Occupy Wall Street, Chilean student & LSX occupier join the conference + Bring your Tents!

With over 400 people registered in advance, Saturday’s Education Activist Network conference looks set to be a very important meeting point for students and staff around the country to discuss the attacks we face and the fights ahead. A number of  new people from the Chilean student movement to Occupy Wall Street have also confirmed they will be speaking at the event. Additions include:
 
– Patricio de Stefani chilean student activist talks about the mass movement 
– Cyril Baker LSX occupier reports on the occupy movement
– Conor Tomas Reed reports from Occupy Wall Street (video link up)
– John Holmwood of Campaign for the Public University discusses the threat the educaiton white paper poses

– Susan Matthews of Defend the Right to Protest talks about the campaign to get justice for Alfie Meadwos
– An Electrician involved in the recent walkouts and demonstrations joins the panel on N30 – building for the education shut down

 
Full timetable can be viewed here: https://educationactivistnetwork.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/a5-bw-new-college-of-resist-1.pdf
 
If you haven’t registered yet, please do so by going to: https://educationactivistnetwork.wordpress.com/ 
 
A new EAN briefing on the Education White Paper will also be available for sale at the conference. They are £1 each, £5 for 6, £10 for 15. See: https://educationactivistnetwork.wordpress.com/2011/10/23/new-ean-briefing-out-at-the-conference
 
After the conference we will join the LSX occupation at St Paul’s and take part in their general assembly. Bring your tents and warm clothes and lets OCCUPY!

About educationactivistnetwork
The education activist network provides national coordination for trade unionists, academics, university workers and student campaigners fighting to defend jobs and education in the UK.

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