Autumn Conference 2016


This year’s Autumn Conference will be held from 2-4 September at the University of Birmingham (Edgbaston Campus). Why not come along for some or all of it.

Book your place at

  • Book before 1st August to get an early booking discount
  • If you need help covering the costs of attendance there is also a limited access fund.

Panel debates are scheduled for two major issues:

A Progressive Alliance? Should the Green Party initiate pre-electoral co-operation with Labour and other Opposition Parties? With Zoe Williams, Guardian; Rupert Read, Chair, Green House think tank; Caroline Lucas MP; Neal Lawson, Compass; Chris Bowers, LibDem

Saturday 13.15 – How big a step forward was Paris? Does what’s been happening since give us cause for cynicism or hope? With Chair: Liz Reason, Green Party Energy Policy Working Group; Clare Shakya, Climate change group director, International Institute for Environment & Development,  DfID negotiator at Paris; Anthony Hobley, CEO, Carbon Tracker Initiative; Tom Burke, Chairman, E3G

See full timetable on the website.


Single en-suite B&B rooms are available on campus at £45.60 per night.
These are in Vale Village 20 minutes’ walk from the venue.
See the accommodation page for student room bookings and other options.

Children between the ages of 1 and 11 are welcome to join the Conference Creche, which is run by fully qualified, DBS checked staff. And all absolutely free of charge to Green Partymembers who are attending the Conference!