Below is our speaker line up for the 2019 National Conference. More details and final agenda coming soon.

Day One Saturday 12 October

9:00 – 17:00
Followed by dinner at 19:00

Fiori Giovanni  
Inspirational Speaker
Defy Your Destiny. The courage to change your mind could change your life
Read more about Fiori

Lisa Chalk 
Campaign Director Animals Australia

Nicole Groch
Choose Cruelty Free

Tjanara Goreng Goreng
First Nations Culture & Law Talking Circle

Andy Meddick
AJP Victorian MP
Update and Q&A

Dr Nadine Richings    
AJP Victorian Deputy Convenor
Leading with a Difference: how do we engage, recruit, activate and develop people from different demographics?

Campaign Updates     
4 x AJP Campaign updates

Naomi Adams
Self care and preventing burnout

Elizabeth Melican   
Public Speaking Facilitator and Trainer
Talking the Talk … effective communication to groups and individuals

Michael, Sitara and Sabrina       
AJP NSW Youth Wing
Attracting younger Members

Leonnard Coyne and Louise Ward
Soi Dog Fundraising Manager and AJP NSW State Director
Digital Fundraising

Jo Seymour  
Community Educator, Merri Health, KOPS (Keeping Our Pets Safe)
The Link: Animal abuse and domestic violence – the changes needed for future reform

Dr Suzanne Pope    
AJP Adelaide Committee Member
Applying our values to a broader range of positions

Sara Sterling 
Volunteering Victoria
Introduction to Effective Volunteer Management

Geoff Russell  
AJP Adelaide Convenor
What renewable energy means for animals, their habitat and AJP Policy

Bruce Poon
AJP President
Campaign Training

Bryn Hills, Bronwyn Currie and Louise Pfeiffer    
State and Federal Election Candidates
On the campaign trail: Hear from 3 candidates on what they believe was key in running successful campaigns and building the vote

Day Two Sunday 13 October

9:00 – 13:00
AGM 14:30 – 16:00

Katrina Fox
Journalist, PR Consultant and Media Trainer
Empowering AJP Members to Lead: How to find your voice and embrace the limelight for animals

Emma Hurst and Mark Pearson
Update and Q&A

Parliamentary Style Debate   
Led by Georgie Purcell Andy Meddick MP’s Chief of Staff

AJP Convenor updates


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