download available

An introduction to charity investment

Tilney, Smith & Williamson (soon to be Evelyn Partners) Boisdale 1 15:30-16:30 Conference Economy Funding & fundraising Governance Download available

How the law can help your charity?

Bannatyne Kirkwood France, solicitors Boisdale 2 15:30-16:30 Conference Governance Law & legal

How leading is like child play

Social Enterprise Academy Carron suite 15:30-16:30 Conference Leadership Learning & development

Reviewing Scotland's National Performance Framework (NPF)

Scottish Government Dochart suite 15:30-16:30 Conference Policy & influencing Download available

Becoming an independent examiner: why, who and how

Association of Charity Independent Examiners M3 15:30-16:30 Conference Funding & fundraising Governance

The Gathering 2022 was sponsored by

CCLA
Keegan & Pennykid
OSCR

Supported by Glasgow City Council

Glasgow Convention Bureau