Event Dates

Fri 15th March - 6:00pm
Welcome Cocktail Party at the Loxton Historical Village.

Sat 16th March - 6:30am
The Rotary Foundation Breakfast at the Loxton Hotel.

Sat 16th March - 6:30pm
Gala Dinner at Salena Estate.

Sun 17th March - 6:00am
Breakfast at Heaven

Sun 17th March at around 12:15pm
Farewell Lunch at The Loxton Club
(next door to Conference Venue)

15th - 17th March 2024
Main Venue for Conference at the Precinct Loxton.

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Conference Program


Friday 15th March14.00RegistrationThe Precinct
 18.00Welcome Event (Cocktail Party)Loxton Historical Village
SATURDAY 16TH March07.00 – Ticketed eventThe Rotary Foundation BreakfastLoxton Hotel
 08.00Registration Tea & CoffeeThe Precinct
Session 1 commences08.45Doors Open & Delegates seatedAnnouncer Matt Stephens
 09.00Roll Call of ClubsAnnouncer Matt Stephens
 09.15Introduction of the Official PartyAnnouncer Matt Stephens
  Parade of FlagsAnnouncer Matt Stephens
  Welcome to CountryTBA
  HousekeepingAnnouncer Matt Stephens
 0930Introduction of MCAnnouncer Matt Stephens
 09.35Official OpeningMayor Trevor Norton
 09.40Welcome and introduction of RI President’s RepresentativeDG Craig Dowling
   RI PresentationRI President’s Representative
 10.00The Power of PerspectiveConference Keynote Speaker Michael Crossland    
End of Session 1. Morning Tea11.00MORNING TEA.Mezzanine
Session 2 commences11. 30Guest SpeakerTBA
 12.00Ukraine Relief Project New DawnMaurice O’Connell 
End of Session 2 LUNCH12 .30 LUNCH BREAKMezzanine
Session 3 commences13.00Representative EventTBA
 13.25Soapbox (1) 
 13.35Soapbox (2) 
 13.45Soapbox (3) 
 13.55InterplastDr Cameron Glover 
 14.25My StoryKim Morey                 
End of Session 3 Afternoon Tea14.55AFTERNOON TEAMezzanine
Session 4 commences15.25Introduction of Sponsors /Other announcementsAnnouncer Matt Stephens
 15.35Soapbox (4) 
 15.45Soapbox (5) 
 15.55Soapbox (6) 
 16.05Stories from a
Foreign Correspondent
Ben Avery          
 16.45Rotary Club Achievement Awards 
End of Session 417.00Final Comments and AdministrationAnnouncer Matt Stephens
Evening18.30GALA DINNER AT CUCINA 837Entertainment by
The Chasers
SUNDAY March 17th06.00Breakfast served by
the Rotary Club of Loxton
 07.00Faith Service &
Dedication of Peace Pole
Rev Lynda Forsyth &
Pastor Sheryl Gilles
 08.00Registration/Tea/CoffeeThe Precinct
Session 5 commences08.15Welcome & HousekeepingAnnouncer Matt Stephens
 08.20In MemoriamAnnouncer Matt Stephens
 08.40Break for individual reflection 
 08.45Rotary Oceania Medical Aid to Children (ROMAC)Rosie Lotawa      
 09.15Youth AlumniWilliam Gillett &  
Samuel Nitschke      
 09.45Soapbox (7) 
 09.55Soapbox (8) 
 10.05Soapbox (9) 
End of Session 5 Morning Tea10.15MORNING TEAMezzanine
Session 6 commences10.40One Hundred Years of Rotary in South AustraliaHeidi Unferdorben &
Rachel Wills             
 11.10Wrap upDG Craig Dowling
 11.15Announcement for
2024-25 Rotary year
DGE Marie-louise Lees
 11.35Reflections & Thoughts on the ConferenceRI President’s Representative
Conference Closes12.00Thanks & Conference CloseDG Craig Dowling
 12.15Farewell BBQ LunchThe Loxton Club