TUC Digital events

Upcoming events

Past events

16 Jan 2019 – Innovation in unions: Lessons from Denmark – HK Lab Programme Leader Mathias Askholm told us us how HK built a major innovation programme and developed a culture of digital change across the union. 

23 Jan 2019 – Tech tools for organisersAction Network’s Brian Young gave a sneak preview of US unions’ major new organising toolkit, Action Builder, and talked about how it was co-operatively designed with unions, to make things easier for organisers. 

29 Jan 2019 – Creating Social Media Videos for UnionsAlterEco‘s Richard Roaf introduced the creative and technical skills needed to create a short social media video on your mobile phone.

7 Feb 2019 – Online to offline organising – OUR WalMart Director Dan Schlademan told us how they support local branches and campaigns with a ladder of online engagement.

12 Feb 2019 – Digital innovation: the Co-op approach – A workplace tour and presentation by Co-op Digital in Manchester, showing how they manage their extensive transformation work to improve member and customer experiences.

26 Feb 2019 – Digital transformation in unions – A strategy workshop to develop a first draft of a set of design principles for union digital transformation projects. Read more on the 8 principles here.

26 Apr 2019 – Welcoming new members to your union: Digital Lab workshop #1 – Many unions are working on modernising their online joining processes, and getting good results. But getting people to join is only the first stage. What happens next is just as important if we’re to keep them in membership longer term. How can we give new members a warm welcome to the union, and provide the information, services and opportunities they might need in the first weeks after becoming a member? Read the workshop report here.

29 Apr 2019 – #digitalunions meetup. Evening meetup for union digital officers, to hear the experiences and learnings from four different union digital projects.

15 May 2019 – How to make the most out of Facebook and Twitter
Webinar with the TUC digital comms team on how trade unionists can use features on social media to organise, network and campaign. 

May 23 2019 – Campaigning to win with digital: TUC Digital Lab workshop #2
How can we take advantage of digital to boost our unions’ ability to win campaigns? A Digital Lab practical workshop looking at how digital-first organisations approach campaigning, and where there are opportunities to take next steps in our unions.