newgen_roundtable_2019_melbourne_more_info - New Israel Fund Australia

newgen_roundtable_2019_melbourne_more_info

Here's the draft schedule for the 2019 NIF New Gen Roundtable:

11am - 11:15am Registration
11:15am - 11:30am Welcome and acknowledgement of country
11:30am - 12:30pm Discussion Groups with NIF’s Naomi Chazan Fellows
Alumni from NIF’s Naomi Chazan Fellowship will lead discussions about some of the most pressing social justice and human rights issues facing Israel today, including people seeking asylum, shared society between Jewish and Arab Israelis, human rights work in the occupied Palestinian territories, and more.
12:30pm - 1:30pm Keynote and Q&A with MK Tamar Zandberg: “The Future of Israeli Democracy”
Tamar Zandberg is a member of Knesset for the Democratic Union (Meretz), a former Meretz leader, and is a longtime social and feminist activist, passionately advocating for human rights, sustainable urban planning and transport, affordable housing, religious pluralism, women rights and the legalisation of cannabis.
1:30pm - 2:15pm Lunch
2:15pm - 3:15pm Workshop by NIF Executive Director Liam Getreu: “What Works – Having Productive & Persuasive Conversations About Israel”
How can we take cues from successful campaigns from all over the world and apply it to our issues? How do we open up the conversation about what’s happening in Israel so people will hear our concerns? By using important language tools and putting our own experiences at the centre, this interactive workshop will leave you able to make your Israel conversations more constructive.
3:15pm - 3:30pm Wrap up and close