With Co-operative Party Centenary Conference now just around the corner, here's an update on everything you need to know to have a great weekend.

Conference papers

Printed copies of the Guide to Conference and other papers have now been posted to all those who registered before 22nd of September. Additional copies will be available to collect on the day.

Download and read them online

Policy debates

Policy debates on housing and education will form a key part of the Conference programme, and all conference attendees are encouraged to contribute. Our two policy papers, which draw on submissions from party members, will form the basis for the discussion.

Download and read them online

Timings

Full details of the programme, including a detailed fringe listing, is available in the Guide to Conference. Key timings are as follows:

Friday Westminster Central Hall, London (   map)

  • 13:15 Delegate registration begins
  • 14:00 Annual General Meeting (delegates only)
  • 16:05 Centenary commemorations (including banner procession)
  • 18:15 Welcome reception

Saturday Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London  map)

  • 09:00 General registration opens
  • 10:00 Morning session
  • 12:15 Lunch and fringes
  • 13:30 Afternoon session
  • 17:30 Session closes and fringes
  • 20:30 Centenary Celebration party

Sunday Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London

  • 09:00 Doors open
  • 09:30 Morning session
  • 13:00 Close of business
  • 13:30-15:00 Women’s Network Lunch (female guests only, RSVP)

Accommodation

If you are attending Conference as a delegate, your Party Council or Society Secretary will normally arrange your accommodation. For details of the arrangements made, please contact them.

Visitor passholders should make their own arrangements for the duration of Conference.

We look forward to welcoming you to this year’s event, set to be our largest in recent times. If you have any questions in the meantime, don’t hesitate to contact us at mail@party.coop.