State Conference August 2019

Written on the 10 June 2019 by Trish Purcell, Admin Officer

Planning for our flagship event is well underway. Bronwyn Lea, UQ and Claire Hansen, JCU have agreed to present the keynotes. Karen Yager  who was so enthusiastically received at the May Master class has also agreed to make a return visit. In addition to this, we have 27 different workshops spread over three sessions. Sure to be lots here for everyone.
The Program has been uploaded to the website and is currently being printed and will be mailed to members later this week.  Maximums will apply to some of the workshops; places will be allocated in the order of receipt of registration. Get in early for best choice!
It is expected that not all workshops listed will actually run so it is important that you choose TWO DIFFERENT workshops for each session as requested.
Key dates to remember:
State Conference is on Saturday 17 August
Early bird registration closes on Friday 26 July

Registration closes Sunday 4 August.
For further information, contact trish.purcell@bigpond.com

 


Author:Trish Purcell, Admin Officer

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