Program

U3A Network NSW Conference, June 2017

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Wednesday June 28, 2017

1:00 – 1:45 pm
Castlereagh Boutique Hotel
169 Castlereagh Street
Sydney
Attendees at both meetings – please be seated by 1:50 pm
Conference registration
Club Room Level 1
2:00 pm Small Regional U3A Meetings
Club Room Level 1
2:00 pm Large Regional U3A Meetings
Castlereagh Room Level 2
3:00 – 4:00 pm
Sydney Lower Town Hall – enter via Druitt Street to meet guide
Town Hall Tour
Available to delegates/members/partners
$2 payable direct to tour guide on day
5:00 – 5:30 pm Conference Registration
6:00 – 8:30 pm
Please be seated by 5:45 pm
Welcome Dinner
Hosts:
Sydney U3A – President Barbara Boston
Network NSW – President Ainslie Lamb
Emcee Mike Peterson

Thursday June 29, 2017

Sydney Lower Town Hall

Time Activity
8:15 – 8:55 am Registration
9:00 – 9:10 am Emcee & Acknowledgement
Rosemary McCulloch
9:10 – 9:15 am Acknowledgement to Country
Ainslie Lamb
9:15 – 9:30 am President U3A Network
Ainslie Lamb
9:30 – 10:45 am Big History
Professor David Christian, Macquarie University
10:45 – 11:15 am Morning Tea
11:15 am – 12:15 Benefits of Arts & Healthy Aging, Programs for Independent Seniors
Margret Meagher, Australian Centre for Arts & Health
11:15 am – 12:15 Town Hall Tour – offered as an option
Available to delegates/members/partners
$2 payable direct to tour guide on day
12:15 – 1:45 pm Lunch
1:45 – 2:00 pm The Hon. Tanya Davies MP
Minister for Mental Health; Minister for Women; Minister for Ageing – NSW Government
2:00 – 2:40 pm A Social Ecological Model – Purpose driven engagement where older people challenged by loneliness impact the lives of others through creative participation
Chris Mead, Health & Art Agency
2:40 – 3:20 pm The Potentials of Networked Technologies to Enhance Active Ageing
Adjunct Professor Toni Robertson, UTS
3:20 – 4:20 pm Town Hall Tour – offered as an option
Available to delegates/members/partners
$2 payable direct to tour guide on day
3:20 – 3:40 pm Stretch and Flex Break
3:40 – 3:55 pm 2018 Conference Presentation
3:55 – 4:05 pm Age Walk
4:05 – 4:30 pm Salsa
4:30 pm Conference Close
Ainslie Lamb

Friday June 30, 2017

8:00 – 9:15 am
Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts
280 Pitt Street
Sydney
Please be seated by 9:15 am
U3A Network NSW AGM Registrations
9:30 am – 12:30 pm U3A Network NSW AGM
10:30 – 11:30 am
Sydney Lower Town Hall – enter via Druitt Street to meet guide
Town Hall Tour – offered as an option
Available to delegates/members/partners
$2 payable direct to tour guide on day

Town Hall Tours

$2.00 per person, to be paid directly to Town Hall

Day Time
Wednesday: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday: 11:15 am – 12:15 am
3:20 pm – 4:20 pm
Friday: 10:30 am – 11:30 am