FSU Triennial Delegate Conference 2021

26 November 2021


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FSU Triennial Delegate Conference 2021

Hilton Hotel, Lanyon Place, Belfast

November 26 and 27, 2021


Friday, November 26

11:00am Conference Registration - 12:30pm

12:30pm Lunch

Public Session

2:00pm Opening Plenary Session

  • Formal Opening by Sharon McAuley, President FSU
  • Roll Call
  • Opening Speech, John O’Connell, General Secretary FSU
  • Ratification of Tellers (4)
  • Adoption of the Report of Conference Business Committee, presented by John Burns, Honorary Secretary FSU
  • Report of Proceedings of Biennial Delegate Conference May 2018
  • Report of Proceedings of Special Delegate Conference Nov. 2020
  • Report of Proceedings of Special Delegate Conference Aug. 2021
  • Report on FSU actions since past Conferences
  • Adoption of the Scrutineer’s Reports on the Union Elections

2.45pm Keynote address

  • The Rt. Hon. the Lord Mayor, Councillor Kate Nicholl

3:15pm Break-Tea/Coffee

Private Session


3:30pm Opening comments by Chair of Conference Business Committee

3:35pm Introduction to Propositions

3:45pm Propositions – Motions

4:45pm Propositions – Motions – Rule Changes

5:30pm Keynote address

  • Kevin Callinan, General Secretary of FORSA and President of ICTU

6:00pm Conference adjourns


Saturday, November 27

Public Session

9:00am Conference reconvenes 9:05am Panel Discussion Organising for Influence

10:15am Coffee break

Private Session

10.30am Propositions – Motions (continued)

Public Session

12:00pm Panel Discussion

  • The Future of Banking on the Island of Ireland

1:00pm Lunch Private Session

2:00pm Union Finances

  1. Presentation by Hugh Keaveney, Honorary Finance Officer, FSU, including: Adoption of the Report on the Union’s Finances and Audited Statement
    of Accounts for the year ended December 31, 2019/2020/2021
  2. Appointment of Auditors for 2021-2024

2.15pm Election of Conference Business Committee 2021 – 2024

Public Session

2.20pm Campaigning for Fairness, Decency and Equality in the Workplace Guest Panel

3:20pm Conference address by outgoing FSU President

3:30pm Election of President 2021-2024

3:40pm Conference address by President of FSU

3:50pm Reflection on Conference by John O’Connell, General Secretary

4:00pm Conference closes


Hilton Hotel. Belfast.

Hilton Hotel. Belfast.