2017 Conference and AGM

02 Dec

Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham, B4 6TB

Saturday 02 Dec 17 10:30 am - 4:45 pm

The Society’s Conference (AGM) is a chance for our members to come together, meet our staff and have their say. This year’s Conference was held on 2 December, at Maple House, Birmingham.

The following documents were made available:

Minutes of the AGM held on 3 December 2016
Financial Statements 2016
AGM 2017 Results of Special Resolutions

Read the Annual Report

Public programme of the day

Time Activity
10.00 Registration opens – A light breakfast and tea/coffee available on arrival
10.30 Welcome and Introduction from Jess Garland, ERS Director of Policy and Research


Presentation from Jon Walsh, ERS Chair on ERS work over the past year.

Willie Sullivan, Director ERS Scotland and Jess Blair, Director ERS Cymru to also present on our work in those nations.

11.30 – 12.30 First workshop session
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch and Networking
13.30 – 14.00 In Conversation with ERS Chief Executive Darren Hughes

(Includes Q&A)

14.00 – 15.00 Second workshop session (5 workshop topics repeated)
15.00 Plenary – Workshop feedback from facilitators and delegates


Closing remarks, thanks to outgoing Council members and Conference closes.

(Those delegates not attending the AGM are invited to head to nearby pub with staff members for post-Conference drinks).

15.45 – 16.45 Annual General Meeting (separate agenda available for members)

More about event location

Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham

Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6TB, United Kingdom

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