Motivating Members in Challenging Times: Workplace Representatives' Annual Conference
14 Nov 2012
Broadcast live from Brighton

This conference will give you the essential learning, tools and motivation to help you support your members through the challenges ahead.

Learn how to work more effectively for your members and update your skills and knowledge to defend pay and conditions.

Find out how to motivate your members to build a dynamic RCM
branch and network with other representatives from across the UK.

 

RCM Posters:

A number of research and best practice posters, presented by midwives from all over the UK, are available to view here.

Programme
09:00
Introduction and welcome
Professor Cathy Warwick CBE, Chief Executive and General Secretary, The Royal College of Midwives;
Professor Patricia Gillen, Chair, The Royal College of Midwives Board.

09:15
Thompsons Workshop Employment Law versus Employment Relations
10:00
Jon Skewes, Director of Employment Relations and Development, The Royal College of Midwives Board
National update

10:30
Break
11:00
Professor John Kelly, Birkbeck College of University of London
Organising and Engagement

11:55
Professor John Kelly Q&A
12:00
'Masterclass' - The Future of Agenda for Change Responding to the threat
Denise Linay, Head of Organising and Engagement, The Royal College of Midwives;
Fiona Sullivan, Royal College of Midwives Steward

12:01
'Masterclass' - The Future of Agenda for Change Working with others
Pam Ward, Royal College of Midwives Steward

12:02
'Masterclass' - The Future of Agenda for Change Campaigning and communications
Amy Leversidge, Employment Relations Advisor, The Royal College of Midwives;
Bridget Dack, Royal College of Midwives Steward.

12:03
'Masterclass' - The Future of Agenda for Change The last resort
Tom Jones, Thompsons Solicitor;
Joanne Howard, Thompsons Solicitor;
Jon Skewes, Director of Policy, Employment Relations and Communications, The Royal College of Midwives.

13:15
Break
14:15
15:15
Break
15:30
16:30
End of broadcast