3rd - 5th March 2023
18 National Circuit Barton ACT
For all Conference photos taken by David Liao - Rotary Club of Waverley
Friday 3rd March 2023
GOLF COMPETITION Shotgun start 8:00 am
BOWLS COMPETITION start 9.00am,
Presentation and Light lunch provided at 12 Noon. Drinks at bar prices.
Yowani Country Club, 455 Northbourne Ave, Lyneham ACT.
TOUR BUS: Hop On Hop off Bus.
Running on an hourly circuit, from 10am till 5.30pm, Starting at the Realm Hotel the tour and returns back to the Realm. Click: HERE for ROUTE.
Enjoy an informal continental brunch in the exclusive setting of the Dining Room of the National Gallery of Australia with fellow conference attendees. 10:30am to noon.
2:00pm. Registration open
Time to meet your fellow Members. Get a group together and dine in any one of the world-class restaurants in and around Canberra. bon appétit
Hello, Fellow Rotarians and friends of District 9810,
The Conference 2023 District 9810 Canberra has the potential to bring together over 1,100 members and friends from the district in Victoria. We are planning what will be a spectacular, highly visible, and engaging event
The conference will be held over two days 4th and 5th March 2023 and a Sports/Tour Day 3rd March 2023.
The conference theme is 'Diversity' We understand that cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is essential to realising our vision of a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change.
We value diversity and celebrate the contributions of people of all backgrounds, across age, ethnicity, race, colour, disability, learning style, religion, faith, socioeconomic status, culture, marital status, languages spoken, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity as well as differences in ideas, thoughts, values, and beliefs.
I encourage you to attend the Conference 2023 District 9810 Canberra.
President Rotary Club of Waverley.
Conference 2023 District 9810 Canberra
Saturday 4th March 2023
8:00am Registration open
8:00am Rotary Expo open
1st Plenary Session - 9:00am
Corroboree, welcome to country and traditional dance by Duncan Smith and daughter, Jakida. Welcome MC Brian Tyedin and Tina McInerney.
9:25am Welcome DG Ken Miller
9:35am RIPPA PDG Leanne Jaggs D9920 – Auckland New Zealand.
10:00am DG Geraldine Rurenga District 9705 Geraldine is the youngest female Rotary District Governor.
10:10am District/Club Video presentations. RAM
10:20am Exercises, Healthy Lifestyle Robb Evans
10:35am MentorMatch—Dominic Saporito
10.45am Red Energy – Sue Cornelissen
10:50am Morning Tea - Expo Room
2nd Plenary Session - 11:35am
11:40am Keynote Speaker - Dr Dinesh Palipana
12:20pm Keynote Speaker –Ryan Kilboren and Mopsy Assistance Dogs Australia
12:50pm Lunch - Expo Room
3rd Plenary Session - 1:50pm
1:50pm PP James Glenwright: Golf Day and Bowls Day Winners announcement and the Foundation Golf Ball Drop Raffle Winners announcement. Purchase your balls/ tickets to support the Rotary Foundation The award $500 for thr winning club to donate to their charity – this was donated by the Rotary Club of Forest Hill.
2:05pm Keynote Speaker - Frida Umohoza
2:40pm Exercises, Healthy Lifestyle Robb Evans
2:50pm RIPPR PDG Leanne Jaggs – Report on Rotary International
3:10pm Light Relief – PDG Jonathan Usher
3:00pm PRIP and Chair Trustees, Rotary Foundation - Ian Riseley AM.
3:40pm Keynote Speaker - Grant Godino
4:15pm Session Close
5:45pm Coach transport to the Gala Dinner, Parliament House from Realm Hotel, Rydges and Alvio Tourist Park.
AT 7:00pm -
The ‘ACROSS THE AGES’ Gala Dinner.
Dance the night away and enjoy the delights of local food and wines. This event will be held at the sensational Great Hall Parliament House.
Dress theme: ‘ACROSS THE AGES’
Dress for your favourite era;
20s, 60s, 80s, and 'naughtys'
Or we request the formal dress code
Gala Dinner 'Best dressed' prizes kindly donated by House Wine & More.
Contact Peter Matthews: firstname.lastname@example.org 0422 782 489
* Note: EFTPOS and Credit Card accepted at the Bar (NO CASH)
* 11:00pm Gala Dinner Close Transfers back to REALM etc. from 10:00pm 10:30pm and 11:00pm
Sunday 5th March 2023
Sunday 5th March 2023
700am Rotarian and Alumni breakfast - Beehive Room
(Registration required) MC Marcus Adams
8:00am Rotary Expo open
1st Plenary Session -9:00am
9:00am MC Tina McInerney
9:15am District Presentation - Disaster Aid Australia
9:25am Keynote Speaker - Professor Brett Sutton
10:00am Exercises, Healthy Lifestyle Robb Evans
10:15am Conference 2024 - Launch
10:25am Morning Tea - Expo Room
2nd Plenary Session - 11:15am
11:15am Light Relief – PDG Jonathan Usher
11:30am Keynote Speaker - Peta Searle
12.05pm Rotaract – Past President and Future – Alice Terrill and Daniel Du Bois –
12.25pm Conference Banner Handover
12.30pm RIPPR PDG Leanne Jaggs
12:40pm Anthony Gerace and Pianist Nick Englezos 0
1:05pm DG Ken Miller closing statement.
1:25pm Conference Sessions CLOSE
Lunch to be served in Expo Room.
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Terms and Conditions of Registration
the fine print
EVENT REGISTRATION By registering for or attending an event run by the Conference Committee 2023 on behalf of Rotary International District 9810 Inc, you agree to the following conditions and policies:
Doma Hotels are pleased to offer delegates attending the Conference 2023 Canberra Rotary District 9810 a special group rate at their Hotels from the 3rd to 5th March 2023.
To make a booking at any one of the Doma Hotels, the Realm Hotel, Burbury Hotel, Brassey Hotel and Little National Hotel please contact Lynn Whelan, Accommodation Committee Member, email@example.com or 0409 938 694
Accommodation, Location and Special offers.
18 National Circuit, Canberra. ACT.
Great Hall Parliament House
Golf / Bowls Competition
Yowani Country Club
455 Northbourne Ave, Lyneham ACT.
Dining Room National Gallery of Australia.
Parkes Pl E, Parkes ACT
Special Car rental available for Rotarians travelling to Canberra for the conference.
Collect Med size car from Budget Blackburn Thursday March 2 after 9am
Return Monday March 6 by 9am
$187 total cost with reduced insurance excess to $300
Contact: Simon Wheelton
THE WHEELTON GROUP
Mobile: 0438 151 710