Conference 2019 Register Group for 6 plus (you will be invoiced at the discounted rate)

Location: The Dunedin Centre, 1 Harrop Street, Dunedin

Activate is the premier event for the sector - the place where social service leaders and practitioners come together and connect with decision makers.

The conference will have an exciting mix of keynote speakers, expo sessions, workshops, table talk, open space, and an Unconference session. There will be lots of opportunities to network, share ideas, generate ideas and plan action, hear from experts and sector leaders, and share and learn together. The conference will deliver information to get you up to date on the latest developments in government policy, social service practice, workforce development and a host of other topics.

With a programme ranging from changing demographics and what that means for culturally competent services, to deep dive workshops, you will leave the conference informed and inspired and ready to take ideas for action back to your organisation.

The Dunedin Centre, 21 – 22 October 2019, Dunedin.

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Start the registration process by choosing either Individual or Group registration.

Rates:

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Registration cancellation and refund policy
Cancellations must be notified in writing by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cancellations received on or before 20 September 2019 will be charged an administration fee of $100.
No refund will be given for registration cancellations received after 20 September 2019 (including “no shows” at the conference).
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Event Properties

Event Date 21-10-2019 10:30 am
Event End Date 22-10-2019 3:30 pm
Registration Start Date 05-06-2019 9:00 am
Capacity 280
Cut off date 16-10-2019 5:00 pm
Individual Price We will invoice you at the discounted rate
We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Past events

Events Archive

Engaging with Trauma is a practical, interactive workshop that uses a range of awareness and sensory modulation tools to aid in the development of resilience, emotional processing skills and safe grounding when working with people who have experienced trauma.

Led by Dr Janine Joyce, social worker and lecturer at Otago Polytechnic, this is a skills-development workshop that builds on Nicola Atwool’s popular series of seminars on trauma-informed practice.

14 September, Timaru.

Event Date 14-09-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 14-09-2018 4:00 pm
Cut off date 11-09-2018 12:00 am
Capacity: 50
Individual Price $100/ $120

Dr. Nicola Atwool from Otago University presenting on child-centred and trauma-informed practice as two examples of current practice issues. 

30 August in Rotorua. 

Event Date 30-08-2018 8:45 am
Event End Date 30-08-2018 3:30 pm
Cut off date 28-08-2018 5:00 pm
Capacity: 95
Individual Price $50/ $70

Engaging with Trauma is a practical, interactive workshop that uses a range of awareness and sensory modulation tools to aid in the development of resilience, emotional processing skills and safe grounding when working with people who have experienced trauma.

Led by Dr Janine Joyce, social worker and lecturer at Otago Polytechnic, this is a skills-development workshop that builds on Nicola Atwool’s popular series of seminars on trauma-informed practice.

6 July, Napier

Event Date 06-07-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 06-07-2018 3:30 pm
Cut off date 04-07-2018 5:00 pm
Capacity: 50
Individual Price $100/ $120

Register your interest here to join in SSPA's bulk order of the Community Law Manual 2018-2019 edition. We will place a bulk order once we have more than 20 interests. So spread the word and make sure to register your interest by 20 July 5.00pm.

Event Date 13-06-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 20-07-2018 5:00 pm
Cut off date 20-07-2018 5:00 pm
Capacity: Unlimited
Individual Price TBA

This aims to develop the skills and knowledge of participants to win contracts through tendering.

Margaret Gilbert, Director of Corporate Contracts Management, helps participants to understand the procurement process and how best to respond to tenders by having an effective proposal response.

Wellington, 11 April

Event Date 11-04-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 11-04-2018 12:00 pm
Cut off date 10-04-2018 12:00 pm
Capacity: 10
Individual Price $70 - $90