Humans in Geelong Expo 2018

Humans in Geelong Expo 2018 – Sunday 7th October, 10 – 3pm, Deakin Waterfront Campus, FREE Community event highlighting our amazing locals. There is something for everyone!

There will be loads of door prizes including the grand prize a $250 voucher from Helloworld Travel Waurn Ponds. (Thanks to Rotarian Greg Cooke).

1,500 attended our first inspirational event last year. Scroll down for posters to share.

Guest Speakers:    Lecture Theatre D3.211

11am Nasir Sobhani ‘The Street’s Barber’

12 Professor Steven Allender, GLOBE Deakin Uni, how to combat the rising rates in childhood obesity and other complex social problems with a whole community approach.

1pm Andrea Downie, Project Thrive, ‘Disrupting the Mental Health Crisis – Building Well-being’

2pm Stampsy, Leean Stamps of K-rock

3pm Geelong Youth Panel

Room D2.212

11am Geelong Mums

12 Tim Adams from Geelong Sustainability talks about Safe Rooms

1pm Sally Higoe of Ignite

2pm Joshua Maxwell de Hoog, lowercasepoetry session

3pm Tony McManus – RUOK?

Room D2.211

10.45 Vicki Hallett Sound Artist

11.30 Mitch Grinter talks about producing a book about blogging about The Simpsons titled “Homer’s Odyssey: An Embiggened Simpsons Guide”

12.15 Doug Lang, The Nature of Survival, as seen on ABC Landline

1pm One Fire – Reconciliation, where do you fit in?

1.45 Multicultural aged care speaker TBC

2.30 Chagai from South Sudan

3.15 Mangroves from the Water

Live Performances in the Courtyard

10am Welcome to Country – Corrina Eccles, Deadly Dancers and Norm Stanley on the didge

10.30 Dazzling Dan

10.50 Charlie performs techno music

11am Sweethearts

12 With One Voice Choir

12.20 Medimime songs

12.30 Multicultural Group TBC

12.45 Multicultural Group TBC

1pm Surprise – not to be missed!

1.10 Multicultural Group TBC

1.30 Mental Health Week Awards and talk by Sally Buchanan-Hagen

2 Manuel and Florencia & Latin Dance Group

2.55 Tony McManus RUOK?


Liam’s Art – Liam will be painting on the day, make sure you say hi. He is donating the piece below and the money raised from the Silent Auction for this will go to Liam’s choice of Mental Health Support in Geelong because our event is the uplifting start to Mental Health Week.

Geelong Sustainability, Creative Geelong, Cherished Pets, Peter Roberts, Arkoun, Fair Wrap, Peace of Mind, Norlane Healing Hands, Kardinia Rotary, Rotoract,  Quota – Sew & So – handmade dresses, Mangroves from the Water, Dragon’s Abreast, The One that was Different – children’s book, Cinnamon Art, Public Transport Vic, Australian Multicultural Services (AMCS), A Fresh Legacy, EATS, Anam Cara, CRAG, One Fire, Youth for Refugees, Fairwrap, Ignite, Elf Squad, Life Activities Club Geelong Inc., The Pulse, Girl Guides, Soroptimists, Cycling Geelong, PALZ, Volunteering Geelong, BOE – Built on enthusiasm, Julie McSpedden Art

In the Foyer

11am The Recycling Game presented by Geelong Sustainability

12 School Lunchbox display by George

1pm Combined Refugee Action Group Game

2pm BOE Built on Enthusiasm demo on old to reconditioned

Lots of wonderful free kids’ activities, face painting and free prizes! Something for everyone!

Sponsored by: The City of Greater Geelong, Deakin University, Geelong Connected Communities and Snap Printing Geelong.

Let us INSPIRE – CONNECT – STRENGTHEN! There will be free hugs from team members in the courtyard.

Liam's Art HuG

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