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8 October - Breaking the Austerity Myth – A One Day Conference in Ludlow

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We look forward to welcoming participants to our one day conference 'Breaking the Austerity Myth' - Saturday 8 October, Ludlow Assembly Rooms. Exciting speakers, new ideas, workshops tackling #cuts and #NHS and a#NewKindofPolitics. Only a handful of tickets are left now!

The full programme for the day is below, with downloadable link here.

9.45am

Arrival - teas and coffees available.

10.10

Introduction and welcome

10.15

Charles Grimes: co-ordinator for Hereford Positive Money group - Positive Money is a national group committed to radical change in the way money is created and used.

 

11.00

Q & A

11.15 – 11.30

BREAK

11.30

Mary Mellor - Emeritus Professor in Social Science (Northumbria University): author of books including Debt or Democracy, Public Money for Sustainability and Social Justice

12.15

Q & A

12.30 - 1.30

LUNCH - teas and coffees available (bring you own lunch/visit Ludlow cafes)

1.30 – 2.20

Workshops

Workshop A : Threats to the NHS

Workshop B : Cuts to Local Authority Services

Workshop C:  Open Space – an open agenda finding practical solutions to problems

2.20 - 2.30

BREAK

2.30

Costas Lapavitsas - Professor in Economics at SOAS, University of London: author of books including Profiting Without Producing: How Finance Exploits Us All

 

3.15

Q & A

3.30

Plenary - reports back from workshops

4pm

FINISH

When you arrive at the Assembly Rooms at 9.45am, you'll be met to sign in, and asked to choose the workshop you'd like to attend, so please give this some thought.  You'll just be helping us with last-minute planning!

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