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Blue Connections

What is Blue Connections?

Life Saving Victoria has recently launched a fantastic new networking event series – it’s called Blue Connections.

Why Blue Connections?

Connecting the broader Victorian lifesaving community to develop, learn, and network together while sharing experiences and common goals in an innovative and interactive personal and professional development series.

Together participants learn, grow and network through interactive workshops. Each event features a different key speaker, and topics are related to professional and personal development.

When and where do Blue Connections events take place?

Events are held once a month at Life Saving Victoria’s headquarters:
200 The Boulevard
Port Melbourne, VIC

Blue Connections Calendar


Next Blue Connections Event

Date: Wednesday 18th December 2019
Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm start
Location: Life Saving Victoria,  200 The Boulevard, Port Melbourne
Keynote Speaker:
Dr Mark Conner – Leader, Author, Speaker
Topic: Reflect and Reset

Session Overview

Join us for an evening of celebration, reflection and networking as we hear from the engaging and accomplished Dr Mark Conner, who will join us to reflect and celebrate the year that was and look to reset for the year ahead at Blue Connections final networking event for 2019!

Mark will guide us through and review the five key habits of healthy living:

1. Retreat regularly – clarifying our sense of purpose.
2. Deal with your internal stress – staying free and unstuck in our emotional world.
3. Keep growing – a commitment to a life of continual improvement.
4. Build healthy friendships – our relational world.
5. Keep physically fit – ensuring our health and well-being.

About Mark

Mark Conner is a gifted leader, author and speaker who brings a wealth of wisdom and life experience to whatever he engages in. After three decades of leadership in the not-for-profit space, Mark is now giving himself to speaking, training, writing and coaching others toward greater effectiveness.

Mark has a genuine passion for people and a desire to help them grow and change. He has a Doctorate of Ministry, completing a paper on leadership development and an Associate of Theology both completed in the United States of America. Mark also holds a Master of Arts in Theology and Diploma of Business Management both completed in Melbourne.

Some of Mark’s publications include:

Pass the Baton: Leadership Transition
Prison Break: Finding Personal Freedom
How to Avoid Burnout

Mark lives in Elwood with his wife, Nicole. They have three adult children, three grand-dogs, and one grandchild on the way!

“Self-care is not selfish! And the best gift you can give other people is you being a healthy person.”

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