Agenda: Winter Conference 2017

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Check out the agenda for our Winter Conference! It’ll be 9-10 December in Liverpool – for more info and to register, see here.

Friday 8 Dec

14:00-18:00 – NSS Boycott open meeting (a separate event from the conference – info here)

19:00 – Social


Saturday 9 Dec

10:00-10:30 – Registration

10:30-11:30 – Plenary – “After the demo: What next in the fight for free education?”

11:30-12:15 – Liberation caucus: Black

12:15-13:00 – Lunch

13:00-14:00 – Workshop slot 1

  • Fighting cuts, casualisation and outsourcing
  • The battle against borders
  • What’s up with HE policy?

14:00-14:45 – Liberation caucus: Disabled

14:45-15:00 – Access break

15:00-16:00 – Workshop slot 2

  • Local free education organising
  • The fight against fascism
  • What does a democratic SU look like?

16:00-16:45 – Liberation caucus: LGBT+

16:45-17:00 – Access break

17:00-18:00 – Workshop slot 3

  • The student movement and trans liberation
  • Making use of student media
  • Mental health campaigns

18:00-19:30 – Plenary – “Where we’ve come from: the history of NCAFC and the student movement”

19:30 – Close, dinner and social


Sunday 10 Dec

09:30-10:00 – Conference breakfast!

10:00-11:00 – Plenary – “Is free speech under threat on campus?”

11:00-11:45 – Liberation caucus: Women and Non-Binary

11:45-12:05 – Section caucus: International students

12:05-12:50 – Lunch

12:50-14:20 – Motions debate

14:20-14:25 – Access break

14:25-15:55 – Motions debate

15:55-16:00 – Access break

16:00 -16:20 – Region meetings

16:20-16:40 – Section caucuses

  • Further Education & schools
  • Postgrads & education workers

16:40-17:20 – National Committee Hustings

17:20-17:30 – Closing plenary

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