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Live, Laugh, Learn Without Boundaries

The Conference will be held at the Tweed Ultima Conference Centre, located at 20 Stuart St, Tweed Heads NSW on 18-19 May, 2017.

See the Contact page for venue location map.

Conference Program

Day 1 - Thursday 18th May 2017

8:00 - 9:00Registration and networking
9:00 - 9:10A Welcome from the Twin Towns Dance Group
9.10 - 9:20Conference Opening
The Hon. Karen Andrews MHR
9:20 - 10:15Keynote Address
Mr Mark Peters
CEO 2018 Commonwealth Games
10:15 - 10:45Morning Tea
10:45 - 11:40Challenging the stereotypical approach to the care of older persons living independently
Dr Louise Horstmanshof
School of Health and Human Sciences SCU
11:40 - 12:10The Essentials of the Incorporations Act
Mr Gordon Phillips
Principal Business Services Officer
Office of Fair Trading.
Quiz (about U3A Governance, with a prize for the top 3 scores)
12:10 - 1:00Lunch
1:00 - 2:10U3A Network Queensland AGM
2:15 - 3:00Sharing the Wisdom - Older to the Younger
Dr Stephen Holden
Researcher in Applied Ethics, Psychology, Public Health
3:00 - 3:20Afternoon Tea
3:20 - 4:00Over 60 and Fabulous
Ellie Wilkie
Public Speaker, Author
Keen Observer of the Vicissitudes of Everyday Life
 Close of Day One
6.00 onwardsPre-Dinner Drinks, Canapes and Dinner
Coolangatta Surf Club

Day 2 - Friday 19th May 2017

8:00 - 9:30Ultima Room:
Presidents' Council
 Grand Room:
8:30 - 9:00Networking over Coffee/Workshop/Activity
Laughing Yoga/River Walk
9:00 - 9:30Avoiding Cyber Fraud
Officer from Fraud and Cyber Crime Squad
9:30 - 9:45Where To From Here?
Julie Porteous, President U3A Network Queensland
9:45 - 10:00Announcement of Host for 2018 Conference
10:00 - 10:30Morning Tea
10:30 - 11:15Group Discussion:
U3A Best Management Ideas **
11:15 - 12:00Ageing in the GLBTI Community
Professor Mark Hughes
School of Arts and Social Sciences, SCU
12:00 - 12:45Lunch
12:45 - 1:15World's Longest Line Dance
1:20 - 2:05The 4 Pillars of Wisdom
COTA Queensland
2:10 - 2:55Local Heroes
Panel Discussion
2:55 - 3:20Afternoon Tea
3:20 - 3:40Presentation from Platinum Sponsor
3:40 - 4:00Conference Round-Up
 Close of Day Two
 ** Covering topics such as volunteering/attracting tutors/efficient and
effective committees/budgeting and sponsorship/future planning/grants.

About Gold Coast-Tweed Heads

Gold Coast Queensland
Population: 530,000
State: Queensland
Climate: Sub-tropical
Temperature: 13-24 °C in May
Timezone: AEST (UTC +10)
Location: 100km South of Brisbane