FSU Triennial Delegate Conference 2021 - Preliminary Agenda

26 November 2021, 11:00AM - 27 November 2021, 4:00PM

FSU Triennial Delegate Conference 2021

Hilton Hotel, Lanyon Place, Belfast

November 26 and 27, 2021

Preliminary Agenda

Friday, November 26

  • 11:00am Conference Registration - 12:30pm
  • 12:30pm Lunch

Public Session

  • 2:00pm Opening Plenary Session
  • i. Formal Opening by Sharon McAuley, President FSU
  • ii. Roll Call
  • iii. Opening Speech, John O’Connell, General Secretary FSU iv. Ratification of Tellers (4)
  • v. Adoption of the Report of Conference Business Committee,
  • presented by John Burns, Honorary Secretary FSU
  • vi. Report of Proceedings of Biennial Delegate Conference May 2018 vii. Report of Proceedings of Special Delegate Conference Nov. 2020 viii. Report of Proceedings of Special Delegate Conference Aug. 2021 ix. Report on FSU actions since past Conferences
  • x. Adoption of the Scrutineer’s Reports on the Union Elections
  • 2:30pm Keynote address
  • 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
  • 6:00pm Conference adjourns

Saturday, November 27

Private Session

  • 9:00am Conference reconvenes
  • 9:05am Panel Discussion

          Organising for Influence

          1st section
          Highlights since the last conference including case study and best practice for organising
          2nd section
          New organising plan entitled organising for influence
          Presentation/video and Q&A

  • 10:15am Coffee break
  • 10.30am Propositions – Motions (continued)
  • 12:00pm Panel Discussion - The Future of Banking on the Island of Ireland

          Q&A from the audience

  • 1:00pm Lunch
  • 2.00pm Union Finances

        Presentation by Hugh Keaveney, Honorary Finance Officer, FSU, including:

  1. Adoption of the Report on the Union’s Finances and Audited StatementofAccounts for the year ended December 31, 2019/2020/2021
  2. Election of Auditors for 2021-2024
  • 2.20pm Campaigning for Fairness, Decency and Equality in the Workplace (Guest Panel)

Public Session

  • 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, Lanyon Place, Belfast