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Conference: Building Social Infrastructure

Thursday, 5 March 2020 - 9:00am

SACOSS has developed a strong reputation for presenting exciting and engaging events that are forward thinking, on-topic, informative and rewarding. Our conferences are renowned for their lively discussions on cutting-edge topics, in addition to creating an environment in which delegates can engage in policy development and network with colleagues to share ideas and experiences.

DATE: Thursday 5 March, 2020
WHERE: Adelaide Convention Centre​
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

PROGRAM (as at 21 Jan 20

We're excited to announce Yanis Varoufakis as our first keynote speaker for 'Building Social Infrastructure: Opportunities for our sector in the next decade.' Yanis has been professor of economics at the university of East Anglia, Cambridge, Sydney, Glasgow, Athens and Texas, and is passionate on issues relating to the ongoing Greek calamity, the Eurozone, the future direction of Europe, the global economy (especially in the context of the 2008 crisis), economic thinking, digital money and trends in contemporary capitalism.​

 

TIME SESSION 1 SPEAKER/S
9:00 Opening  David Panter (SACOSS Chair) & Ross Womersley (SACOSS CEO)
9:10 Welcome to Country TBC
9:15 Opening Address Minister Michelle Lensink
9:35

Keynote Address Social Capital for the 99%

From a narrative on private-riches/public-squalor, this address will bring ideas to light about social capital building - capital that goes beyond fixed capital for the use of social services.

Yanis Varoufakis
10:20 Keynote Address Respondents Panel

Ross Womersley

Yanis Varoufakis

10:50 MORNING TEA

11:05

SESS. 2

Datafication & the Sector Relationship Between Funders and Providers How do we see the people we support: consumers, customers, clients or lived experience experts?
Blurb
Using data to target services and entitlements: the good, the bad and the choices in between
Making the most of funding relationships for all involved

Speaking with and alongside, to develop and empower. 

Panel

Owen Churches SA Gov.​

Diana Robertson Auckland City Mission

David Spriggs InfoXchange

Lois Boswell DHS​

Liz Gillies Menzies Foundation

Robyn Keast QUT Aus Centre for Philanthropic&NFP 

Ellie Hodges LELAN

Jonathon Louth University of SA

Facilitator Lauren Solomon CPRC TBC Catherine Earl SACOSS

Midday LUNCH

TIME SESSION 3 SPEAKER/S
13:00 Keynote Address Disaster and Recovery - from city to country to sea

Mark Crosweller AFSM National Resilience Taskforce

TBC

13:45 Keynote Address Respondents Panel  

Shane Maddocks AC.CARE

Kathy Mickan SACOSS