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.


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

10:55     Tea and Coffee Break

11:15     Sequoia –  Candidate Showcase: A chance to meet and ask questions of the candidates running for election to District leadership positions
11:15     Juniper –  Bret Freeman: Communicating with Confidence & POWER-full Presentations

12:30     Lunch
13:30     Credentials desk closes – you must be registered to vote by by this time

13:30     International Speech Contest

15:30     District 91 Council Meeting

19:00     Apres Restaurant –  Drinks Reception
19:45     Sequoia –  Gala Dinner


09:30     Sequoia –  Meet the New District Leader Team – Q&A Session
09:30     Juniper –  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     Sequoia –  Clinton Wingrove: SuperTeams – Using the principles of RESPECT to unleash explosive performance

11:00     Tea and Coffee Break

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

12:00     Sequoia –  Selina Griffin and Helen Pettifer: Speaking to difficult audiences
12:00     Juniper –  Nigel Oseland: Getting Paid to $peak

12:40     Lunch

13:45     Sequoia –  District Awards

14:10     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

14:55     Tea and coffee Break

15:10     Evaluation Contest

16:45     Closing Ceremony

17:00     Conference ends