Day 1 - Monday 15 November
The three day program includes panel presentations and discussions with local, national and international perspectives to reflect on the past and to explore the future of a just, equitable, and reconciled Australia.
Details of the schedule and session topics are listed below. All times are Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) – Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra UTC+11:00.
Reconciliation Australia reserves the right to make changes to the program, including presenters and sessions where necessary.
11:30am – 12:00pm
OPENING OF CONVENTION
12:00pm – 12:30pm
OPENING PLENARY: MOVING RECONCILIATION FROM SAFE TO BRAVE
What do we mean by brave reconciliation and brave discussions?
12:30pm – 1:30pm
PLENARY SESSION: HONOURING THE PAST
This session will reflect on how reconciliation in Australia came about, acknowledge the achievements and work of those who drove it, and reflect on building the foundations of the reconciliation movement.
1:30pm – 2:15pm
Use this time to take a break, grab some lunch and explore the Virtual Gathering Place.
2:15pm – 3:00pm
BREAKOUT STREAM OVERVIEW: RECONCILIATION IN AUSTRALIA - HOW DID WE GET HERE? HOW DO WE MOVE FORWARD?
These breakout sessions will examine different aspects of the history of reconciliation; how far we have come, the path to get here and the place of history in reconciliation.
Breakout session details to be announced soon!
3:00pm – 4:00pm
PLENARY SESSION: MOVING THE DIAL ON RACISM
Racism has proved stubbornly hard to make lasting change on. What’s holding us back? How do we move the dial on racism?
4:00pm – 4:15pm