Upcoming Event: Scottish Fair Trade Campaigner Conference & AGM images

Upcoming Event: Scottish Fair Trade Campaigner Conference & AGM



Important note to attendees: Anne-Marie Yao, Regional Cocoa Manager at Fairtrade Africa, was due to speak at this event but can no longer join us and will send a video message instead.

This year's Scottish Fair Trade Campaigner Conference and AGM will take place on Saturday 7 September 2019 in Dalziel High School, Motherwell. 

The Scottish Fair Trade Forum's AGM will precede the conference. 

The theme for this year's conference is 'Fair Trade and Gender Equity' and we are delighted to have representatives from the Co-op, Lovethatstuff, the Fairtrade Foundation and the Scottish Fair Trade Forum attending to speak on this theme.

Whether you're an experienced Fair Trade campaigner or new to the Fair Trade cause, come along for information, inspiration, networking and a lovely Fair Trade lunch! 

Register here and share on Facebook and Twitter

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday 7 September! 


Talks from:

 Sarah Wakefield, Sustainable Sourcing and Fairtrade Manager, the Co-op

 Barbara Wilson, owner of Lovethatstuff, a retailer of products of WFTO members

 Julia Nicoara, Director of Public Engagement, the Fairtrade Foundation

 Martin Rhodes, Chief Executive, the Scottish Fair Trade Forum

 Hazel Oakley, Fair Trade Young People's Network Scotland

We will also have a video message from Anne-Marie Yao from Fairtrade Africa.

There will be Q&A sessions at the end of the morning and afternoon sessions. 

Other activities:

 A chance to feed into the Scottish Government's review of Fair Trade in breakout workshops facilitated by independent consultants - Martin Meteyard, Pauline Radcliffe and Tor Justad. See here for more information. 

 Browse and buy from Fair Trade stalls

 Meet fellow campaigners

 Find out about the North Lanarkshire Fairtrade Zone campaign

 Tea/coffee and lunch is included in the programme. 

Scottish Fair Trade Forum AGM 

The conference will be preceded by the Scottish Fair Trade Forum AGM from 10.00 to 11.00 in the same location. Members should have received a formal invitation to the AGM by email. All are welcome to attend the AGM but only members of the Forum can vote.