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Sails Hotel Port Macquarie

Park Street

Port Macquarie, NSW 2444

Australia

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10th Art of Good Health and Wellbeing International Arts & Health Conference

Join Australian and international leaders in the field of arts, health and creative ageing at this annual meeting, the only one of its kind in the world! Presented by the Australian Centre for Arts and Health Limited.

Conference Schedule

Monday 12 November 2018 at 2pm until Thursday 15 November 2018 at 5pm (AEDT)
Sails Hotel, Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Pre-conference session on International Networks in Arts and Health at 2pm.
Attendance is included in the full conference registration. Please confirm attendance by email to info@artsandhealth.gov.au

The Conference officially opens with a Welcome Reception on Monday 12 November, 5pm-7pm.

Special Guests:
Professor, The Hon Dame Marie Bashir, AD, CVO, Patron, Australian Centre for Arts and Health and the longest serving Governor of NSW (2011-2014). Professor Bashir, throughout her long-standing medical career, has been a staunch advocate of arts and health, working in both mental health and Aboriginal health, and is an exemplary model of creative ageing. Professor Bashir is presenting at the conference.

Leslie Williams, NSW Member of Parliament, Port Macquarie and Parliamentary Secretary for Regional and Rural Health and Co-Founder of the NSW parliamtentary initiative, Dementia Friendly Communities.

Peta Pinson, Mayor, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

This is a separately ticketed event.

There are three full days of conference sessions from Tuesday 13 November to Thursday 15 November, 9am to 5pm.

10th Anniversary Conference Dinner will be held at Sails on Wednesday 14 November, 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Special Guest: Archie Roache AM, Australian singer and composer and advocate for Aboriginal rights.

This is a separately ticketed event.

Thursday 15 November, Conference Celebration and Farewell Drinks, 5pm to 7.30pm

This is a separately ticketed event.

Key Dates, Terms & Conditions

Registration: Please note, seating is limited to 220 delegates

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Early Bird Conference Registrations: Close Friday 19 October 2018

General Conference Registrations: Close Wednesday 31 October 2018
Registrations online will be accepted after this date, places permitting.

Cancellations must be made in writing to the Australian Centre for Arts and Health (ACAH). No refunds will be given after 19 October, 2018. However, Conference Registrations are fully transferable if notice is given in writing to ACAH by 31 October 2018. The Conference program is subject to change without prior notice.

FAQs

This year's conference will be held at Sails Hotel, Port Macquarie. There is a hotel car park and extensive public parking nearby.

The Conference has a block booking at both Sails Hotel and sister hotel Rydges Port Maquarie - both these hotels are located on the Hastings River foreshore and have superior facilities and services including complimentary WiFi.

Please see www.artsandhealth.org.au for accommodation details and reservations.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email: info@artsandhealth.org

Telephone: 0416 641 482


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Australia

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