Conference Agenda

Download the conference and workshop session schedules in PDF format at the bottom of the page.

Day 1: Sunday 14 July

6 pm Opening Mass St Francis Xavier Church, 17 Mackenzie St, North Sydney
7:15 pm Welcome function Mary Mackillop Place, 80 William St, North Sydney

 

Day 2: Monday 15 July

8 am Optional daily Mass Mary Mackillop Chapel
8:45 am Conference opening Welcome to Country University Prayer Ofcial Welcome by Professor Zlatko Skrbis Vice-Chancellor and President, ACU
9 am Leadership update Professor Dayle Smith, Dean College of Business Administration, Loyola Marymount University and President IAJBS Professor Molly Pepper, Gonzaga University, President CJBE
9:30 am Laudato Si’ and Laudate Deum: Educating Future Business Leaders Jacqueline Remond, Co-Founder Global Catholic Climate Movement (Laudato Si’ Movement) and member of SACRU Laudato Si’ Working Group, Faculty of Theology and Philosophy
10:45 am BREAK  
11:15 am Closing the Gap panel: Progress towards goals to close the gap in life outcomes between Indigenous and nonIndigenous Australians Kelly Humphrey, Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous, Australian Catholic University Sharon Cooke, State Manager Policy and Programs, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education, Catholic Schools NSW Shane Hamilton, Deputy Secretary of Aboriginal Afairs, NSW Mitch Lowrie, Manager Aboriginal Initiatives, Training Services NSW, NSW Department of Education
12:30 pm LUNCH  
1:15 - 2:50 pm Workshops and paper presentations See session schedule linked below.
2:55 - 3:25 pm Workshops and paper presentations See session schedule linked below.
3:30 - 4 pm BREAK  
4 - 5:30 pm Dean’s panel: Updates on Inspirational Paradigm projects Professor Joseph M Phillips, Dean, Albers of Business and Economics Seattle Professor Tiberius Handono Eko Prabowo, Dean Faculty of Economics, Sanata Dharma University Professor Dayle Smith, Dean College of Business Administration, Loyola Marymount University and President IAJBS Professor Cristina Gimenez Thomsen, Director of Identity and Mission, ESADE Business School
5:30 - 7 pm Drinks and networking Inclusive of light food – delegates free evening for private dinners

 

Day 3: Tuesday 16 July

8 am Optional daily Mass Mary Mackillop Chapel
9 - 10:30 am Facilitated workshops: Inspirational Paradigm English and Spanish language options
10:30 - 11 am BREAK  
11 am - 12:30 pm Workshops and paper presentations See session schedule linked below.
12:30 pm LUNCH  
1:30 - 2:45 pm Business and social engagement: Balancing priorities Dr Alex Campbell, Corporate Social Marketing and Social Advocacy, ACU Dr Patricia David, Senior Strategist, Khemistry Marketing Agency Patrick Langrell, Director Governance and Public Afairs Institute
2:45 - 3:15 pm IP workshop reporting Presentations by nominated delegate from each workshop
3:15 - 3:45 pm BREAK  
3:45 - 4:30 pm Annual General Meeting IAJBS CJBE inclusive of journal updates 2025 Conference presentation
4:30 - 6 pm BREAK  
6 pm Depart North Sydney for dinner  
6:45 pm Boarding for dinner cruise. Transport arranged by ACU  
7 pm Cruise departs  
9:45 pm Return to hotels (3-hour duration)  

 

Day 4: Wednesday 17 July

Optional tour (book separately)