Program

CONFERENCE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Julian Burnside to lead a conversation with Craig Foster (#gameover campaign) and Angela Fredericks (#hometobilo campaign)  How do we get traction in growing humanity and compassion in this country?  What have we learnt from our experiences?

 

DRAFT CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Pre-Conference

4 – 5pm RAR Annual General Meeting
5 – 6pm Interfaith Service

FRIDAY 3 JULY 2020

Time Activity
6pm Registration and supper
7.15 Welcome to CountryJulian Burnside in conversation with:

Craig Foster (‘Save Hakeem’,  #gameover) and Angela Fredericks (#Home to Bilo campaign) + local refugee activist TBC

How do we get traction in growing humanity and compassion in this country?  What have we learnt from our experiences?

8.30 Plans for the next two daysChoir
9.00 Close

 

SATURDAY 4 JULY 2020

Time Activity
8 – 9 am Network meetings
8 – 9 am Registration
9 – 9.15 Formal Welcome 
9.15 – 10.00 Keynote Speaker: Arif Hussein + Q&A
10.00 – 10.30 Networking activity: Speed dating:
10.30 – 11.00 MORNING TEA
11.00  – 12.30 pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS x 6
12.30 – 1.30 pm LUNCH
1.30 – 2.30pm Human Rights PanelArif Hussein, senior solicitor, RACS

Renaire Druery, Human rights senior campaigner, Get Up!

Father Rod Bower, Anglican priest, Gosford

2.30 – 2.45 Entertainment
2.45 – 3.00 BREAK
3.00– 4.15 BREAKOUT SESSIONS x 6
4.25 – 4.40 pm Closing remarks for the day.
4.30 – 5.00 Entertainment
5.00  – 6.30 Dinner  at local cafes, pubs. (for those who want to stay for movies)
6.30 – 8.30 Movies – in the Theatre and in Meeting Room 1 (still to be selected)

 

SUNDAY 5 JULY 2020

Time Activity
8.00 – 9.00 Network meetings
9.00 – 9.15 am Overview of day ahead.
9.15 – 9.45 Keynote speaker: Najeeba Wazefadost
9.45 – 10.45 am Panel: Stories of refugees who have settled in Australia well – successful social enterprises, case studiesQ: what are three things that have made a difference to you in settling in Australia? + question time
10.45– 11.15 MORNING TEA
11.15– 12.30pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS X 6
12.40 – 1.00 TAMPA Award
1.00 – 1.15 Performances
1.15 – 1.30 Closing remarks / National President
1.30 – 2.30pm LUNCH
2.30 – 3.30 Facilitated discussion:  developing an action plan / declaration from the Conference.We anticipate that some people may leave at lunch time but there will be opportunity to work on a declaration from the Conference after lunch.
3.30 Close of the Conference