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UCU Congress 2018

Wednesday 30 May - Friday 1 June 2018

UCU Congress 2018 was held in Manchester.


Timetable

*Indicates business, or part therof, taken at a one day special congress.

Wednesday 30 May, 09:30-18:00: Congress

09:30-10:00   Opening business, including:
Welcome and address from Joanna de Groot, President
Appointment of tellers
Adoption of the report of the Congress Business Committee
Adoption of minutes of Congress 27-29 May 2017

10:00-11:15   Private session: Discussion and adoption (motion 1) of the report of the Commission on Effective Industrial Action (paper UCU/860)

11:15-12:00   Private session: Section 1: Business of the strategy and finance committee to be taken in private session (motions 2-11; session continues 14:15)*

12:00-12:30   Private session: Section 2: rule changes to be taken in private session (motions 12-18)*

12:30-14:00   Lunch (from 12:30) and fringe meetings (13:00-14:00)

14:00-14:15   Address by Sally Hunt, General Secretary

14:15-15:00   Private session: Debate of remaining motions from section 1: Business of the strategy and finance committee to be taken in private session (motions 2-11 continued)*

15:00-16:30 Section 3: Business of the equality committee (motions 19-32)*

16:30-18:00 Section 4: Business of the strategy and finance committee to be taken in open session (motions 33-48)*

18:00  Close of first day of Congress business

Thursday 31 May

09:00-18:00 Further Education Sector Conference

09:00-18:30 Higher Education Sector Conference

Lunch and fringe meetings 12:30-14:00.

Friday 1 June

09:00-09:30   Section 5: Business of the Education Committee (motions 49-50)*

09:30-12:00   Section 6: Business of the recruitment, organising and campaigning committee (motions 51-70; session continues at 13:00)*

12:00-13:00   Lunch

13:00-14:45   Debate of remaining motions from section 6: Business of the recruitment, organising and campaigning committee (motions 51-70 continued)*

14:45-15:00   Closing business, including:
Election results
Introduction of incoming President, Vicky Knight
Closing remarks

15:00  Close of Congress 2018


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Last updated: 29 October 2019