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Program Outline

The Program is in development. More information coming soon. See the Presenters here.
You can also view/download the Program as a pdf.
Wednesday 15th August 

Wednesday 15th August 2018

8.00 am
Official Opening and Welcome
The Honourable Lord Mayor of Joondalup Albert Jacob
8.15 am
Steve Robertson CEO, MWOA
9.15 am
Judd Hobson, Manager of Works, Shire of Kulin
Keeping Country Towns interesting
9.45 am
Robert Glover, Creative Director – Programs & Strategies, Preferred Training Networks
Managing and Supervising Outdoor Staff within Local Government
10.30–11 am
Morning tea with the Exhibitors
Food and Beverages available at the inside and outside stands
11.00 am
Renee Rohde, Manager, Workcare Services, Local Government Insurance Services
Drugs and Alcohol Awareness – The Effect on the Body
11.30 am
Melanie Portman, Ecoedge
Clearing permits, vegetation surveys and fauna surveys
12.00 pm
Joanne Eggleston, Consultant for LGIS
Phasing into retirement
12.30 pm
Terry Melrose, Community Educator, Regional Men’s Health Initiative
Distress and why mental health and wellbeing matters
1.00 –2.00 pm
Lunch with the Exhibitors—kindly sponsored by Daimler Trucks
Take your lunch and visit the Exhibition stands.
2.00 pm
Shane Rakich, State Manager WA, Corporate Challenge
Fostering a positive cultural environment through fun team events
3.00–4.00 pm
External Exhibitor visits
Spruiker—drinks supplied outside only – no drinks available at bar
6.30 pm
Pre-dinner drinks in the Lobby area.
Dinner will commence 7.15pm
Dress code: Men: collared shirt, Ladies: cocktail attire.
Thursday 16th August 

Thursday 16th August 2018

8.00 am
Annual General Meeting—All members and non-members welcome.
Buffet breakfast will be provided for those who attend.
9.15 am
Brian Slater, Westrac
New technologies and Innovations
9.30 am
Fiona Derrick, RAMM Software
Storing Road Data for the Shires
10.00 am
Carol Redford, Astrotourism WA
Astrotourism WA: a new pathway to protect dark night skies and grow tourism in regional WA
10.30 am
Morning Tea in the Exhibition Area
- last chance to visit the Exhibition stands.
11.15 am
Gretchen Lumsden, Director, Institute of Weight & Life Management
Ways to enhance your immunity to help prevent and recover from infections and to help in the fight against cancer
12.15 pm
Closing remarks
Arthur Cousins, President, LGSA WA Inc
Site visit to Jason Signmakers

Conference Convener

Please contact Jude Newberry at ObscureLGSAEmail or on 0414 996 431 for information about the Conference.
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Casino Royale Drinks Sponsor
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2019 Conference Exhibitors