DRAFT ASEACCU Conference Program

The Conference program will include opportunities for academic and strategic dialogue, as well as a chance to experience the beauty of the unique Australian outback.

Click here to download a copy of the ASEACCU Conference program for 2016.

Day 1 - Monday 22 August – Student Program

All day
Students
Arrivals and Transfers
Registration / activities

Evening Dinner (casual)
Evening reflection/prayer/Briefing for Day 2
Day 2 - Tuesday 23 August – Student Program

Morning







Afternoon




Evening
Students
Breakfast
Welcome and Orientation
"Welcome to Country"; Cultural and historical induction
Welcome Mass - Nulungu Chapel
Morning tea
Walking Pilgrimage to the Broome Cathedral and St John of God Sisters Relationship Exhibition

Lunch with the Kimberley Stolen Generation Aboriginal Corporation
Return to Campus
Personal time
Depart Campus to Cable Beach

Dinner at Cable Beach
Evening reflection/prayer
Depart Cable Beach to Campus
Day 3 - Wednesday 24 August – Student Program

Morning






Afternoon


Evening
Students
Breakfast
Travel to the Aboriginal Community of Beagle Bay
Visit Sacred Heart School
Lunch
Mass - Sacred Heart Church
The history of Beagle Bay mission and tour

Travel back to Campus
Personal time

Dinner on Campus
Evening reflection/prayer/Reconciliation
Day 4 - Thursday 25 August – Student and Staff Program

Morning





Afternoon
Students
Breakfast
Keynote Speakers
Morning tea
Student Discussions

Lunch
Prepare for Opening Ceremony Cultural Performance/Reflections
Personal time
Staff
Arrival of Staff delegates (all day)
Transfers from Airport to Mercure Hotel

AM: ASEACCU Advisory Board Meeting
(members arrive Wednesday 24 August)

PM: Staff Registrations Open
Bus transfers to Campus provided
Evening Staff and Students
Opening Ceremony and Dinner Reception
  • Welcome to Country
  • Welcome and Opening Speeches
  • Student Cultural Performance
Staff
Bus transfers to Mercure provided
Day 5 - Friday 26 August – Student and Staff Program
Morning Students
Breakfast on Campus
Staff
Breakfast at Mercure
Bus transfers to Campus provide
Session 1: Keynote Address - Indigenous perspectives on Laudato si'

Session 2: Keynote Address 2 – Theological reflections on Laudato si'

Mass
Lunch
Afternoon Students
Student reflections and experiential learning discussions

Preparation for dinner presentations
Personal time
Staff
Session 3: Strategic Planning
  • ASEACCU Strategic Planning (Presidents and/or delegates)
  • Campus Ministry and Community Development
  • Research Collaboration
  • International Collaboration
  • Online Education in Catholic Universities

Summary of key initiatives in each Breakout Session

ASEACCU Business Meeting (Presidents or their delegates) - includes summary of Strategic Planning session discussions
Evening Staff and Students
Dinner including Student Presentations

Bus transfers to Mercure provided
Day 6 - Saturday 27 August – Student and Staff Program
Morning Students
Breakfast on Campus
Staff
Breakfast at Mercure
Bus transfers to Campus provided
Staff and Students

Mass

Session 1: Academic presentations on conference theme

Morning Tea

Session 2: Academic presentations on conference theme

Lunch
Afternoon Students
Final reflections and visit to beach
Staff
Local Sightseeing
Evening Staff and Students
Closing Ceremony and Dinner

Bus transfers to Mercure provided
Day 7 - Sunday 28 August – Student and Staff Program
Students
Breakfast on Campus
Staff
Breakfast at Mercure
Staff and Students
  • Delegates depart – airport transfers from Campus and Mercure provided
  • For those with later flights, Mass at 7:00am or 9:00am at the Cathedral; Local sight-seeing at own cost