SA State Conference Leaders' Dinner

SA State Conference Leaders' Dinner

This is an excellent dinner event for all school leadership teams to connect, network and continue to build strong relationships across our association of schools.

You are invited to join us for an excellent time of networking and fellowship with members from other school leadership teams over a 3-course meal. The dinner will include its own keynote speaker to encourage and inspire us in our leadership.

Event Information

Our CSA State Conference Leaders’ Dinner this year will be held at the Adelaide Pavillion in the Veale Gardens. It is an excellent opportunity to bring along your school leadership team for a time of networking, inspiration, and encouragement.

It will include a three-course meal and drinks. Payment for this event will not be accepted on the day. Invoices for school payments will be prepared and emailed in due course upon completion of your registration

This year's dinner keynote will be delivered by Stephen McAlpine.

We hope that you and your team can join us on the night.

Program Outline

A brief overview of the program is provided below, however please note this program is subject to change:

  • 6:00pm - Arrive & Mingle
  • 6:30pm - Welcome: Mark Ryan
  • 6:35pm - Three course dinner served
  • 8.00pm - Keynote presentation: Stephen McAlpine
  • 9:30pm - Close


Stephen McAlpine

Stephen McAlpine has been involved in pastoral ministry and church planting for three decades in Perth, with long-term involvement at board level in Christian schools in Western Australia. He has a background in journalism and writing, and is a blogger and author, focusing on the cultural pressures facing the church and Christian institutions in the increasingly secular West. His latest book, Being the Bad Guys was 2021 Australian Christian Book of the Year.

Your Host, Mark Ryan

Mark Ryan has been part of the CSA team since 2019 in the role of Executive Officer, SA. Mark has previous experience in leadership roles at Temple Christian College and, with degrees in both education and theology, held pastoral roles in a number of churches. Mark serves as a Director on the Board of Compass and with such an excellent grasp of biblical literacy, worldview and its application to culture, learning and vocation, is well-placed to lead CSA's national portfolio of, Christian Formation.

Event Sponsors

We are so grateful to our dinner sponsor who have helped to make this event possible.

Payton Dixon

Paynter Dixon is a family-owned construction services company with a strong focus on delivering exceptional projects across metropolitan and regional communities.

They specialise in a range of master planning, design and construction services for building owners and occupiers; employing an in-house team of architects, engineers and project managers.Partnering lies at the heart of our approach; working closely with clients to design, build and deliver high-quality and cost-effective projects which enhance their business.

Monday, 22 July 2024
6:00pm - 9:30pm ACST
$100 +GST
Adelaide Pavillion
Veale Gardens
Cnr South Terrace & Peacock Road
Adelaide SA 5000
Members only event
RSVP by 21-June-2024