Unionlearn annual conference July 2015

The 2015 unionlearn conference took place on Monday, 6 July 2015 from 10:00-15:00 in Congress House, London.

The conference was entitled "The union skills advantage".

A broad agenda focused on skills development through learning of individuals and communities, meeting the needs of a modern workforce, and the vital role of skills in a sustainable economic recovery and that learning matters.

The conference also celebrated the work of unionlearn and unions over the past year and looked forward to the year ahead.

Speakers included: 

  • Frances O'Grady, TUC General Secretary
  • Peter Horrocks, Vice Chancellor of The Open University
  • Rhona Cameron, Comedian
  • Professor Mark Stuart, Director: Centre for Employment Relations Innovation and Change (CERIC)
  • Neil Darwin, Chief Executive of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP
  • Ben Nield, Assistant Director at the Marchmont Observatory, University of Exeter
  • Fanny Blake, Quick Reads Author