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PROGRAMME

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District 9999 Conference Programme 2023

Subject to Change

Imagine: Embracing diversity

Friday 24 March

 

2.30 - 6.00pm    Registration – Oamaru Opera House Foyer


6.00                    Opera House will be open to conference attendees


6.15                    Conference opening in the Oamaru Opera House - Seated

  

  • Jan Boustead -    District Governor

  • Hana Halalele - Deputy Mayor Waitaki District Council

  • DG Marilyn Stevens 9940

  • Jennifer Jones – RI President (virtual)

  • Keynote speaker - Cam Calkoen - "Dream  big because with big dreams comes a big life"

8.45                    ​Finger food and cash bar. Social time - Brydone Hotel

                       

Saturday 25 March

8.20               Call to order – Days proceedings

 

Keynote Speaker - Kyle Mewburn - "My life in transition"

Keynote Speaker - Michelle Sharp - "Creating an inclusive community"

     

 

Sponsor presentation - Globus Family of Brands - in Opera House


10.25             Morning tea – Hotel Brydone

 

11.05             Empowering women and girls 

 

  • Susan Wakefield - Empowering women and girls

  • Debra Gibbs - Days for Girls

  • TBC - Breast Milk Bank 

Keynote Speaker - Matt and Sarah Brown - Facilitating Intergenerational Healing

Raffle in support of Polio Plus

1.00pm         Boxed lunch provided 


1.30 -4.30     Tours and activities or Own time to explore

Tour options to be booked with registration:

Rod Tempero's Motor Building                                $30 ea. includes Bus

Riverstone Castle (Dot's)                                           $35 ea. includes Bus

Historic Oamaru Walking Tour - Guided                  $15 ea.


6.30pm     Dinner at the Lone and Merc

  • Theme ‘Steaming in Oamaru’

  • Raffle through the night in support of Polio Plus

  • Entertainment

Sunday 26 March

8.45 am        Building communities where people unite and take action to create lasting change.

  • Pauline Bloomfield - Collaborating with organisations in our communities - K9 Medical Detection

  • Dave Bray & Nicky Donkers - Temuka /Geraldine Club Experience - Engaging communities

  • Valda Cordes - Working with diversity - Gardening with Hohepa

  • Karen Stade - Upper South Island Clubs - Collaboration between clubs and clusters 

 

10 am           Keynote Speaker - Raesha Ismail - Cultural Diversity

10:45            District Awards

10.55 - 11.25 Morning Tea at Hotel Brydone

11.25            Keynote Speaker - Jessie Harman - RI Director - Creating welcoming clubs and

strengthening club cultures.

                     Phil Gully DGE and team - Promoting 2024 Rotary District Conference


12.00-12.30pm      Jan Boustead District Governor  - Closing remarks 

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Be quick before registrations close!

Rotary District 9999 Conference

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