Making the Future Safer for our Children.

Conference Date | 22nd October 2019

The Agenda

  • 7:45am
    Annual General Meeting

  • 8:00am
    Registration Opens

  • 8.45am
    Conference Officially Opens

    Dr Kieran Le Plastrier, Board Member, CAPS
  • 8.50am
    Welcome to Country

    Uncle Chicka Madden, Local Aboriginal Elder
  • 8.55am
    Conference Overview

    Tracy McLeod Howe, CEO, CAPS
  • 9:05am
    Welcome Address (Video)

    Gareth Ward , NSW Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services
  • 9.10am
    Welcome Address (Video)

    Howard Taylor, End Violence Against Children
  • 9.15am
    First Nations Address

    Judy Atkinson, Emeritus Professor, Southern Cross University
  • 9.30am
    Keynote Address |
    Resolving the Complex Trauma Epidemic

    Dr Michael Salter , Scientia Fellow and Associate Professor of Criminology, UNSW
  • 9.45am
    Keynote Address |
    Premiere of Tommy

    Darren Mort , Barrister-at-law
  • 10.00am
    Keynote Address |
    What Kids are Saying

    Andrew Johnson, NSW Advocate for Children and Young People
  • 10.15am
    Panel Session |
    Royal Commission in the Real World

    Andrew Johnson, NSW Advocate for Children and Young People
    Janet Schorer, NSW Children’s Guardian
    Alasdair Roy OAM, Consultant Psychologist, DelRoy Consulting
    Julianna Demetrius, Former A/Deputy Ombudsman
    Lula Dembele, Head of CDVA Policy, Adult Survivors and Advocacy
  • 10.45am
    Panel session 1

    Audience Q&A
  • 11.00am
    Morning Tea

  • 11:25am
    Concurrent Session 1 & 2

    Session 1:Could what we know today about the brain shake the foundations of current prevention approaches? Could it mean we need to turn child protection systems on their head?
    Natalie Siegel-Brown , Public Guardian Queensland

    Session 2: Harnessing the power of technology and human relationships to keep children safe
    Chris Boyle , Founder and Director, StandbyU Foundation | Co-founder, Commsync
  • 11:40am
    Concurrent Session 1 & 2

    Session 1: Breaking the cycle - working with young boys
    Martin Fisk , CEO, Menslink

    Session 2: 403 - Forbidden: Access is denied
    Vinod Rahl, Director, Platform Engineering. Consulting, Deloitte
    Sarah Winters, Partner, Human Services & Community Infrastructure. Financial Advisory, Deloitte
  • 11:55am
    Panel Session for
    Concurrent Session 1 & 2

    Session 1: Breaking the Cycle
    Martin Fisk CEO, Menslink
    Arabella Gibson, Consultant CEO Gidget Foundation
    Natalie Siegel-Brown, Public Guardian Queensland
    Alasdair Roy OAM, Consultant Psychologist, DelRoy

    Session 2: Innovative Approaches to Child Safety
    Chris Boyle, Founder and Director, StandbyU Foundation | Co-founder, Commsync
    Gavin Heaton, CEO, Disruptors
    Rebecca Hine, Duty of Care
    Stuart Oboler , Bayesian Governance
  • 12.25pm
    Concurrent Session 1 & 2

    Audience Q&A
  • 12.40pm
    Lunch

  • 1.35pm
    Concurrent Session 3 & 4

    Session 3: Workplace Workshop Interactive session: Moral injury and keeping our communities safe.
    Kathie Melocco, The Workplace Chaplain

    Session 4:Intersectionality: Cultural Diversity & Child Safety and Wellbeing
    Karen Bevan, GM Community Services | SSI
    Panelists:
    Dr Pooja Sawrikar, Senior Lecturer School of Human Services and Social Work, Griffith University
    Katherine Karatasas, Director Multicultural Child and Family Program, SSI
    Ghassan Noujaim, Senior Manager, Multicultural Child and Family Program SSI
    Ballina Gee, Head of Project Innovation, CAPS
  • 2.15pm
    Concurrent Session 3 & 4

    Session 3: Strengthening the Wellbeing and Strong Spirit of Bama (Aboriginal) Children
    Ruth Link , Technical Specialist in Indigenised Program Transformation & Cultural Capability, Ernst & Young

    Session 4: The Hidden Victors - Kids and Domestic Violence
    Annika McCaffrey , Advocate for children and young people + VIDEO
  • 2.30pm
    Panel Session for
    Concurrent Session 3 & 4

    Session 3:Confronting the Impacts of Abuse
    Hillary Milton , Psychologist, CAPS
    Craig Hughes-Cashmore,CEO, Survivors & Mates Support Network
    Emma Gierschick, Children of Disability Australia
    Ruth Link, Technical Specialist in Indigenised Program Transformation & Cultural Capability, Ernst & Young
    Rachael Natoli , Founder and CEO, The Lokahi Foundation

    Session 4: The Impacts of Domestic Violence on Children
    Jess Hill, Journalist & Author
    Annika McCaffrey, Advocate for children and young people
    Michael Salter , Scientia Fellow & A/Professor of Criminology, UNSW
    Darren Mort , Barrister
  • 3.00pm
    Concurrent Session 3 & 4

    Audience Q&A
  • 3.15pm - Afternoon Tea

  • 3.40pm
    Workshop
    Child Safety Standards


    NSW Office of the Children's Guardian
  • 4.10pm
    Workshop
    A place to go preventing Juvenile Justice

    Their Futures Matter
  • 4.30pm
    Keynote Address (video)

    Invincible
    Brian Martin ,Author and Founder of CDV.org
  • 4.40pm
    Keynote Address
    Launch of CDVA

    Tracy McLeod Howe/ CEO, CAPS
    Lula Dembele, Head of CDVA Policy, Adult Survivors and Advocacy
  • 5.10pm
    Closing Remrks

    Dr Keiran Le Plastrier, Board Member, CAPS
  • 5.20pm
    VIP Networking

    By invitation only

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INDIVIDUAL TICKET

AUD$690

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