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Theme: Looking Beyond

Accrington, United Kingdom
June 25th, 2013

About this event

Confirmed Speakers

  • Dr Angelia Wilson
    Prof. Angelia R. Wilson, Professor of Politics, University of Manchester. Author of several books including Why Europe is lesbian & gay friendly (and why America never will be). She is an experienced political commentator appearing on BBC World Service, BBC One News, BBC Breakfast Show, The Big Question, CBBC Newsround and various BBC Radio programmes.
  • Simon Haley
    1st class BSc (Hons) Agribusiness Degree. Currently studying for a MSc International Agribusiness degree part-time. Self-employed rural business consultant working across the North West and co-founder of AgriChatUK.
  • Councillor Judith Addison, Mayor of Hyndburn
    A former student of Accrington High School going on to achieve First Class Honors in French & Latin from the University of Leeds. Judith is a retired Local Government officer and was elected as Councillor of Immanuel Ward, Oswaldtwistle in July 2009.
  • Colin Benmore
    A lifelong resident of Accrington Colin has had his own successful Decorating business. Colin is a founder member of The Itch. Still playing live and signed to Detour Records The Itch have several CDs available and their music is on iTunes.
  • Nula Roarty
    A former student of Moorhead School, Nula is owner and founder of Nu Architects a creative young company that offers a full architectural and interior design service based in the heart of Hull, East Yorkshire.
  • Jon Littman
    Has held a number of managerial roles in Youth Development work. Widely travelled, John holds an MA in Youth Work, is keen animal lover and doting father. He has led numerous training events for children of all ages and for leaders who work with young people. Jon is a Lieutenant Royal Navy Reserves.
  • David Wallace
    BAE SYSTEMS training partner responsible for ensuring that all personnel that work for the company are trained to the highest standard and achieve the best skills required. This may include looking at developing (and sometimes delivering) new courses that have not yet been delivered. Works with schools encouraging students to look at what the future holds for students who are willing to take on the future skills and challenges engineering demands.
  • Belinda Peach
    Media Executive, Director of Peachy, based in Media City, which exists to help businesses grow their bottom line. Previously had roles in the industry including Head of Development and Business Development Consultant.

Venue and Details

Dunkenhalgh Hotel
Accrington, BB5 5JP
United Kingdom
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