Inglis Clark Symposium: Engaging with Impact

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Poster Party

Do you have an example of an innovative community engagement project that you would like o prepare a poster for and be part of our Poster Party.

The poster session will be taking place between 1pm and 1.45pm and then again from 4pm to 4.30pm. You will need to be available between those times to host your poster and meet other attendees. Posters can be hosted by more than one person, and we encourage poster hosts to involve their collaborators in developing and hosting the poster. Academic staff, professional staff and students are welcome to participate. Refreshments will be served during both of the poster sessions and it will be a great opportunity share your ideas in a relaxing but lively environment. You will be expected to produce an A1 size poster, portrait orientation.

We are particularly interested in posters that speak to the themes of the day;

  • Service or contribution – students, staff and alumni
  • Engaged teaching
  • Engaged research
  • Transformative partnerships
  • Measuring outcomes and/or impact

To register your poster email engagement.symposium@utas.edu.au with your contact details and the name of your project.

TimeSessionPresenter
9.00 amRegistration 
9.15 amWelcome
Welcome to Country
Robyn Kronenberg
Auntie Dawn Blazeley
9.20 amOpening AddressProfessor Janelle Allison
9.30 amKeynote Speaker

Dr Lori Gaskin (President Santa Barbara City College)

Higher Education and the Community: The Community College Link

10.15amInternal Panel Discussion

Who are we engaging with?

Panel Members

Moya Fyfe – Chief of Staff, Division of the Vice-Chancellor

Professor Janelle Allison – PVC Community, Partnerships and Regional Development

Alicia O'Grady – Executive Director, Marketing & Communications

Dr Jodi Clyde-Smith – Executive Director Research Operations.
11.00 amMorning Tea 
11.30 amKeynote Speaker

Sam Johnson (Founder of the Student Volunteer Army and Young New Zealander of the year 2012)

Serving the Future - now.

New Power is the most pressing change affecting every industry and individual around the world and is the result of today's collaborative, open-source, distributive and highly networked world. Deeply linked to personal growth, leadership and self-awareness, Sam's talk will focus on the role of service and volunteerism in developing competent leaders, how to approach distributed leadership models in institutions and how the UC Student Volunteer Army catalyses civic mindedness. It's Sam's pleasure to share with you his inspirational journey and some practical techniques, tools and lessons that the teams use every day to solve problems and overcome barriers in logical ways.

12.15 pmExternal Panel Discussion

"What are the communities' expectations of an engaged university?" 

Panel members

Alison Standen – General Manager Tasmanian Smith Family

Kim Seagram – Owner and developer of Stillwater and Black Cow, founder and President of Harvest Launceston, member of the Industry reference group for the Centre for Food Innovation and driver of the Fermentation Tasmania project.

Caroline Spotswood – Head of Service, Riawunna

Peter Milne - CEO of Clifford Craig Medical Trust
1.00 pmLunch and Poster Party 
1.45 pmSeries of case studiesSelect one case study session to attend
 #1 Citizen Science1. Redmap

Presenter - Assoc Professor Gretta Pecl (IMAS)

2. UTAS Cares Project
Presenter - Dr Elizabeth Shannon (tbc)
 #2 Shared Value1. ExPhys Clinic – Pilates for Older People Program

Presenter – Dr Marie-Louise Bird (School of Health Sciences)

2. Launceston Cycling Festival
Presenters – Assoc Professor James Fell & Bonnie French (School of Health Sciences)
 #3 Partnerships
1. Tasmanian Humble Products 

Presenters - Dr Kate Burton (TSBE) and Brett Williams (Pathways to Success)

2. AGFEST partnership

Presenters - Leanne Arnott (Office of the PVC Community, Partnerships and Regional Development) and Kate Coad (Rural Youth Organisations of Tasmania)

 #4 Engagement with the Health System

Engagement with the Health System: Work Integrated Learning, Teaching and Research

Presenters – Assoc Professor Annette Marlow (Faculty of Health Science) & Professor Leigh Kinsman (School of Health Sciences)

 #5 Our Community1. Midlands Restoration project: Art and Science Reconnecting with Rural Communities

Presenters – Lucy Bleach & John Vella

2. Dementia Friendly Communities
Presenters - Dr Helen Courtney-Pratt & Dr Kathleen Doherty
2.50 pmIntroduction of the Community Engagement DirectoryProfessor Mike Calford
3.00 pmHow do we know if we've made a difference? What is our institutional effectiveness?

Panel discussion facilitated by Professor David Adams

Panel members

Professor Janelle Allison, PVC Community, Partnerships & Regional Development

Professor Marg Otlowski, Dean of Law

Julie Morrison, Associate Director, Institutional Performance

3.45 pmWhere to from here and Symposium closing remarksProfessor Janelle Allison