2010 Conference Programme

Annual QICA Conference
Townsville - 2010

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Pre-Conference

Date Time Item Venue
Tuesday
23 February
2010
6.00pm Meet and Greet Function - Come dressed in anything green or blue. Best item or costume wins a prize!
Catering by Michel's Cafe & Bar
Welcome by Trevor Goldstone - CEO Townsville Enterprise Ltd.
Reef HQ

Conference - Day 1

Date Time Item Venue
Wednesday
24 February
2010
7:30am Networking Breakfast Rydges Southbank
8:30am Group Photo - Please wear regional shirts for the photo
8:45am Transfer to Conference Venue Leisure Inn
9:00am Welcome by QICA President, Housekeeping and Selection of Sergeant at Arms
9:15am
Welcome by Cr Les Tyrell - Mayor of Townsville
9:30am Address by Hon Peter Lawlor - Queensland Minister for Tourism & Fair Trading
9:45am Intoduction of Delegates:
- Far North Queensland
- Western Queensland
10:00am
RACQ Presentation
10:30am
Presentation by Anthony Hayes -  CEO Tourism Queensland
10:45am
Morning Tea
11:15am Tourism Queensland Presentations:
- International Driving Routes
- VIC Accreditation
- PR & Media
- Research
- Industry Innovation Overview
- Aviation
12:30pm Lunch
1:15am Continue Tourism Queensland Presentations
2:00pm Annual General Meeting  and Election of Executive for 2010
3:00pm Introduction of Delegates:
- Central Queensland
3:30pm Afternoon Tea
4:00pm Jasons Travel Media Presentation
4:15pm Housekeeping, Sergeant at Arms and Close

Conference - Night 1

Date Time Item Venue

Wednesday
24 February

2010

5:30pm Bus pick up for dinner
6:00pm Ferry Departs for Magnetic Island
6:20pm Ferry Arrives at Magnetic Island
Social Dinner - "Island Theme"
Peppers
Blue on Blue
Resort
9:30pm
Ferry 1 Returns
10:30pm Ferry 2 Returns

Conference - Day 2

Date Time Item Venue

Thursday
25 February

2010

8:30am Housekeeping and Sergeant at Arms Lesiure Inn
8:35am Intoduction of Delegates
- South East Queensland
- Fraser Coast
9:00am Mindworks Train the Trainer - Laurie Kelly
10:00am Morning Tea
10:30am Continue Mindworks Session
12:30pm Lunch
1:15pm Famils - Please wear your QICA shirts
4:30pm Return to Accommodation

Conference - Night 2

Date Time Item Venue
Thursday
25 February
2010
6:15pm Bus pick up for dinner
6:30pm Gala Dinner
2010 QICA VIC of the Year Awards Presentation
Next Conference Host Announced
Dress Code: Formal
Theme: Black & Gold
Mercure Inn
10:00pm Bus 1 Returns
11:00pm Bus 2 Returns

Conference - Day 3

Date Time Item Venue
Friday
26 February 2010






8:30am Housekeeping and Sergeant at Arms Leisure Inn





8:35am Professor Philip Pearce (James Cook University) - Head of Tourism, Events and Sports
9:30am VIC Profiles:
- Gladstone
- Townsville
10:00am Warren Letters Presentation
10:15am Open Session
11:00am Conference Wrap Up
Presentation of cheque to charity
11:30am Conference Ends and Morning Tea

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