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Sample program only - still to be decided, dependent on feedback from prospective attendees.

Thursday 12th. October 2017 Crowne Plaza Hotel

09:00- AMAG Registration
Noon - Adcom Board meeting
18:00- 21.00 Poolside icebreaker meet & greet
22:00-11.59
Karaoke contest - each singer earns a point for their country in the International Games tournament
Breakout room open 24/7

Friday 13th. October 2017
07.00-07.30 Optional beach walk to Kurrawa Surf Club (meet in hotel lobby)
07.30-08.30 Brekky on the beach at Kurrawa.
08:30- AMAG Registration
09:15-10:15 Opening ceremony
Welcome address by local aboriginal leader
Welcome address by Tom Tate, Mayor of Gold Coast City.
Welcome address by Director of AMAG 2017
Demonstration of aboriginal culture, with dances and didgeridoo.
10:30-11:00 Mix & mingle coffee break
11:00-12:00 Speaker 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-16:30 International beach team games - beach netball, beach cricket
13:30-14:30 Free time - go to the beach, shopping, discussion groups in the breakout room etc.
15:00-15:30 Tea break
15:30-16:00 Speaker 2
16:00-18:30 Break
18:30-19:00 Move to tram stop on foot
19:00- 19.15 Take tram to Surfers Paradise
19.15- 20.15 Visit Skypoint Tower
20.30-21.45 Free time to have a meal in Surfers.
21.45-22.00 Return tram to Crowne Plaza
22:00-11.59
Karaoke contest - each singer earns a point for their country in the International Games tournament.
Breakout room open 24/7

Saturday 14th. October 2017
07.00-07.30 Optional beach walk to Kurrawa Surf Club (meet in hotel lobby)
07.30-08.30 Brekky on the beach at Kurrawa.
09:00- AMAG Registration
10:00-12:00 Speaker 3
12:00-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-16:00 International beach team games - beach netball, beach cricket
Surf school on beach (includes children) (weather permitting)
Beach walk (do your own)
16:00-17:00 Break to get cleaned up.
17:30-18:00 Move to Dreamworld (Gala dinner venue) by chartered coach
19:00-20:00 Snacks and beverages
20:00-22:30 Gala dinner (National dress, or Gold Coast national dress)
22:40-23:00 Laser light show
23:00- Coach to Crowne Plaza
Breakout room open 24/7

Sunday 15th. October 2017
07.00-07.30 Optional beach walk to Kurrawa Surf Club (meet in hotel lobby)
07.30-08.30 Brekky on the beach at Kurrawa.
09:30-11:30 Free time to mix and mingle
11:30-15:30 Bus to Currumbin Wildlife Centre - see koalas, kangaroos, Australian native birds and a hungry crocodile!
Lunch can be ordered at Currumbin as an optional extra at $15.
16:45-18.30 Back to the beach!
Barbecue and international drone competition.
18.30-19.30 Closing ceremony at Kurrawa Surf Club.
Presentation of the International AMAG Games trophy to the winning country.
Handover to the next AMAG Director
19.30- 22.00 The Amazing AMAG party. Everyone chips in to a kitty at the Kurrawa Surf Club.
22.00-5.00 Cross the road to the Broadbeach Tavern for the stragglers and partygoers. Closes at 5 am.
Last chance for hugs and kisses all round.

Concurrent children’s program can be found on the "Children's" tab.

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