Draft 2018 Program & Presenters

Monday 12 November 2018

Delegates arrive.

2pm-4pm: International Networks for Arts and Health – pre-conference event (included in full registration)

5pm-7pm: Welcome Reception (separate ticketed event)
Special Guest: Leslie Williams, Member of Parliament, Port Macquarie and NSW Parliamentary Secretary for Regional and Rural Health.

Tuesday 13 November 2018

9am-5pm: Conference Sessions, Sails Hotel, Port Macquarie

7.30pm-9pm: Theatre Performance, Glasshouse Arts Centre

Wednesday 14 November 2018

9am-5pm: Conference Sessions, Sails Hotel

6.30pm-9.30pm: 10th Anniversary Conference Dinner, Sails Hotel, 6.30pm – 9.30pm (separate ticketed event)
Special Guest: Professor, The Hon Dame Marie Bashir, AD, CVO, Patron of the Australian Centre for Arts and Health and a staunch advocate of arts, health and creative ageing.

Thursday 15 November 2018

9am-5pm: Conference Sessions, Sails Hotel

5pm-7pm: Conference Celebration and Farewell Drinks by the Hastings River (separate ticketed event)

2018 Conference Speakers (please check for regular updates)

Gary Glazner, Founding Director, Alzheimer’s Poetry Project, New York, USA

Alice Thwaite, Director, Equal Arts, Newcastle, UK