08:30

Welcome and Registration - tea and coffee available

09:00

09:45

Official Opening
MC Melodie Robinson (The W Group)
Jill Day (Deputy Mayor Wellington City)
Hon Grant Robertson (Minister for Finance and Sport and Recreation)
Empowering Women Through Sport - A Global Perspective
Dr Sarah Hillyer and Dr Ashleigh Huffman (The University of Tennessee Centre for Sport, Peace, & Society)

10:25

10:30

11:00

Meet your neighbour
Morning tea

Morning

How Sport Leads to Successful Women
Paula Tesoriero, MNZM (New Zealand Paralympics racing cyclist and Disability Rights Commissioner)

11:30

What do we currently know about issues and barriers facing Women and Girls in New Zealand?
Kereyn Smith, MNZM (Chief Executive Officer of the New Zealand Olympic Committee)

12:00

Co-Lab Learning Groups - Meet, Think and Reflect

Afternoon

12:30

Lunch

13:15

"She Talks" - What can be achieved through sport and recreation? What is possible? What needs to change?
Wellbeing - Karen Nimmo (Clinical and Sports Psychologist, On The Couch)
Careers - Robyn Cockburn (Director, Lumin)
Leadership - Professor Sarah Leberman (Dean Academic, Massey University and Co-Founder of Women in Sport Aotearoa)
Community - Tanya Winter (Director of Policy, Planning and Resource Management at the Otago Regional Council) and Jade Winter (Nutrition Health Promoter at Community and Public Health,West Coast)
Inspirational wrap up - Lydia Bradey (NZ Mountaineer and first woman to summit Mount Everest without oxygen)

14:30

"She Does" - Best practice examples 
Round one:
Wellbeing - Sarah Cowley Ross (NZ Olympic Ambassador)
Careers - Barbara McKerrow (Chief Operating Officer, Wellington City Council)
Leadership - Michelle Hollands (GM Regional Leadership, Sport Waikato)
Community - Meagan Robertson (President Revolve Cycling Club)
Round two:
Wellbeing - Tanja Swanepoel (On-board Skate) and Olivia Rundle (Shift)
Careers - Dianna Taylor (GM Technology, NZ Racing Board)
Leadership - Melodie Robinson (The W Group)
Community - Abby Damen, Lesa MacLeod-Whiting and Clair Thomas (Shut Up & Dance)

15:15

Afternoon tea

15:35

Challenges Workshops - forming creative solutions to current issues
Wellbeing - facilitated by Karen Laurie, Sport NZ
Careers - facilitated by Kay Thomson, Sport NZ
Leadership - facilitated by Roger Wood, Sport NZ
Community - facilitated by Chris Crichton, Sport NZ

16:15

"She Inspires" 
Lydia Bradey (NZ Mountaineer and first woman to summit Mount Everest without oxygen)

16:35

17:00

Summary and Closing
Social function - registrations only

18:00

Finish

Programme

09:35

Why this? Why now?
Julie Patterson, Fran McEwen & Melodie Robinson (Alumni - U.S Department of State & espnW Global Sport Mentoring Programme)