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Conference programme

Here's the order of business for the formal business of Accord's conference

Thursday 18th April

Timing

Activity

08:30 – 09:30

Arrival and registration

09:30 – 10:00

Conference opens:

  • Neil Magill, President opens conference
  • Ged Nichols, General Secretary opening address
  • Krisna Lakhani, Conference Liaison Officer
  • Karen Morgan, Standing Orders Committee

10:00 – 12:45

Session 1

  • Motions
  • Guest speaker: Sharon Doherty, Chief People & Places Officer, Lloyds Banking Group

12:45 – 14:15

Lunch

14:15 – 17:30

Session 2

  • Guest speaker: Paul Nowak, General Secretary, TUC
  • Motions
  • Guest speaker: Roz Foyer, General Secretary, STUC

Friday 19th April

Timing

Activity

09:30 – 12:00

Session 3

  • Motions
  • Guest speaker: Robin Bulloch, Chief Executive, TSB

12:00 – 12:30

Conference closing speeches

  • Neil Magill, President
  • Carol Knowles, President 2024-26
  • Ged Nichols, General Secretary
  • Union song