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Social Innovation Summit - 27 Sep 2017, Ourimbah
Wednesday 27 September 2017, 09:30 - 16:00

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Social Innovation Summit
27 September 2017, 9.30am-4.30pm
University of Newcastle, Central Coast Campus, Ourimbah

Cost: $190 + GST Early Bird Tickets until 30 June; $250 + GST from 30 June. Includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Social Innovations are new strategies, concepts and ideas that have demonstrated application in addressing social needs and issues in society. This Summit will seek to showcase new innovative projects and approaches that are demonstrated as having a social impact across the most prevalent social issues of Australian communities today.

This Summit will bring to the NFP and Community Services Sectors in Australia best practice, evidence based practice, and leading innovation, from around the world and locally in Australia, in the contemporary areas in which the Sectors deal with.

This Summit will focus on understanding and implementing evidence based practice and building organisational capacity into Community Services Sector Organisations.

The themed presentations, addressing several contemporary areas in which the Sector is currently dealing with, will showcase leading social innovation and best practice in services, projects, programs or approaches of the speakers that are evidence based and are generating outcomes for families and communities.

Who should attend: 

  • Community Services Organisation Leaders and Case Managers
  • NFP Community Services Board and Management Committee Members
  • Government Officials
  • Researchers and Academics

Speakers include:

  • Dr Graeme Stuart, University of Newcastle, Research & Teaching Academic, Family Action Centre (Community Welfare) - Understanding Evidence Based Practice in the Community Services Sector
  • Peter Kenyon, Director of The Bank of I.D.E.A.S. - Building on “What’s Working” through Asset Based Approaches
  • Graeme Innes AM, Lawyer, Mediator and Company Director - What’s Working in our Disability Support Services

More information and registration

Source: Community Compass

Location University of Newcastle Central Coast Ourimbah Campus
Q-10, Loop Road & The Boulevarde