Welcome to the SASSAOA 2016 Conference ‘Building Bridges Together’. This year’s Conference programme has been put together to offer a range of topics from Leadership, to wellbeing as well as having DECD corporate personnel talk to us about new and innovative changes that are happening within our department. Our conference is also and ideal opportunity to network, build relationships, meet our sponsors and renew friendships.
Our programme this year includes the following:
Our Conference begins at 11.00am for the Opening and Welcome. Andrew Klein is our MC this year. DECD information sessions will held until lunch time with a variety of topics including Finance.
Prior to the lunch break the Annual General Meeting will be held, which will include the election of our new SASSAOA Management Committee for 2016-2018.
Jo Stagg from programmed Property Services will present the final session for the day.
Prior to the Informal Conference Dinner at Adelaide there will be a tour of Adelaide Oval where you may even be able to spot a Crow or two!!
Breakout sessions are the order of the day with a variety of topics and speakers ranging from Leadership, Building Capacity, Knowledge Management, Nutrition, Yoga, Building Resilience, Effective Delegation, Ergonomics and Application Writing – something for everyone!
Tuesday finishes with our formal dinner at The Convention Centre ballroom – The Camp Australia, Furnware and API Locksmiths Official Conference Dinner.
We begin the day enjoying breakfast at The Convention Centre with our generous and supportive sponsors. The breakfast will include the traditional raffle draws.
Our keynote speaker this year is Robyn Moore who will help us Re-engage, Re-Align, Re-Invent, Re-Generate, re-Mind and Re-store before we close the conference and say our goodbyes.
Our SASSAOA Annual conference offers the opportunity for you: to make, renew and build on friendships with colleagues; build support networks; share each ideas, questions, and leave feeling uplifted, supported and positive. Enjoy this dedicated time to build relationships and extend them after the Conference – this is a valuable way for us to manage our day-to-day work lives.
Our sponsors provide a valuable resource and enormous support for our Conference. They attend to display their products and share information about their company with you. You will discover valuable information for your school and a range of new products. Please take the opportunity over the three days to meet with our new and regular supporters, build and develop new business relationships.
To all of our sponsors –a huge THANK YOU! Our members appreciate you being available at the conference, enjoy your company and value the opportunity to talk with you and learn about your company’s products.
To all our delegates – I hope the SASSAOA 2016 Conference ‘Building Bridges Together’ meets your professional needs and that you leave feeling refreshed, with new knowledge, new friendships and with new colleague contacts creating a great support network enabling you to take on the ongoing daily tasks that come with continual change.