Webinar Series - June 2021

Updated: Jun 4

The NPC Annual Convention will host an impressive list of leading experts at four topical webinars this June. The free to view sessions will feature key discussions on older people’s rights, pensions & income, health & social care and uniting the generations.

Our confirmed speakers include world famous health and social care leader Professor Sir Michael Marmot, Director of the International Institute for Society and Health; Gail Cartmail, President of the TUC; Jackie Killeen, Director of the Equality and Human Rights Commission; and Judith Ish-Horowicz MBE, Founder of the UK’s first nursery in a care home.

The virtual Convention replaces our usual annual in- person get-together, which was halted by the pandemic. But our free to view sessions, which will also be streamed on YouTube promise to be a must-see events.

General Secretary Jan Shortt said: “The Annual Convention is an important event on the NPC calendar, and while it is quite different this year, we want to ensure that it is very much relevant to our policies and campaigning remit. We hope as many people as possible support it .”


A full programme of speakers will be released soon.

The webinar dates and times are below and you will need to register in advance, for each webinar, in order to attend. If you have any difficulties trying to register and then please email info@npcuk.org to let us know.

All the webinars will also be live streamed to the NPC YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaOS6x3u6pTyeFNb6usGDVg:

You can find the registration links below for each date.


June 8 - 10:30 - 12:00

Annual Convention Opening Rally


Chair:

  • Ron Douglas - President, National Pensioners Convention

Speakers:

  • Gail Cartmail - President, TUC & Assistant General Secretary, Unite The Union

  • Jackie Killeen - Director of Compliance, Equality & Human Rights Commission

  • Rosa Curling & Cori Crider - Directors, Foxglove Data Watch

  • Jan Shortt - General Secretary, National Pensioners Convention

To find out more about the speakers to

https://www.npcuk.org/post/webinar-series-opening-rally


To register, click the link below and fill in your details

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YfOUNvb5SNu-159QIZUwPw


To dial in by telephone (United Kingdom)

(It is recommended to dial a local number out of the ones listed below. Please note you may be charged for your call depending on your telephone contract.)


Dial:

0330 088 5830 or 0131 460 1196 or 0203 481 5237 or 0203 481 5240 or

0203 901 7895 or 0208 080 6591 or 0208 080 6592

Webinar ID: 972 7820 0265

Passcode: 895534

N.B. Those dialing in by phone do not need to register.

June 18 - 10:30 - 12:30

State Pension Inequality & Pensioner Poverty


Chair:

  • Brian Sturtevant - NPC Pensions & Income Working Party Chair

Speakers:

  • Daniela Jenkins - Pensions Advisory Group, Women’s Budget Group,

  • Jack Jones - Pensions Officer, TUC

  • Bob Pinkerton - Pensions expert, NPC Pensions & Income Working Party

To register, click the link below and fill in your details

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fqflph6FRACT1c4UqOng9w


To dial in by telephone (United Kingdom)

(It is recommended to dial a local number out of the ones listed below. Please note you may be charged for your call depending on your telephone contract.)

Dial:

0208 080 6591 or 0208 080 6592 or 0330 088 5830 or 0131 460 1196 or

0203 481 5237 or 0203 481 5240 or 0203 901 7895


Webinar ID: 971 4538 3464

Passcode: 422266

N.B. Those dialing in by phone do not need to register.

June 21 - 14:00 - 16:00

Who Cares: The Future of Health and Care


Chair:

  • Jan Shortt - General Secretary, National Pensioners Convention

Speakers:

  • Professor Sir Michael Marmot - Prof. Epidemiology & Public Health, UCL

  • Tracey Jarrett - Lewisham Pensioners’ Forum

  • Cat Hobbs - Founder, We Own It

To register, click the link below and fill in your details

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HSxUDouuRqGpnBy-o1eejg


To dial in by telephone (United Kingdom)

(It is recommended to dial a local number out of the ones listed below. Please note you may be charged for your call depending on your telephone contract.)

Dial:

0203 901 7895 or 0208 080 6591 or 0208 080 6592 or 0330 088 5830 or

0131 460 1196 or 0203 481 5237 or 0203 481 5240


Webinar ID: 952 4247 9805

Passcode: 629179

N.B. Those dialing in by phone do not need to register.

June 29 - 10:30 - 12:00

Generations United: Bridging the Age Gap


Chair:

  • Ron Douglas - President, National Pensioners Convention

Speakers:

  • Denise Burke - Director, United for all Ages

  • Judith Ish-Horowitz MBE - Founder, Apples & Honey Nightingale Nursery for Toddlers and Older People.

  • James Lynch - Young RMT activist who supports intergenerational initiatives.

  • Jan Shortt - General Secretary, National Pensioners Convention

  • Joy France - Pensioner Poet & ‘Battle Rapper’

To register, click the link below and fill in your details

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lbA-GFM8TQaxTkoxVaBKFg


To dial in by telephone (United Kingdom)

(It is recommended to dial a local number out of the ones listed below. Please note you may be charged for your call depending on your telephone contract.)

Dial:

0203 901 7895 or 0208 080 6591 or 0208 080 6592 or 0330 088 5830 or

0131 460 1196 or 0203 481 5237 or 0203 481 5240


Webinar ID: 925 8871 0288

Passcode: 190245

N.B. Those dialing in by phone do not need to register.


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