Community Development Conference 2013 Program Released

The bi-annual Community Development Conference is this year being held in Deception Bay and the program is chocka block with  4 stellar events run over 3 days.

The Coalition of Community Boards is excited to announce that we will be running an event on the Saturday 2nd November from 8.30am – 2pm.

Keynote speaker is Kristi Mansfield, Executive Director of Sydney Community Foundation.

Kristi has a passion for place based community work, and will provide a good analysis of why we miss out on funding and how foundations can help.
Find out more about Kristi and the Sydney Community Foundation:

We will are also sourcing representatives from local collaborations to share their stories on foundation based models.

More information on Community Foundations can also be found here.

Click here for the latest Coalition of Community Boards Event Flyer


After the main event, from 1pm,  we will also be holding a meeting of the Coalition of Community Boards.

Edit:  The Program has been updated:  Please click here for the new program of events


This will be a great opportunity for those of us who haven’t met to chat face to face, for new people to come and find out more, and for us to discuss the future strategy of CoCB.

The Strong Boards, Strong Futures event is FREE and you are welcome to attend independently of  the main conference

To book:

Full CD Conference Program here

Enquiries for the main conference to