English UK Members' Conference & AGM 2023
Friday 12 May | hybrid event - in London and online
The Members' Conference and AGM is a forum to meet the English UK team and trustees, connect with the UK ELT community to share experiences and help shape the direction of your association.
One free in-person place is available for every English UK member centre and corporate member. Additional delegates can join online for free.
Registration - free in-person or online attendance
Each English UK member centre and corporate member gets one free in-person place and five free online places. Additional in-person places can be purchased.
Use your member number in the promo code box to unlock your free places.
Exhibition and sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact the team for more information.
Leonardo Royal Hotel London City
8-14 Cooper's Row
London, EC3N 2BQ
- Close to Tower Bridge and the Tower of London
- 2 minutes from Tower Hill underground station (Circle and District lines)
- 4 minutes from Fenchurch Street rail and Tower Gateway DLR stations
|08:00 - 09:00
||Exhibitor set up
|09:00 - 10:00
||Registration, exhibition, and networking refreshments
|10:00 - 10:15
|10:15 - 11:40
||Update from English UK, student statistics with BONARD, and meet the exhibitors
|11:50 - 13:00
||AGM and debating of conference motions
|13:00 - 14:00
|14:00 - 15:30
||Roundtable discussions and update from RefuAid
|15:30 - 16:00
||Refreshments and networking
|16:00 - 17:00
|17:00 - 18:00
Annual General Meeting (AGM) - what to expect
The English UK AGM takes place as part of the Members' Conference. As a hybrid event, it will be simultaneously broadcast on Zoom meeting. Whilst the conference is open to all, only the nominated representative (i.e. the primary contact) of a member centre, or their appointed proxy, may vote in the AGM.
During the AGM, members will be asked to vote on matters on the agenda and to ask questions.
The AGM's purpose is to:
- Allow members to receive/ endorse reports from the trustees on the achievements and work of the association over the year including the annual report, financial accounts and complaint cases heard by the English UK Ombudsman
- Announce the results of the board of trustees elections if applicable (note there are no board elections in 2023)
- Consider any nominations for honorary members or fellows
- Make any changes to the association's rulebook or constitution
- Discuss other matters that affect the association.
Immediately following the AGM, there will be another closed session to allow for the debate of any conference motions. Conference motions are a way for a member centre to put forward a matter of policy or concern they would like the membership to debate. Please see the English UK rules for more information.
Any proposed motions should be sent in writing to the chief executive by Wednesday 10 May. Short-notice motions must be presented at least two hours before the start of the conference and may only receive limited debate.
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