Adfree Cities are running our first Adblock AGM event in Brixton, London to bring Adblockers from across the UK together. The day will be include skillshares and training, as well as time to network and share ideas and tactics. It will be a tailored event for around 20 people to get skilled up and inspired.

Adfree Cities Adblock AGM
Saturday 11th February 2023
11am – 6pm in person in Brixton, London

What to expect from the day:

  • Meet other like minded people committed to anti-advertising.
  • Session 1: Building kick-ass anti-advertising groups in your city
  • Session 2: Building an international counter-advertising movement
  • Session 3: Why we want ad free cities and how we get there
  • Eat local delicious food!

Agenda

SessionHow long?Time
Welcome and warm up!30 mins11-11.30am
Building kick-ass anti-advertising groups in your city
What you need to bring people into your group, organise effectively and win

Local Adblock groups have stopped hundreds of new digital advertising screens from receiving planning permission at a local level and secured bans on advertising for junk food and high carbon products on existing ad sites. Hear from local groups on their barriers and breakthroughs for effective organising. We’ll do some problem-solving and skill-sharing on tactics and organising strategies.
2 hours11.30-1.30pm
Vegan lunch1 hour1.30-2.30pm
Building an international counter-advertising movement + introduction to the ‘ZAP Games’ from Belgium (Zone Anti-Pub)

Hear from network members who have been involved in international events and find out about bringing the ‘ZAP Games’ to the UK
1 hour2.30-3.30pm
Break15mins3.30-3.45pm
Why we want ad free cities and how we get there

National and local strategy session to think about the themes we want to focus on as a network and how Adfree Cities can best support local groups with their campaigns
(external facilitator)
1.45 hours3.45-5.30pm

As well as being a chance to meet local group coordinators and members of the Adblock Coordinator Training Programme, we have places available for anyone interested in becoming an Adblock organiser in your local area. We have a budget to assist with your travel costs and overnight accommodation can be arranged if needed.

Please register and we will contact you with the the AGM venue location closer to the time.