The National Recognition Forum 2014 is Australia’s leading public forum on the vital importance of recognition and how it lies at the very foundation of human identity, dignity, justice, and social innovation. Bringing together some of Australia’s highest profile social justice organisations with speakers who are experts in their field, The National Recognition Forum 2014 will present a diverse collection of knowledge and stories around the theme of recognition and its impacts on communities, culture, and social engagement.
The National Recognition Forum 2014 Mission:
To ignite a national conversation around the impacts that recognition has on individuals and communities, and how as a society we can innovate a positive recognition culture that contributes significantly to human rights and social justice for all.
The Master of Ceremonies for 'The National Recognition Forum 2014: Identity, Dignity, and Social Innovation' is well-known broadcaster Beverley O'Connor, who will bring her highly engaging style and fierce journalistic nous to the event.
- President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs
- Director of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Mr. Gavin Ackerly
- Formal Speaker of Recognise (Reconciliation Australia), Mr. Tim Goodwin
- Founder and Director of The 20th Man Foundation, Mr. Les Twentyman AO
- Vice-President of Organisation Intersex International, Ms. Tony Briffa JP
- Director of CVI Disability Awareness, Mr. Chris Van Ingen
- Founders of The Services Recognition Feather, CEO Ms. Carley Scott ACEcD and Director Ms. Péta Phelan
Who Should Attend?
The National Recognition Forum 2014 will appeal to people with an interest in social innovation, governance and policy, psychology and sociology, philosophy, diversity, human rights, social justice, management, and leadership,
Professionals in diverse fields such as education, psychology and mental health, human resources, law and justice, community services and development, health, social policy, and governance will not want to miss this outstanding event.