2017 CDAA National Conference
17 - 19 May 2017 • Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Queensland
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Conference Program

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Program at a Glance

Please find below the program at a glance:


Wednesday, 17th May

8.00 am Pre Conference Workshop and Site Visit Registration
8.45 am Morning Site Visit departs Pullman Brisbane King George Square
9.00 am Full Day and Morning Pre Conference Workshops
10.30 am Morning Tea
11.00 am Pre Conference Workshops (continued)
12.30 pm Lunch
1.15 pm Full Day and Afternoon Pre Conference Workshops. Afternoon Site Visit Departs Pullman Brisbane King George Square.
3.00 pm Afternoon Tea
5.00 pm Pre Conference Workshops conclude
6.00 pm 2017 CDAA National Conference Welcome Reception at the Gallery of Modern Art

Thursday, 18th May

7.30 am Conference Registration
8.40 am Conference Welcome and Housekeeping
8.45 am Welcome to Country
8.55 am Official Opening, President's Welcome and Housekeeping
9.25 am

Keynote Presentation
Dr Ryan Duffy, University of Florida

10.25 am Morning Tea and Trade Exhibition Visits
11.00 am Concurrent Presentations
11.35 am 5 minute room change
11.40 am Concurrent Presentations
12.15 pm Lunch and Trade Exhibition Visits
1.20 pm Concurrent Presentations
1.55 pm 5 minute room change
2.00 pm Concurrent Presentations
2.35 pm Afternoon Tea and Trade Exhibition Visits
3.05 pm

Keynote Presentation
Dr Ann Villiers, Mental Nutrition

4.00 pm MC Wrap up and Day 1 Close
4.30 pm

CDAA Annual General Meeting

7.00 pm 2017 Conference Dinner and Awards for Excellence

Friday, 19th May

8.00 am Conference Registration
8.40 am Welcome to Day 2
8.55 am CDAA Awards for Excellence - On the Couch with the 2017 Award Winners
9.40 am

Keynote Presentation
Dr Peter McIlveen, University of Southern Queensland

10.30 am Overview of Sector Debriefs
10.40 am Morning Tea and Trade Exhibition Visits
11.15 am Concurrent Presentations
11.50 am 5 minute room change
11.55 am Concurrent Presentations
12.35 pm Sector Debriefs
1.10 pm Lunch and Trade Exhibition Visits
2.15 pm Sector Debrief Reporting
2.50 pm

Keynote Presentation
Marayke Jonkers, Paralympian

3.40 pm Conference Wrap Up including the Announcement of the 2018 CDAA National Conference
4.00 pm 2017 CDAA Conference Close and Afternoon Tea