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Programme/Partner Programme

Programme | Partner Programme


Wed 29 May

10am-1pm Optional PGDB & Mico CPD Training Session
1pm-2pm Lunch
2pm-4pm Technical sessions:
  • Ernie Kretchmer, Technical Services Manager, Master Plumbers Association Queensland
  • Jon Lewis, The Lewis Plumbing Company
  • John DeBernardo, Gas Safety
4pm-4.30pm Afternoon tea
4.30pm-6pm Master Plumbers AGM
6.30pm-10pm Mico Welcome Reception at Lagoon Beach, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

Thur 30 May

7.30am-8.45am Breakfast – cooked and continental buffet (part of accommodation package)
9am-9.05am Welcome from Master Plumbers Board Chair Craig Foley
9.05am-10.15am Keynote speaker – Peter FitzSimons
10.15am-10.45am Morning tea
10.45am-10.55am Group photo 
11am-12.30pm Panel discussion: PGDB (Martin Sawyers, Chief Executive), Skills (Garry Fissenden, Chief Executive), Master Plumbers (Greg Wallace, Chief Executive) 

Product Showcase
12.30pm-1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm-2.30pm Guest speaker – Professor Mark Taylor, Macquarie University
"Lead in plumbing products and materials"

Product Showcase
2.30pm-3.15pm Guest speaker – Penny Cornah, Executive Director, Master Plumbers Association Queensland

Product Showcase
3.15pm-3.45pm Afternoon tea
3.45pm-4.30pm Guest Speaker - Nik McIntosh, Trade Lab
"The future of our industry"

Product Showcase
4.30pm-6.00pm Return to accommodation to prepare for Marley & Dux Fun Night
6.00pm-10.30pm Marley and Dux Fun Night and Show at Paradise Country (Australian Outback theme or jeans and a checked shirt)

Fri 31 May

7.30am-8.30am Breakfast – cooked and continental buffet (part of accommodation package)
8.30am-9.30am Keynote speaker – Kieran Flanagan

Product Showcase
9.30am-10.15am Guest speaker – Kelvin Slade, Past President of Master Plumbers Association Queensland
"Legionella management in plumbing infrastructure"

Product Showcase
10.15am-10.45am Working morning tea including event wind-up session
11am-4.30pm Ambrose golf tournament at Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club OR Trip to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
7pm-midnight NZ Plumbing Awards Dinner, sponsored by Plumbing World at MacArthur's Ballroom, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort (Black tie or formal)

Sat 1 June

6.30am-10.30am Breakfast – cooked and continental buffet (part of accommodation package)

Partner Programme

Thurs 30 May  
8.45am Depart by coach from InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort
9.30am-12pm Morning at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre
12pm-2pm Head to Omeros Bros Seafood Restaurant for lunch
2.45pm Return to InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort

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