The timetable of events and meetings are listed below. There is a possibility that some meetings may be subject to time or location changes. At the bottom of the page are downloadable versions formatted for printing.

Programme as of 5 May 2011

Official Arrival and Departure Dates

CWP Steering Committee     Thursday 21 July 2011               
Working Party Thursday 21 July 2011
Co-ordinating Committee Thursday 21 July 2011
Executive Committee Friday 22 July 2011
Small Branches Conference    Friday 22 July 2011
All other delegates   Sunday 24 July 2011
Society of Clerks at the Table    Sunday 24 July 2011
Official departure date  Thursday 28 July 2011


The programme below is a summarised outline. For a detailed listing of day-to-day activities please click on the individual day.

Official Conference Programme - Outline
Day 1 - Thursday 21 July 2011 DAY Arrival - Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Steering Committee, Working Party and Co-ordinating Committee
EVE Dinner for CWP, Working Party and Co-ordinating Committee Park Plaza
Day 2 - Friday 22 July 2011 DAY

Meeting - CWP Steering Committee, Working Party and Co-ordinating Committee (including group photographs)

Houses of Parliament
Arrival - Executive Committee and Small Branches Conference participants
EVE Reception and Dinner - (Theme 'Women as Agents of Change') (by invitation only) Royal Commonwealth Society
Day 3 - Saturday 23 July 2011 DAY

Meeting - Official Opening of the 31st Small Branches Conference

SB Photograph
Park Plaza

Meeting - Executive Committee

ExCo Group Photograph
Houses of Parliament
EVE Reception - Executive Committee, CWP Steering Committee and Small Branches Park Plaza
Day 4 - Sunday 24 July 2011 DAY Meeting - Executive Committee (Cont) Houses of Parliament
Meeting - Small Branches Conference (Cont) Park Plaza
Arrival - Remaining Delegates, Secretaries, Society of Clerks-at-the-Table and Observers
EVE Dinner - All Delegates (Theme 'Uniting the Commonwealth through Sport') Park Plaza
Day 5 - Monday 25 July 2011 DAY - AM Breakfast Meeting - Regional Secretaries Park Plaza
Meeting - General Briefing for all Delegates, Invited Representatives and Secretaries Park Plaza
Meeting - Briefing for Workshop Moderators, Discussion Leaders, Rapporteurs and Session Secretaries and Accompanying Persons Park Plaza

Meetings - Regional Groups

Africa Park Plaza
Australia Park Plaza
British Islands and Mediterranean Park Plaza
Canada Park Plaza
Caribbean Park Plaza
India Park Plaza
Asia Park Plaza County Hall
Pacific Park Plaza County Hall
South East Asia Park Plaza County Hall
PM Official Opening of the 57th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament
Plenary -  Addresses followed by Question and Answer Session
EVE Reception - CPA Secretary-General's Reception for Clerks, Secretaries and Secretaries to Delegations and their accompanying spouses/partners (by invitation only) followed by: Houses of Parliament
Dinner 1- Hosted by Clerk of the House of Commons and Clerk of Parliaments for Clerks, Secretaries and Delegation Secretaries and accompanying spouses/partners (by invitation only) Houses of Parliament
Reception and Dinner 2 - Hosted by the Speaker of the House of Commons and Lord Speaker, for Speakers and Presiding Officers and Delegation Leaders and their spouses/partners (by invitation only) Houses of Parliament
Dinner 3 - For all other delegates, observers and spouses/partners accredited to the conference Park Plaza
Day 6: Tuesday 26 July 2011 DAY Workshops  - A-H Park Plaza
AM Meeting - Society of Clerks-at-the-Table Houses of Parliament
Meeting - CWP Session Park Plaza
EVE Centennial Cultural Evening with Gala Dinner (by invitation only) Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament
Day 7: Wednesday 27 July 2011 DAY Meeting - Society of Clerks at the Table (Cont) Houses of Parliament
AM General Assembly Park Plaza
PM Centennial Plenary Park Plaza
Closing Ceremony Park Plaza
Meeting - New Executive Committee Park Plaza
Day 8: Thursday 28 July 2011 Departure - All Delegates


Downloadable versions of the Programme in MS Word and Adobe pdf.

(PDF PDF 71 KB)CPC 2011 Conference Programme Thursday 21-Thursday 28 July (PDF PDF 71 KB)

CPC 2011 Conference Programme Thursday 21-Thursday 28 July (DOC DOC 111 KB)