Event Programme



09:00 – 09:30Breakfast & registration
09:30 – 09:45Welcome & Introduction
Linda Butcher, Chief Executive, Sheila McKechnie Foundation
09:45 – 10:45Keynote speech
Shami Chakrabarti, Director, Liberty
10:45 – 11:00Comfort Break
11:00 – 11:45
The law and campaigning:What you need to know
Quincy Whitaker, Barrister and consultant, Doughty Street Chambers
Engaging faith communities with your campaign
Sarah Javaid, Executive Director, MADE in Europe
How can campaigns sustain a win a second time round? Lessons from the Heathrow Third Runway Campaign
John Stewart, Chair, HACCAN
Harness the power of film in your campaign
David Bond, Green Lion; Cassandra White, The Wild Network; BritDoc
11:45 – 12:30
More than the sum of our parts – effective campaigning in coalition
Alex Kennedy, Campaigns Manager, Fleur Donnelly Jackson, Campaign Co-ordinator, Crisis
Taking on the big guns. And winning.
Kat Banyard, UK Feminista & Sophie Bennett, Lose the Lads’ Mags Campaign
Know your campaigning goals: Understanding the Theory of Change
Alice Evans, Programmes Director, Lankelly Chase
Use the Web to Win: Online campaigning in 2014
Katherine Sladden, Senior Campaigner, Change.org
12:30 – 14:00Lunch break
14:00 – 14:45
In depth: How successful was ‘IF’?
Cara Bevington, Campaign Advisory, Bond, Alasdair Roxburgh, Campaign Manager, Christian Aid
Think fast: #FreeTheArctic30
Rachel Collinson, Director of Innovation and Knowledge Sharing, Engaging Networks
Cross-border campaigning: Gay rights in the UK and abroad
Peter Tatchell, Peter Tatchell Foundation
The power of positivity: How Bee Cause made supporters smile
Jenny Thatcher, Activism Development Team Leader, Sarah Allan, Campaign Specialists Team and Rachel Hubbard, Activism Impact Co-ordinator, Friends of the Earth
14:45 – 15:45Campaigning in 2014: The Lobbying Bill and what it means for your campaigns
A panel discussion, chaired by Stephen Cook, Editor of Third Sector
15:45 – 16:00Comfort Break
16:00 – 16:45Closing plenary
Betty Makoni, Founder, The Girl Child Network
16:45 – 17:00Closing remarks
Linda Butcher, Chief Executive, Sheila McKechnie Foundation
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