The Scottish LGBTI Police Association hosted the annual UK & Ireland LGBTI Police Conference between the 22nd and 24th June 2018 at the Scottish Police College, Tulliallan, Fife. This page celebrates the legacy of the conference including video, photographs and a report.
135 delegates representing 38 UK and Ireland police forces were greeted on the first day to a Civic Reception sponsored by Fife Council. a welcome address by the Provost of the Kingdom of Fife and a string quartet from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. This was followed by a social including an LGBTI themed quiz. Day 2 began with a morning 'rainbow run' (for those up early enough) and the first full conference day. A cocktail reception and Gala Dinner followed including a spectacular performance from the Award-winning Cumbernauld Gaelic Choir. Continuing the 'Scottish' theme, the evening ended with a traditional ceilidh. Day 3 continued with more conference speakers and presentation of the Julie Barnes-Frank Award which this year was presented to Superintendent Foy from PSNI. For more information about the conference please check out the conference report below and you can also view the programme.
On behalf of the Scottish LGBTI Police Association General Board, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all the delegates who attended, everyone who worked incredibly hard both in preparation and during the conference itself, all the speakers and workshop contributors, musicians/singers and all of our sponsors. Each and every one of you helped to make this the most amazing conference that few of us will ever forget.