Details of District 9675 Conference
Louisa Hope
Louisa Hope
Almost four years ago, Louisa was celebrating Christmas with her mother in the CBD, Sydney. A decision to enjoy a coffee at the Lindt café at Martin Place – would change their lives forever. During the Sydney siege, Louisa was shot in the foot and abdomen.
As a result, she spent three months in recovery, firstly at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick and also at a private rehabilitation hospital.  Louisa always wanted to try to get some good out of the tragedy she survived. 
When opportunity presented itself, she realised she could make a difference to those who treated her every day during her long recovery.  Find out how…
Anthony Sork
Anthony Sork
As a thought leader in Employee Attachment, Anthony Sork has changed the way organisations connect with talent to boost performance and retention in Australia, the UK, New Zealand and the United States.
His award-winning patented instrument, Employee Attachment Inventory (EAI) has helped thousands of Hiring Managers to create meaningful onboarding experiences across industries including Banking & Finance, Recruitment, Pharma & Medical Device, Government, Media, NFP and Industrial.
Find out how getting new Rotarians more attached and committed to Rotary can benefit your club, your community and the world.
Dr Siva
Dr Siva
A Rotarian since 1990 Dr Siva is a member of the RC Kuala Lumpur. He has served in both club and district roles and has an entertaining a unique way of getting his message across.
He is a recipient of Rotary’s International’s highest honour – the Service Above Self Award.
He has also been awarded the Rotary Foundation’s District Service Award and Meritorious Service Award.
He strongly believes that Rotary’s values and mission represents the best hope we have for a better world and a better future for all of us.
Annabelle Chauncy OAM
Annabelle Chauncey OAM
Annabelle is the CEO and Founding Director of the School for Life Foundation.  She is a dynamic leader and social entrepreneur who started a multi-national NGO from scratch at the age of 21. With operations in Australia and Uganda she has, over the past 9 years, built a team of more than 120 staff, built 3 schools in rural Uganda that provide quality education to 680 students and outreach to more than 2000 students.  Find out more about this remarkable woman.
Michael McQueen
Michael McQueen
Michael is a trend analyst and will share his insights into what the world will look like in the future and what we can expect from technological advances.  Widely recognised for having his finger on the pulse of business and culture, he has helped some of the world’s best-known brands navigate change and stay ahead of the curve.  The author of 6 best-selling books, Michael regularly features as a commentator on TV and radio.
He has shared the stage with Bill Gates, Dr John Maxwell and Apple founder Steve Wozniak. 
Are we going through change?  We certainly are. 
 Let’s see how Michael’s information can help us to prepare for the future.
Detective Superintendent Deb Wallace
Detective Superintendent Deb Wallace AM
Deb Wallace has to be the most entertaining person in the NSW Police Force.  Often referred to as ‘the gang buster’, Deborah has delved into the dark underbelly of crime, investigating and dismantling some of the state’s most feared gangs.  Throughout her stellar career, armed with her trademark heels and colourful suits, Deborah has faced murderers, drug manufacturers and extortionists.  You wouldn’t want to be a gang member with Deborah around! 
She is a proud ‘Westie’ whose pragmatic approach, tenacity, sense of humour and ability to separate her work and personal life has enabled Deborah to thrive in high pressure police operations.  The recipient of numerous awards Deborah is committed to community endeavours and is a long-time supporter of Youth Off The Streets.
Louis Sauvage
Louise Sauvage OAM
Paralympian Louise Sauvage is an inspiration!  She has been involved in Wheelchair Track and Road racing a s a competitor and now as a coach.
She competed in 4 Paralympic Games culminating in 9 gold and 3 silver medals and also completed many road races up to 46.5 kms in length.
Louise now coaches other athletes and believes good communication, passion and commitment is the key to success.
Let’s hear Louise’s story and see what passion and commitment we can conjure up for our fantastic organisation.
Nick Farr-Jones AM
Nick Farr-Jones AM
Nick had a long career in Rugby playing through high school and university and going on to captain the Wallabies and to win the Rugby World Cup in 1991. 
He played 63 tests and captained the World XV against the All Blacks in the year that New Zealand celebrated its centenary of rugby.
He transition into Law for 10 years and then moved to Paris joining the French bank, Société General.  4 years later he returned to Sydney heading up the bank’s mining finance team before joining Taurus Funds Management which invests and lends globally in the mining resources sector. 
Nick has some stories to tell from his rugby days and is a great speaker who will entertain and inspire us.
Besides our keynote speakers we have the Rotary International’s Personal Representative with us.  John Prendergast, and his wide Donna, from New Zealand, will share Barry Rassin’s special message with us as well as sharing his own story.  John is a good example of a man being introduced to Rotary to do good, and because of that and quietly contributing, he has achieved great personal and professional growth.  He has travelled far and wide with Rotary and now represents the RI President at our conference.  John has a great story.

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Friday Cocktail Party $60
Saturday Conference $110
Saturday Dinner $120
Saturday Conference + Dinner $190
Sunday Conference $60
All Days All Events $210
Accommodation: The Travelodge - which is part of the Bankstown Sports Club complex - has provided rooms for Rotarians attending the conference at an early bird rate.  To take advantage of this offer, click the button below, and use the booking code: TH10532896.  (As there are many accommodation websites that can offer great rates, it would be a good idea to search around for the best rate.)
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Please note that this offer is limited.  There are only 40 rooms set aside, and this offer will lapse if either all 40 rooms are taken, or the Travelodge attains 80% occupancy.
ADEC Preview Solutions company logo
We are very pleased to announce ADEC Preview Solutions as a sponsor for the conference.  ADEC offer a top quality records management service to both the government and private sectors.  They are  a highly respected company and come with impeccable credentials and personal recommendation. An ISO accredited company, the service they offer is second to none. They are competitive in their pricing and if you are looking for document management services, ADEC must be on your list for further investigation.
ADEC Preview, an ADEC Innovation, serves the documents scanning, capture, and archiving requirements of the Australian and New Zealand markets.
Documents and records are a key part of the efficient management of any organisation, yet the work needed to maintain them is not always regarded as a core activity.
We specialise in providing a vast range of document outsourcing services, including medical records scanning for the healthcare industry, seeking new ways to achieve high performance by reducing costs.
Based in New South Wales in a state-of-the-art facility, ADEC Innovations employs some of Australia's foremost experts in document and records management.
We have over 20 years of industry experience and one of the largest document scanning capacities in Australia, with the potential to scan over 400,000 images every day.
This fact, coupled with huge onshore and offshore data capture facilities and partners in the US, Europe and the Asia Pacific region, means we can bring enormous resources to bear for any size of project.
Bankstown Sports
With more than 65,000 members, Bankstown Sports Club is one of Sydney’s top 10 registered clubs, employing over 500 staff and offering a fun, exciting and safe entertainment destination in the southwest.
Fiducian Group Limited is a diversified financial group offering funds management, financial planning, platform administration, financial planning software and administration systems development. Our motto of Integrity, Trust & Expertise is embodied in all our dealings with clients and stakeholders.
IRT is one of Australia’s largest community-owned providers of retirement living, residential aged care and home care.  We’re proud to have more than 35 communities and home care service hubs in NSW, the ACT and Qld.
Stuart Alexander
Founded in 1884 and one of Australia's largest privately-owned companies, Stuart Alexander & Co. imports, markets and distributes premium global brands such as Chupa Chups, Fisherman’s Friends, Mentos, TABASCO® and MONIN throughout Australasia.  A privately owned and proudly Australian business, Stuart Alexander & Co. employs over 120 people nationally.