Outdoors NSW 2017 Conference “Active Recreation”
The Outdoors NSW Conference is a major annual event that engages teachers, educators, adventurers, and learners within the Outdoor Activity sector.
We are very pleased to announce that our 2017 conference will be held on:
Saturday September 16 – Sunday September 17 with a Pre Conference Day on Friday September 15 at the Hawkesbury Campus, Western Sydney University.
The theme for 2017 is: “Active Recreation” Express yourself, discover new perspectives, accept opportunities and participate in life’s adventures!
The Active Recreation theme draws on two key areas of our delivery focus: Participation and Professional Development.
Outdoors NSW exists to engage the 4 outdoors pillars of Outdoor Recreation, Education, Nature/Adventure Tourism and Therapy – for the benefit of the individual, community, society and planet. We embrace a diversity of presenters at the conference.
Outdoors NSW seeks to benefit the outdoor community by providing networking and learning opportunities.
Topics for workshops may include how to engage people in relaxation, health, wellbeing, enjoyment, opportunities, new perspectives, management, education, programs, research and fun active outdoors activities.
Conference Rates 2017
Full Conference Pass $495
Day Pass $220
Dinner and Presentation $95
Pre Conference Sept 15 $200
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On Campus – https://www.mystudentvillage.com/au/westernsydneyuv/hawkesbury/
Off Campus – https://www.ingeniaholidays.com.au
Keynote Speaker: Scott Arizala
Scott Arizala, founder and CEO of The Camp Counselor, has been involved with camps and youth development for over thirty years as a camper, counselor, administrator, teacher and consultant. As a professional speaker and educator, he has given keynotes, workshops, seminars and educational sessions at numerous professional conferences, training events, and organizations.
Visit his webpage at: The Camp Counselor
Keynote Speaker: John Lane-Smith
John Lane-Smith, CEO of Eclat People Solutions, is an accredited professional speaker, international best selling author and trusted advisor to senior executives. He also has a passion for the outdoors and adventures.
His ability to provide enlightening insights around people’s unique motivations, behaviours and attitudes allow him to deliver outstanding results in shaping successful group dynamics. His superior and tailored service connects with people on both a professional and personal level, proving results that are truly invaluable.
Visit his webpage at: www.eps-aus.com
Anthi Emmanouil-Playne, Adventure Therapist and Co-founder of 50 DAYS, has worked with young people for over 18 years. Her expertise lies in the outdoors, youth work and mental health sectors, as well as providing therapeutic services to outdoor leaders specialising in self-care.
She supports the philosophy that moving with what is wild will foster an openness and readiness within us that encourages personal growth and a pilgrimage back to Self.
Pre Conference Workshops
Risk Resolve – Outdoor NSW Pre-Conference
Our Conference is being hosted by Western Sydney University at the Hawkesbury Campus.