2018 IBSC Annual Conference, The Southport School, Gold Coast, Australia July 8 – 11

Pre-Conference Adventures Schedule

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Tuesday, July 3

Aussie Bush Adventure

12:00 noon Check in and lunch The Scots College Senior School Campus
1:30 PM Depart for Glengarry campus
4:00 PM Arrive at Glengarry and local wildlife orientation Glengarry Campus, Kangaroo Valley
6:00 PM Dinner of Australian Campfire Cuisine Interactive Presentation on Cross-Cultural and Indigenous Education

10:00 PMBuses depart for Advanced (Blue) and Deluxe (Gold) accommodations

Wednesday, July 4

Aussie Bush Adventure
7:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Morning Outdoor Experiences
11:00 AM Depart for Bannockburn campus
12:00 noon Bannockburn Lunch and Farm Experience Bannockburn Campus, Culburra Beach
2:30 PM Depart Bannockburn
6:00 PM Arrive Sydney and prepare for dinner
Check-in for Sydney Futures Adventure guest
7:30 PM A Scottish Adventure Evening Dining Hall, The Scots College Senior Campus

Thursday, July 5

Sydney Futures Adventure
6:00 AM Optional Mind Body Heart testing session and visit to Bondi Beach Forbes Carlile High Performance Center, The Scots College Senior Campus
7:45 AM Breakfast Dining Hall, The Scots College Senior Campus
8:45 AM Buses depart for Rose Bay Wharf
9:00 AM Harbor Cruise Departs Rose Bay Wharf
10:00 AM Panel and Pitch: Adventures in Entrepreneurship and the Future of Work Barangaroo, Darling Harbor
11:00 AM Breakout Workshops: Design Thinking and the Future of Education
12:30 PM Lunch at your own expense
1:30 PM City Exploration options or free time
  • Walk across the Harbor Bridge
  • The Rocks Walking Tour
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Royal Botanic Gardens and Government House
  • Museum of Sydney*
  • Sydney Tower Eye*
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium*
  • WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo*
*Extra admission fee payable on entry
5:00 PM Cocktail Reception and Panel Discussion on Boys and Creativity Cruise Bar, Circular Quay
7:30 PM Bangarra Dance Theatre Performance Sydney Opera House
10:00 PM Buses depart Opera House for accommodation

Friday, July 6

Check out and depart for Gold Coast
7:30 AM Breakfast Dining Hall, The Scots College Senior Campus
9:30 AMCheck out

This amazing experience is available exclusively to IBSC members (including all staff at member schools). Space is limited to the first 100 people who register by May 11, so register early!

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