Conference Program

SUSTAINABLE REGIONS THROUGH PARKS, RECREATION, SPORT & THE ENVIRONMENT

Due to Covid-19 Lockdown the conference has been postponed to March 2021


The Conference will place a focus on strengthening the sustainability of regions through:

  • An appropriate provision and spread of quality open spaces and sport and recreation facilities
  • Increasing the livability and tourism value of regions through recreation, sport, open spaces and the environment

9.00am

Welcome and Conference Opening

Suzanne Suter, President Parks & Leisure Australia SA/NT

Helen Macdonald, CEO Clare & Gilbert Valley Council
9.20am

Key note speaker:

Greg Ingleton, Business Development Manager - Environmental Opportunities, SA Water
Creating and sustaining greener spaces for community wellbeing and regional sustainability
10.00am

Simon Millcock, CEO LEGATUS GROUP
Regional sustainability and collaboration opportunities through Regional Industry Associations

10.30am

Morning Tea

11.00am

Tony Fox, Regional Manager Northern & Yorke Landscape Board
The social, tourism and economic value and potential of natural environments in regions

11.30am

Mark Band, Director 180 Sport & Leisure Solutions
Ensuring an appropriate and sustainable provision of sports facilities through good practice planning, maintenance and management

12.00pm Annie Charlton, Tredwell Management Services
Recreational Trails in 2020. Sustainable trails and their role in the recovery for our regions
12.30pm

LUNCH (& Meet our Sponsors)

1.15pm

Craig Hortin, Regional Development Manager, YMCA Central Region.
Achieving viable and vibrant indoor and aquatic facilities in regions through innovative and proactive practices.

1.45pm
Allan Mayfield, Riesling Trail Management Committee, and Pat Williams, Clare District Lions Club Green Team
How the Riesling Trail and Gleeson Wetlands add value to the sustainability and appeal of the Clare and Gilbert Valley region

2.15pm

John Nicholls, Wakefield Regional Council
Increasing tourism value and liveability through the development of natural assets (including Lake Bumbunga).

2.45pm

AFTERNOON TEA

3.00pm

Russell Peate, CEO Copper Coast Council
How key sport and recreation facilities have contributed to Copper Coast's appeal and sustainability

3.35pm

Key note speaker:

Simon Sherriff, Manager, Strategic Projects, Light Regional Council
Adelaide Wine Capital Cycle Trail - A vision for an iconic cycling pilgrimage spanning 250 kilometres and four distinct wine regions [with bonus wine]

4.15pm

Suzanne Suter, President Parks & Leisure Australia SA/NT
The key messages and opportunities for regions and their sustainability

4.30pm
Conference Closure



Registration

Registrations have closed.

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