YI Conference announced! Tickets on sale

On Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd of August we will be holding our largest ever YI Annual Conference in Birmingham.

We will be holding a training day on the Friday which will be a superb opportunity for members to learn about different issues, including Public Speaking, Media & Social Media, Policy, Running a Local Election Campaign, setting up a YI University Society and setting up a YI County Branch. This session will be designed to empower members to get involved and stand in elections which will bring UKIP and YI as an ever more powerful wing of the UKIP machine.

On the Saturday we will be holding our main Conference, we will have a great range of speakers from YI members, to newly elected MEPs and more. See the full line-up below.

Tim Aker UKIP/YI MEP and Head of Policy said “it’s going to be a great showcase for the growing talent in YI and the party as a whole. It will be a perfect opportunity to celebrate the election success from May and to start the drive towards the General Election”

Both events are open to UKIP members as well as YI members, the training day is designed to be beneficial for all members, regardless of age, from the party.

Tickets for the Training Day are free. For the Conference, tickets are £5 for YI members. Ticket sales will close on Wednesday 30th July, if they don’t sell out before. Tickets must be bought and brought in advance and none will be available on the door. Remember to bring your UKIP membership card on the day as well as your tickets.

For more details and tickets go to yi.ticketsource.co.uk or email yi.chairman@ukip.org for any inquiries.

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#YIConf AGENDA:

[box type=”shadow” ] LOCATION: The Council Chambers, Birmingham City Council

10.30 – 10.45 Jack Duffin – Introduction
10.45 – 11.00 Steven Woolfe MEP – UKIP’s Economic Plan
11.00 – 11.15 Roger Helmer MEP – The Battle in Brussels
11.15 – 11.30 Edward Sumner – YI, Becoming a Grassroots Movement
11.30 – 11.45 Margot Parker MEP – Employment and the Zero-Hours Contracts
11.45 – 12.00 To be confirmed
12.00 – 12.15 Suzanne Evans – Young People in Communities
12.15 – 12.30 Michael Heaver – The YI Journey
12.30 – 13.00 Tim Aker MEP – UKIP’s Education Policy
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch Break
14.00 – 14.15 David Coburn MEP – Better Together
14.15 – 14.30 Dan Jukes – By-Elections, General Elections and YI Target Seats
14.30 – 14.45 Jill Seymour MEP – The Rise of UKIP in Labour Heartlands
14.45 – 15.00 Raheem Kassam – Why the media hates UKIP?
15.00 – 15.15 Joe Jenkins – YI progress in Universities and Schools
15.15 – 15.30 Amjad Bashir MEP – Supporting Entrepreneurs and Start-ups
15.30 – 15.45 Cllr Chris Wood – Being a UKIP Councillor
15.45 – 16.00 Jane Collins – The By-Election Battles
16.00 – 16.15 Peter Whittle – Being British, What’s Wrong With It?
16.15 – 16.30 Thomas Booker – LGBTQ* in UKIP
16.30 – 16.50 Council Q&A (Hoof, Duffin, Jenkins, Sumner & Jukes)
16.50 – 17.00 Thomas Hoof – Closing Remarks

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YI TRAINING DAY AGENDA:

[box type=”shadow” ] LOCATION: Priority Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre

13.15 – 13.30 Jack Duffin – Introduction
13.30 – 14.00 Cllr Bill Etheridge MEP – Public Speaking
14.00 – 14.30 Thomas Hoof & Edward Sumner – Being a YI County Chairman or Branch Representative
14.30 – 15.00 Michael Heaver – Media & Social Media
15.00 – 15.30 Joe Jenkins & Matt Mackinnon – Setting up a YI University Society and Engaging Colleges
15.30 – 16.00 Tim Aker MEP – Policy
16.00 – 16.30 Cllr Chris Wood – Local Election Campaigning
16.30 – 17.00 Further Q&A
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