28th October 2017

@ TUC Offices, 47 Summer Lane, Birmingham B19 3TH  11 am, with registration from 10.30 am. 

The conference is a great opportunity to network with other unions, to discuss and debate equality issues you face in the world of work and in society. It will also be an opportunity to hear from some of the country’s leading equalities activists and politicians. Full agenda finalised

third annual Equalities Conference of the TUC in the Midlands

10.30 – 11.00   Registration, Tea & Coffee

11.00 – 11.10   Kate Hudson, CWU Regional Secretary & TUC Midlands Vice Chair: Welcome

11.10 – 11.15   Yvonne Washbourne and Angela Gilraine, Joint Chairs: Outline of Conference

11.15 – 11.30   Eleanor Smith MP

11.30 – 11.45   Peter Purton, Former TUC Policy Officer for LGBT & Disability and LGBT lifelong activist

11.45 – 12.00   Jess Phillips MP

12.00 – 12.10   Kathryn Salt – Midlands TUC Regional Women’s Committee Presentation

12.10 – 12.20   Jaime Monsma – Midlands TUC Young Members Event

12.20 – 12.40   Frances Ryan, Guardian columnist & disability activist

12.40 – 13.30   Nigel Bromage, Exit UK: Supporting people who want to get out of Far Right Extremism

13.30               Networking Lunch

 

To book your place at this event please register at:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuc-midlands-equalities-conference-tickets-38538726368