Monday, 23 October 2017
14:00 - 16:30WUWM Board Meeting (Board members only) at the Melbourne Convention Centre
18:30 - 20:30Welcome cocktail function, will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Level 1, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf
Tuesday, 24 October 2017
05:15 - 06:00Travel time to Melbourne Market
06:00 - 08:15Melbourne Market tour & breakfast
08:15 - 09:15Travel time to Queen Victoria Market
09:15 - 10:45Queen Victoria Market tour & morning tea
10:45 - 11:20Travel time to Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
11:35 - 12:30Congress Plenary sessions: The changing world and the changing business of markets [More Info]
Speaker: Mr. Colin McLeod, Professor, Melbourne Business School, Australia
12:30 - 13:30Lunch
13:30 - 13:50Congress Plenary session: Historic marketplaces and urban regeneration [More Info]
Speaker: Mr Donald Hyslop, Chair of trustees, Borough Market, London
13:50 - 14:10Congress Plenary session: Disruption in The Chain; Changes & Chances from Farm to Fork [More Info]
Speaker: Mr René Van Gool, owner, VGA (Van Gool Advies), Netherlands
14:10 - 14:30Congress Plenary session: Saving the local character through market preservation [More Info]
Speaker: Mr. John Turnbull, Director of Asset Management and Development, The Pike Place Market, USA
14:30 - 14:50Congress Plenary session: Renewal program within the context of a changing city [More Info]
Speaker: Joanne Wandel, Queen Victoria Market Precinct Renewal Program Director,
14:50 - 15:35Panel discussion
15:35 - 16:00Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 16:45Congress Plenary session: New Routes to the Consumers of Fresh Produce [More Info]
Speaker: Mr David Hughes
17:00Close - Free Evening
Wednesday, 25 October 2017
09:00 - 09:20Congress Plenary session: Landlord and Tenant Collaboration [More Info]
Speaker: Mr Anthony Di Pietro, Group CEO, LaManna Premier Group, Melbourne
09:20 - 09:45Congress Plenary session: Accelerating Supply Chain Speed [More Info]
Speaker: Rebecca Burrows, General Manager Small Business, Australia Post
09:45 - 10:05Congress Plenary session: Management Diversity [More Info]
Speaker: Jacinta Carboon, CEO Squareweave
10:05 - 10:40Congress Plenary session: Precinct wide sustainability initiatives for markets
10:40 - 11:00Morning Tea
11:00 - 11:25Congress Plenary session: Developing the business case for a new market (Sydney Markets) [More Info]
Speaker: Brad Latham, (Sydney Markets)
11:25 - 11:50Congress Plenary session: The business of transforming a market ( Queen Victoria Market) [More Info]
Speaker: Fiona Whitworth
11:50 - 12:15Congress Plenary session: More than moving a Market [More Info]
Speaker: Mark Maskiell, CEO, Melbourne Market Authority, Australia
12:15 - 13:00Panel discussion ( market reps above)
13:00 - 13:45Lunch
13:45 - 14:15Congress Plenary session: Digital disruption [More Info]
14:15 - 14:45Market management [More Info]
19:00 - 21:30Congress function
Thursday, 26 October 2017
COMMUTE FROM MELBOURNE TO SYDNEY. Flights are not included in registration fees. Flights depart every 30 minutes and flying time is approx. one hour and 20 minutes with either Qantas or Virgin Australia.
Friday, 27 October 2017
06:00Board the bus
06:15Depart Hotel
07:00Arrive at Sydney Markets and commence Sydney Markets tour (coffee and refreshments)
09:00Breakfast and Networking (coffee and light breakfast)
09:30Optional viewing of change over
10:00Board the bus
10:15Depart Sydney Markets
11:00Arrive at Paddy's Market, Haymarket- SHORT INTRO TO PADDY'S, SHORT SHOPPING TIME
12:00Board the bus
12:15Depart Paddy's Haymarket
12:30Arrive at hotel - Novotel Rockford, Darling Harbour
13:30Guests to get themselves to King Street, Wharf 4 (in front of the Brew House, access through 35 Lime Street, King Street Wharf)
13:45Board Boat
14:00Cruise departs- Cruise around Sydney Harbour (substantial canapes, food stations and drinks, celebrity speaker, an Australian Olympian)
18:00Cruise ends