Youth Conference

The 2-day TRIPOD Youth Program features diverse sessions, covering everything from enterprise skills and financial literacy to learning how to be a young entrepreneur!
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Note: Some program content may be subject to change closer to the date of the event.

Tripod Youth Program - Day One
7:30am - 8:40am Registration Desk Opens
8:00am - 8:40am The Zen Zone opens - discover ridiculously fun and easy ways to relax and de-stress! (Various activities scheduled during the day)
8:00am - 8:40am The TRIPOD MEMBERS Lounge opens - explore exhibits and create your very own LinkedIn profile with expert help
8:50am - 9:00am Official Opening & Welcome to Day One
9:00am - 9:30am Building Your Personal Brand (Plenary)
9:30am - 10:00am Personal Empowerment & Emotional Resilience (Plenary)
10:00am - 10:30am The Key To Success: Creative and Innovative Thinking!
10:30am - 11:00am Project Time in The TRIPOD MEMBERS Lounge
11:00am - 11:30am Morning Break in The TRIPOD MEMBERS Lounge - explore exhibits and create your very own LinkedIn profile with expert help
11:30am - 12:30pm Managing Your Money: A Key Life Skill!
12:30pm - 1:00pm Creating & Leveraging Your Digital Profile
1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch break in the TRIPOD MEMBERS Lounge - explore exhibits and create your very own LinkedIn profile with expert help
2:00pm - 2:30pm Mapping Your Career Journey & 'Packing Your Backpack' with Experience
  Choose ONE stream and complete all sessions
 Stream 1Stream 2Stream 3Stream 4
2:40pm - 3:10pm The ABCs of Applying for a Job Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Dynamics of Leadership & Teamwork Communicating Like a Pro
3:20pm - 3:50pm Communicating Like a Pro The ABCs of Applying for a Job Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Dynamics of Leadership & Teamwork
4:00pm - 4:30pm Dynamics of Leadership & Teamwork Communicating Like a Pro The ABCs of Applying for a Job Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
4:40pm - 5:10pm Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Dynamics of Leadership & Teamwork Communicating Like a Pro The ABCs of Applying for a Job
 Stream 1
2:40-5/30/163:10pm The ABCs of Applying for a Job
3:20-5/30/163:50pm Communicating Like a Pro
4:00-5/30/164:30pm Dynamics of Leadership & Teamwork
4:40-5/30/165:10pm Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
 Stream 2
2:40-5/30/163:10pm Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
3:20-5/30/163:50pm The ABCs of Applying for a Job
4:00-5/30/164:30pm Communicating Like a Pro
4:40-5/30/165:10pm Dynamics of Leadership & Teamwork
 Stream 3
2:40-5/30/163:10pm Dynamics of Leadership & Teamwork
3:20-5/30/163:50pm Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
4:00-5/30/164:30pm The ABCs of Applying for a Job
4:40-5/30/165:10pm Communicating Like a Pro
 Stream 4
2:40-5/30/163:10pm Communicating Like a Pro
3:20-5/30/163:50pm Dynamics of Leadership & Teamwork
4:00-5/30/164:30pm Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
4:40-5/30/165:10pm The ABCs of Applying for a Job
5:10pm - 5:30pm Project Time in the TRIPOD MEMBERS Lounge
5:30pm - 6:30pm Continue to delve into The TRIPOD MEMBERS Lounge - explore exhibits and create your very own LinkedIn profile with expert help
Tripod Youth Program - Day Two
7:30am - 8:45am Registration Desk Opens
8:00am - 8:50am The ZEN Zone opens - discover ridiculously fun and easy ways to relax and de-stress! (Various activities scheduled during the day)
8:00am - 8:50am The TRIPOD MEMBERS Lounge opens – explore exhibits and create your very own LinkedIn profile with expert help
9:00am - 9:10am Welcome to Day Two
9:10am - 9:30am Industry Employer Panel (Plenary)
9:40am - 10:10am Industry Blitz - Session 1
10:10am - 10:40am Morning Break in The TRIPOD MEMBERS Lounge - explore exhibits and create your very own LinkedIn profile with expert help
10:40am - 11:10am Industry Blitz - Session 2
11:10am - 12:00pm Project Time in the TRIPOD MEMBERS Lounge (submit Project entry to selection panel)
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch break in the TRIPOD MEMBERS Lounge - explore exhibits and create your very own LinkedIn profile with expert help
12:30pm - 1:40pm Raid Fire Networking
  Select ANY session in ANY stream. Note: sessions with an asterisk are repeated at least once in a different stream
 Stream 1Stream 2Stream 3Stream 4Stream 5Stream 6
1:50pm - 2:20pm Understanding Traineeships & Apprenticeships Choosing Your Direction for Further Study* Being Entrepreneurial: Kindness will Change the World Studying, Working & Travelling Overseas: You can't afford NOT to travel overseas Women in the Trades Volunteering for International Students
2:30pm - 3:00pm Creating A Circle of Mentors* Bold Introversion in an Extrovert World Proven Strategies for VCE Success STEM Panel Discussion Women in Leadership Multiculturalism: Working in Australia (P1)
3:10pm - 3:40pm Presenting with Impact: Speaking So People Will Listen Studying, Working & Travelling Overseas: You can't afford NOT to travel Social Entrepreneurship & Volunteering Understanding Traineeships & Apprenticeships Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) Multiculturalism: Working in Australia (P2)
3:50pm - 4:20pm Being Entrepreneurial Creating A Circle of Mentors* Choosing Your Direction for Further Study* Getting Things Done Women in Entrepreneurship Finding a Mentor for International Students
 Stream 1
1:50-5/30/162:20pm Understanding Traineeships & Apprenticeships
2:30-5/30/163:00pm Creating A Circle of Mentors*
3:10-5/30/163:40pm Presenting with Impact: Speaking So People Will Listen
3:50-5/30/164:20pm Being Entrepreneurial
 Stream 2
1:50-5/30/162:20pm Choosing Your Direction for Further Study*
2:30-5/30/163:00pm Bold Introversion in an Extrovert World
3:10-5/30/163:40pm Studying, Working & Travelling Overseas: You can't afford NOT to travel
3:50-5/30/164:20pm Creating A Circle of Mentors*
 Stream 3
1:50-5/30/162:30pm Being Entrepreneurial: Kindness will Change the World
2:30-5/30/163:00pm Proven Strategies for VCE Success
3:10-5/30/163:40pm Social Entrepreneurship & Volunteering
3:50-5/30/164:20pm Choosing Your Direction for Further Study*
 Stream 4
1:50-5/30/162:20pm Studying, Working & Travelling Overseas: You can't afford NOT to travel overseas
2:30-5/30/163:00pm STEM Panel Discussion
3:10-5/30/163:40pm Understanding Traineeships & Apprenticeships
3:50-5/30/164:20pm Getting Things Done
 Stream 5
1:50-5/30/162:20pm Women in the Trades
2:30-5/30/163:00pm Women in Leadership
3:10-5/30/163:40pm Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths)
3:50-5/30/164:20pm Women in Entrepreneurship
 Stream 6
1:50-5/30/162:20pm Volunteering for International Students
2:30-5/30/163:00pm Multiculturalism: Working in Australia (P1)
3:10-5/30/163:40pm Multiculturalism: Working in Australia (P2)
3:50-5/30/164:20pm Finding a Mentor for International Students
4:30pm - 5:30pm CLOSING CEREMONY & PROJECT EXPO (combines Adult & Youth Program participants)

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