Conference Programme

For details of each workshop see Conference Speakers Announced


07:00     AI Tech Breakfast Networking Event

09:10     Conference opens – Opening ceremony

Keynote Speech: Dan Rex, CEO of Toastmasters International
“Why We Do What We Do” – Priorities and drivers for the Toastmasters International organisation, as they relate to members, clubs and districts.


10:00     Claire Carpenter: From Competent Communicator to professional speech writer
Glen Savage: Storytelling – the secret sauce to sizzling and successful speaking

10:45     Bret Freeman: Communicating with Confidence & POWER-full Presentations
Candidate Showcase: A chance to meet and ask questions of the candidates running for election to District leadership positions

13:30     International Speech Contest

15:30     District 91 Council Meeting

19:00     Drinks Reception and Gala Dinner


09:30     Meet the New District Leader Team – Q&A Session
Pathways Pitstop: An opportunity to ask your questions about the Pathways programme and receive practical demonstrations from Guides and tuition on how to interact with Base Camp
10:15     Clinton Wingrove: SuperTeams – Using the principles of RESPECT to unleash explosive performance

11:15     Charlotte Hitchins: Resilient Leadership
Patrick Young: Pipes and Straws of Emotional Intelligence

12:00     Selina Griffin and Helen Pettifer: Speaking to difficult audiences
Nigel Osland: Getting Paid to $peak

13:45     Keynote Speech: Dan Rex, CEO of Toastmasters International
“Becoming a Leader in Toastmasters or Anywhere” – Preparing yourself to be a leader, by leading and self-reflection

14:40     Evaluation Contest

16:00     Hall of Fame and Closing Ceremony

Note that the times given subject to adjustment.