South East Region


Dates for your Diary
Wed Nov 17th

The Autumn Gathering

The gathering will be of interest to Chairs, committee members and the membership.
It will be by zoom and will start at 9.30 am the link will be sent to you through eventbrite nearer the time.
This is the Link for registration
Details below

Keynote speakers
Liz Thackeray – recently elected chair of the Third Age Trust and Michaela Moody, the vice chair.
Liz and Michaela will be sharing their vision for the development of the u3a movement during the next three years while they are in office and their aspiration for its future. They will take questions after their presentations.
Following a short break there will be the opportunity to attend one of 9 break out rooms covering a variety of areas of current interest.
Shape of the day

9.30 – 9.45Introduction Trustee S E Region – Susie Berry
9.45 – 10.45Liz Thackray & Michaela Moody, newly elected Chair and Vice Chair of Third Age Trust
10.45 – 11.00Short break
11.00 – 12.00Breakout Rooms – 1-9
12.00 – 12.45Feedback from Breakout Rooms – 3 main points
12.45 – 1.00Conclusions – S E Region Trustee – Susie Berry

Breakout Rooms

1. Public Relations : Jeff Berliner, West Midlands
2. Pros and Cons of hybrid monthly meetings : John Haigh, Lymington u3a
3. Resuming activities safely : Jane Bailey, Third Age Trust
4. Different ideas for interest groups : Hilvary Robinson, Lymington u3a
5. Revitalising your interest Group : John Russell & Sue Brimilow,Kent
6. Revitalising your Committee : Linda Wilson, Matlock u3a
7. National Science Network : Jo Livingston
8. Liz Thackray : Chair Third Age Trust
9. Michaela Moody : Vice Chair, Third Age Trust