Program

YOUR 2019 DISTRICT CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM FRIDAY 29th March 2019

9:00 am
Display booth area open for set up
11:30 for 12:00 noon
College of Governors Meeting and Lunch – Our House, 145 Laurel Avenue, Lismore
12:00 noon
Registration Desk opens – Lismore Workers Club
Enjoy the Welcome Experience with gathering places available, networking and introductions to new friends.
1:30 pm
House of Friendship and display booths open
5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
Pre-Dinner Welcome Drinks
Pre dinner drinks with a cash bar – Lismore Workers Club auditorium
6:15 pm -7:15 pm
2019 District Conference Opening – Plenary Session 1
Announcement of official party – Conference MC PDG Ross Smith
Official opening of Conference – Honourable Thomas George MP
Welcome to Lismore – Mayor Isaac Smith, Lismore City Council
Welcome to Conference – District Governor Terry Brown
In Memoriam
7:15 pm
Dinner is served
8:00 pm
Rotary International President’s Representative PRID Don Mebus
8.15 pm
Musical Interlude
8:30 pm
Keynote Speaker – Ridley Bell
9:00 pm
TBA
9:20 pm
Close

CONFERENCE PROGRAM SATURDAY 30th March 2019

8:00 am
Registration Desk Re-opens
House of Friendship and display boots open
8:15 am – 10:00 am
Plenary Session 2
Welcome by District Governor Terry Brown
RI Representative PRID Don Mebus
Keynote Speaker – Dr Jonathan Parkyn
Keynote Speaker – Professor Peter Silburn
10:00 am – 10:35 am
Morning tea – with entertainment by RED Inc.
10:40 am – 12:50 pm
Plenary Session 3
Keynote Speaker – Clyde Campbell
GCE Presentation
The Rotary Foundation
International Inner Wheel
Keynote Speaker – Sarah Brown
12:50pm – 1:40 pm
Lunch
1:40 pm – 2:35 pm
Plenary Session 4
Keynote Speaker – Peter Drysdale
TBA
2:35 pm – 3:05 pm
Afternoon Tea
3:05 pm
Business Session – Lismore Workers Club
6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Pre Dinner Drinks and Fellowship
Dinner Served
“Jazz and Shiraz with Pizzazz” – The Seven Deadly Swings


CONFERENCE PROGRAM SUNDAY 31st March 2019

8:15 am
House of Friendship and display booths open
8:15 am – 9:55 am
Plenary Session 5
Welcome by District Governor Terry Brown
Keynote Speaker – Kelly Foran
Keynote Speaker – Rhett Butler
On to Conference 2020
9:55 am – 10:15 am
Morning Tea
10:15 am – 12:00 noon
Plenary Session 6
Keynote Speaker – Jo Wigg
Conference Summary by PRID Don Mebus
Introduction of DGE Harry Bolton and Shauna and DGN Andy Rajapakse
Closing remarks and thanks – District Governor Terry Brown
Time to say goodbye