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Below is the draft programs. 

 

FRIDAY, 8/9/2017

07:00-08:50 – Breakfast

08:50-09:00 – Enter conference hall

9:00-10:00 – Ngoc Kieu Tran: Welcome, introduction.

10:00-10:50 – Michael Kirby: Human rights and its Universal Declaration

10:50-11:00 – Break

11:00-11:50 – Dieu Ngoc Hoang: The rights to a fair trial (judicial process) and deaths in Vietnam’s policy custody

11:50-13:00 – Lunch

13:00-13:50 – Cuong Van Chu: The current struggle of Vietnam from abroad

13:50-14:00 – Break

14:00-14:50 – Nancy Nguyen: Freedom of speech and fear factor

14:50-15:20 – Afternoon tea

15:20-16:10 – Phuc Kim Dinh: The sovereignty order of Vietnam on the 2 islands, Spratly, Paracel.

16:10-16:20 – Break

16:20-17:102 – Speakers via Skype
(1) Ly Van Nguyen: The danger that our motherland is facing today
(2) Ninh Huu Nguyen: Some experiences of activists abroad

17:10-17:20 – Break

17:20-18:00 – Opinions from delegates, announcement to start debate and conclusion of day 1.

18:00-18:30 – Break

18:30-20:00 – Dinner

20:00-* – Entertainment from all delegates.

SATURDAY, 9/9/2017

07:00-08:50 – Breakfast

08:50-09:00 – Enter conference hall

9:00-09:50 – Claire Mallinson: History, origins and the benefit of fighting for human rights

09:50-10:00 – Break

10:00-10:50 – Hoi Trinh: The role of civil societies in Vietnam

10:50-11:00 – Break

11:00-12:30 – Joshua Wong: Youth and revolution

12:30-13:30 – Lunch

13:30-14:20 – Ca Dao: Current situation of workers in VN and independent union

14:20-14:30 – Break

14:30-15:20 – Father Khai Van Nguyen: Current status of religious freedom in Vietnam

15:20-15:40 – Conclusion of day 2

15:40-16:00 – Afternoon tea and preparation for sight seeing

16:00-18:00 – Visit Sky World

18:00-19:00 – Free time

19:00-* – Dinner, camp fire and activities.

SUNDAY, 10/9/2017

7:00-08:50 – Breakfast

08:50-09:00 – Enter conference hall

09:00-09:50 – Than Van Nguyen: (aka South China Sea)

09:50-10:00 – Break

10:00-10:50 – Ton Dai Vo: Experiences in the fight for democracy in Vietnam

10:50-11:00 – Break

11:00-11:50 – Bishop Long Van Nguyen: The role of youth facing issues in Vietnam

11:50-12:00 – Break

12:00-12:50 – Ngoc Kieu Tran: Youth’s preparation and prospects of a new Vietnam

12:50-14:00 – Lunch

14:00-14:50 – Debate (đợt 1)

14:50-15:00 – Break

15:00-15:50 – Debate (đợt 2)

15:50-16:50 – Conclusion, Award, Choir

16:50-17:30 – All participants will be transported back to the Vietnamese Community Hall in Bonnyrigg, NSW.
Dinner will be served and farewell party bid

 

Please note these programs are subject to change.