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Excursions & Workshops

Tuesday 27th August 2019

On Tuesday afternoon, conference delegates will have the opportunity to participate in 1 of 2 excursions, or to choose 2 Workshops from a list of concurrent sessions.

Excursions (Delegates choose one only)

Excursions: 2.00pm - 5.30pm

  1. Dapto Community Farm, Nan Tien Temple and CareWays Sensory RoomThis excursion will Include a visit to Dapto Community Farm and how it operates as a community hub and then on to Dapto Neighbourhood Centre to experience their Community Sensory Room for people with a disability.

  2. iAccelerate Business Accelerator & Incubator Program (University of Wollongong)iAccelerate is a unique business accelerator and incubator program run by the University of Wollongong (UOW). It’s a thriving community of like-minded entrepreneurs with vision, purpose and passion, growing their impact through exceptional education, mentoring and support among inspiring surrounds.

Concurrent Workshop Sessions (Delegates choose one from each session)

Session One: 2.00pm - 3.30pm

  1. Practical Planning for Disaster Resilience in your Organisation - Presented by Anne Crestani (Gateway Family Services)
  2. Culture Intuitive Workshop - Presented by Nola Turner-Jensen (Consultant)
  3. Powerful Communities, Strong Economies – Making the economic case for community organisations - Presented by Tony Armstrong (Locality)
  4. Social Media Workshop - Presented by Sally Hall (Community Industry Group)
  5. Self-Care for Workers in the Community Sector - Presented by Linda Watson (Centre for Community Welfare Training)

Session Two: 4.00pm - 5.30pm

  1. Global Issues, Local Solutions - The link between Neighbourhood Centres and the SDGs - Can Yasmut
  2. Culture Intuitive Workshop - Presented by Nola Turner-Jensen (Consultant)
  3. Role of Neighbourhood Houses in the Tasmanian Bushfires - Presented by Lauren McGrow (Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania)
  4. Deeper Dive into Changing Community Culture regarding Customer/Client Aggression (icare)
  5. Self-Care for Workers in the Community Sector - Presented by Linda Watson (Centre for Community Welfare Training)

Please Note:

  • Once you have registered, you will be issued with a link to indicate your preferences for each session
  • Excursions and Workshops are subject to change