PROGRAM

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Thursday
A lift from the airport (or a five-minute taxi ride) and an informal gathering and home-cooked meal at 19 Wilton Terrace, Torrensville — a house 5 minutes from the airport — followed by a lift to your accommodation. Email David Hains to be part of this.

Friday
Chaired by David Hains
8:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM Welcome
9:30 AM Keynote address:
Heather Fiske — "It would take a miracle": Solution-Focused conversations with desperate people
10:45 AM Morning tea
11:15 AM Keynote address:
Jason Pascoe — Making conversations count: Organizational SF applications in schools
12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Concurrent workshops/presentations 1
Sofie Geisler — Solution-Focused conflict mediation Bronwen Elliott — Imagining future: Insights from memory research
3:00 PM Afternoon tea
3:30 PM Concurrent workshops/presentations 2
Roger Lowe — Going beyond words: Using Figure Constellations in Solution-Focused supervision Michael Durrant — The power of description in Future-Focused conversations
5:30 PM Welcome reception — Austral Hotel on Rundle Street
Saturday
Chaired by Lyn Worsley
8:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM Welcome
9:15 AM Keynote address:
Sofie Geisler — Thinking BIG with Solution Focus
10:30 AM Morning tea
11:00 AM Keynote address:
Dan Hutto — Philosophical reflections on Solution-Focused Practice: An enactive understanding of its dynamics
12:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM Concurrent workshops/presentations 3
Heather Fiske — Solution-focused suicide prevention: Dealing with 'conversation stoppers' Will Dobud — Solution-Focused Adventure Therapy: Co-adventuring with at-risk youth
2:45 PM Afternoon tea
3:10 PM Concurrent workshops/presentations 4
Andrea Bass & Robyn Coulter — SFBT in an acute inpatient unit John Penny — What I have learnt along the way — 20 years using Solution Focused approaches in schools

Sally Morley — Recent implementation of a Solution-Focused Brief Therapy intervention program at a Specialist Senior Secondary College.
4:40 PM Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Association for Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
7:30 PM Conference dinner — Crowne Plaza Hotel
Sunday
Chaired by Michael Durrant
9:00 AM Concurrent workshops/presentations

Jason Pascoe — Solution Focused Strategy Canvas


Frances Huber — Mindfulness in SFBT
10:30 AM Morning tea
11:00 AM Panel discussion — Heather Fiske, Sophie Geisler, David Hains, Dan Hutto, Jason Pascoe
Chaired by Michael Durrant
12:15 PM Closing — David Hains & Michael Durrant
12:30 PM Conference ends