#YLatConf - A Young Liberals guide to Lib Dem Spring Conference 2021
Liberal Democrat Online Spring Conference kicks off on Friday 19th March at 2pm. There's still time to sign up, and you can register for just £10 if you are a student, under 18, or receiving benefits.
Make sure you use #YLatConf on social media throughout conference. Who knows - you might even make some conference pals if you keep an eye on the hashtag 👀
Here's your Young Liberals guide to conference: whether you're a Young Liberals member or just want to support what we do, we'd love to see you around!
The YL Booth
There will be executive members at the Young Liberals booth on the exhibition page throughout conference. Pop in and say hello if you fancy a chat or just need a break from the main auditorium!
Our Policies and Amendments
We've had two policies selected for debate at conference, and we'd love it if you could come along and support them.
Autism Support - 11.10-12.10, Sunday 21st March
Accessibility in Education - 18.45-19.25, Sunday 21st March
F14 - The COVID-19 Pandemic - Amendment 1 - Do Not Resuscitate orders -14.15, Saturday 20th March
Young and Want to Run - Supporting the Next Generation of Candidates
Whether you’re a young person wanting to get approved and selected, or just someone who wants to see more young people standing in elections, this is the session for you. Get top tips from the Young Liberals on going for approval, getting selected and supporting young candidates in your area
14.45-15.45, Saturday 20th March
Branching Out – How to Create and Sustain a YL Branch
Having a Young Liberal branch in your area is key to engaging and recruiting young people – find out what a branch is, how to set one up and how to help it succeed in this training session from the Young Liberals.
14.45-15.45, Sunday 21st March
Young and Running in Europe
Young Liberals campaign hard to get their candidates elected across the UK, but how is it done elsewhere? We’ll be joining young liberal candidates from across Europe as they discuss how they build their winning campaigns.
16.35-17.40, Sunday 21st March
Other stuff you might like
The next few bits aren't official YL events, but are around issues affecting young people or involve YL members. Please support them if you can!
Education Policy Pitch with Daisy Cooper MP - 17.40-18.45, Friday 19th March
Out and Winning with LGBT+ Liberal Democrats - 17.40-18.45, Friday 19th March
What's the Point of the Liberal Democrats? With Josh Babarinde OBE, YL member, and Charley Hasted, YL HVP - 17.40-18.45, Saturday 20th March
Lib Dem Book Club, a collaboration between Lib Dem local parties and the Young Liberals - 21.15-22.45, Saturday 20th March
A recovery plan for education and young people with Daisy Cooper MP - 13.00-14.00, Sunday 21st March
Can Social Democracy help rebuild the Liberal Democrats? With YL Chair Callum Robertson - 13.00-14.15, Sunday 21st March
Housing Crisis: What more the Lib Dems can do. Chaired by YL member Emily Tester. 13.00-14.15, Sunday 21st March
Education Policy and COVID-19 Q&A session with Daisy Cooper MP - 17.40-18.45, Sunday 21st March
Who's afraid of big bad tech: will advances in science hinder equality? With Katharine Macy, YL executive member - 17.40-18.45, Sunday 21st March
A Modern, Diverse Liberal Democrats with Cllr Anton Georgiou, YL member - 17.40-18.45, Sunday 21st March