The program is provisional and will be updated as planning proceeds. Please check this page regularly.

Welcome to “Leading today for tomorrow – Health & Wellbeing” the third conference for educational leaders,
which will be held at Blundstone Arena, Bellerive, Tasmania, Wednesday 31 July to Friday 2 August 2019.

WEDNESDAY 31 JULY 2019

1330 – 1430 REGISTRATION | Ricky Ponting Stand | Blundstone Arena
1330 – 1400 Tasmanian Principals Association AGM (TPA Members only)
OPENING SESSION | Ricky Ponting Room | Blundstone Arena
1430 – 1435 Welcome | Sally Milbourne – President, Tasmanian Principals Association 
1435 – 1445 Welcome to Country | Julie Dunlop – South East Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation 
1445 – 1500 Opening Address
SESSION 1 | Ricky Ponting Room | Blundstone Arena
1500 – 1600 Through Frame to Freedom: Nuanced Leadership in Complex Times
Brendan Spillane
Australian Educator, Speaker and Coach
1600 – 1645 Discussion Groups
1645 – 1700 Review of day 1 Facilitated by Brendan Spillane
1700 – 1830 Welcome Function | Trade Exhibition – drinks & canapes provided
Dinner this evening is at your leisure.

THURSDAY 1 AUGUST 2019

0800 – 0845 REGISTRATION | Ricky Ponting Stand, Blundstone Arena
0845 – 0900 Welcome to Day 2 | Brendan Spillane
0900 – 0910 Student Performance
SESSION 2 | Ricky Ponting Room | Blundstone Arena
0910 – 1010 Beyond Performance: Connecting Wellbeing and Performance through Personal Authenticity
Brendan Spillane
Australian Educator, Speaker and Coach
1010 – 1055 Discussion Groups
1055 – 1125 MORNING TEA | Trade Exhibition
SESSION 3 | Ricky Ponting Room | Blundstone Arena
1125 – 1225 Keynote
Mindful Learning: from theory to application
A/Prof Craig Hassed
Coordinator of Mindfulness Programs | Department of General Practice | Monash University
1225 – 1315 Discussion Groups
1315 – 1400 Lunch | Trade Exhibition
1400 – 1530
WORKSHOP SESSIONS
Session 1 
Mindful Learning: from theory to application

A/Prof Craig Hassed
Coordinator of Mindfulness Programs | Department of General Practice | Monash University
Session 2
Bring it back to us: It is time to bring the focus back to those who make it all happen
Lucy Byrne
Healthy Tasmania
Session 3
Transforming a culture of mentally healthy school leaders 
Claire Malengret
Principal Coaching and Support Service Manager | Headspace Queensland
Session 4
A Calm Brain, Calms Brains – the Neurobiology of Self Care 
Hieu Nguyen
Social Worker | Department of Education Tasmania
1530 – 1615 Discussion Groups
1615 – 1630 Review of day 2 Facilitated by Brendan Spillane
1630 – 1730 Happy Hour Drinks | Trade Exhibition
Dinner this evening is at your leisure

FRIDAY 2 AUGUST 2019

0800 – 0830 REGISTRATION | Ricky Ponting Stand, Blundstone Arena
0845 – 0850 Day 3 Opening | Brendan Spillane
0850 – 0900 Welcome | The Hon Jeremy Rockliff MP
0900 – 0910 Student Performance
SESSION 4 | Ricky Ponting Room | Blundstone Arena
0910 – 1010 Keynote
Be heard, be you and feel better 
Penny Terry
Healthy Tasmania 
1010 – 1020 Speed Networking
1020 – 1050 MORNING TEA | Trade Exhibition
SESSION 5 | Ricky Ponting Room | Blundstone Arena
1050 – 1220 Keynote
Dr Adam Fraser
1220 – 1305 Discussion Groups
1305 – 1315 Conference Close
1315 – 1400 LUNCH | Trade Exhibition