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 
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 Projects
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