Catholic Communications Congress Program

 

Monday 4 May 2015

Catholic Communications Congress

Rydges Hotel, North Sydney

11.30am

Registrations Open

Lobby upstairs/ACBC Staff

11.45am - 12.30pm

Light lunch

Hotel restaurant

12.30pm

Welcome and introduce Congress prayer

Bishop Peter Ingham

12.45pm - 1.30pm

Talk 1: What is our voice? Speaking the truth

Sr Jane Keogh, Brigidine Sister

#LoveMakesAWay Campaigner

1.30pm - 2.30pm

Talk 2: Capitalising on opportunistic times when the media would like to hear our voice

Lyall Mercer, Mercer PR

Jane Jeffes, Executive Producer Religion and Ethics, ABC Radio

2.30pm - 3.30pm

Talk 3: Finding your story and sharing it with the world

Debra Vermeer, Freelance Journalist

Noel Debien, ABC Radio Religion

3.30pm - 4pm

Afternoon tea

Lobby upstairs & hotel foyer

4pm - 5pm

Workshop A, B, C, Dauslan, E, F

Breakout rooms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

5pm - 6pm

Workshop A, B, C, D, E, Fauslan

Breakout rooms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

6.30pm - 8.30pm

Evening buffet

Hotel restaurant

 

Tuesday 5 May 2015

Catholic Communications Congress

Rydges Hotel, North Sydney

8.20am

Morning Prayer

Conference room

8.30am - 9.15am

9.15am - 9.45am

Talk 4: How to create a professional video message

Talk 5: Communicating our voice through music

Martyn Frost, Red Jet Pictures

Steph Unger, Musician

9.45am - 10.15am

Morning tea

Lobby upstairs & hotel foyer

10.15am - 11.15am

Hot button issues: Choose A, B, C, D, E, F

Breakout rooms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

11.15am - 12.15pm

Hot button issues: Choose A, B, C, D, E, F

Breakout rooms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

12.15pm - 1.15pm

Lunch

Hotel restaurant

1.15pm - 2.15pm

Plenary 1: Expert panel discuss hot button issues

Kerry Myers, Australian Associated Press
Sandie Cornish, Blogger at Social-spirituality.net
John Cleary, ABC Radio Religion
Katrina Lee, Archdiocese of Sydney
Dan Fleming, The Broken Bay Institute

2.15pm - 3pm

Talk 6: Top digital media trends 2015

John Anderton, Chairman, Butterfly

3pm - 3.30pm

Afternoon tea

Lobby upstairs & hotel foyer

3.30pm - 4.30pm

Plenary 2: Keynote address and Q&A from delegates

Archbishop Claudio Maria Celli, President Pontifical Council for Social Communications

4.30pm - 4.45pm

Book launch, Tweet others as you wish to be tweeted

Elisabeth Doherty

5.30pm - 6.30pm

Mass celebrated by Archbishop Celli

St Mary’s Church, North Sydney

6.30pm - 7.30pm

Pre-dinner drinks and canapes

St Mary’s Parish ‘Gathering Place’
North Sydney

7.30pm - 9.30pm

Congress dinner

St Mary’s Parish Hall, North Sydney

8.15pm - 9.15pm

After dinner speaker

Ron Dyer Centre, St Mary’s Parish, North Sydney

 

Wednesday 6 May 2015

Catholic Communications Congress

Rydges Hotel, North Sydney

8.45am - 9am

Morning prayer

Conference room

9am - 10am

Plenary 3: What is our voice? Media crisis management in the Catholic Church

Mark Brolly, The Tablet

Jenny Brinkworth, Archdiocese of Adelaide

10am - 10.30am

Plenary 4: What is our voice on the Royal Commission?

Michael Salmon, Truth Justice & Healing Council
Dan Box, The Australian
James Parker, Archdiocese of Perth
Annette Blackwell, AAP

10.30am - 11am

Morning tea

Lobby upstairs & hotel foyer

11.00am - 12.00pm

Plenary 5: What does the voice of Pope Francis teach us?

Michael McVeigh, Jesuit Communications

Jane Jeffes, ABC Religion & Ethics

12.00pm – 12.30pm

Talk 7: Where are our future voices?

Malcolm Hart, ACBC Office for Youth

12.30pm – 1pm

Closing address and final blessing

Bishop Peter Ingham

1.pm – 2pm

Lunch and depart

Hotel lobby


Online Registration


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Canberra ACT 2601
Australia

0450 348 597
Catholic Communications Congress

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