The 2024 Relationships & Sexuality in Schools (RSIS) Conference

New Frontiers and Innovations

14th - 15th March 2024

NSWTF Conference Centre

37 Reservoir St, Surry Hills, Sydney

Thursday 14th March

9am - 10.10am
  • Conference Opening & Welcome
  • Keynote Presentation: Putting Sex into Sex Education: what, why, how?
    Associate Professor Melissa Kang, Medical Doctor & Academic, University of Sydney, Author.
10.40am - 12.05pm
  • Keynote Presentation: Innovative ways to teach young people about respectful relationships and consent
    Dr Jacqui Hendriks, Senior Lecturer, Manager of RSE Project, Curtin University
  • Presentation: Parents as advocates of relationships and sexuality education
    Hanna Saltis, Research Officer, RSE Project, Curtin University
1pm - 2.40pm
  • Keynote Presentation: A Mindset of Wonder: the power of questions in relationships and sexuality education
    Katrina Marson, President, Relationships & Sexuality Education Alliance ACT. Lawyer, Author & Speaker
  • Keynote Presentation: Changing Attitudes: Comprehensive Relationships & Sexuality Education (CRSE) for Students with a Disability
    Natasha Milner, Education Coordinator, True Relationships & Reproductive Health
3pm - 4.30pm
  • The 2024 RSIS SHOWCASE: Getting up close and intimate with programs and possibilities
    Showcasing the latest RSE programs and interventions available for schools
  • Day Close
4.30pm onwards

The 2024 RSIS Conference Social Networking Session

Join us for a little indulgence and the opportunity to relax and meet other conference delegates and colleagues. Drinks and Canapés on us! (at the conclusion of conference day 1). Conveniently held onsite, it's a perfect way to end a fabulous day of conferencing.

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Friday 15th March

9am - 10.15am
  • Keynote Presentation: Redefining the landscape of love: Transforming outdated social norms in relationships and sexuality
    Chanel Contos, Founder & Executive Director, Teach us consent, member of multiple government reference panels, and recipient of the Diana Award, the most prestigious accolade a young person can receive for their humanitarian work
10.45am - 1.10pm
  • Keynote Presentation: Title TBC
    Miranda Bain, Director of Therapy Services, Act For Kids
  • Keynote Presentation: Gender and Sexuality, Belonging and Connectedness at School
    Dr Victoria Rawlings, Senior Lecturer and ARC DECRA Fellow, University of Sydney School of Education and Social Work
2pm - 3.30pm
  • Keynote Presentation: The age of algorithms: How TikTok is changing how young people relate to themselves and to each other
    Dr Scott Griffiths, Senior Lecturer, Uni of Melbourne, Head, Physical Appearance Research Team

And more, check here for updates...

The 2024 Relationships & Sexuality in Schools Conference