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LGBT+ members' conference

Annual meeting for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members of UCU, taking place during the annual UCU equality conference.

Diary date The annual equality groups conference 2019 will be held in Birmingham at the Conference Aston from Thursday 21 November - 23 November 2019.

The LGBT+ members' conference will be on Saturday 23 November from 09:30 -13:00.



Branches/local associations are invited to submit up to three appropriate motions relevant to LGBT+ members. Motions must have been approved either  by a quorate general meeting, or by a properly constituted meeting of LGBT+ members.

Deadline for motions: Thursday 31 October


Nominees to this committee must be in good membership standing, be a LGBT+ member, (this being self defined) and be employed with the last 12 months.

Deadline for nominations: Thursday 7 November

General conference information

There is plenty of opportunity throughout the day to network with other colleagues as well as to take part in various workshops.  The conference discusses and votes on motions submitted by branches/local associations. The carried motions advise the NEC about the views of LGBT+ members. Nominations to the committee are also collected and counted during the day.

For any questions specifically about the LGBT+ members' conference please contact Seth Atkin.

For general event enquiries contact Sue Bajwa.

Last updated: 17 September 2019