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U3A Network Queensland State Conference


Learn....to spread your wings

U3A Network Queensland State Conference


U3A Network Qld State Conference Learn....to spread your wings

2022 Conference Program

The 2022 Conference Venue is North Lakes Hotel and Conference Centre, located at 22 Lakefield Dr, North Lakes QLD 4509. (See map for location.)

Tuesday 7th June 2022

Pre & post options:Choose Your Own Adventure around Pine Rivers and Moreton Bay
17:30 - 19:30Welcome drinks and canapes at the North Lakes Hotel and Conference Centre

Day 1 - Wednesday 8th June 2022

8:00 - 9:00Registration
9:00 - 9:15Welcome and Housekeeping
Acknowledgement to Traditional Owners
9:15 - 9:30Welcome to Country - Songwoman Maroochy Barambah
9:30 - 9:45Conference Opening - Peter Flannery, MBRC Mayor
9:45 - 10:30Guest speaker - Aunty McRose Elu, Queensland Senior of the Year 2021
10:30 - 11:00Morning Tea
11:00 - 11:40Guest speaker - Mark Tucker-Evans, COTA
11:40 - 12:20Guest speaker - Clare Blake, Community Relations Officer, QIMR
12:20 - 13:00Lunch
13:00 - 13:45President's Report and U3A Network QLD AGM
13:45 - 14:00U3A Network Qld new website launch
14:00 - 14:20Guest speaker - Steve Connelly, Director of Community Development, CPR
14:20 - 15:00Table discussion Challenges to U3As, facilitated by Steve Connelly
15:00 - 15:15Afternoon Tea
15:15 - 16:00Each table presents suggestions
16:00Close of Day One
18:30 onwardsConference Dinner at the North Lakes Hotels and Conference Centre
- Announcement of the winners of the 2022 U3A Network Art Competition

Day 2 - Thursday 9th June

8:00 - 10:30Presidents' Council (Presidents and Vice-Presidents)
9:00 - 10:30Break Out Sessions:
  9.00 - 10.30  Option 1 - Self guided walk around Lake Eden
9:00 - 10:30  Option 2 - Exhibitors' presentations in the conference room
10:00 - 10:30U3A Pine Rivers Ukulele Group
10:30 - 11:00Morning Tea
11:00 - 11:40Guest speaker - Roly Sussex, Linguist
11:40 - 12:20Where to from here and Announcement of 2023 Conference
12:20 - 13:00Guest speaker - Prof Karen Becker, USC Petrie Campus
13:00 - 13:15Conference round-up, thank you and evaluation
13:15 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 15:00Red Hot Mamas
15:00CLOSE