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13 June 2008
ACF CONFERENCE 2008Thorny Questions, Fruitful Answers: foundations meeting contemporary challenges
26 June 2008 and 27 June 2008, University of Nottingham Conference Centre
Our two day conference will refresh, inspire and invigorate you. Challenging plenaries will explore some of the major issues facing the world today, while a wide range of breakout sessions will consider a host of different topics relevant to the work of foundations and grant-making trusts. Download a brochure below for the programme with full details of speakers and workshops. As usual there will be plenty of opportunity to meet other grant-makers and foundations including a drinks reception with Phil Hope MP, Minister of the Third Sector and the Conference Dinner.Click here to book your conference place online
Members - book your place before 31 May and save £50 with our Early bird price
Thursday 26 June
From 12.00 Registration and lunch
13.30 – 14.45
Opening plenary: Climate change – a critical issue for our planet but one where identifying meaningful action can seem impossible. Malcolm McIntosh sets out the issues for foundations.
14.45 – 15.15 Refreshment, exhibition and networking
15.15 – 16.45 Break out workshop sessions
16.45 – 17.30 ACF AGM
Networking for non-members.
19.00 Drinks reception with Phil Hope MP,
Minister of the Third Sector
20.00 Conference Dinner
Friday 27 June
9.00 – 10.30 Break out workshop sessions
10.30 – 11.00 Refreshments, exhibition and networking
11.00 – 12.30
Plenary: Whereas climate change affects us all, equality still eludes too many. Patrick Diamond, Director of Policy and Strategy for the Commission for Equalities and Human Rights, reviews current and future symptoms and causes of inequality in the UK.
12.30 – 13.45 Lunch
13.45 – 15.00 Break out workshop sessions
This programme may be subject to change
Details will be on our website as plans progress, for more information, just contact Stephanie Brittan at: email@example.com; telephone: 020 7255 4493.
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