Program

Friday, 24 April

Time Activity Venue
13:00 – 16:30 Welcome! Registration
14:00 – 16:30 Guided tour

Local UAEMers will take you on tours of the city

Meet at UCL Wilkins Portico: on top of the stairs in the main quad.

Bag drop at Pearson G22.

17:30 – 20:30 General Assembly
UAEM’s General Assembly will approve the annual budget, receive the report of the auditors, elect the board for 2015/16, and vote on two proposed motions.
UCL Gustave Tuck LT
17:30 – 19:30 Newcomer Session
The Newcomer session will answer all of your questions about the history of UAEM. Facilitated by three experienced UAEMers from North America.
Cruciform B304 Lecture Theatre 1
20:30 – open Dinner
The Chickpea sisters will be providing us with a lovely dinner.
 UCL South Cloisters + Wilkins Garden Room
Night Mully’s
Jazz, Baby!
Richard Mullys Basement Bar

Saturday, 25 April

Time Activity Venue
08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast UCL South Cloisters.

Bag drop at Chadwick G08.

09:02 – 10:15 National Chapter reports
Representatives from various European countries will share their experiences and developments
Darwin LT
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break Outside Darwin LT
10:30 – 11:30 Keynote lecture
Rohit Malpani, director of policy and advocacy at the MSF Access Campaign
Darwin LT
11:30 – 13:30 Guacamole

Open Space / UAEM Forum:

The antidote to your regular uni classes, Guacamole will have you ‘dipping in and dipping out’ of an eclectic mix of short, largely informal sessions.

Darwin LT
13:30 – 15:00 Lunch
We’ll take a little walk to SOAS to experience the everyday student Hare Krishna experience in Russell Square.
SOAS and Russell Square
15:00 – 16:00 Workshops
We have arranged several 50 minute workshops on the  essential theory and evidence that underlies our advocacy.
Various
16:00 – 16:30 Break  Various
16:30 – 18:00 Panel- “Time for action – How Universities can pioneer new models in medical research and development”  Darwin LT
19:00 – 21:30 Dinner UCL Cloisters
21:30 – open De-linkage Party / Yes Men movie screening
There is a party in the local nightlclub ‘Koko’ if you want to shake off some steam.
If that all sounds a bit much, we will hold a screening of a movie about the activism group The Yes Men.
 Koko Guilty Pleasures/Sports Hall

Sunday, 26 April

Time Activity Venue
08:00 – 09:30 Drop-in Breakfast
The sunday morning breakfast has been made 1h30mins long to give people time for relaxed and informal meetings.
These can be for established groups (e.g. A2M Week), strategic meetings (e.g. Eastern Europe) or just a bunch of friends chatting about a crazy idea that you had.
UCL South Cloisters.

Bag drop at Chadwick G08

10:00 – 10:30 Looking ahead: UAEM Projects and Opportunities UCL Darwin LT
10:45 – 11:45 Campaigning Skills Training
Several experts will lead sessions delivering skills that you can use in your everyday UAEM campaigning.
UCL South Cloisters
11:45- 12:00 Coffee and snacks  UCL South Cloisters
12:00 – 13:30 Hackathon

Tapping into UAEM Swarm Intelligence

Time to think outside the box. Use your creative minds to produce either a message, creative tactic, or strategy, to tackle a problem UAEM currently face.

UCL TBC
13:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break + Picture + Closing Address SOAS and Russell Square.

Bag pick-up from Chadwick G08

14:30 – 16:30 Working Group Meetings
Existing WG’s will get a chance to get together and discuss their progress and plans. This is an opportunity for new members to get involved.
UCL Gustave Tuck LT
16:30 – open Goodbyes
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