IWA's 2017 Annual General Meeting took place on Saturday 30th September 2017 at Aldercar High School, Daltons Close, Langley Mill, Nottingham, NG16 4HL.
See the full AGM agenda.
The Annual General Meeting is the formal part of the day-long Annual Members' Meeting, the full timetable of which is as follows:
|09:30||Hall opens for members. Teas and coffees available|
|10:00||Welcome by Ivor Caplan:|
|Presentations: Local success, grass-roots campaigning|
|10:05||Chris Howes – IWA Peterborough Branch|
|10:20||Geoff Wood, Mick Butler - IWA Northampton Branch|
|10:35||Presentation of National Awards – Andrew Hemmings – IWA National Awards Officer|
|10:55||Special Award to members with 60 years + membership|
|11:10||Interval for teas and coffees|
|11:30||Annual General Meeting - Les Etheridge, IWA National Chairman and Jonathan Smith, IWA National Treasurer|
|12:30||Presentation: IWA over the next 10 years - Peter Johns, Chairman Marketing Committee and Paul Rodgers, Trustee elect|
|13:00||Lunch (free of charge, but must be pre-booked, see below)|
|13:45||Depart for Afternoon Visits|
2.15pm - Walking tour of Langley Mill which marks the point where the Cromford Canal (under restoration) meets the Erewash Canal and the now derelict Nottingham Canal. Visitors will be toured around the site by volunteers of the Erewash Canal Preservation and Development Association and the visit will include the restored Pumping House and Toll House.
Langley Mill is a 5 - 8 minute drive from the Annual Members' Meeting venue.
3.00pm prompt - Two hour boat trip along the Cromford Canal. Numbers are limited to 40 members and so tickets will be offered on a first come, first served basis with a waiting list. Tickets for the boat trip must be collected when registering on the day of the AGM.
The embarkation point for Birsdwood is approximately 30 minutes drive from the Annual Members' Meeting venue.