U3A Network Qld State Conference

U3A Network Queensland State Conference


Big things have small beginnings

U3A Network Queensland State Conference


Big things have small beginnings

2018 Conference Draft Program

The 2018 Conference Venue is The Sutton Centre, located at Level 1, 157-159 Sutton St. Redcliffe. (See map for location.)

The conference program shown here is not fully finalised and may be subject to change.

Day 1 - Thursday 31st May 2018

8:00 - 8:45Registration and networking
8:45 - 9:00An Initial Welcome from MC Brian Randell, U3A Redcliffe member, and the U3A Redcliffe Choir
9.00 - 9:30Welcome and Conference Opening
Julia Porteous, President U3A Network Qld
9:30 - 10:15Keynote Address
Details to be advised
10:15 - 10:45Morning Tea
10:45 - 11:30Elderly people staying safe in emergency situations
State Emergency Service
11:30 - 12:15Redcliffe History
Brian Randell
12:15 - 13:15Lunch
13:15 - 13:30Julie Porteous, Outgoing President U3A Network Qld
Accomplishments for 2017/2018
13:30 - 14:15U3A Network Qld AGM and Introduction of New President
14:15 - 15:00Speaker's Address
Details to be advised
15:00 - 15:20Afternoon Tea
15:20 - 16:00Workshop 1 - Cyber Security (MBR)
Qld Police Cyber Unit
 Workshop 2 - Copyright (AV Room) max 30 people
Copyright Agency
16:00Close of Day One
Tony Nobbs, President U3A Redcliffe
18:30 onwardsOfficial Dinner
Dolphins Leagues Club

Day 2 - Friday 1st June

8:00 - 9:15Presidents' Council
Presidents and Vice-Presidents
8:30 - 9:00Gentle Guided Activities in AV Room
OR outside for a Guided Walk along Redcliffe's Bee Gees Way, seafront including Settlement Wall memorial and jetty
9:15 - 10:00Workshop 1 - Fair Trading (MBR)
Office of Fair Trading
 Workshop 2 - Public Trustee (AV Room) max 30 people
Alan Albury, Redcliffe Public Trustee
10:00 - 10:30Morning Tea
10:30 - 10:50Where To From Here?
President U3A Network Qld
10:50 - 11:00Announcement of Host for 2019 Conference
President U3A Network Qld
11:00 - 11:30U3A Online
11:30 - 12:15"HELP, I'm a holiday maker - get me out of here"
Prof. Sean Keogh Adjunct Professor USQ
CEO Australian Air Medical, Pacific Air Medical
12:15 - 13:15Lunch
13:15 - 13:30Wakey Wakey with U3A Ukulele classes
13:30 - 15:00Group discussion on issues facing U3As
Questions will be preselected from delegate submissions.
Brian Randall MC with support from U3A Network Qld Committee
15:00 - 15:20Afternoon Tea
15:20 - 16:00Thank you to sponsors, speakers and attendees
Tony Nobbs, President U3A Redcliffe
 Conference Round-Up
Brian Randell, MC