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Conference Program

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Day 1: Wednesday 12 June 2019

What is Leadership? What is Inclusion? Learning from the Local?

Time

     Session

08.15

     Registration, coffee/tea

09.00-09.30

     Opening of Conference

09.30-10.30

     Keynote Address 1: Hon Fiame Mata‘afa, Deputy Prime Minister, Samoa

10.30-11.00

     Morning Tea

11.00-12.30

     Parallel Session 1 (13 papers, 1 panel, 1 roundtable, 1 workshop)

12.30-13.30

     Lunch - Open area

13.30-15.00

     Parallel Session 2 (15 papers, 1 panel, 1 roundtable, 1 workshop)

15.00-15.30

     Afternoon tea

15.30-17.00

     Keynote Address 2: “Leadership for Inclusive Development - Dismantling  Myths, Transforming our Practice” (working title)

Srilatha Batliwala, Senior Advisor, Knowledge Building and Feminist Leadership with CREA and Senior Associate, Gender at Work.

18.30-

     Conference Dinner (AgriBio building, La Trobe University) including a poetry performance by Solli Raphael, winner of the 2017 Australian Poetry Slam - Youth and a dinner address by Nyadol Nyuon, lawyer, writer and advocate on human rights, multiculturalism and refugee issues

 

Day 2: Thursday 13 June 2019

Collective Leadership and Institutional Transformation

Time

     Session

08.15

     Registration, coffee/tea

09-10.30

     Key Note Address 3:  “Letting the Pilot Steer: How Donor Practice Can Better Support Local Leadership” (working title)

Dan Honig,  Assistant Professor of International Development at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

10.30-11.00

     Morning Tea

11.00-12.30

     Parallel Session 3 (11 papers, 1 panel, 1 workshops, 9 Ignite/Soapbox)

12.30-13.30

     Lunch

13.30-15.00

     Parallel Session 4 (15 papers, 1 roundtable, 1 workshop)

15.00-15.30

     Afternoon tea

15.30-16.30

     Closing Plenary – Plenary Panel

     "Leadership and identity in a fragmenting world: exploring the contribution of identity politics to progressive social change”.   Chaired by Sarah Cook, UNSW

16.40-17.00

     Closing Remarks

17.00

     Closing Reception