The Conference will be held at the Tweed Ultima Conference Centre, located at 20 Stuart St, Tweed Heads NSW on 18-19 May, 2017.
Speakers Confirmed for the 2017 U3A Network Queensland Conference
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Mark Peters, Chief Executive Officer of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation.
Dr Louise Horstmanshof, Senior Lecturer at Southern Cross University, School of Health and Human Sciences, Community Engagement Award Winner for a project that addressed the need for health studies students to experience working with older adults in order to develop more positive perceptions of ageing.
Dr Stephen S Holden, Honorary Adjunct Professor Macquarie Graduate School of Management who is a researcher in the fields of applied ethics, consumer psychology, public health and social marketing.
Ms Ellie Wilkie, artist, author, poet and public speaker who bases her work on things she sees and hears every day with hilarious results.
Professor Mark Hughes, social worker and academic whose research interests centre around ageing and the delivery of health and aged care services. His current research focusses on ageing in the LGBTI community.
A representative of the Office of Fair Trading Queensland who will speak about the Act and regulations governing incorporated bodies.
More news to come regarding the keynote speaker, other speakers and activities.