Draft programme

This programme is incomplete, but we will be updating it as confirmations come to hand. Speaker photo, bios and presentations titles are still being confirmed.

Tuesday 27th August 2019

8:30 Registrations open
9:15 Whakatau & welcome
9.45am Opening greeting speaker to be confirmed  
9.55am Keynote speaker – Cindy Kiro, “Whakamana Tāngata: Restoring Dignity to Social Security in New Zealand”, learning from the past and present for the future
10:45 Morning Tea and networking around the expo
11:10 Keynote speaker – Kath Harrison.  Belong Blue Mountains NSW Australia
12:00 Political Panel session chaired by Dr Bryce Edwards
Featuring Minister Carmel Sepuloni, Minister Tracey Martin,
Jan Logie and Hon Alfred Ngaro.

1:00 Lunch and networking around the expo
2:00 Workshops featuring Katherine Peet, Network Waitangi Otautahi, Megan Thomas, Co-designing systems change, Kath Harrison, Belong Blue Mountains NSW
3.00 Sponsors address
3:15 Afternoon tea and networking around the expo
3:40 Sponsors address
4.00 Keynote speaker – Panapa Ehau, Business as Unusual
4.50 Close of the day
7:00 Conference dinner
Entertainment Barry Saunders and friends

Wednesday 28th August 2019

8.00 Community Networks Aotearoa AGM
8:30 Welcome coffee and tea around the expo
9:00 Opening – Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, Hon Peeni Henare
9.10 Keynote speaker – Sacha McKeeking
Sacha is Head of School – Aotahi / Māui Lab Co-Director, University of Canterbury.
10:00 Keynote speaker – Dr Richard Egan.
Dr Richard Egan is the co-director of the Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Research Unit, part of the Department of Preventive & Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, 
10.50 Sponsors address
11:10 Morning tea and networking around the expo
11:40 Workshops featuring David Hanna, Inspiring Communities, Mike Reid, Local Government NZ, Dr Richard Egan, Co-director of the Cancer Society Social and Behavioural Research Unit, Dunedin School Medicine
12:40 Lunch and networking around the expo
1:30 Panel: As community-based organisations how are we going to contribute to a sustained response to exclusion and racism following events in Christchurch? (Speakers being confirmed.)
2:20 Keynote speaker – Damon Salesa.
Toeolesulusulu Damon Salesa is a prizewinning scholar who specializes in the study of colonialism, empire, government and race. 
3:10 Thanks & poroporaki
4:00 Conference close.