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9 March: Basic Income in the North

Organised by UBI LAB Sheffield in association with Basic Income UK, Citizen's Basic Income Network Scotland and The University of Sheffield. This is an event for activists, researchers and everyone interested in making basic income happen and a space to share experiences, discuss and learn.

Date: Saturday March 9th 2019

Time: 11am to 4pm 

Venue: The Diamond, University of Sheffield.

Entry: £5 / £10 / Free


11am to 12:30pm - Making Basic Income The Reality, Public Meeting

Leading activists from across the basic income movement give their views on how basic income could be made a reality. This event, open to all, will be of interest whether you are a basic income nerd or know nothing at all. Including Becca Kirkpatrick (Basic Income UK), Cllr Patrick Hurley (Liverpool City Council), Rev Karen Webber (Methodist Church), and Citizens Basic Income Network Scotland.

12:30pm to 1:30pm - A Basic Income Lunch and Launch 

Including the launch of the Sheffield detailed pilot proposal, and opportunity to disuss the proposal with the authors. Alongside stalls and space to chat, delegates will also be able to define topics for the open workshops.

1:30pm to 4pm - How We Get To A Basic Income, Workshops

A range of workshops with activists and researchers. Workshop themes will include topics such as lobbying and connecting locally; designing, implementing and funding pilots; informing and stimulating the public debate. There will also be a couple of open workshops, to be defined by delegates on the day.

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