Full Programme

Programme is still being developed. It should be available late January 2018. The main speakers are listed here:

Please note: Rooms and speaking topics might be subject to change right up to day of conference.

Thursday August 9th

Time Description   Convenor Location
7.00pm – 9.00pm Grace Burrowes

Prose Workshop

 

Friday August 10th

Time Description   Speaker Location
7.30am Registration Opens
8.00am Maori Blessing
8.15am Welcome and introductions Housekeeping MC Catherine Robertson
 8.30am Damon Suede TBA
 10.00am
 10.30am
 12.00pm
 1.00pm
 3.00pm
 3.30pm
5.15pm Workshop close
7.30pm Conference Cocktail Party

Theme: TBA

 

Description: TBA

MC Catherine Robertson

F.Housden Raffle drawn 9pm

Theme TBC

6.30pm – 7.30pm Registration Open Conf Centre entrance

 

Saturday August 11th

Time Description   Speaker Location
7.15am – 8.30am Registration Open Conf Centre entrance

Coffee available

7.15am – 8.20am Cold Reads Host / Reader:

Host/ Reader:

8.30am Conference Opens – WELCOME MC’s Catherine Robertson
8.50am
9.50am
10.20am to 11.20am
11.25am to 12.25pm
12.30pm LUNCH  Restaurant
1.30pm 

to

2.30pm

 

2.30pm
to
3.30pm

 

3.30pm
to
3.45pm
 

 

 AFTERNOON TEA Foyer
3.45pm
4.15pm
to
5.15pm 
5.30pm  AGM 

Introducing the new Executive

Iona Jones – Chair
5.45pm Batten Room 1 &2 Jean Drew

Volunteer of the Year Award

RAFFLES DRAWN

Out of Towners Draw

 MC Catherine Robertson

 

7.30pm – 10pm  Awards Dinner

 

Theme – TBA MC Catherine Robertson

 

 

 

Sunday August 12th

Time Description   Speaker Location
7.15am – 8.15am Cold Reads  

Host / Reader:

Host/ Reader:

 

 

 

Coffee available foyer

 

 

8.15am to 8.35am Day 2 Opens MC’s Catherine robertson
8.30am to 9.35
9.35am to
10.05am
 
10.05am
 10.35am    Morning Tea    Foyer
10.55am – 11.55pm
11.55am
to
12.55pm
1.00pm to 1.55pm    HARLEQUIN LUNCH
2.00pm to 2.30pm
2.35pm
to
3.35pm
KEYNOTE

 

3.35pm – 4.05pm  KEYNOTE
4.o5pm – 4.15pm   Introducing the 2018 Conference Committee MC Catherine Robertson
CONFERENCE CLOSED

The Conference Programme is subject to change.

Workshop rooms will be designated and set up to cater for participants using your selected registration options so please honour the selections you have made at time of booking. Please be considerate of the presenter and other participants if you need to leave for pitch appointments.

As always, our conference is perfume free.

 

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