My conference highlight – Einstein would have been proud of me

photo by bob franklin(Or would he? Discuss)

For my own record, I have made a note below of all the meetings/debates I attended and discussions I had at conference.

The highlight from all of these was the lady from Hunterston B Nuclear power station, on the EDF stand, explaining to me, with the use of moving models, how nuclear power is produced. It really is quite daft that I have never got myself educated on this subject before. The lady was perfectly charming and very patient. The whole thing was fascinating. Einstein would have been proud of me.

Exhibition stand discussions:

Gibraltar
Nuclear power
Trustee savings bank
Low wage structure of tied house managers in pubs
Windows 8 and 3d printing demonstration
Carillion energy services
Scotland – better together
High stakes casino machines – Campaign for Fair Gambling
NUT – Education
Howard league for penal reform

Fringe meetings:

Bedroom tax – Scottish Federation of Housing Associations
Prism/tempora/surveillance **asked several questions
Rally – jobs/apprenticeships
Home office and Justice questions **asked a question
Better off in europe
Living well for longer
The cost of education
UK music

Debates:

Scottish Land reform
Consultation on Immigration, identity and asylum **asked a question
Constitutional amendment – responsibility of members
Learning for life
Protecting children from online pornography **made a speech
Strengthening the economy
Nick Clegg Q&A
British sign language
Tackling domestic and sexual abuse
Defence
Syria
Schedule 7 **Made a speech

Glasgow:

Kelvingrove museum and gallery, including Salvador Dali
Lighthouse gallery, including exhibition on architecture in Anartica

Glee Club:

How not to sing “Trelawny”

Photo by bobfranklin

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