Events

20 Aug 2018 (All day) to 22 Aug 2018 (All day)

On behalf of the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA), we invite you to join us at the ACWA 2018 Conference .

The ACWA Conference is widely regarded as the premier event on both national and international calendars for child and family practitioners, policy makers,...

21 Aug 2018 - 08:30 to 13:30

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The Australian Public Sector is under growing pressure to modernise processes and systems, to facilitate the delivery of efficient and user-centric services fit...

22 Aug 2018 - 08:00 to 24 Aug 2018 - 17:00

The gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and non-Indigenous remains wide, and in some areas, it has even widened over the years.

Statistics show that Indigenous students across Australia are less likely to attend regularly, graduate and leave with sufficient...

22 Aug 2018 - 08:30 to 23 Aug 2018 - 17:00

Australasia's Definitive and Independent CAT Risk Event. Delivered by the industry's leading CAT risk thought leaders, the 4th Biennial CAT Risk Management & Modelling Australasia 2018 brings together leading international and local CAT...

22 Aug 2018 - 08:30 to 13:30

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The Australian Public Sector is under growing pressure to modernise processes and systems, to facilitate the delivery of efficient and user-centric services fit...

27 Aug 2018 - 09:30 to 14:00

Join us for a half-day event showcasing the latest research on urban composting solutions, covering kerbside collection to onsite composting for multi-unit developments, offices and hospitality spaces.

 

Craig Reucassel of War on Waste will be the opening speaker and MC of the...

28 Aug 2018 - 08:30 to 31 Aug 2018 - 17:00

Harnessing innovative solutions from government, industry and the wider housing community to tackle Australia’s housing crisis.

5th Affordable Housing Development summit taking place in Melbourne on 28-30 August. Visit the...

29 Aug 2018 - 08:00 to 31 Aug 2018 - 17:00

Procurement managers from right across Australia’s public sector are continually striving to ensure they deliver the best value for money for tax payers and contribute to the strategic goals of their organisations.

The government expectations for expenditure and management of public funds...

3 Sep 2018 - 08:30 to 26 Sep 2018 - 16:30

This practical course is designed to equip experienced Policy Officers with key knowledge and skills to assist them to meet demanding aspects of their role.

The Senior Policy Officers Intensive is built around five critical skill areas:

  • Assessing policy priorities,
  • ...
3 Sep 2018 - 08:30 to 7 Sep 2018 - 16:30

Middle managers in the APS face a unique set of challenges. They must deliver results whilst managing decreased resources, fluctuating staff and stakeholder expectations. Middle managers must also be able to manage pressures from above, below and across their organisations. Although this level...

5 Sep 2018 - 08:30 to 6 Sep 2018 - 05:30

Conference | 5th & 6th September 

Pre-Conference Workshop: Workforce Analytics | 4th September 

Bringing together key personnel from federal and state government entities, the upcoming 3rd annual Public-Sector Workforce Planning and...

10 Sep 2018 (All day) to 16 Sep 2018 (All day)

Social Sciences Week is an opportunity for social scientists to engage non-academic audiences with cutting edge social science research, to showcase the diversity and relevance of social science. It will include interactive...

10 Sep 2018 - 08:30 to 14 Sep 2018 - 05:30

The premier career development opportunity for current, emerging and future leaders in the Victorian Public Sector. 

Want to unleash your leadership potential? Need to develop the skills to get there? To celebrate the 10th Public Sector Women in Leadership Victoria Summit, we have invited...

10 Sep 2018 - 08:30 to 14 Sep 2018 - 16:30

Significant progress has been made by the Queensland Government to increase diversity and gender equality in the public sector. Despite this progress, there is still a notable imbalance of gender representation in executive leadership roles across many departments and agencies. To level the...

11 Sep 2018 - 08:00 to 13 Sep 2018 - 17:00

The 5th Public Sector EA/PA Summit explores winning strategies for progressing within your role as a public sector assistant. The summit will focus on the evolving expectations of those in assistant positions, as well as providing critical skill development and career progression strategies to...

11 Sep 2018 - 08:30 to 14 Sep 2018 - 16:30

Local Government continues to face substantial change. Whether it's merges and amalgamations or re-elections and changes in leadership, change can be challenging. But how do you successfully navigate these challenges with the added pressure of leading in the public context? The key is to define...

11 Sep 2018 - 09:00 to 13:30

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Cyber threats and attacks disrupt infrastructure, networks, information and services and can cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, due to stolen IP and...

12 Sep 2018 (All day) to 14 Sep 2018 (All day)

The Australasian Council of Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities Conference & AGM will be held in Canberra from 12-14 September.

2018 topic: Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) in a Post-Truth World: Finding a Role, Having an Impact

Hosted by the Australian National...

12 Sep 2018 - 09:00 to 13:30

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Cyber threats and attacks disrupt infrastructure, networks, information and services and can cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, due to stolen IP and...

12 Sep 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00

This event is part of Social Sciences Week 10-16 September 2018. Social Sciences Week is an opportunity for social scientists to engage non-academic audiences with cutting edge social science research, to showcase the diversity and...

13 Sep 2018 - 09:15 to 16:00

Hear from international experts about how they are using collaborative methods to engage communities, service providers and policy makers to problem solve and effect community and service system change.

  • Dr Penny Hagen, Co-design Lead, Auckland Co-design Lab - 'Co-
  • ...
17 Sep 2018 - 08:30 to 19 Sep 2018 - 16:45

The Enterprise Digital Transformation Australia conference brings together leaders from a variety of industries to identify opportunities to develop digital capabilities for better customer service, engagement and delivery.  Attendance at this timely...

17 Sep 2018 - 09:00 to 21 Sep 2018 - 16:00

Evaluation has never been more exciting, yet challenging. Our context is changing at a dizzying rate.

We invite you to explore the changing contexts for evaluation and what it might mean for you and the areas in which you work with our aes2018 conference...

19 Sep 2018 - 09:00 to 13:30

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Cyber threats and attacks disrupt infrastructure, networks, information and services and can cause hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, due to stolen IP and...

25 Sep 2018 - 14:00 to 28 Sep 2018 - 17:00

The Australasian Association for Digital Humanities (aaDH) is pleased to announce its fourth conference, to be held at the University of South Australia in Adelaide, 25 – 28 September 2018.

Keynote speakers are:

Rachel Neaman, Neaman Consulting, UK

Mahendra...

26 Sep 2018 - 09:30 to 17:00

A free, one-day workshop convened by the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Convenors: ...

15 Oct 2018 (All day) to 19 Oct 2018 (All day)

eResearch 2018 will offer delegates the opportunity to engage, connect, and share their ideas and exemplars concerning new information centric research capabilities, and how information and communication technologies help researchers to collaborate, collect, manage, share, process, analyse,...

22 Oct 2018 (All day) to 24 Oct 2018 (All day)

Are you committed to using evidence to improve lives? Are you involved in creating policies, designing programs or changing behaviours to create sustainable change in Australia or worldwide?

The Global Evidence and Implementation Summit will help you access, understand, synthesis and use...

23 Oct 2018 - 08:00 to 25 Oct 2018 - 17:00

The 11th Social Media for Government Summit explores new strategies and best practices for utilising the power of social media and making informed digital decisions. 

Government departments, agencies and local councils can learn how to harness social media’s unprecedented reach as a means...

23 Oct 2018 - 08:00 to 25 Oct 2018 - 17:00

The summit features leading national and international case studies from across industries with proven techniques to recruit, engage and retain an efficient, customer-centric workforce. This summit also provides attendees with strategies to integrate and leverage the latest customer contact...

29 Oct 2018 - 08:30 to 2 Nov 2018 - 16:30

Due to ongoing change in the public sector, there is a greater need for more effective performance across all levels. But how do you stand out from the crowd? Emerging leaders must learn to be resilient, intuitive and engaging. This conference will equip APS 5-6's with the tools, techniques and...

31 Oct 2018 - 08:30 to 1 Nov 2018 - 05:00

In 2017, the Federal budget announced a significant investment to increase funding for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander students education of $1.4 billion over 5 years. The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander...

1 Nov 2018 - 08:30 to 2 Nov 2018 - 16:30

Due to ongoing transformation occurring within the Australian Public Service, there is a greater need for effective leadership performance across all levels. Public sector leaders are now required to undertake work of a more complex nature, operating in an autonomous and strategic manner. As...

8 Nov 2018 - 09:30 to 17:00

What is the digital economy? What does it mean for your organisation? What is your role in driving change for good?

Contemporary organisations and citizens are embroiled in the early stages of the Fourth Industrial Revolution – a disruption characterised by mass data digitisation linked...

14 Nov 2018 - 08:00 to 15 Nov 2018 - 16:45

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Although risk management is not a new concept in the Australian Public Service, the sector continues to lack risk maturity and remains rather risk averse. Consequently, government departments and agencies face the...

19 Nov 2018 - 09:00 to 23 Nov 2018 - 04:30

A number of qualities define a successful leader in the Public Sector. They must be resilient, bold and confident. This is no different for emerging leaders who wish to drive their career forward.

The VPS 5-6 Professional Development and Leadership Conference is bringing together...

19 Nov 2018 - 09:00 to 21 Nov 2018 - 17:00

With the big data market expected to reach around $103 billion globally, organisations are now focused on gaining a competitive-edge through strategic use and applications of data.

Akolade’s Australian Data Summit provides leading case studies exploring data management, organisational...

20 Nov 2018 - 08:00 to 22 Nov 2018 - 17:00

The Indigenous economy is one of Australia’s fastest growing economies. There are an increasing number of Indigenous businesses opening up each year, contributing to Australia’s overall economy, as well as Aboriginal communities and their people.

The 5th National Indigenous Economic...

20 Nov 2018 - 08:30 to 23 Nov 2018 - 05:30

Advanced skills and strategies to increase productivity, efficiency and overall performance.

The Public Sector is evolving rapidly, presenting various unprecedented challenges and exciting opportunities. Existing and emerging finance leaders have the opportunity to invest in their success...

27 Nov 2018 (All day) to 28 Nov 2018 (All day)

The 7th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation will be held at The University of Sydney in November. This year, the National Health and Medical Research Council will be partnering with The REWARD Alliance.

The theme will be ‘Ensuring Value in Research’ with a particular focus on...

27 Nov 2018 - 08:00 to 29 Nov 2018 - 17:00

The 2nd Corporate Communications Leadership Forum offers practical insights into the effective methods to build communication strategies that align with business goals. This forum delves into case studies with proven tools and techniques to utilise data insights and analytics to develop...

4 Dec 2018 - 08:00 to 6 Dec 2018 - 17:00

With the whole-of-government Digital WA Strategy aiming to have 75% of government related public transactions completed online by 2020; government departments and agencies are now focused on driving digital transformation through upskilled digital capability and proactive cyber resilience....

4 Dec 2018 - 08:00 to 6 Dec 2018 - 17:00

To succeed and thrive under the NDIS requires a fundamental rethink in the way your organisation does business - the Delivering Disability Care conference will be your toolkit for success. With thought-leading presentations, innovative ideas and extensive opportunities for networking, this...