Call for Speakers extended - 2021 Volunteering State Conference


Program - Call for Speaker Abstracts extended to 14 June

Volunteering WA invites you to contribute your voice by submitting an abstract to present at the upcoming Volunteering WA State Conference, to be held at the Hyatt Regency Perth from 22 – 23 November 2021.

2021 State Conference
Date: Monday 22 & Tuesday 23 November 2021
Venue: Hyatt Regency Perth
Address: 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 6000
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Submit your Speaker Abstract here by Tuesday 29 June 2021.

Speakers / Presenters - Call for Abstracts now open: Volunteering WA invites you to contribute your voice to the 2021 State Conference program by submitting an abstract to present on a topic or facilitate an interactive workshop.

Presentation Length: 20mins - 90mins, dependent on style of presentation and number of presenters.

Themes / Topics: The theme of the conference is Diversity, Power, Purpose and will challenge delegates to leverage the diversity of the volunteering sector and harness its power to address some of the most significant issues faced by today’s society.

We are seeking abstracts for Speakers / Presenters relating to our conference theme with a particular focus on the following sub-themes encouraged:

  • Inclusion - how we extend the reach in our communities to leverage and embrace diversity through volunteering.
  • Innovation - how we step up and harness the power of volunteering Australia-wide to challenge issues and positively influence societal change.
  • Inspiration - how we can go beyond, discover, share purpose and shape the future of volunteering in Western Australia.

Delegates / Audience: This premier volunteering event provides a forum for not-for-profit leaders, managers of volunteers, researchers and policy contributors to advance, shape and strengthen the volunteering sector through knowledge sharing, discussion and participation.

The conference is attended by approx 200 volunteer managers, leaders and CEOs from small, medium and large WA-based volunteer involving organisations. Delegate registrations will open soon, please subscribe to Volunteering WA's monthly enewsletter to be notified when early bird registrations open.