Diary Dates 2019/2020


2019

MAY

20th May – Meeting

JUNE

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’

JULY

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’

AUGUST

19th August – Meeting & Speaker –  Penny Stannard, an experienced audiologist in the NHS and founder of The Private Ear Clinic

SEPTEMBER

16th September – Meeting and Speaker – Liz Carter on the ‘Water Lily Project’

OCTOBER

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.

NOVEMBER

18th November – Meeting and Speaker: ‘Dorset MIND’

23rd November – Regional AGM

25th November – Speaker: Sarbjit Kaur Athwal, Founder of ‘True Honour’ at Bournemouth University

DECEMBER

16th December – Urgent business only and Christmas Party.

2020

JANUARY

20th January – Meeting: ‘About Me’ from members

FEBRUARY

17th February – Meeting and Speaker: ‘Deaf Awareness’ tbc

MARCH

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

APRIL

20th April – AGM and inauguration of new President

MAY 2020

18th May – New President’s first meeting