THC v2

This conference programme has been approved for 8 THC / CPD hours.

Monday 9 March

Time Title
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Conference Registration & Delegate Gift Bag
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Atrium Lounge
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Optional Welcome Reception
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Atrium Lounge

Tuesday 10 March

Time Title
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Meet for Powhiri brief
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Atrium Lounge
8:15 AM - 9:40 AM Powhiri, Official Opening, Memorial Service & Industry Reports
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Tasman Ballroom
9:40 AM - 10:30 AM Education Session 1: The Benefits of Tikanga Maori in our Workplace with Francis & Kaiora Tipene
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Tasman Ballroom
10:30 AM - 10:40 AM FDANZ Key Commercial Partner Update: Lucentt
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Tasman Ballroom
10:40 AM - 11:00 AM Morning Tea
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Annexe
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Education Session 2: Leadership through Tragedy with Simon Manning
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Tasman Ballroom
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM AFDA National Corporate Partner Update: Foresters Financial
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Tasman Ballroom
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Education Session 3: Technology, Automation and the Future of Funerals with Marc Foi
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Tasman Ballroom
12:50 PM - 1:00 PM AFDA National Corporate Partner Update:SUREWiSE
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Tasman Ballroom
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM FREE time to stretch legs
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Atrium Lounge
1:30 PM - 3:40 PM Optional Keynote Speaker Luncheon - Mike Allsop
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Millennium Ballroom
3:40 PM - 6:00 PM FREE TIME
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Atrium Lounge
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM Coaches depart for Maritime Room (meet in foyer - option to walk if you wish)
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Hotel Foyer
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Optional Casual Conference Dinner @ Maritime Room, Princes Wharf - Optional dress in 'City of Sails' theme
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Atrium Lounge

Wednesday 11 March

Time Title
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM Notices
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Millennium Ballroom
8:40 AM - 8:50 AM AFDA National Corporate Partner Update: Hyqual Australia
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Millennium Ballroom
8:50 AM - 9:50 AM Education Session 4: Leadership of change with Paul Atkins form Zealandia
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Millennium Ballroom
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM AFDA National Corporate Partner Update: Funeral Plan Management
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Millennium Ballroom
10:00 AM - 10:20 AM Morning Tea
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Annexe
10:20 AM - 10:30 AM AFDA National Corporate Partner Update: ACC Higgins
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Millennium Ballroom
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Educations Session 5: Leverage the Power of YOU to Build a Thriving & Sustainable Business with Jennifer Myers
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Millennium Ballroom
11:30 AM - 11:40 AM AFDA National Corporate Partner Update: FireHawk Digital
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Millennium Ballroom
11:40 AM - 11:50 AM AFDA National Corporate Partner Update: Australian Friendly Society
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Millennium Ballroom
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM Lunch
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Annexe
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Optional The Amazing GPS Auckland Tour
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Millennium Ballroom
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM Conference Photo
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Atrium Lounge
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM Gala Dinner Pre-Drinks
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Atrium Lounge
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Optional Gala Dinner & Entertainment
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Millennium Ballroom

Thursday 12 March - Optional Extra

Time Title
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Optional Auckland Funeral Home & Crematorium Tour hosted by Morrisons Funeral Directors
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Atrium Lounge

Partner's Day Trip - Tuesday 10 March

Time Title
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Optional Casual Conference Dinner @ Maritime Room, Princes Wharf - Optional dress in 'City of Sails' theme
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Atrium Lounge
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Optional Partner's Day Trip: Waiheke Island Lunch & Wine Tasting Tour
Room: Grand Millennium Hotel - Atrium Lounge