Programme

All events will take place in the Birmingham Events and Conference Centre (Next to Holiday Inn)

Friday 29/04/22 Afternoon and Evening

Activity Time Venue
Registration Open 13:00 Foyer
Lions Shop Open 13:00 Innovate Room
Exhibition Centre Open 13:00 Foyer and Rear of Mercian Room
Registration Closes 18:00 Innovate Room
Lions Shop Closes 18:00 Foyer and Rear of Mercian Room
Welcome Dinner - Bar Open 18:30 Foyer
Welcome Dinner - Open for Seating 19:00 Mercian Room
Welcome Dinner - Start 19:30 Mercian Room
Carriages 22:00  

Saturday 30/04/22 Morning

Activity Time Venue
Registration Open 08:00 Foyer
Lions Shop Open 08:00 Innovate Room
Convention Hall open for Seating 08:45 Mercian Room
Convention Call to Order 09:15 Mercian Room
Receive Past International President Lion Jim Ervin    
National Anthems and Flag Ceremony    
Council Chair Welcome Address    
Service of Remembrance    
Convention Opens - A Town Crier    
Address by PIP Jim Ervin    
MD105 and Food Banks    
Coffee / Tea Break / Partner & Guest Departure 10:20 Foyer (Cash Bar)
Convention Reconvenes 10:40 Mercian Room
Attendance Update    
Minute of 69th MD 105 Convention    
MD Officers Reports    
Global Action Team    
Services / Membership / Leadership    
Secretary / Treasurer    
International / Communications / Youth Portfolios    
PID Phil Nathan - Endorsement for 3rd Vice International President    
Living with Dementia    
Resolutions    
Voting on PID Phil Nathan Endorsement 12:15 Mercian Room on Exit
Lunch 12:15 Grab Bags in Hotel Foyer

Saturday 30/04/22 Afternoon and Evening

Activity Time Venue
Convention Reconvenes 13:15 Mercian Room
Resolutions    
Lions Passion - What Made us Lion    
New Voices & Symposium Impact    
Question and Answers Session    
Updates on LCIF / ROAR / New Voices    
Our Partnership with The Special Olympics    
International Presidents Awards    
International Visitors - Address    
Convention Day 1 Close 16:20  
Lions Shop Closes 17:00 Foyer and Rear of Mercian Room
Gala Dinner - Bar Open 18:30 Foyer
Gala Dinner - Open for Seating 19:00 Mercian Room
Gala Dinner - Start 19:30 Mercian Room
Gala Dinner - Entertainment 21:15  
Carriages 23:30  

Sunday 01/05/22

Activity Time Venue
Hall open for seating 09:00 Mercian Room
Convention Call to Order 09:30 Mercian Room
Receive PIP Jim Ervin and Top Table    
Receive Council Chair Richard Williams    
Receive Council of Governors 2021/22    
Receive Council Chair Elect Alastair Joel    
Receive Council of Governors Elect 2022/23    
Peace Poster and Peace Essay    
Bert mason Memorial Trophy    
MD Competition Awards    
2023 MD and International Convention    
Closing Remarks    
Convention Day 2 Close 12:00  
PDGs Meeting 12:25 Bar Area
International Convention - Montreal - Update 13:15 Connect 4 Room