26 Nov 2010

Fight the cuts conference tomorrow! Full Programme here

Coalition of Resistance Conference
Saturday November 27
Camden Centre
Bidborough St, London WC1H 9AU
10am-5pm
Tickets:
•Unemployed/Student Rate £3
•Standard Rate £5
•Representative £10
AGENDA


10:00 – 10:30, REGISTRATION

10:30 – 11:45, OPENING PLENARY – Camden Centre main hall

Clare Solomon NUS, Andrew Murray, Jean Lambert MEP, Bob Crow RMT, Christian Mahieux (Solidaires unions, France), Heather Wakefield UNISON, Rachel Newton (People’s Charter), John McDonnell MP, Lindsey German CoR, Ken Loach, Mark Serwotka PCS, Paul Mackney.

12:00 – 13:15, WORKSHOPS

1. YOUTH, STUDENTS AND EDUCATION – Camden Centre main hall
Speakers from school and student protests, Alex Kenny NUT, Jean-Baptiste Tondu (NPA France)

2. ANALYSING THE CRISIS – Camden Centre canteen
James Meadway, Stathis Kouvelakis, Derek Wall, Hilary Wainwright

3. ORGANISING AGAINST THE CUTS LOCALLY – School Hall 1
Range of speakers from anti-cuts and other organisations from around the country

4. WHAT SHOULD POLITICAL REPRESENTATIVES DO? – School Hall 2
Liz Davies, Samir Jeeraj (Green Party), Billy Bragg, Laurie Penny

5. MOBILISING THE UNIONS - School canteen
Alan Whittaker President UCU, Rebecca Allen PCS, George Binette UNISON

6. WOMEN AND THE CUTS – School classroom
Katherine Connelly, Feminist Network and others

13:15 – 14:00, LUNCH

14:00 – 15:15, WORKSHOPS

1. DEFENDING THE WELFARE STATE Camden Centre main hall
Colin Leys KONP, Chris Nineham CoR, Dr Jacky Davis, Eileen Short DCH

2. ALTERNATIVES TO THE CRISIS – Camden Centre canteen
Ozlem Onaran, Richard Brenner, John Hilary (War on Want)

3. STATES OF INEQUALITY - School Hall 1
Zita Holbourne, Terry Conway, Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, Mary Davis (Charter for Women)

4. COR: HOW AND WHY – School Hall 2
Andrew Burgin, Lindsey German, Joseph Healy

5. DEFENDING BENEFITS AND PENSIONS – School canteen
George Thompson PCS, Colin Hampton Chesterfield UWC, Pip Tindall Brighton Benefits Centre

6. RESPONSES TO CLIMATE CHANGE – School classroom
Chris Baugh PCS, Jonathan Neale CACC, Peter Robinson

15:30 – 17:00, VOTING, ELECTIONS AND CLOSING PLENARY - Camden Centre main hall
Dot Gibson (Pensioner campaigner), Lee Jasper (BARAC), Jeremy Dear NUJ, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Salma Yaqoob (Respect), John Rees CoR, Kate Hudson CND, Chris Bambery (Right to Work), Lowkey, Tony Benn

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