Mobile Meet Program 2017

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Mobile Meet Program


Mobile Meet Program

Tuesday, 7 March 2017
2.00pm Registrations open
5.00pm Welcome Function Cidery Bar

Acknowledgement of Country

MCSA Welcome

Official Opening

Millie Ingram

Vicki Olds

Judy Finlason

Ballroom 2|3
6.30pm Welcome Buffet Dinner                                                                                      Ballroom 2|3

Wednesday, 8 March 2017
8.00am Registrations open
9.00am Welcome and overview of day Ballroom 2|3
9.15 - 10.15am Strong into the Future - showcasing Mobile Children’s Services Ballroom 2|3
10.15 - 11.00am Morning Tea                                                                                                         Lobby Area
11.00 - 12.00pm

Key Note

Maintaining our inner equilibrium in the midst of change”

Petrea King Ballroom 2|3
12.00 - 1.00pm Lunch                                                                                                         Sphere Restaurant
1.00 - 2.30pm Session 1      Concurrent Workshops
A.    Mobile Children’s Service type facilitated discussions followed by feedback of key updates Contact/MCSA Ballroom 2|3
B.     Interwoven - Aboriginal Weaving Kyara Nean Hordern Room 1
C.    Integrating Nature Play into your Mobile Program Sam Crosby Hordern Room 2
2.30 - 3.00pm Afternoon Tea                                                                                                      Lobby Area
3.00 - 4.30pm Session 2     Concurrent Workshops
  1. Adventures with Science
Dr Camilla Gordon Ballroom 3
  1. Interwoven – Aboriginal Weaving (Repeat Session)
Kyara Nean Horden Boardroom
  1. Happy Beats – Music for Fun & Learning
Carol Crees Hordern Room 1
  1. Loose Parts and Rethinking Recycling
Rachel Rothwell Ballroom 2
  1. Integrating Nature Play into your Mobile Program (Repeat Session)
Sam Crosby Hordern Room 2
6.30 – 9.00pm

Dinner, Networking and Special Guests                                                           Ballroom 2|3

The Hon Sarah Mitchell MLC, Minister for Early Childhood Education

Tracy Mackey, Executive Director, Early Childhood Education

Thursday, 9 March 2017
7.30 - 8.30am MCSA Annual General Meeting Hordern Room 2
8.00am Registrations open
8.45am Welcome and overview of day Ballroom 2|3
9.00 - 10.00am

Key Note

Reaching Vulnerable Children and Families:  Promising practices, exciting possibilities”

Dorothy Scott OAM Ballroom 2|3
10.15am Centennial Parklands Excursion – Departure Ballroom 2|3
10.00 - 11.00am Morning Tea/Trade Time/Networking                                                                  Lobby Area
11.00 - 12.30pm Session 3     Concurrent Workshops
A.    Understanding Children’s Learning Kerrie Maguire Ballroom 3
B.    NSW Department of Education Forum

Tracy Mackey

Shellye Hanson

Nancy Chang

Ballroom 2
C.    Building Collaborative Partnerships with CALD Families Nisrine El-Choueifati Hordern Room 1
D.    Technology as a Tool in Road Safety Education Amanda Menzies Hordern Boardroom
E.     I am a big kid now! - Working with School Age Children Robyn Monro Miller Hordern Room 2
12.30 - 1.30pm Lunch/Trade Time/Networking                                              Sphere Restaurant/Lobby Area
1.30 - 3.00pm Session 4     Concurrent Workshops
A.    Learning Circle - Let’s talk about Programming Kerrie Maguire Ballroom 3
B.    Writing Effective Submissions and Grant Applications Michele Carnegie Horden Room 1
C     The Secrets to Working Successfully with your Management Committee Pauline O’Kane Hordern Boardroom
D.    Growing Healthy Minds in Early Childhood Judy Kynaston Ballroom 2
E.     Putting the You in Unique! Make your Mobile service indispensable Bec Lloyd Hordern Room 2
3.00 - 3.30pm Afternoon Tea                                                                                                      Lobby Area
3.30 - 4.30pm Review of Mobile Meet and where to next:  Key Mobile Children’s Service Recommendations and Conclusion Ballroom 2|3
6.00 – 6.30pm Pre-dinner Drinks (please be seated by 6.45pm) Space Venue
at Shark Hotel

Meet Special Guest, Megan Mitchell, and Gala Dinner

Dress‑up Theme: “What have you got in your dress up box?”

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