Multiple content streams for all aspects of sports officiating

Program

The Summit is the Southern Hemisphere's only dedicated national event for the sports officiating industry. Delivered over three days, the National Officiating Summit is designed to inspire, educate and connect sports officials through a dedicated program of industry-leading speakers, workshops, expert panels and discussions across all aspects of officiating. The people on stage come from a range of backgrounds, sports and specialities, all designed to provide attendees with an unrivalled experience, dedicated on celebrating and improving sports officiating.

    TOPICS WILL INCLUDE
    • Decision making & High Performance
    • Community officiating strategy
    • Mindset and Professional Development
    • Governance & Participation
    • Compliance & Integrity
    • Tackling abuse & protecting officials
    • Growing the game - increasing the pool
    • Education and Assessment
    • Women and Girls
    • First Nations officiating
    • Officiating instructors
    • Fitness & Preparation
    • Utilising Technology
    • Motivation for success
    • And more!
    *full program to be announced and is subject to change

    World-class line-up

    Hear from a diverse range of speakers including governing bodies, league commissioners, former and active officials, and experts in officiating and professional development.

    Panel discussions

    Be motivated and informed from expert panels tackling key issues, sharing personal stories or giving their insights into the world of officiating.

    Dedicated sessions

    The Summit will assemble an unrivalled collection of leaders and professionals in the industry, delivering focussed content on the most important topics in the game.

    Connect & network

    As the region’s only all-inclusive, dedicated event for sports officiating, this is an unrivalled opportunity to connect and share with like-minded officials, educators and administrators.

    Draft program: Subject to change and further announcements.

    Day 1: Industry Day
    Day 2: Conference Day 1
    Day 3: Conference Day 2
    Day 1: Industry Day

    Day 1: Industry Day

    Friday 22 November: MCEC (Level 1)

    The first day's schedule has a focus on Industry, delivering specially focussed sport and partner workshops for representatives from state and national governing organisations. For those interested in officiating research, the full day stream will feature leading academic minds from Australia and around the world. Finish the day at the exclusive Welcome and Networking Event, a unique evening of casual networking and celebration overlooking the Yarra River with high-profile guest speakers that will set the tone for an incredible event.

     TIMEACTIVITY
    07.30Registration Booth opens
    08:30 Session 1
    10:30Morning break
     11:00 Session 2
    13:00 Lunch break
    Exhibition Hall / Networking
     14:00 Session 3
     16:00 Afternoon break
    Exhibition Hall / Networking
     16:30 Session 4
     18:30Freetime  
    Exhibition Hall / Networking
    Registration Booth closes
     19:00 Welcome & Networking Event
     21:00 Close
    Day 2: Conference Day 1

    Day 2: Conference Day 1

    Saturday 23 November: MCEC (Level 1)

    The first full conference day is jam-packed, and have the opportunity to hear from 30+ industry professionals. Choose your own adventure across multiple content streams with focussed breakout streams, or head to the main stage for keynote speakers and high-impact panel discussions that will leave a lasting impact. The officiating Exhibition Hall will be live, with product showcases and demonstrations from our event partners.

     TIMEACTIVITY
    07.00Registration Booth opens
    08:00 Welcome to National Officiating Summit 2024
    08:30 Session 1
    10:30Morning break
    Exhibition Hall / Networking
     11:00 Session 2
    13:00 Lunch break
    Exhibition Hall / Networking
     14:00 Session 3
     16:00 Afternoon break
    Exhibition Hall / Networking
    Registration Booth closes
     16:30 Session 4
     18:30Freetime  
    Exhibition Hall / Networking
     19:00Close
    Day 3: Conference Day 2

    Day 3: Conference Day 2

    Sunday 24 November: MCEC (Level 1)

    The final day of the Summit delivers a full program of presentations, technical workshops, specialist breakouts, leading panels and discussions across all aspects of the officiating industry. Make sure you attend the Exhibition Hall, while also making the most of the unique industry networking environment.

     TIMEACTIVITY
    07.30Exhibition Hall opens
    08:30 Session 1
    10:30Morning break
    Exhibition Hall / 
    Networking
     11:00 Session 2
    13:00 Lunch break
    Exhibition Hall / Networking
     14:00 Session 3
     16:00Freetime
    Exhibition Hall / Networking
     17:00Close