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AGM 2022 - The Photographer's Journey

The RPS AGM 2022, The Photographer's Journey, has been designed with you, our members, in mind. The programme has been put together by a fantastic team of volunteers and will take you through the many different areas of the RPS, and demonstrate all we can do to help take your photography forwards.

The day includes inspirational speakers, a tour of our brand-new online member-only Portal, insights into our certified courses and opportunities available all year round, and much more. We hope that by the end of the day you will leave with a better idea of how we can help you on your own photographic journey, no matter where you are along the way.

Key Information

Saturday 24 September 2022 10.00 to 16.30 BST 

In person at RPS House or online via Zoom 

Free to members and non-members (donation invited) 

Registration is essential. Opening mid-August. (Please have your RPS membership number to hand when booking).

The AGM

The AGM programme for the day starts from 10am and the business agenda will last no longer than one hour. Find out more here

The Photographer's Journey 

At the RPS, we want everyone to enjoy photography irrespective of your age or technical ability. Whether you use a smartphone camera, or have an arsenal of sophisticated equipment, we can help you develop your practical and creative photography skills.

At this year’s AGM, we will inspire you along your own photographic pathway with our programme of talks and events.

We are excited to welcome two brilliant, inspirational photographers to present their work and describe their personal photographic journeys. There will also be presentations by RPS staff explaining how our new CRM (customer relationship management) system will help us to deliver to every Member a bespoke and highly personalised service that will encourage and support your own photographic journey.

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Following our keynote speakers in the morning session, we will be giving you an overview of the new CRM and Portal and share the exciting upcoming additions to the system that you will all be able to enjoy soon.

Afterwards, we will take a closer look at what the RPS has to offer you and meet the organisations who run courses in conjunction with us. We will also look at how Distinctions can play a key part in your photographic journey.

10.00 Open – President Simon Hill HonFRPS 

10.05 Lucinda Grange in conversation with Simon Hill 

10.55 Comfort break 

11.00 AGM opens

Report and accounts (votes of acceptance) 

Q&A on Report & Accounts  

Motion (result of voting) 

President’s address 

12.00 AGM Closes  

12.10 Aneesa Dawoojee FBIPP FRPS 

13.00 Lunch 

13.30 Open afternoon session – The Photographer's Journey (CEO) 

13.35 The new CRM and how members can use this system 

14.00 Liz Williams – RPS Education Manager 

14.10 OCA courses - tutor and students 

14.35 OU courses - tutor and students 

15.00 Comfort break 

15.10 Distinctions is a Journey; not just for ‘letters’ 

15.40 Widening your horizons – what’s available via the Groups Regions and Chapters 

16.00 CEO round up and Close