Conference Program

The conference will be based in Kingscote, South Australia, Kangaroo Island. The Ozone Hotel and Kingscote Town Hall will be the main venues for daily conference gatherings, parallel sessions, morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch. There will be a day of field trips which take the delegates out and about into the Kangaroo Island community for interesting and thoughtful adventures.

*Please note that this is a draft conference program and we expect there to be changes. We will update as the changes confirm.

Sunday 2 July
6-9 pm           Conference Registration and Nibbles (Food and Drinks)

Monday 3 July
9:00am          Opening of Conference with Guest Speakers and Scholarships Awarded
10:30am        Morning Tea
11:00am        Morning Parallel Sessions
12:30pm        Lunch
2:00pm          Afternoon Parallel Sessions
3:30pm          Afternoon Tea
4:00pm          Afternoon Parallel Session Continue
6:30pm          Welcome Dinner

Tuesday 4 July
9:00am          Morning Parallel Sessions
10:30am        Morning Tea
11:00am        Morning Parallel Sessions Continue
12:30pm        Lunch
2:00pm          Afternoon Parallel Sessions
3:30pm          Afternoon Tea
4:00 pm         Head to Community Conversation Sessions at Performing Arts Centre
6:30pm          Dinner by Kangaroo Island Community Education

Wednesday 5 July
9:00am          Field Study Expeditions
This day is dedicated to taking the conference on the road to visit a number of Kangaroo Island locations where delegates will explore aspects of Kangaroo Island industry, production and environment relating to the conference themes. They will be guided by local experts and academics. Lunch, Afternoon Tea and Dinner will be provided on this Field Study Expedition.

Thursday 6 July
9:00am          Interactive Poster Display and SLAM talks
10:30am        Morning Tea
11:00am        Key Note Presentation (Speaker TBC Soon)
12:30pm        Lunch
2:00pm          Afternoon Parallel Sessions
3:30pm          Afternoon Tea
4:00pm          Afternoon Parallel Session Continue
5:30pm          World Committee Meets, Declaration Committee Meets

Friday 7 July
9:00am          Whole Conference Summative Session
10:30am        Morning Tea
11:00am        Plenary, What has the Conference Contribute to the concept of “Islandness”?
12:00pm        Netherlands presents ISISA 2018
12:30pm        Farewell Lunch
2:00pm          Declaration Launched
2:30pm          Official ISISA Meeting, 2018 Conference Introduction, Closing