Diary Dates 2019/2020
20th May – Meeting
1st June – SIGBI Development Day, Nottingham.
9th June – Regional Meeting at Alton House Hotel
17th June – Meeting and Speaker – Jasmine ‘Use of Dance as Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease’
6th July – UKPAC Meeting, Solihull.
14th July – Southern Region PAC meeting at Alton House Hotel
15th July – Meeting and Speaker at Branksome Dene Chine Community Room with supper and visitors – Claudette Rutisaryia speaking about how women are rebuilding Rwanda post genocide; ‘Rwandan Women-the Light That Never Fades’
19th August – Meeting & Speaker – Penny Stannard, an experienced audiologist in the NHS and founder of The Private Ear Clinic
16th September – Meeting and Speaker – Liz Carter on the ‘Water Lily Project’
21st October – Meeting and Speaker: Liz Dominey tbc
24th – 26th October – SIGBI Conference 2019 being held this year at the BIC, Bournemouth. President Sue Williams theme is #ThinkOnIt focussing on mental health awareness.
18th November – Meeting and Speaker: ‘Dorset MIND’
23rd November – Regional AGM
25th November – Speaker: Sarbjit Kaur Athwal, Founder of ‘True Honour’ at Bournemouth University
16th December – Urgent business only and Christmas Party.
20th January – Meeting: ‘About Me’ from members
17th February – Meeting and Speaker: ‘Deaf Awareness’ tbc
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th March – STEAM Challenge Heats at Bournemouth University
16th March – Meeting and Speaker:tbc
19th March – STEAM Challenge Finals at Bournemouth University
20th April – AGM and inauguration of new President
18th May – New President’s first meeting