Day 3 - Wednesday 17 November
All times are Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) – Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Canberra UTC+11:00.
11:30am – 12:30pm
Plenary: First Nations Empowerment in Canada and the USA
The landscape of the First Nations peoples of North America is a familiar one of obstacles and injustices, and also of successes and achievements. These speakers share their perspectives on nation-building and self-determination, treaties, social and economic empowerment, and cultural revitalisation.
12:30pm – 1:15pm
Breakout stream: Committing to our Shared Future
From early learning to advancing partnerships and power sharing, what are the non-negotiable commitments and practices to build an equal and just future.
1:15pm – 2:00pm
Use this time to take a break, grab some lunch and explore the Virtual Gathering Place.
2:00pm – 2:45pm
Breakout stream: The Road to a Reconciled Future
These final sessions address the structures and tools that will set us on a path to a strong future for Aboriginal and Torres Strait peoples, enriching and enhancing a shared future for all Australians.
2:45pm – 3:45pm
Plenary: Where do we want to be in 20 years?
After almost three decades of work on national reconciliation there is much to celebrate and a great deal more work to do. What could a reconciled Australia look like in 2041 and what do we need to keep or start doing now to reach a braver future.
3:45pm – 4:15pm
Closing of Convention
Reconciliation Australia reserves the right to make changes to the program, including presenters and sessions where necessary.