Program

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TUESDAY, 1 AUGUST

 
3:30pm – 5:30pm              Mayors and Presidents' Forum (PCEC)
   
5:30pm – 7:00pm                       Mayors and Presidents' Reception   
   

WEDNESDAY, 2 AUGUST

 
10:00am                          Delegate Service Desk open for Convention Registration (PCEC Level 2)
   
12:00pm – 1:00pm            Luncheon for 2017 WALGA Honours Recipients
   
1:30pm – 5:30pm              WALGA Annual General Meeting (includes presentation of Honours Awards)
   
5:30pm – 7:00pm             Convention Opening Welcome Reception  
   

THURSDAY, 3 AUGUST

 

7:00am                                  Delegate Service Desk open for Registration (PCEC Level 2)
   
7:00am – 8:30am               ALGWA (WA) AGM and Breakfast
   
8:00am – 8:45am              Light Breakfast in the Trade Pavilions for Delegates
   
9:00am                                  Opening Keynote Address from Dr Ernesto Sirolli
  Ernesto Sirolli, Founder of the Sirolli Institute
                                                               
10:30am – 11:15am          Refreshments
   
11:15am                                Session 2           Concurrent Sessions
  All delegates will be asked to indicate session preference when registering to assist with venue planning.
   
  Community Enterprise Facilitation©
  Engaging Young People in Local Communities 
  Innovation in Local Government
  Field Trip: Cockburn ARC
   
1:00pm - 2:00pm              Lunch
   
2:00pm Session 3           Concurrent Sessions
  All delegates will be asked to indicate session preference when registering to assist with venue planning.
   
  A Taste of Waste
  Engaged and Empowered Citizens
  Innovative Infrastructure
  Field Trip: Perth Stadium I *
*Please refer to the Registration Brochure page 9 for more information on this Field Trip
   
3:45pm - 4:30pm               Refreshments
   
4:30pm                                  Session 4         What The Future Holds
  Stephen Yarwood, Urban Futurist at city2050 & Former Lord Mayor of the City of Adelaide
  Stephen Yarwood appears by arrangement with ICMI
   
   
5:30pm – 7:00pm             Sundowner in the Trade Pavilions
  Relax and meet your fellow delegates while enjoying a selection of beer, wine, soft drinks and a variety of finger food.
   
 
* Please be aware that the Mayors and President’s Reception usually held on Thursday evening will now be held on Tuesday, 1 August at the PCEC, following the Mayors and Presidents Forum.  
   

FRIDAY, 4 AUGUST

 
   
7:00am                                  Delegate Service Desk open
   
7:30am – 8:45am               Convention Breakfast with Matthew Pavlich
  Matthew Pavlich appears by arrangement with TLA Australia
   
9:00am                                 Banners in the Terrace Awards
   
9:15am                               Session 5             The State Of Play
  Liam Bartlett, 60 Minutes reporter, award winning broadcaster and journalist
  Paul Murray, Former Editor of The West Australian, broadcaster, award winning journalist
  Liam Bartlett and Paul Murray appear by arrangement with Cheri Gardiner & Associates
   
10:15am – 11:00am          Refreshments
   
11:00am                               Session 6           Concurrent Sessions
  All delegates will be asked to indicate session preference when registering to assist with venue planning.
   
  Funding, More Funding and a Fire Service 
  Delivering Change with the NDIS
  Welcome to the Community
  Field Trip: Balcatta Recycling Centre
  Field Trip: Perth Stadium II *
*Please refer to the Registration Brochure page 9 for more information on this Field Trip
   
12:45pm – 1:45pm           Lunch
   
1:45pm                                 Session 7        Design Thinking         
  Idris Mootee, CEO, Idea Couture
  Idris Mootee appears by arrangement with Saxton Speakers Bureau
   
   
Official Close of the 2017 Local Government Convention
   
3:00pm - 3:30pm               Refreshments
   
7:00pm – 11:30pm            Pre-Dinner Drinks and Gala Dinner, PCEC BelleVue Ballroom
  Put aside business for the night and enjoy a three-course meal, beverages, dancing, and an after-dinner laugh by Australian comedian Dave Hughes.
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