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Program

Thinking to Action

10 – 11 September
Arts Centre Melbourne

This two day conference is a powerful stimulus for discussion, collaboration and action. We have intentionally curated this highly interactive program from across the eco-system of compassionate change makers and included a number of creative elements that will surprise and delight you.

Over the coming weeks we will announce our Final Program with even more speakers and sessions. Early Bird Tickets give you the chance to secure a place and declare your confidence and support right from the get go.

Early Bird – second release tickets now on sale!

“It is my hope that the Compassion Revolution Conference will restore the richness and meaning to compassion, so that we might find ways to translate what we learn into action across our health and aged care systems”

–  Mary Freer, Executive Producer

Tuesday

9:00 am

Welcome to Country

Welcome to the Revolution – shaping the space


9:30 am

Compassion – is it all in the mind?

Dr James Doty

Dr Fiona Kerr


10:30 am

Morning tea


11:00 am

The politics of compassion

Speakers TBC


12:30 pm

Lunch


1:30 pm

Living the revolution

Across our eco-system of change there are always points of pain and moments of celebration. This session invites us to immerse ourselves in different lived realities, as vivid and complex as our own.

Speakers TBC


3:00 pm

Afternoon tea


3:30 pm

Love in the arms of strangers

Dr Gill Hicks AM MBE
Mark Crosweller
Assoc. Prof. Tony Walker


5.15 pm

Cocktail event (with a surprise!)

Arts Centre Melbourne


7.00 pm

Screening and awards presentation

Reel Feels International Film Festival

The Kino, 45 Collins Street
Tickets $20

Wednesday

9:00 am

Did you read the morning paper?

A hypothetical moderated by Dr Ian Summers

Panel Members

Dr Marie Bismark

Adjunct Prof David Plunkett

Louisa Hope

Mary Freer


10:30 am

Morning Tea


11:00 am

Future State…if we dare

Dr Robin Youngson
Dr Ari Horton
Micaela Cronin


 12:30 pm

Lunch


1:30 pm

The Revolution goes to work

Shannon Weber

Prof. Helen Sanderson

Rachel Callendar


3 pm

Afternoon tea


3.30 pm

How can we be a powerful force for compassion?

Mary Freer

Dr Robin Youngson

Dr James Doty

Dr Gill Hicks AM MBE


5:00 pm

Close

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