STUC Energy Conference

9:00am-4:30pm 20th November 2019

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This STUC conference on energy will examine these questions and more, with contributors including:

• Leading trade unionists from STUC, Unite the Union, UNISON, GMB, Prospect and RMT

• Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

• Rebecca Long Bailey MP, Shadow Secretary of state for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (tbc)

• Stuart Haszeldine, Professor of Carbon Capture and Storage, University of Edinburgh

• Jan Webb, Professor of Sociology of Organisations and Project Lead, Heat and the City, University of Edinburgh

• Andrew Cumbers, Professor in Regional Political Economy, University of Glasgow

• Professor Karen Turner, Director of Centre for Energy Policy, University of Strathclyde, and Just Transition Commissioner

• Mark Lappin, independent energy consultant

• Mika Minio Paluello, Transition Economics

• Trade Unions for Energy Democracy and Public Services International Research Unit (tbc)

• Leading campaigners from Friends of the Earth Scotland, Get Glasgow Moving and WWF Scotland

With workshops and plenary sessions presenting a diverse range of views on energy, climate change and trade unionism, this is a conference for organisers as well as researchers and academics, and aims to bring together lay members, officers and experts from the energy sector and the wider trade union movement.

09:00 – 16:30, Wednesday 20 November 2019 The Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane, Glasgow,

Coffee will be available from 9:00 and lunch is provided.

Space is limited so please confirm your attendance by completing the attached registration and facilitation form and emailing Louise Ireland ( or confirming attendance with myself no later than 1 November 2019. Please note the forms are designed for Union nominations but this conference is also open to academics, hence circulating this invitation to the STUC Research Network and a couple of other contacts.

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