The Conference Committee invite you to participate in the Thriving Women 2018 Conference by submitting a proposal for an interactive workshop presentation.
Share your experiences, your visions and your creativity at this exciting international event. The Conference Committee has a strong commitment to providing opportunities for conference participants to interact, have robust discussions and learn from each other through keynote speakers, parallel interactive sessions, a panel discussion, informal sustenance breaks and plenary sessions.
Conference Overview Thriving Women 2018 is a two-day conference held on the 19th and 20th February 2018 at the Adelaide Hills Convention Centre in Hahndorf, South Australia, and aims to connect and advance Agri-women.
The conference will enable women to meet in a stimulating and supportive environment that encourages the development of networks, knowledge, and skills through participation and contact with other women.
It will link Agri-women from rural and urban backgrounds with members of formal and informal networks and provide easy access to opportunities for professional development and self-expression during the conference and thereafter.
Key messages for the Thriving Women 2018 Conference
The Thriving Women 2018 conference is the premier face-to-face event to connect and advance agri-women in Australia.
The conference is about empowering women to be confident, capable, connected and influential.
The conference will provide a supportive and stimulating environment that encourages personal interaction, the sharing of experiences & information, enthusiastic discussion of relevant issues and increased influence in all agri-sectors.
The Conference will focus on the following FOUR themes:
Striking the Balance – in business, community and life
Advancing Professionalism – for personal and business gain
Thriving in Business – for building personal and business momentum
Shaping the Future – understanding the tools and mechanisms for taking the next step
We anticipate your presentation will provide a motivating, challenging and instructive session for participants to gain knowledge and skills to enrich their learning experience and aid in their professional development.
Process for proposal for presentations and interactive workshop sessions
Outline for Presentations
Title: - Limited to 15 words
Contact details: Contact mobile, post and e-mail address
Social media description: Maximum 140 characters
Short Description: A brief summary of the main message/idea/key words of your presentation/workshop. This will appear in the Conference Program and will provide the information to the other delegates when choosing to attend a session - limited to 50 words.
Longer Description: A concise description of the purpose and implications of your work – limited to 250 words. Do not include references, tables or figures in the abstract. Include your three objectives/take home messages of your presentation.
Profile: in about 100 words, a brief description of yourself and a good quality jpg photo
Instructions for Presentations/Workshops
The parallel sessions are 25 minutes and your presentation needs to allow at least 10 minutes for questions.
The final program will be posted online and will be circulated at the conference. It will inform you of the session at which you are speaking, where and when will your presentation take place.
Room allocation will be based upon your indication of the maximum number of participants needed for servicing interactivity and engagement of participants.
We urge you to bring your presentation on a portable media, such as flash drive/usb.
There will be a person in charge of each breakout room. Please be sure to coordinate your presentation with your breakout room coordinator- list to be provided.
Points to consider
Please follow the guidelines and instructions
Each workshop is to address one of the four themes