Conference Program

Program Outline

This year’s conference promises a dynamic program of field trips, workshops and presentations by exciting and motivating speakers.

Time Wednesday 25 October Thursday 26 October Friday 27 October
8:00am Registrations open Marshalling onto buses for Field Trips; Stream 1 & 2 – leave 9am  
9:00am Landcare Muster – grassroots Landcarers forum with Landcare NSW Concurrent sessions Stream 3 & 4 at AEC Landcare NSW update and Muster feedback
9:45am Local Landcare Coordinators Initiative update
10:30am Morning tea break  Morning tea break Morning tea break
11:00am Landcare Muster Concurrent sessions Stream 3 & 4 at AEC Lynne Strong Josh Gilbert and Anika Molesworth
12:00pm Lunch Lunch at AEC Hawkes Brewing closing plenary

(Plenary sessions)
Welcome to Country
MC (Anne Delaney)

Rob Dulhunty & Richard Bull Announce/introduce next Conference Organising Committee

12.45pm Marshalling onto buses for Field Trips; Streams 3 & 4 leave 1pm
1:00pm Landcare NSW and LLS welcome, MPs, mayor and dignitaries addresses Concurrent sessions Stream 1 & 2 @ AEC       
1:30pm Keynote speaker – Dr Karl Kruszelnicki
2:15pm Biodiversity Conservation Trust
Investment strategy participation
Afternoon tea 
2:45pm Afternoon tea
3.00pm Concurrent sessions Stream 1 & 2 
 3:30pm Keynote speaker – Stan Grant 

State-based networking – RLFs, LLCIs
OR free time

5:00pm Welcome reception
@ QE2 square (nibbles & drinks included in registration)
6:00pm Free time
6:30pm Gala Dinner & Awards

Key Dates

Conference Dates:
25-27 October 2017
End of Financial Year bargain registrations
Close 30 June
Earlybird registrations:
Close 25 September


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Contact Us

For further information regarding the 2017 NSW Landcare and Local Land Services Conference please contact:

Conference Managers
Countrywide Conferences and Event Management

Bradley Hayden
Phone: 0412 461 392
Postal: PO Box 5013 Albury NSW 2640