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Georgina Beyer

Trailblazer, courage, diverse

My Forum Pitch 

A Wellington region where the future will be valued through combined power, dispatching parochialism. 


Georgina Beyer is one of New Zealand's most impressionable and courageous leaders in social policy and human rights. Former Labour Party member Georgina is the worlds first openly transsexual member of Parliament advocating and creating positive change for civil rights.

 

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Impossible Dreams for Wellington: city and the region.

‘Impossible Dreams’ follows the highly successful Rotary Forum 2017: Achieving the Impossible Dream for Wellington: the city and the region.

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Presented by the Rotary Club of Wellington in partnership 
with Victoria University of Wellington - Centre for Lifelong Learning.

 
 
 

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2018 PROGRAMME

Plus speakers and brief biographies

12.15pm

Mihi – Karen Coutts,
Rotary Club of Wellington Member, Moeraki representative, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

Welcome – Rotary Club of Wellington President – Marion Cowden

Civic Welcome – Deputy Mayor Jill Day

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12.30pm – Keynote Speakers

Georgina Beyer, former Mayor and MP
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Dr Michelle Dickinson, Chief Technology Officer at Nanogirl Labs
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Susan Freeman-Greene, CEO, Engineering NZ 
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Eric Janssen, Editor – The Dominion Post, Stuff, Neighbourly

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Panel

Five one minute pitches from the audience

‘Impossible Promises, Inspiration into Action’, working in table groups.

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1.48pm - Coffee break

2.09pm – Keynote Speakers

Nick Morrison, Founder Go Well Consulting, ‘Bags Not’ plastic-free campaign
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Nick Kapica, Design Lead, Wellington City Council
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Benjamin Johnston, Co-Founder of The Free Store 
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Melissa Clark-Reynolds, Futurist and Professional Director
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Panel

Five one minute pitches from the audience

‘Impossible Promises, Inspiration into Action’, working in table groups

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3.27pm  - Water break

37pm– Keynote Speakers

Kim Workman, Justice Reformer
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Fraser Callaway, Partner, Strategy Creative and Co-Founder of Refold
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Peter McKenzie, Law, Politics & Mandarin student at Victoria University

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Jaye Glam Morgan, Stylist and fashionista
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Panel

‘Impossible Promises, Inspiration into Action’, working in table groups.

4.50pm - Sum-up – Chair

5.00pm – Keynote Speech and Q&A

Hon Grant Robertson, MP for Wellington Central
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5.30 pm Close

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5.30pm to 7 pm Drinks and networking

 
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