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Friday 30 November 2018

28 November 2018 - Preconference
29 November 2018 - Day One
30 November 2018 - Day Two
Download Program
8.00am - 9.00am
Networking Breakfast
9.00am - 9.05am
Welcome to day two
Hyatt Canberra
9:05am - 9.20am
9.20am - 10.00am
The impact of automation
Hyatt Canberra

Automation is affecting all parts of our economy, and is set to have a profound impact in seniors living and aged care – how can our industry adapt to accommodate automation, without losing the all-important human touch?

Keynote speaker:
Greg Dickason, Chief Technology Officer - International, CoreLogic
10.00am - 10.30am
Outside the square
Hyatt Canberra

New products and new models are emerging to provide future residents with greater choice than ever about how they want to live in retirement. Explore a few of these models and discover why they’ve proven to be a hit in the market.

Emma Plasier, Principal & Director, Imagine Projects

Heather Browne, Development Manager – Retirement Living, BHC
Rachel Lane, Principal, Aged Care Gurus
Simon Owen, Chief Executive Officer, Ingenia Communities
10.30am  - 11.00am
Morning tea
11.00am - 11.10am

Strategies for an ageing Australia
Hyatt Canberra


Senator The Hon Zed Seselja, Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance


11.10am - 11:55am
Sponsored by:

Evaluating the 8-Point Plan
Hyatt Canberra

It's been more than 12 months since our industry's 8-point plan was put together – what have been the key milestones reached and the lessons learned we need to apply in the future?

Alison Quinn, Chief Executive Officer, RetireAustralia

Alistair Christie, President, Australian Retirement Village Residents Association
Geoff Grady, Chief Executive Officer, Aveo
ML MacDonald, CEO, Masonic Care WA
Rosemary Southgate, Principal, Russell Kennedy Lawyers
Kirrily Lord, General Manager, Operations and Legal Administration - Retirement Living, Stockland
11.55am - 12.40pm
Retaining a strong social licence
Hyatt Canberra

Every industry depends on a strong social licence in order to operate effectively and retain people's faith. But what happens when that licence comes under threat, and what can be done to restore and enhance it?

Rev Tim Costello, Chief Advocate, World Vision Australia
12.40pm - 12.45pm
Closing Address
Hyatt Canberra
12.45pm – 2.00pm
Networking Lunch
2:00pm - 5:30pm
Site Tours

Site 1: The Central at Crace, Goodwin Aged Care
The Central at Crace is the most recent development by the not-for-profit Goodwin, completed in 2017. The Central is a first for Goodwin as independent-living-only and in a greenfield suburb. Designed as an urban-living complex adjacent to a suburban centre, The Central is also a rare offering for ACT seniors as a 95% vertical village focused on apartment living, in a city where apartment living is a relatively new culture. At the heart of the complex is a large clubhouse exclusive to residents with lounge area, bar and kitchen facilities, business area, gym, and activity space.

Site 2: The Grove at Ngunnawal (Lendlease)

Located in Ngunnawal and just 4 years young, The Grove Ngunnawal officially opened in 2015 and today is now complete with 161 x 2 and 3 bedrooms villas with single and double garages. Known for its vibrant community atmosphere and spacious and welcoming home designs, The Grove Ngunnawal unveiled is massive Clubhouse last year with an impressive list of facilities including a lounge area, library, arts and crafts room, indoor swimming pool and gym as well as an outdoor bowling green, men’s shed, BBQ area and more. The Grove Ngunnawal is one of 3 retirement communities in the ACT that has been developed and managed by Lendlease Retirement Living.