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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
Read her Forum Pitch & Bio

Dr Michelle Dickinson, Chief Technology Officer at Nanogirl Labs
Read her Forum Pitch & Bio

Susan Freeman-Greene, CEO, Engineering NZ 
Read her Forum Pitch & Bio

Eric Janssen, Editor – The Dominion Post, Stuff, Neighbourly

Read his Forum Pitch & Bio

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
Read his Forum Pitch & Bio

Nick Kapica, Design Lead, Wellington City Council
Read his Forum Pitch & Bio

Benjamin Johnston, Co-Founder of The Free Store 
Read his Forum Pitch & Bio

Melissa Clark-Reynolds, Futurist and Professional Director
Read her Forum Pitch & Bio

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
Read his Forum Pitch & Bio

Fraser Callaway, Partner, Strategy Creative and Co-Founder of Refold
Read his Forum Pitch & Bio

Peter McKenzie, Law, Politics & Mandarin student at Victoria University

Read his Forum Pitch & Bio

Jaye Glam Morgan, Stylist and fashionista
Read her Forum Pitch & Bio

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
Read his Forum Pitch & Bio

5.30 pm Close

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5.30pm to 7 pm Drinks and networking

See all the speakers here.

FEATURED VIDEO

Impossible Dreams for Wellington: 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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