2022 Social Cohesion & Inclusion Conference Program
 Day One  Monday 30 May 2022
6.00pm - 6.30pm
Registration Opens
6.30pm - 8.30pm
Conference Reception
Welcome and Opening
Welcome to Country
Presentation of World Conferences–Australia report to Government and the people of Australia
Cultural Artistic Performances
(Canapes and Drinks to be served)
 Day Two  Tuesday 31 May 2022
8.30am - 9.00am
Registration Opens
9.00 - 10.30
Conference Session 1 
Welcome and Opening
Keynote Address - Kindness: The key to social cohesion
Hugh Mackay AO - Social Researcher and Author
A vision for social cohesion and the distance traversed in government, media and community
Government:   Aleem Ali - CEO, Welcoming Australia
Media:    Vic Alhadeff - SBS, Board of Directors 
Community:    Tessa Scrine - Member, Continental Board of Counselors
10.30 - 11.15
Morning Tea & Networking
11.15 - 12.45
Conference Session 2
Small Group Discussion on themes from Session 1
12.45 - 2.00
Lunch
2.00 - 3.20
Conference Session 3 
Small Group Discussion summary
Panel - Glimpses of Social Transformation: Experiences from organisations and communities of practice 
Vic Alhadeff - Keep NSW Safe Campaign
Ruha Fifita - Ivi Community Arts Collective
Dr. Chrisanthi Giotis - Reimagining the Media Landscape Initiative
Hari Remala - Social Cohesion and Transformation in Neighbourhoods
Additional panellists to be confirmed
3.20 - 3.45
Afternoon Tea & Networking
3.45 - 5.00
Conference Session 4
Small Group Discussion on themes from Session 3
Conference Closing