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Conference: Building Social Infrastructure

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 - 9:00am

At this year's State Conference, titled 'Building Social Infrastructure: Opportunities for our sector in the next decade', we are thrilled to welcome Professor Emerita Gillian Triggs as our keynote speaker - and we'd love to have you join us as a delegate. 

As the peak body for the health and community services sector in South Australia, SACOSS exists to ensure the sector remains strong, up-to-date and innovative, while working together to provide services that meet the needs of vulnerable community members. We feel that all stakeholders benefit by coming together to create better networks and deepen understanding - our State Conference is a great vehicle to achieve those outcomes as individuals or with your teams. Alongside of the Conference,  we will be hosting a pre-conference dinner and an Executive Program featuring interactive masterclasses with field leaders to further energise yourself for the challenges ahead.

WHEN: Tuesday 24 September 
WHERE: Adelaide Convention Centre
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Prof Emerita Gillian Triggs​ 'Civil Society & Free Speech: What is happening to our sector and where will we be in ten years’ time?'
SESSION: Datafication & the Sector, Relationships Between Funders and Providers, Working Together - Right Relationships, the Sector Workforce in 2029, Sector Fundraising and Marketing in a Digital World, Staying Competitive in Service Delivery, Adapting to Change and Staying Relevant
EARLY BIRD CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: from $250+GST
PRE-CONFERENCE DINNER (23 Sept): from $160+GST
EXECUTIVE PROGRAM (23 Sept): from $86+GST


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. 

A full program including speakers, panels and further details on the pre-conference dinner and Executive Program will be published in coming weeks.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to network with your peers, engage with sector leaders and envision the future. Register today!

NB: Concessions are available for those who find the cost of the conference or associated accommodation costs (for regional attendees) prohibitive. Contact Angela to discuss available options.