By First Nations Youth, for First Nations Youth.
The inaugural First Nations Youth Summit will be hosted on the 28–29 June 2018 at Fishburners, Brisbane.
This Summit will bring together over 100 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Youth from different nations throughout Australia to support, inspire and empower Australia’s First Nations Youth through technology, leadership and entrepreneurship workshops and discussions by First Nations Youth, for First Nations Youth.
It’s a chance to gain important insights on what skills are needed for the jobs of the future and to be successful in life. It’s also an opportunity to connect with other First Nation Youth, create new professional networks and learn new skills to take back to local communities, with the aim of contributing to a sustainable future for First Nations in Australia.
Speakers & Mentors
Event Schedule | Day 1
Gathering & Welcome Speeches
09:00 am – 10:00 am | 1hr.
10:00 am – 10:30 am | 30min.
01:30 pm – 02:00 pm | 30min.
02:00 pm – 03:00 pm | 1hr.
Event Schedule | Day 2
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm | 45min.
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm | 45min.
Presentations & Awards
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm | 1hr. 30min.
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