Autumn Congress – Edinburgh, 27-28 September 2019

EUCONSULT AUTUMN CONGRESS

EDINBURGH, 27-28 SEPTEMBER 2019
THE ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN NON-PROFIT COMMUNITY IN ADVANCING THE UNITED NATIONS’ SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

CONGRESS INFORMATION

In 2019 EUConsult will hold its Autumn Congress for civil society consultants in Edinburgh, UK. The wide range of discussions will focus on the theme: The Role of the European Non-profit Community in Advancing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Our exciting programme also includes an overview of the non-profit sector in Scotland and a group visit to the Scottish Parliament, hosted by Angus MacDonald, MSP. In the evening we will enjoy a taste of Scotland with drinks and dinner at the Pibroch restaurant. Optional pre and post congress programmes will also be offered.

The Autumn Congress will provide EUConsult and EUConsult Italia members, and other third sector consultants with many excellent learning and networking opportunities in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Participants will take away many new ideas for enhancing their consultancy activities.

INTERVIEWS WITH EUCONSULT BOARD MEMBERS

Read what Robin Brady has to say about the UN’s SDGs and the Autumn Congress.

Martin Georgi talks about the SDGs and the panel session “Will the SDGs Save the World?”.

CONGRESS VENUE AND PROGRAMME

The EUConsult Autumn Congress will take place in Edinburgh on 27-28 September 2019 at Teviot Row House, the oldest purpose built Student Union building in the world (opened in 1889).

For participants arriving on Thursday, 26 September there will be an optional walking tour: How the Scottish Enlightenment Helped Shape Philanthropy in Europe and North America, followed by drinks and dinner.  The formal congress programme will start at 15.00 on Friday, 27 September and finish at 16.30 on Saturday, 28 September. An informal tour and dinner will be arranged by the Management Development Network (MDN – UK consultants working with civil society) on the Saturday evening for anyone staying on until the Sunday. This will include a walking tour with Dr Gareth Morgan and dinner at Browns, which is on George Street, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

You can take a look at the programme here.

CONGRESS SPEAKERS

Details on our expert speakers are available here.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

Hotel accommodation is not included in the congress fee in order to give maximum flexibility to participants. It is recommended that you book your hotel in Edinburgh as soon as possible.                           

The suggested hotels for the congress, which are all within walking distance of our venue Teviot Row House, are:

Grassmarket Hotel
Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge
Premier Inn Edinburgh Central Lauriston Place

Alternatively, you can book a room at another hotel of your choice close to the venue – click on this link for details.

You can also use online hotel search services such as www.booking.com and www.hrs.com to find a hotel in Edinburgh.

CONGRESS FEES

The congress fees are as follows:

EUConsult member rate: € 375
Non-member rate: € 435
Special rate for EUConsult Italia members: € 300
Special rate for MDN members: € 375
Special rate for BTA associates (Saturday only): € 165

The member and non-member rates include:

Congress sessions, refreshments, group visit, drinks reception and dinner on Friday, 27 September, and congress sessions, refreshments and lunch on Saturday, 28 September

ONLINE REGISTRATION

You can register online here.

After you have registered you will receive joining instructions and an invoice.

The deadline for congress registration is 18 September 2019.  

Please register early!     

If you have any questions at all, please contact Denise Dawes: d.dawes(at)euconsult.org

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