Tag Archives: BiCon

BiCon 2012 in numbers

BiCon 2012… Last summer’s BiCon by numbers!  Well, money numbers at least.   2012 ran at a profit, which is rolled forward with the past conference surpluses from 2010 and 2011 as startup money for future BiCons. Next issue we should have a report from BiCon 2013 on decisions made at the main plenary session there. Equality Fund Spend       […]

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Want to run a BiCon?

Would you like to go to BiCon 2013 in Edinburgh? Details are here: www.bicon2013.org.uk But what about BiCon 2014? As yet, nobody has expressed an interest in running a BiCon in 2014, to the BiCon Decision-Making Plenary or to BiCon Continuity Ltd, who can take expressions of interest on BiCon’s behalf between now and BiCon 2013.  If you think you […]

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Changing BiCon: A rewrite of the BiCon Guidelines

At the big annual bi conference BiCon this summer, the Decision Making Plenary (DMP) proposed changes to the guidelines underpinning how the event is run.  Here is the revised text. BiCon Organisers’ Guidelines – Section B DRAFT approved at 2012 DMP; pending approval at 2013 DMP Statement of intent B1.    BiCon should have an unashamedly forthright stance on the inclusion […]

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How Bisexuals Used To Live

A series reflecting on the ups and downs of the bi movement in the UK. This month, Jo Eadie looks back to the Norwich BiCon in 1992. One of my friends tells me that she has an abiding memory of me ordering endless portions of beans on toast for my daughter at the canteen at the Norwich bi conference. Perhaps […]

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Acting Globally: what BiCon 2010 could be like…

I’ve been thinking ahead to BiCon 2010, also an international BiCon and how we might make it truly international. I’ve had wonderful experiences at previous International and European BiCons and I’m looking forward to London 2010 because it will be run by good people, good people will be there and it is close to where I live. Here are some […]

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BiCon Unveils Community Day

What is it? This year we will be starting Bicon with a Community Day.  The aim of Community Day is to facilitate networking, discussion, support and diversity between different community groups and organisations and the bisexual community.  It’s a chance for you to have your say and to ask questions.  Community Day is aimed at both individual attending BiCon, and  […]

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Making Decision

The Leicester BiCon DMP Minutes of the Decision Making Plenary (DMP) of BiCon 2008 University of Leicester, 30th August 2008 A.    Welcome and Introduction B.    Proposed Guideline changes C.    Future BiCons D.    Finance E.    Any Other Business A.    Welcome and Introduction Ian W welcomed everyone and explained the reason for the DMP and introduced the Chair David M (DM). David […]

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BiCon Treforest: Agendas

Activist Agenda The next UK Bi Activist conference is getting nearer – it’s set for the weekend of 24 / 25 November and will again be held in Manchester. The programme for the weekend has developed since last issue.  There will be an “activism training” session in organiser skills; presentation of a new resource on LGBT inclusion and issues for […]

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