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Gala dinner

THURSDAY | 18 JUNE 2015

18:30   Welcome & Flamenco by Ana Otero 

19:15   MC Welcome by Monica Trapaga 

20:00   Fusion Indian and Bollywood Dancing by Nupur Dance Group

20:30   Inspirational Presentation by Christine Bryden 

22:00   Dinner concludes

Conference agenda

FRIDAY | 19 JUNE 2015

8:45        CHAIR WELCOME

Pallavi Sinha, Lawyer & former NSW People of Australia Ambassador

8:55        WELCOME TO COUNTRY

Uncle Greg Smith, Elder of the Dharug Peoples

9:00        MCCI & PICAC WELCOME: Embracing change

Ken Habak, OAM, Chairperson, Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra (MCCI)

Cecilia Milani, NSW and ACT Manager, Partners in Culturally Appropriate Care (PICAC) NSW.ACT

9:10        MINISTERIAL ADDRESS

Senator the Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Parliamentary Secretary for Social Services

9:30        Update on the National Ageing and Aged Care Strategy for People from CALD Backgrounds, the role of PICACS and My Aged Care

Lou O’Neill, Acting Branch Manager, Ageing & Sector Support, Department of Social Services

10:10     Supporting CALD residents and communities to achieve consumer choice

Steve Teulan, Director, UnitingCare Ageing NSW.ACT

11:50     MORNING TEA & CHRISTINE BRYDEN MEET & GREET

11:10     Identifying emerging and existing CALD communities

In honour of Professor Graeme Hugo AO: Dr Helen Feist, Acting Director, Australian Population and Migration Research Centre, The University of Adelaide &

David Ettershank, Principal, Outcomes Plus

11:50     OPEN FORUM: How are PICAC & Aged Care Service Improvement and Healthy Ageing Grant representatives making a difference?

12:30     LUNCH

Workshops A and B will be held concurrently and both repeated at 3:05pm giving delegates the opportunity to attend both workshops.

1:15        WORKSHOP A & B (Both repeated at 3:05pm)

WORKSHOP A: Engaging CALD communities to embrace Consumer Directed Care

Ian Yates, CE, COTA Australia &

Jason Howie, CEO and Director, KinCare Group

Liz Pugh, Senior Policy Officer, Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA)

WORKSHOP B: Embracing cultural inclusiveness in the workplace

Julie King, General Manager NSW/ACT, Fortis Consulting

2:45        AFTERNOON TEA

3:05        WORKSHOP A & B (Both repeated)

4:35        CLOSING REMARKS & END OF CONFERENCE

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