The 2nd International Sea Kayaking Educators Symposium

A more detailed program will be provided to participants upon arrival.

Sunday 11th

4pm  –  Registration at Baldwin Spencer Group Lodge, Tidal River, Wilsons Promontory.
5pm  –  Afternoon tea with an informal welcome and refreshments.
6:15pm  –  Welcome to ISKES in Baldwin Spencer (HQ). Introduction to The Prom / Yiruk / Wamoom
7pm  –  Opening night dinner in Baldwin Spencer (HQ).
8pm  –  Opening Night Talk by John Jacoby: most capped modern-day crosser (in a sea kayak!) of Bass Strait. 
9pm-late  –  Social evening, including bar, in Baldwin Spencer.

Monday 12th

Morning  –  Self serve breakfast in main lodges and free time.
8:15am  –  Briefing in Baldwin Spencer (HQ).
8:45am to 12:15pm  –  FIRST BLOCK: Round of sessions and choice of a Masterclass (including Morning Tea).
12:30pm  –  Lunch in Authur Lucas and Baldwin Spencer
1:45pm to 4:45pm  –  SECOND BLOCK: Concurrent masterclass sessions, both on water and land.
5:15pm  –  Afternoon Tea on the lawn or Author Lucas
5:30pm  –  Informal Presentation by Expedition Kayaks
6:15pm  –  Dinner preparation and eating in main lodges.
8pm until late  –  Social evening in Baldwin Spencer

Tuesday 13th

Morning  –  Self serve breakfast in main lodges and free time.
8:15am  –  Briefing in Baldwin Spencer (HQ).
8:45am to 12:30pm  –  THRID BLOCK: Round of sessions and choice of a Masterclass (including Morning Tea).
12:30pm  –  Lunch in Authur Lucas and Baldwin Spencer
2:00pm to 3:30pm  –  FOURTH BLOCK: Round of 90 minute or back-to-back sessions.
3:30pm  –  Afternoon tea on the lawn or Baldwin Spencer
3:45pm  –  Free space for a paddle, run, walk, ect.
6:15pm  –  Dinner preparation and eating in main lodges.
8pm until late  –  Micro ‘Film / Story Event’ and social evening in Baldwin Spencer.

Wednesday 14th

Morning  –  Self serve breakfast in main lodges and free time.
8:15am  –  Briefing in Baldwin Spencer (HQ).
9am until the afternoon  –   DAY PADDLE: Journey options will be communicated during ISKES.
  • Coasting South: To Oberon Bay return
  • Crossing: 14 km out and back to Normal Island
  • Crossing and circumnavigation: 18 km round trip and circumnavigate of Norman Island.
  • Coasting North: To Picnic Bay return
  • High wind options: Shallow Inlet/Yanakie, Darby River, Tidal River, Norman Bay.
7pm  –   Banquet Dinner in Baldwin Spencer (HQ).
8pm until late  –  Social evening in Baldwin Spencer
** Tuesday can be swapped with Wednesday depending on weather conditions.

Thursday 15th

Morning  –  Self serve breakfast in main lodges and free time.
9am to 10:30am  –   PLENARY in Baldwyn Spencer, announcement/ideas for ISKES 3.0, and official close of Symposium.
10:30am  –  Move out of lodges
11:30am  –  Farewell and departure.