IEBA is very excited to announce our 2021 Symposium.
The hybrid event that will allow you to join in-person in Cairns or from your work, home or anywhere online.
There has been a lot of uncertainty, but this hybrid model allows us, and you, to plan ahead and we look forward to your participation in whatever form that takes.
Registrations are on sale now.
The Next 10 Years: Are We Ready?
IEBA is very excited to announce that our 4th national Symposium will be during National Reconciliation Week in Cairns from 2-4 June 2021.This is a hybrid event that will allow you to participate in person, or from your work, home or anywhere online.
The theme of The Next 10 Years: Are We Ready? focuses on the need for all schools with Indigenous students to understand the ambitions of Indigenous voices in the Closing the Gap targets, and the need to plan and act to achieve these goals.
The three streams of exploration at the Symposium are:
Selected sessions will be live-streamed. This includes two free sessions and four sessions that require a purchased ticket. A discount is offered for purchasing access to all four paid sessions in one transaction.
|Day One – WEDNESDAY 2 JUNE 12.00pm to 5.00pm
|1.00-1.15pm||Welcome to Country|
|1.15-2.30pm||Opening Address – The Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP
IEBA Chairperson’s Welcome Address
|3.00-4.45pm||Keynote address – INDIGENOUS VOICES – Thomas Mayor, Torres Strait Islander, author, activist and unionist
Q&A – Panel
|Day Two – THURSDAY 3 JUNE 8.50am to 5.00pm
|8.50am-9.00am||Day 2 Welcome|
|9.00-10.45am||Keynote address – CLOSING THE GAP
Donnella Mills, Chair of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
Hypothetical – Panel
|11.15-12.45pm||Keynote – THE WAY FORWARD – Richard Stewart, Manager –Transition Support Service, Queensland Department of Education
Q&A – Panel
|1.30-5.00pm||Concurrent Workshops 1 (incl Afternoon Tea)|
|Day 3 – FRIDAY 4 JUNE 9.00am to 1.30pm
|8.50-9.00am||Day 3 Welcome|
|9.00-11.00am||Keynote address – RECONCILIATION IN EDUCATION – Zoe Cassim, Reconciliation Australia
Q&A – Panel
|1.30-4.30pm||WORKSHOP – Cultural Standard||
To participate in the Symposium you will have the choice of attending in-person in Cairns or participating on-line. In-person tickets are for all 3 days including meals, Cocktail Reception and Symposium Dinner. Online tickets can be purchased for individual sessions or as a bundle of multiple sessions.
All delegates will have access to the recordings after the event and the access links to tune-in live or later will be distributed via email within a week of the event commencing.
Payment options include credit card on-line or during the online booking process you can request an’ Invoice to Pay’ and receive that instantly. Tickets will follow via email after the payment has been received.
On sale now
We look forward to you joining us at the Cairns Colonial Club Resort or anywhere online. The venue is located only 5km from the airport and waterfront with free parking. Very reasonable accommodation rates are available by booking direct.