ISANA NZ Conference 2019

Dates: 5th and 6th September

Venue: Harbourside Function Venue

Join us for two days of professional development and networking, knowledge-sharing and fun, as we look at:

Professionalising International Education: Promoting professional pathways, sustainability, and student wellbeing.

REGISTER NOW

Thursday 5th September

8.00 – 8.45 Registration
8.45 – 9.00 Welcome by host and ISANA NZ President
9.00 – 9.30 Official Opening
9.30 – 10.30 Keynote Speaker: Marcela Lapertosa
10.30 – 11.00 Morning Tea
11.00 – 11.45 3 x Breakout sessions
11.45 – 12.30 3 x Breakout sessions
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch and networking/ISANA AGM
1.30 – 2.15 Keynote Speaker: Lian-Hong Brebner
2.15 – 3.00 3 x Breakout sessions
3.00 – 3.30 Afternoon tea
3.30 – 4.30 Govt Agency Update
6.00 – 6.30 Pre-dinner drinks
6.30 – 7.00 Speeches
7.00 – 8.00 Dinner
8.00 – 8.30 Awards
8.30 – 9.00 Dessert
9.00 – 11.30 Dancing

Friday 6th September

8.45 – 9.00 Opening and welcome
9.00 – 9.30 ISANA NZ Update – Chris Beard
9.30 – 10.30 Keynote Speaker: Dr Paula Durance
10.30 – 11.00 Morning tea
11.00 – 11.45 3 x breakout sessions
11.45 – 12.30 3 x breakout sessions
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch and networking
1.30 – 2.15 Keynote speaker: Bariz Shah
2.15 – 3.00 3 x breakout sessions
3.00 – 3.45 Student panel + Bariz Shah
3.45 – 4.00 Closing

Tickets start at:

$290 per participant

$160 (student rate)

We would like to sincerely thank all the sponsors of the ISANA NZ Conference 2019

Platinum:

Gold:

Silver:

Bronze:

 

Breakout Sessions:

There will be an exciting range of workshops delivered by practitioners, policy advisors and educators involved in innovative initiatives to enhance professionalism and the student experience. Workshops include; updates on professionalisation, work and study opportunities, tailored mental health practices, initiatives that enable social connections, strategies for effective intercultural communication, and accommodation insights in relation to Code compliance.

Thursday 5th September

Time Breakout 1 – Student Wellbeing and Mental Health Breakout 2 – Connecting practice, policy and research Breakout 3 – Towards Professionalisation
11.00 – 11.45 Kelly Feng – National Director of Asian Family Services Sherrie Lee – Senior Policy Advisor, Tertiary Education Commission Chris Beard – ISANA NZ
11.00 – 12.30 Patrick Au – Nurse, Asian Mental Health Service, Auckland DHB MOE International John van der Zwan – SIEBA
2.15 – 3.00 Sylvia Hooker – Former Manager of International Support at Massey University Wenhua Yang – Regional Manager at Learning Hawke’s Bay Education New Zealand

 

Friday 6th September

Time Breakout 1- Enhancing Student Experience Breakout 2 – Learning and Teaching Breakout 3 – Intercultural Connections
11.00 – 11.45 Gina Park/Monica Rodriguez – International Student Support and Accommodation Officer at EIT Anne Young – Regional Manager at Education Tauranga Hayley Shields – International Education Consultant
11.45 – 12.30 Rachel Fenton – Director of International Students at Auckland Grammar School Principals Panel Work Connect
2.15 – 3.00 Maria Roddick/Amy Lavini – Accommodation and Welfare Advisor and Head of Halls at Massey University Dr Xiaodan Gao and Kirsten Reid & Kelly Atherton
Student Learning Te Taiako, Victoria University of Wellington
Terry McGrath – President of ISANA NZ

Key Note Presenters

Become a member today!