Program

DAY 1    6 JUNE

Andrew Fuller and Dr Lea Waters are our Keynote Speakers on Thursday, 6 June. Between them, these high-profile speakers hold an extensive range of knowledge and skills in the field of child and adolescent psychology. Such knowledge and skills are shared through presentations, research, academic writing, and regular contributions to various media platforms. Between them, today’s speakers also work closely with numerous organisations committed to the promotion of well-being in young people. Day One of the conference will also feature three workshop sessions that will continue the focus on the conference themes of resilience, relationships, and rigour.

Program Day 1 2019

StartActivity
8.20-8.45AMRegistration
8.50-9.00Music Performance
9.00-9.10Welcome - Acknowledgement of Country and Housekeeping
9.10-10.10Keynote #1: Rev Tim Costello AO
10.15-10.45Workshops
10.45-11.15Morning Tea
11.20-12.20PMKeynote #2: Andrew Fuller
12.25-12.55Workshops
12.55-1.55Lunch
2.00-3.00Keynote #3: Dr Lea Waters
3.05-3.35Workshops
3.45-5.00Drinks & Canapes

Drinks & Canapes [included in your registration]
The first day ends with an opportunity to relax and chat with colleagues.

DAY 2   7 JUNE

Today’s exciting line-up of keynote speakers includes Simon Brooks and Dr Jarad Cooney Horvath. Simon has enjoyed many years’ experience in senior educational leadership roles, working in both government and independent sectors in the UK and Australia. He currently works with educators and schools to facilitate “Cultures of Thinking,” whereby children become engaged, critical, and creative thinkers. Jared is an academic, researcher, and author in the field of Educational Neuroscience with a focus on learning, memory, and attention. Jared is currently dedicated to bringing the latest brain and behavioural research to teachers, students, and parents. Day Two of the conference will also feature three workshop sessions that will continue the focus on the conference themes of resilience, relationships, and rigour.

Program Day 2 2019

TimeActivity
8.20-8.45AMRegistration
8.50-9.00Music Performance
9.00-9.10Welcome - Acknowledgement of Country and Housekeeping
9.10-10.10Keynote #4: Simon Brooks
10.15-10.45 Workshops
10.45-11.15Morning Tea
11.20-12.20PMKeynote #5: Jared Cooney Horvath
12.25-1.10 Featured Workshops
1.10-2.00 Lunch
2.05-3.05Keynote #6: Damien Thomlinson
3.05-3.10 Conference Close

The King’s School is a NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) registered provider of Professional Development. Completing Strong Men: Soft Hearts & Sharp Minds on 6 & 7 June, 2019 will contribute 8 Hours 30 Minutes of NESA Registered PD addressing Standard Descriptors 4.1.2, 6.1.2, 6.2.2, 7.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for teachers maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.