An invitation from Chris Ivey, AHISA National Chair

With great pleasure I invite you to the 2020 Leading, Learning & Caring Conference (LLC2020).

Amplifying leadership impact is one of AHISA’s core values. Put simply, we want to support members throughout their professional journey and conferences are a key part of that. The conference committee have selected excellent speakers and presenters, covering each of the aspects of Leading, Learning and Caring. Our passion to learn and grow is what drives us and I am so pleased is the foundation on which this conference is built.

At LLC 2020 you can connect with colleagues from independent schools from around Australia. It is in these moments, when we take time out of our schools that we can consider the key elements of education and educational leadership and reinforce both personal and professional relationships with those who share our interest in the importance of autonomous and creative school leadership.

Set against the backdrop of Australia’s most cosmopolitan city, the LLC 2020 conference promises to be an unmissable event and I look forward to seeing you there.

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Set in the heart of the city, the Convention and Exhibition Centre is Melbourne's premier event location.

Meet our keynote speakers

Dr Simon Breakspear

Breakspear Learning
Executive Director

Simon is a researcher, advisor and speaker on educational leadership. His educational frameworks make complex ideas easier to understand. Simon will present a keynote and workshop on Wednesday 14 April.

Lee Watanabe-Crockett

Wabisabi Learning
Founder, award-winning author

Lee is an author, inspirational thinker and creative force behind some of the most exciting transformations in the education space.
Lee will present a keynote and workshop on Thursday 15 April.

Ian Gilbert

Independent Thinking
Author, Founder

Ian has built a global reputation as an educational thinker, innovator, entrepreneur, and award-winning writer.
Ian will present a keynote and workshop on Friday 17 April.

Michael Bungay Stanier

Box of Crayons

Michael champions coaching as a force for leadership development and culture change. His latest book, The Coaching Habit, is a New York Times bestseller. 
Michael will present a keynote on Friday 16 April.

Kristen Douglas

headspace (the National Youth Mental Health Foundation)
National Manager - schools

Kristen works with staff, communities and leaders of our schools to enhance and strengthen mental health literacy, self-care, resilience and help seeking.
Kristen will present a keynote on Friday 16 April.

Register today!

Early bird registrations are now available. Register before 14 February to secure the special discounted rate.

Registration is open to all AHISA Members and the staff of our members' schools.
Book via the portal for a one stop shop for your conference registration, pre-conference options and accommodation.

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