Education & Inspiration

The Fresh Program 2023

40 awesome sessions of ‘fresh’ content never seen before at a PSA Convention. Select the day to the sessions for that day and click on the session for full details.

Registration 8.30am - 9am

Registration

Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006 Meeting Room 217, 218

Workshop 1 9am -10.30am

'Fresh' to the scene

Meeting Room 217

Speaker: Sarah Morse
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Workshop 2 9am - 10.30am

How to get sponsorship for your event?

Meeting Room 218

Speaker: Cathy Simon
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Break 10.30am - 10.50am

Morning Tea

Meeting Room Foyer

Workshop 1 10.50am - 12:20pm

Fresh Business, Fresh Approach

Meeting Room 217

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Workshop 2 10.50am - 12:20pm

Expert Round Tables

Meeting Room 218

Speaker: Russell Pearson
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Break 12.20pm - 1pm

Lunch

Lunch and expo - Meeting Room Foyer

Workshop 1 1pm - 2.30pm

Confidence on Camera to Grow Your Speaking Business

Meeting Room 217

Speaker: Carmen Braidwood
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Workshop 2 1pm - 2.30pm

Social Media Superstars

Meeting Room 218

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Break 2.30pm - 2.50pm

Afternoon Tea

Stop by and collect your name badge and conference satchel. Meeting Room Foyer

Workshop 1 2.50pm - 4.20pm

"Build a Fresh Speaker Profile on LinkedIn - Strategies to be Seen, Heard and Engaged

Meeting Room 217

Speaker: Jo Saunders
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Workshop 2 2.50pm - 4.20pm

Video producing like the pros

Meeting Room 218

Speaker: Rod Morris
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Launch 5pm - 9pm

PSA Convention Launch

Cargo Hall South Wharf Promenade 39 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf Registration from 5pm, event commences at 5.30pm and concludes at 9pm

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Registration 7am - 7.30am

AGM Registration

MCEC 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006. Meeting Room Foyer.

Meeting 7.30am - 8:30am

PSA AGM

Meeting Room 219

Registration 8.30am - 9am

Registration and Exhibition

Meeting Room Foyer

Plenary 9am - 9:15am

Convention Welcome and PSA National President's Address

Meeting Room 219

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Keynote 9.15am - 10.15am

How to create an engaging speaking tour

Meeting Room 219

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Break 10.20am - 10.50am

Morning Tea

Meeting Room Foyer

Breakout 1 10.50am - 11.50am

How to turn your keynote recordings into licensed learning tools

Meeting Room 219

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Breakout 2 10.50am - 11.50am

Refresh your pitch

Meeting Room 218

Speaker: Mark Jones
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Breakout 3 10.50am - 11.50am

Speaking Magnetism

Meeting Room 217

Speaker: Bronwyn Williams
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Breakout1 11.55am - 12.45pm

How to use your body, voice and comedy on stage to engage an audience

Meeting Room 219

Speaker: Bianca Zouppas
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Breakout 2 11.55am - 12.45pm

The Agents Panel

Meeting Room 218

Speaker: Rael Bricker CSP
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Breakout 3 11.55am - 12.45pm

Mind Reading for Speakers

Meeting Room 217

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Break 12.45pm - 1.30pm

Lunch

Following lunch, return to the exhibition area to meet our exhibitors. Meeting Room Foyer.

Plenary 1.30pm -1.45pm

GSF President Address

Meeting Room 219

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Keynote 1.45pm - 2.30pm

The Resilience Panel with Reggie Sorensen and Farmer Dave from Big Brother

Meeting Room 219

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Breakout 1 2.35pm - 3.25pm

A Fresh Approach to Podcasting

Meeting Room 219

Speaker: Ben Watts
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Breakout2 2.35pm - 3.25pm

The New Rules of Cyber Security (Q&A)

Meeting Room 218

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Breakout 3 2.35pm - 3.25pm

Pitching to Corporate Clients

Meeting Room 217

Speaker: Scott Stein
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Break 3.25pm - 3.45pm

Afternoon Tea

Meeting Room Foyer

Plenary 3.45pm - 4.00pm

A Fresh Update on your PSA Member Offerings

Meeting Room 219

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Keynote 4.00pm - 4.45pm

Helping smart people to be people smart

Meeting Room 219

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Close 4.45pm - 4.50pm

Close Day 1

Meeting Room 219

Speaker: Tony Eades CSP
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Gala 6.30pm - 11.30pm

PSA Gala Dinner

Cargo Hall, South Wharf Promenade, 39 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf

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Social 7am - 8.30am

PNP Breakfast

Our new 2023 National President and Dr Neryl East CSP host a private breakfast for Past National Presidents

Registration 8.30am - 9.00am

Registration Day 2

Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf, Meeting Room Foyer

Keynote 9.00am - 10.30am

Fresh Stoolies: Amuse-ical: A Juke Box of Methodology

Meeting Room 219

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Plenary 10.30am - 10.45am

Launch of Convention 24

Meeting Room 219

Speaker: Rael Bricker CSP
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Plenary 11.05- 11.50am

How to get on more stages

Meeting Room 219

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Breakout 1 11.05- 11.50am

Facilitate something... quick, now!

Speaker: Lynne Cazaly CSP
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Breakout 2 11:05-11:50

See (Y)Our World Differently

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Plenary 11:55-12:45

How to pitch and create TV shows people want

Adrian Swift (Channel 9) and Caroline Swift (Warner Bros) in a Fireside Chat on creating a great TV show or YouTube series. Includes a special Q and A with the audience.

Breakout 1 11.55-12:45

Finding focus, flow and fun in life & business

Speaker: Adam Harris
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Breakout 2 11.55-12:45

Your Self Worth and You

Speaker: Eleni Mitas CSP
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Break 12:45-1:30

Lunch

Plenary 1:30-2:20

The Art of Engagement: Using Creativity to Connect to Your Audience

Speaker: Bel Ryan
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Breakout 1 1:30-2:20

The Latest Apps

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Breakout 2 1:30-2:20

Details Coming Soon!

Plenary 2:25-3:15

To Be Announced

Fresh Session coming soon!

Breakout #1 2:25-3:15

The Magic of Psychology: More impact and higher fees

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Breakout 2 2:25-3:15

X Factor: Unleash your speaking superpower

Speaker: Yamini Naidu CSP
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Keynote 3:20-4:30

Closing Keynote

We're keeping this one under wraps! An exciting keynote to end PSA Convention 2023 - details soon!

Breakout 1 9am-10:30am

Lessons Learned in the Metaverse

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Breakout 2 9am-10:30am

Platform Professionals

Break 10:30am-10:50am

Morning Tea

Breakout 1 10:50am-12:20pm

How to build a business for sale

Speaker: Russell Pearson
Breakout 2 10:50am-12:20pm

Platform Professionals

Break 12:20pm-1:00pm

Lunch

Breakout 1 1:00pm-2:30pm

Fresh Storytelling for your Keynote

Speaker: Troy & Zara Love
Breakout 2 1:00pm-2:30pm

Platform Professionals

Break 2:30pm-2:45pm

Afternoon Tea

Breakout 1 2:45pm-4:15pm

Freshen up your delivery with powerful voice techniques to keep your audience engaged and energised

Speaker: Sam Buckingham
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Breakout 2 2:45pm-4:15pm

Platform Professionals