2019 Black Members’ Conference

18 – 20 January 2019

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

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Important dates

  • Deadline for submission of motions on the OCS

    14 September 2018 — 1:00 pm

  • Deadline for submission of amendments to standing orders on the OCS

    14 September 2018 — 1:00 pm

  • Deadline for submission of delegates on the OCS

    8 November 2018 — 6:00 pm

  • Deadline for amendments to motions on the OCS

    16 November 2018 — 1:00 pm

  • Deadline for babysitting and creche requests on the OCS

    22 November 2018 — 6:00 pm

  • Deadline for reasonable adjustment requests for access on the OCS

    6 December 2018 — 6:00 pm

  • Deadline for submission of emergency motions on the OCS

    4 January 2019 — 10:00 am

  • Deadline for submitting change of delegates on the OCS

    15 January 2019 — 6:00 pm

Registration and enquiries

If you want to attend the conference, please contact your branch, who can register you as a delegate or visitor on the Online Conference System (OCS). If you have any queries about the conference, contact our conference office (see details below).

Please help us to help the environment

We’re doing our best to reduce the environmental impact of our conferences. This year, we are providing all delegates with the chance to opt out of being sent paper copies of our conferences materials as part of the delegates’ dispatch.  All these documents will be available online via the conference app, and on the UNISON website.  You can then download them onto your laptop or tablet to view online while you are at conference.  If you wish to opt out please indicate this on the ‘Extras’ screen options on the Online Conference System (OCS).  If you do not opt out, you will be sent all documentation in hard copy form.

For further information, please see the ‘Opting Out’ document below.

Venue and accommodation

Venue

Venue Cymru, The Promenade, Llandudno, Conwy LL30 1BB

Accommodation

If you require assistance in booking your accommodation, the team at Llandudno Tourist Information Centre can help.  This service would normally cost £2, however if delegates quote ‘UNISON’ at the time of enquiry, this fee will be waived.

A 10% deposit of the total cost is required at the time of booking to secure the room(s), this deposit will then be deducted from the final bill.

To take advantage of this service please call 01492 577577.  One of the team members will then take down your specific requirements, search for availability and book it on your behalf.  You may also e-mail your requirements through to llandudnotic@conwy.gov.uk quoting ‘UNISON’ however please note for security, payments can only be taken over the telephone.

The link to the accommodation booking form is: www.visitllandudno.org.uk/conference-accommodation-booking-form

Travel Information

Branches are asked to book all travel arrangements for conference through Stewart Corporate Travel.  Travel application forms are attached to the conference bulletin below.

Wherever possible, please ensure train tickets are delivered to you directly as collecting them from stations incurs an extra charge.

Travel costs for delegates will be funded nationally; travel costs for visitors must be paid for by the branch.

Branches are responsible for funding their delegates’ and visitors’ attendance at conference.  Subsistence should cover the cost of accommodation, meals, childcare, dependent care and facilitation.

Who should attend?

Full details on who can attend, branch representation, proportionality and fair representation are available in the conference bulletin below.

Contact the Conference Office

UNISON Conference Office, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY

Tel: 020 7121 5123

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