Cultivate - the Horticultural Therapy Society of NSW

6 Aug 2018

ATLC 2018 program announced

Keynote speakers, workshops and concurrent sessions for 2018 conference all announced here.

THA, Cultivate NSW and HTSA are pleased to present the full program of speakers for this year's Australian Therapeutic Landscapes conference at Southern Cross University (SCU), Gold Coast Campus. SCU and Vegepod are our primary sponsors of this year's event.

Keynote Speakers

We are joined by 3 keynote speakers including
* Gayle Souter-Brown from Greenstone Design - landscape design consultant from UK & NZ
* Associate Professor John Rayner from University of Melbourne, Burnley Campus - Green roofs and walls expert
* Weijing Soh from NParks, Singapore - showing us how therapeutic gardens are being used in public spaces in Singapore.

Concurrent Sessions

We have a great line-up of concurrent sessions featuring programs and projects from around the country. With 4 streams to choose from this year, we may need to consider a 2-day event for next year. There are certainly many therapeutic gardens and programs to highlight.  

Lunchtime workshops 

There will be 2 optional lunch time workshops to choose from if you're wanting to make the most of your conference day.  

Seasol / Horses for Causes Cocktail Party

Our friends at Seasol are kindly sponsoring our networking cocktail party to conclude the event.  So you can enjoy the company of other delegates and network with like-minded colleagues into the evening.

DOWNLOAD THE FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM HERE

Pre-Conference Workshops

Why not come a day early and have some extended time learning about TH by attending one or two of our half-day workshops.

Pre-Conference Workshops Thursday 25th October
* Therapeutic Horticulture in Aged Care
* Designing Therapeutic Landscapes: The Why, The Where, The How
* Participatory and Creative Approaches in Evaluation for Gardening Programs
* Designing Green Roofs and Walls
* Mindfulness and Acceptance Commitment Therapy to Enhance Wellbeing
through Nature-based Experiences

DOWNLOAD PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP DETAILS HERE

Click here for conference Flyer 

Click here for Sponsorship Prospectus

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