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ICS collated inspiring First Nations keynote speakers for its 2016 Indigenous Conferences
Indigenous Conference Services launches its global Indigenous conferences for this year, three of which shall takes place in Adelaide South Australia, one in the Gold Coast, two in Cairns Queensland and two in Sydney.
2016 Global Indigenous Men's Conference | Stamford Hotel Glenelg, Adelaide | September 12-14, 2016
Among the keynote speakers are Jack Bulman, a Muthi Muthi man from South Western NSW, CEO of Mibbinbah - a Health Promotion Charity for Indigenous Males with Dr. Rick Hayes, a university lecturer and co-founder of Mibbinbah. Similarly the President of the Men's Health Forum NSW Inc. and Vice President of the Australian Men's Health Forum Inc., the national peak body for improving male health, Greg Millan; world renown Aboriginal artists from Daguragu, Kalkarindji, Pidgeon Hill and Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, Eddie Janama Kitching; Director of Aboriginal Health NSLHD and Gomeroi man from north-western NSW, Clinical Associate Professor Peter Shine; Dean McLaren & Gavin Kelly of Nyugumba Aboriginal Men's Programs and Kup-poon-dee Men's Service; Prof. Norman Sheehan, Gnibi - College of Indigenous Australian Peoples Southern Cross University; Jermane Herbohn of First Nations Rainforest peoples form Kuranda and Black Duck Dreaming project lead and Helmut Rohde + Partners managing partner, Helmut Rohde are among the inspiring guest speakers for this year's Indigenous Men's Conference.
2016 World Indigenous Women's Conference | Stamford Hotel Glenelg, Adelaide | September 12-14, 2016
This year's conference will bring together First Nations women speakers namely Terabalang Bunda, Gooreng Gooreng and Kabi Kabi Elder, Chaplain and IWC Board of Director, Cheri Yavu-Kama-Harathunian;
Global Indigenous SAY NO to Family & Domestic Violence Conference | Stamford Hotel Glenelg| Sept. 12-14, 2016
More than 50% of the featured speakers for this year's conference are from community based organizations from grassroots First Nations' communities in Canada, New Zealand and Australia. Uncle Steve Gadlabarti Goldsmith, traditional owner and Kaurna Elder and Taylor Power- Smith welcome all conference delegations to country. Among the featured national and international keynote speakers are Hon. Zoe Bettison, Minister for Status of Women SA Government; Trudy Lavallee, Executive Director of Ikwe Widdjiitiwin crisis shelter in Winnipeg, Manitoba; Brandy Kane, Manager of Indigenous Battered Women's Support Services in Vancouver; Aboriginal Artist, Judith-Rose Thomas and Nell Kuilenburg, Development & Research Manager of the Salvation Army Tasmania; Rita Butera, CEO of Women's Health Victoria; Jenny Munro, CEO of Mudgin-gal Aboriginal Women's Centre; Terabalang Bunda, Gooreng Gooreng and Kabi Kabi Elder and IWC Board of Director, Cheri Yavu-Kama-Harathunian;
It is encouraging to see both government and non-government organizations participating in choosing the agenda and as delegates as well. For after all, these conferences are about sharing of information on successful Indigenous programs implemented all throughout the world and provide unique interagency networking at a global level.
We encourage anyone interested in attending any of the conferences to register early as numbers are filling fast! To register, please visit the event's website: www.indigenoushealth.net or for more information about the conference in Cairns, Gold Coast and Sydney, please visit www.indigenousconferences.com or email us at email@example.com