U3A Pine Rivers is honoured to have been chosen to host the Network Queensland State Conference 2022.
Conference Registration is now open. Early bird registrations made on or before 29th April will go into the draw for a refund of “Conference Only” registration fee.
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The conference will be held at the North Lakes Hotel and Conference Centre, on the shores of Lake Eden on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 June 2022.
Tuesday 7 June 2022
|Pre & post options:||Choose Your Own Adventure around Pine Rivers and Moreton Bay region|
|17:30-19:30||Welcome drinks and canapes at the North Lakes Hotel and Conference Centre.
One complimentary drink per delegate.
Day 1 - Wednesday 8 June 2022
|9:00||Welcome - U3A Network QLD and U3A Pine Rivers
Acknowledgement to Traditional Custodians
|9:15||Welcome to Country - Songwoman Maroochy Barambah|
|9:30||Conference Opening - Peter Flannery, MBRC Mayor|
|9:45||Guest speaker - Aunty McRose Elu, Queensland Senior of the Year 2021|
|11:00||Guest speaker - Mark Tucker-Evans, COTA|
|11:40||Guest speaker - Clare Blake, Community Relations Officer, QIMR|
|13:00||President's Report and U3A Network QLD AGM|
|13:45||U3A Network QLD new website launch|
|14:00||Guest speaker - Steve Connelly, Director of Community Development, CPR|
|14:20||Table discussion 'Challenges to U3A's' facilitated by Steve Connelly|
|15:15||Each table presents suggestions|
|16:00||Close - Day 1|
North Lakes Hotels and Conference Centre
Announcement of the winners of the 2022 U3A Network QLD Art Competition
Day 2 - Thursday 9 June 2022
|8:00-10:30||Presidents' Council (Presidents & Vice Presidents)|
|9:00-10:30||Break out session 1 - Self-guided walk around Lake Eden|
|9:00-10:30||Break out session 2 – Exhibitors’ presentations in the conference room|
|11:00||Guest speaker - Roly Sussex, Linguist|
|11:40||U3A Network QLD: Where to from here?|
|Announcement of 2023 Conference Host|
|12:20||Guest speaker - Prof Karen Becker, USC Petrie Campus|
|13:00||Conference round-up, thank you & evaluation|
|14:00||Red Hot Mamas|
|15||Close - Day 2|