Click here to see the workshops being held and when...
Take a look at the fantastic and diverse sessions that will be held over the weekend by clicking right here.


WANT TO HOLD A STALL AT THE SSF?
If you or your organisation or collective would like to hold an information stall at the SSF, there will be plenty of space to do so. Make sure you are registered appropriately and please arrive promptly on Saturday and Sunday mornings before the start of the first sessions. If you've any questions email the Organising Group, or see the admin desk at the SSF itself.

VENUE INFORMATION
The venue for the Friday event is the Guthrie Theatre, which you enter via Harris Street, next to the ABC. The Saturday and Sunday programme will take place in and around the UTS Tower which you enter off Broadway.

To see a map of the venue areas by following this link.



SSF KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
This year's SSF will feature a variety of speakers including:

DAVID BARSAMIAN - Award-winning director of Alternative Radio in the US. David has co-authored a number of books with eminent scholars such as Noam Chomsky, Edward Said and Arundhati Roy.

NICOLA BULLARD - Deputy-director of Focus on the Global South. Nicola is co-author along with Walden Bello of "Global Finance: New Thinking on Regulating Speculative Capital Markets".

ARIEL GUIDES - Representative from BMP (Solidarity of Filipino Workers), the largest trade union congress in the Philippines, and head of the Freedom from Hunger Coalition in Negros, covering 22,000 sugarworkers across 12 cities and towns.


More about keynote speakers here.


 

 


 


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Saturday, 24 October 2003
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OPENING SESSION
IS THE AMERICAN EMPIRE UNSTOPPABLE?
Globalise Peace and
Social Justice
Friday 24th October
7:00pm @ Guthrie Theatre, UTS
Enter off Harris Street
Entry $8/$5
(free for SSF registrants)

The faltering operation in Iraq, the collapse of the Cancun WTO negotiations, increasing international resistance... is the Empire beginning to crack? With David Barsamian, Nicola Bullard and Ariel Guides
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SYDNEY SOCIAL FORUM
An open space promoting solidarity and cooperation among the diversity of activist networks in Sydney, Australia and Internationally. This year's Sydney Social Forum will be held on October 24 to 26 at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS).



DON'T FORGET
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

Daylight Saving or summer time begins at 2:00am on Sunday 26th October, when you put your clocks and watches ahead 1 hour. Sure, it may mean less sleep on Saturday night, but it also means summer official starts at the SSF!