Photos and News from the SI Convention, Dublin, July 2023.
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Scottish Soroptimists joined 1600 members from around the world for the 3 day Convention in Dublin on 27 07 2023.
New SI Emblem announced at SI Convention, 27 07 2023:
New SI Emblem announced by SI President Maureen on 27 o7 2023. Brand guidelines to follow for use across all Federations:
The two photos below show show Dublin International Conference Centre and members arriving.
Joint SN/S Regions Poster displayed at SI Convention:
The joint Scotland North and South poster was displayed along with posters from Clubs, Regions, and National Associations across the Federations.
First photo below shows the joint SN/S Regions poster. Second photo shows the Stitches for Survival panel, also included in the joint SN/S Region poster, done by SI Kirkcaldy member Roberta.
Congratulations Roberta! Well done!
28 07 2023 Friendship Evening:
At the end of the speaker programme, members met with Soroptimists from around the world. Dolly from Mongolia met Liz from SI Glasgow City.
For exercise after speaker sessions, members took the opportunity to look around Dublin.
Sights seen in Dublin:
Statues commemorating the mid 19th century famine during which one million people died. One million more emigrated from Ireland.
Tall Ship, The Jeannie Johnston, carried over 2,500 people over 8 years to North America during the famine.
A statue of Daniel O’Connell, former Lord Mayor of Dublin, stands atop the monument looking towards the Irish Parliament.
See SI Convention Dublin July 2023 brooch below:
SI Convention 2027
Where will it be held?
Proposed cruise to Alaska as announced on 29 7 2023 cancelled on 16 10 2023. Alternative venues within the countries of SI of the Americas to be researched by SI 2027 Convention Chair Sharon and her Committee.