Nautilus members are warmly invited to register now for the Union's first face to face UK Branch Conference since before the Covid-19 pandemic – to be held in Bristol on Wednesday 23 November 2022.
The ninth Nautilus UK Branch Conference will be centered at a key Bristol attraction, the museum ship and former passenger steamship SS Great Britain, located in Bristol's Great Western Dockyard.
The conference is open to all full members of Nautilus based in the UK. It will be held in the museum's Great Eastern Hall from 10.00hrs, with a symposium planned from 14.30 to 17.00.
An evening meal and awards presentation will take place from 18:30 onwards in the First-Class Dining Lounge. Attendees of the conference and symposium are welcome to come along and celebrate a return to conferencing.
The evening event will also include the presentation of various Nautilus accolades from previous years that could not be awarded in person owing to Covid-related restrictions – such as the Bevis Minter Award.
The meeting will receive the UK Branch Conference Report, and attendees will debate and vote on any valid motions received.
Members wishing to move motions at the meeting must submit them in writing, signed by at least four full members whose subscriptions are up to date, to reach head office by no later than 17.00 hrs on Monday 24 October 2022.
A motion proposal form is now available at the Membership resources Forms section by logging in to My Nautilus.
Submit written motions to: Motions UKBC 2022 c/o General Secretary, Nautilus International, Nautilus House, Mariners' Park, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH45 7PH. Digital submissions(with signed and scanned signatures) are also acceptable by emailing: email@example.com with 'Motions UKBC 2022' in the subject line.
The Equality and Diversity and the Lay Reps forums are both being held the day before, on 22 November 2022, at Mercure Holland House Hotel, Bristol. UK-based members attending those forums are welcome to stay and attend the UK Branch Conference, and should indicate their attendance for each event on the UK Branch Conference registration form.
Any member with questions should please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.