The Story Conference 2019 Program

Wednesday 27th November

Arrival Coffees – 8:30am-9am

Pre-Conference Half-day Workshops – 9am-12pm

Conference Registrations 11:30am-12:30pm

12:30-1:30pm

Conference Welcome and Opening Lunch

1:30-3pm Todd Montgomery – What’s your Phoenix factor? Russell Deal – The Third Act – Sharing our stories before the curtain falls! Professor Margaret McAllister – Narrative Competence in Healthcare Christine Carlton – The Inside Story to Wellbeing
3-3:30pm

Afternoon Tea

3:30-5pm Kirk Fisher – Your original face – Zen Koans – Experiments with freedom Melbourne Playback Theatre – Come and Play Kathy Overton – Story Listening and Story Telling in Bushfire- affected Communities Simon Kneebone – Pictures of Health – 3 Second Stories

Depart Day 1

Thursday 28th November
8:30-9am

Arrival Coffees

9-10:30am Cherelle Witney – Are you hustling or owning your own vulnerable story? Christine Hogan – Interactive Storytelling techniques – Making myths meaningful and memorable Sophie Weldon – The Future of Belonging Mary Alice Arthur – Co-creating well-being – Facilitating through stories
10:30-11:00am

Morning Tea

11:00 – 12:30pm Jesse Williamson – Being intimate with story Andrew Shires – Strengths through Stories – The role of visual and literary metaphors in human service practice Chris Harrison – Giving purpose and meaning to a traumatic experience Melony dos Remedios – Rewriting your Fitness Story
12:30-1:30pm

Lunch

1:30-3:00pm Sandy McDonald – Changing the Narrative Geoff Hill – Into the woods – A process for developing organisational pantomime David Newman – Building Storylines of Health and Well-Being out of the smallest of actions Johanna de Ruyter – The Body of Story
3:00-3:30pm

Afternoon Tea

3:30-5:00pm

Open Space – What’s emerging?

6:00-9:00pm

Conference Cocktail Party and Story Cookbook Launch

Depart Day 2

 

Friday 29th November
8:30-9am

Arrival Coffees

9-10:30am Christine Yeung – Beyond Stereotype – Becoming More Tom Verghese – Heroes – Hardships and Highlights Maria Plakourakis – What’s your Story? Revealing the change in late night culture one story at a time Ivan Chew – Our perceptions of well-being – An interactive dive
10:30-11:00am

Morning Tea

11:00-12:30pm Dr Leanne Dodd, Pam Blamey & Nicki Cassimatis – Multi-genre writing and storytelling for transformation Andrew Gilbert – Using narrative techniques with young people before the courts Duncan Smith – Using Story in Diversity and Inclusion Work Annie Bolitho – Death style conversations – A story tool in training
12:30-1:30pm

Lunch

1:30-3:00pm Nicole Feledy – Be the Author of Your Story – The Art of Mindful Storytelling Kate Lawrence – The Story is in the Details Chris Riedy – Finding transformative narratives – Exploring common ground Cathryn Lloyd – Ebb & Flow – Creativity and Well-being
3:00-3:15pm

Afternoon Tea

3:15-4:30pm

Melbourne Playback Theatre Conference Closing

Depart Day 3