National Conference 2015 – schedule announced!

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Schedule
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Friday 4 Dec

20:00 – Film: TBC (& pizza!)

Saturday 5 Dec

10:00 – Registration
10:30 – Plenary session: “The Fight for Education is Global”
11:10 – break
11:20 – Workshop Session A
1) Organising in FE: how to build a mass movement against the 1.6 billion cuts
2) So, your activist group has shrunk? How to reboot it and organise in HE
3) Organising nationally: Reflecting on NCAFC’s work over the past year
4) Rethinking Labour: organising for free education inside the Labour party
12:20 – Liberation caucus: Black
13:05 – Lunch
13:45 – Workshop Session B
1) What would a comprehensive university look like?
2) How can we reverse the cuts to maintenance grants and DSA?
3) What does it mean to demand ‘No Borders’?
4) Socialising the Student Strike
14:45 – break
15:00 – Liberation caucus: LGBTQ
15:45 – Workshop Session C
1) The Green Paper in detail
2) Building the Student Strike
3) Creative campaigning: get inspired!
4) Students for the NHS: Fighting junior doctor contract changes and bursary cuts!
16:45 – break
16:55 – Liberation caucus: Disabled
17:40 – break
17:50 – Plenary session: “Fighting the Green Paper”
19:15 – Regional and National caucuses
20:00 – close

Evening: Social!

Sunday 6 Dec

09:45 – Registration
10:00 – Plenary session: “COP21 and Climate justice”
10:30 – Liberation caucus: Women
11:15 – break
11:30 – Democratic Session A
Safer Spaces Committee elections
Motions debate
12:45 – Lunch
13:15 – Democratic Session B
14:30 – break
14:45 – Democratic Session C
15:45 – break
16:00 – Democratic Session D
National Committee elections
16:45 – Plenary session: Closing remarks
17:30 – conference close

Monday 7 Dec

09:30 – National Committee Meeting (open to all members)
13:00 – Lunch
13:45 – National Committee Meeting continued
15:30 – close

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