The highlight of the WAPPA event calendar each year is the 3 day conference and gala dinner

2021 Fotoworks WAPPA Conference

Come along and see these amazing keynote speakers and more!

Program details subject to change.

Karen Tighe

Wednesday Speakers

7:00am Registrations Open  
7:30am  First Timers Coffee  
8:30am Open Day 1  
8:35am Ingrid Cumming Welcome to Country
8:45am Brabham Primary School Performance  
8:55am Hon. Sue Ellery, Minister for Education and Training Ministers Address
9:20am Brendan Spillane & Michael Fullan (virtual)  Keynote
10:20am Ian Anderson WAPPA Address
10:40am Morning Tea  
11:30am Louka Parry (virtual) Keynote: The Leading Future 
1:00pm Lunch  
2:05pm John Hattie (virtual) Tony Misich Lecture
3:10pm Awards & Grants Commence  
3:15pm Tony Misich Celebrating 25 Years
3:35pm Awards & Grants Presentation  
4:15pm Close Day 1  
4:15pm Awards & Grants Sundowner  

Awards and Grants is now at conference

In 2021 we will be holding the Awards & Grants Sundowner at the WAPPA Conference Wednesday 11 August at 3pm, Crown Ballroom

Thursday Speakers

7:30am Registrations Open  
7:30am First Timers Coffee  
8:30am Open Day 2  
8:35am Dawson Park Primary School Performance  
8:45am Brendan Spillane & Michael Fullan (virtual)  Keynote
9:45am Glenn Capelli Keynote
11:00am Morning Tea  
11:50am Dan Haesler (virtual) Keynote: Leading Well Beings – How to create the conditions for your team to thrive
1:20pm Lunch  
2:20pm Lightning Round  
  1. Dr Julie Crews Ethical Leadership
  2. Anjie Brook Cultural Learning
  3. Lisa Rodgers DG Address
3:30pm Close Day 2  
7:00pm Gala Dinner A Midsummer Nights Dream

Friday Speakers

7:30am Open Day 3  
7:45am Breakfast in the Crown Ballroom  
8:15am Michelle Cowan Keynote
9:30am Dan Haesler (virtual) Keynote: Leading teams that learn
11:00am Morning Tea  
11:50am Concurrent Sessions  
  Sophie Zadeh
Transforming lives through nonverbal communication
  Natasha Pearce Telethon Kids Institute, Putting evidence to work
  Claire Orange Dive into self
  Belinda Bewick
Improving writing outcomes through Brightpath
  Liz Efthyvoulos Newton Primary School's Discovery Hub
  Charmaine Climo & Renarta Coyne Indigenous History Blanket Activity
1:00pm Oberthur Primary School Performance  
1:05pm Lunch in the Crown Ballroom  
1:15pm Dr Craig Challen Keynote
2:15pm Prizeworld Presentation  
2:30pm Ian Anderson  Final Message
  Conference Closes  


  WAPPA Member Non Member
3 Day Registration (inc. Gala Dinner) $800.00 + GST $1,100.00 + GST
Individual Day Registration $310.00 + GST per day $410.00 + GST per day


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