The Association Annual Conference in 2018 will be held in Bournemouth on 19/20/21 March. For hotel bookings, please click onto the following link which will take you through to the dedicated accommodation website:

Please click here for information regarding the Conference Walk 

Please click here for the Sheila Craine Walk booking form

Please click here for the Golf flyer


We are delighted to annouce that our Guest Speaker on Tuesday afternoon will be Helen Sharman OBE, the first British Astronaut.   Helen was the first Briton in space when, in May 1991, she launched on a Soyuz spacecraft to spend eight days orbiting the Earth, most of that time on the Mir Space Station. These days Helen works full-time at the Department of Chemistry, Imperial College, London and she speaks regularly about her space experiences.





Monday 19th March 2018

Golf Tournament at The Meyrick Park Golf Club.

Choice of pre-booked Sheila Craine walks to Hengistbury Head and around Bournemouth

Bowls –to be confirmed

1.00 pm - Registration opens in the BIC

                Over 40 commercial, Charity, IW and Rotary Club stands in the Solent Hall


Tuesday 20th March 2018

8.30 am - BIC open

9.30 am - Celebration of Unity and Service

                Civic Greetings from The Mayor of Bournemouth

                Greetings from IIW President Kapila Gupta

                Greetings from RIBI President Denis Spiller

                Presentation by a speaker representing Children’s Hospices

                Golf trophy presentations

2.00 pm - Rotarian Mark Little – “ Modern Slavery”

                Cheque presentation to Alzheimers Research UK     

                Rotarian Norma Howell “Medical Detection Dogs”

                Speaker – to be confirmed

8.15 pm - The Opera Boys


Wednesday 21st March 2018

8.30 am - BIC open

9.30 am - Annual General Meeting

2.00 pm - Guest speaker: Helen Sharman OBE,  Britain’s First Astronaut

                Address by Association President Liz Thomas

                Close of session - Entertainment by Hampshire Jazz Centre


8.15 pm -10.30 pm  “Old Dogz New Trix” 



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