DAY 1 FRIDAY 2nd MARCH 11:00 am - Luncheon for new members and first-time attendees 1:00 pm - Conference begins... - Per Hoyen: Welcome form the RI President's Personal Representative (RIPPR) 1:30 pm - Dr Jordan Nguyen: One Life. Persist to Improve Many 2:15 pm - Afternoon Tea 2:45 pm - Focus: Indigenous Australia - Roll call of Clubs - Sarah Brown: The Purple Truck - A Social Health Enterprise - Russell Marnock:National Trachoma Project - Olive Aumann: A myriad of connections 4:30 pm - Russell Gurney: Launch of 2019 Conference 4:45 pm - Close for the day 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Cocktail Party (note changed time) 7:00 pm until late - Club dinners - arranged by Clubs
DAY 2 SATURDAY 3rd MARCH Focus: A healthier Tomorrow 8:45 am - In Memoriam 9:00 am - DGN Shia Smart (Duncan): Introduction - Beth Wilson: Memoirs of a Failed Retiree 10:35 am - Morning Tea - Rtns Brian Martin & Merv Ericson: Walk the Talk - Professor Eoin Killackey: Education and Employment - Keys to Recovery in Young People with Mental Illness - Jordan Fallon:Youth Suicide - Challenges for Society - Bob Williams: Interplast - Cathy Roth: Professionals with Alzheimers - Mary Muirhead:Learning for Life - Autism and the Future 12:40 pm - Lunch 1:40 pm - Focus - Career & Profession - Tom Gleisner: Working Dog Productions - Moments in Australian Culture - Club Project - Satellite Scoresby 2:25 pm - Focus - Business and our Environment - Pat Armstrong - Rotary Environment Committee - Brendan Foran - Connecting to the Environment 3:05 pm Afternoon Tea 3:35 pm Focus - International - Club Project - Microfinance - Amazing outcomes for $250. Bayswater RC - Club Project - Kiriwina - Rowville RC 3:50 pm - Focus - Rotary Foundation - PDG Brian Foley: Introduction to The Rotary Foundation - PDG Murray Verso: The Rotary Foundation - A Global Perspective - Rtn Mark Balla: Improving Educational Outcomes through WaSH Initiatives - PDG Bob Richards & AG Diane Fisher: Polio - National Immunisation Day Update 5:00 pm - Close for the day 6:30 pm - Gala Dinner - The Bendigo Stadium (approx 3.5 klms from the Ulumbarra Theatre, free parking)
DAY 3 SUNDAY 4th MARCH 9:00 am Focus: Youth & Leadership - Bianca Lobo: Rotaract at a National Scale - Jenny Coburn: Membership - New Styles - Murray Baird: How Deep is your Love? the picture of charities in Australia - DRR Tegan McWilliam: Rotaractors Tomorrow - Salwan Shahine and students: Interact in Schools - Wandin RC: Earlyact 10:35 - Morning Tea - David Burt: Transforming Australian Culture through Sport - Public Speaking Contest Winners - Youth Exchange 11:50 am Kirsty Sword Gusmao AO: Together Towards Tomorrow 12:30 pm RIPPR Per Hoyen: Final Address 12:50 pm Conference Close 1:00 pm Lunch
The 2020 District 9810 Rotary Conference will be held on the traditional lands of the Dja Dja Wurrung, Taungurung; and Yorta Yorta people and we pay our respects to their elders past and present and to any Elders who will be attending the Conference.