Programme

 

Thursday 13 June 2013

Arrival of delegates
(The Royal Horseguards, 2 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EJ)

15.00–19.00  Registration
(The Royal Horseguards Hotel)
   
18.30 Depart from the Royal Horseguards by coach for Fishmongers' Hall

19.00 Arrival at Fishmongers' Hall for Reception & Dinner hosted by the Rt Hon. Baroness D'Souza CMG, Lord Speaker
(Fishmongers' Hall, London EC4R 9EL)

19.30 Official Dinner 

22.00 Return to the Royal Horseguards Hotel by coach

Friday 14 June 2013

09.00 Depart by coach from the Royal Horseguards for the House of Lords
(Arrival at the Sovereign's Entrance, Palace of Westminster)
   
09.30  Official Opening of the 15th Meeting of the Association of European Senates
(Queen’s Robing Room, House of Lords)

09.40 First Conference Session:
“Relationships between upper and lower Chambers”
   
11.00 Coffee/tea break
   
11.30 Session resumes
   
12.40 Group photograph (all participants)
   
13.00 Official lunch hosted by the Rt Hon. Baroness D'Souza CMG, Lord Speaker
(The Terrace, House of Lords)
   
14.30 Second Conference Session:
“Senates and the use of social media”
   
15.45 Tea/coffee break
   
16.00 Session resumes

16.50 Closing remarks by the Lord Speaker and intervention by Mrs Matvienko
   
17.00 Farewell Reception
(Royal Gallery, House of Lords)

Optional tour of the Palace of Westminster
   
18.00 Delegates depart
Transport to Conference Hotel will be provided