Here’s the outline programme to help you plan your weekend. Please note times are approximate and the programme is subject to change. Updates will be posted regularly.  For more details on speakers and session content, see Speakers


Friday is Visit Portsmouth day! Watch out for information on special discounts for top attractions and shopping for delegates.

14.15 Inner Wheel session. Speaker Dr Helen Fry

16.00 Rotary D1090 Conference opens, Plenary session 1

  • Representative of Rotary International president
  • District 1090 – What are we up to?
  • Ok Our Kids
  • Christopher Dobbs, Mary Rose Trust

17.45 Close

20.00 Evening entertainment at the Guildhall


08.30 Registration and Rotary Showcase opens

09.30 Conference Plenary session

  • Gillian Pearce, District Governor
  • District 1090 events and initiatives
  • Andy Lewis, Paralympian


Conference Plenary session

  • Malaria Panel – Gillian Pearce, Ian Priestley, Brian Stoyel
  • Youth session
  • Gordon Moulds, Kids Out

12.45 Lunch – grab bag lunch included in delegate rate. Presidents’ reception.

14.00 Conference Plenary session

  • Think Differently workshop


Choice of workshops (TBC)

16.30 Close

19.30 Dinner and dance at the Historic Dockyard


09.45 Conference Plenary session

  • Shelterbox interactive session
  • District 1090 international projects
  • Dr Syed Masud, Thames Valley Air Ambulance


Conference Plenary session

  • Polio Q&A with Judith Diment
  • District 1090 events and initiatives
  • George McGavin, entomologist, presenter and explorer
  • Conference 2020 promotion

13.00 Close