Liberation Conference 2020 Agenda

NUS Liberation Conference 2020 AgendaDownload an accessible copy of the agenda here.

Tuesday 26 May – Elections

 

09:00 

Welcome and opening address

09:00 - 17:00

Last chance to vote
•    Watch the online candidate hustings for Vice President Liberation and Equality
•    View election speeches for VP Liberation and Campaign Committee candidates
•    Read candidate manifestos for all candidates
•    Follow the candidates on social media

17:00

Close of Polls – VP Liberation and Equality

Polls will close in the afternoon allowing enough time for delegates to hear speeches and cast votes. Delegates should ensure they are able to vote (i.e. that we hold the right email address to send them a link to vote) and any problems reported 24 hours before close of polls to membership@nus.org.uk

09:00  -17:00

Virtual Information Point

A virtual information point will be available over skype all day (9.00am – 5.00pm) for any queries. This will be monitored by staff and Steering Committee members. You can also send enquiries to membership@nus.org.uk

 

Wednesday 27 May – Conference Policy Discussions

 

09:00  - 19:30

☕ Coffee Morning

Join our virtual coffee room which gives delegates a social space to relax, chat and connect with each other before day 2 begins. This coffee room will be open until 7:30pm for delegates to take their lunch and/or breaks there. There will be scheduled group activities for delegates to participate in. Copy and paste the following link to enter the room: https://meet.lync.com/nusservicesltd/ricky.chotai/JWYVTHV9 

09:30

Election result announcement

The Deputy Returning Officer will announce the results of the elections for NUS Vice President Liberation and Equality

09:45

Liberation policy voting

We’ll publish videos on each of the three cross-Liberation policy proposals, including summaries and speeches for and against plus a participation guide.

10:00 - 11:20

Black Students’ Caucus

Caucus space for delegates who identify as *Black to discuss the top three priorities of the campaign, voted in by delegates.

11:20 - 11:30

 

Break

 

11:30 - 12:50

Disabled Students’ Caucus

Caucus spaces for delegates who identify as disabled to discuss the top three priorities of the campaign, voted in by delegates.

12:50 - 13:50

 

Lunch 🍽️

 

13:50 - 15:10

LGBT+ Students’ Caucus

Caucus spaces for delegates who identify as LGBT+ to discuss the top three priorities of the campaign, voted in by delegates.

15:10 - 15:20

 

Break

 

15:20 - 16:40

Trans Students’ Caucus

Caucus spaces for delegates who identify as Trans* to discuss the top three priorities of the campaign, voted in by delegates.

16:40 - 16:50

 

Break

 

16:50 - 18:10

Women Students’ Caucus

Caucus spaces for delegates who identify as women to discuss the top three priorities of the campaign, voted in by delegates.

18:20 - 19:20

Liberation Conference online party/quiz 🎉

Liberation Conference has officially ended, and the fun continues! Join us for an after conference for a conference quiz and socialing with delegates.

09:00 - 17:00

Virtual Information Point

A virtual information point will be available over skype all day (9.00am – 5.00pm) for any queries. This will be monitored by staff and Steering Committee members. You can also send enquiries to membership@nus.org.uk

 

Monday 1 June – Close of Polls

 

12:00

Close of Polls

Close of polls for Campaign Committee and Steering elections plus policy voting. Delegates should ensure they are able to vote (i.e. that we hold the right email address to send them a link to vote) and any problems reported 24 hours before close of polls to membership@nus.org.uk

13:00

Publication of results

The results of the policy and campaign and steering elections will be announced.

13:30

Conference is closed

 

*Black is the political campaign term which represents delegates of African, Asian, Arab and Caribbean heritage. The NUS Black students campaign uses this term.