10 May 2017
Victoria University of Wellington, Kelburn Campus, Hunter Lecture Theatre 323, Hunter Building, Level 2, Kelburn Parade.

Presented by Dr Bronwyn Wood
Lectures, talks and seminars
The Road Ahead Seminar Series
10th May 2017 5:30pm to 10th May 2017 6:30pm
Hunter Lecture Theatre 323, Hunter Building, Level 2, Kelburn Parade.

How are young people responding to these initiatives? And how well is New Zealand doing in creating space for young citizens to participate?

The Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies and the Faculty of Education Seminar Series.Read more
12 May 2017
Writers Victoria, in The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale St

In the modern workplace, nearly all staff members are expected to make speeches, but most people are daunted by the idea of doing an oral presentation. Learning to present well can consolidate your brand presence and save you (and your audiences) a lot of discomfort.

Who should attend?

People involved or interested in marketing and communications, public relations, speechwriting, politics, corporate communications, or media liaison.

Learn how to:Read more
15 May 2017 to 16 May 2017
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Families Australia invites you to join us for the 5th Child Aware Approaches Conference, 15 - 16 May 2017, Brisbane. The two day national conference, Child Aware Approaches: Driving national action on child safety and wellbeing, aims to advance the goals of the National Framework for Protecting Australia’s Children 2009 – 2020, the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010 – 2022, and advance the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.Read more
16 May 2017 to 17 May 2017
Royal on the Park Brisbane

Women account for more than 50% of Queensland’s population...

And yet, despite many developments for women in the workforce, we have a long way to go before gender equality is reached.

Australian women still earn 20% less than their male counterparts, hold only 15% of all CEO equivalent positions, and half have experienced workplace discrimination relating to pregnancy or parental leave.Read more
16 May 2017 to 17 May 2017


Dr Zina O’Leary’s engaging style will help participants develop confidence and skills to tell a compelling evidence-based story with the power to influence change in all aspects of working life.

The ability to deliver cut-through messages that convince people to act is a highly prized attribute. Dr O’Leary’s workshop will help you improve your ability to make things happen. This program is relevant to a wide range of roles. Anyone who needs to deliver written and verbal presentations to make an impact and to influence people will benefit from attendingRead more
17 May 2017 to 18 May 2017
L'Aqua Sydney...

Design a roadmap for a technology driven business

Local councils are undergoing rapid and drastic changes due to government legislation, digital disruption and online mobility. Communities’ expectations are changing and digitality is becoming ingrained in daily practice. As councils look for solutions to increase efficiency and productivity internally and with their communities, innovation calls.

At the Local Government Technology & Innovation Summit, you will explore two journeys:Read more
23 May 2017
Auditorium, Auckland Museum The Domain, Parnell, Auckland 1010

For a long time in our urban centres, nature has been fighting a losing battle. Perhaps those living in residential areas had been comforted by the fact that the Department of Conservation and its predecessors have been doing their best to save our native birds from extinction on offshore islands, or more recently, mainland eco-sanctuaries. But, these endeavours on their own, are not enough to reverse the ongoing decline in native biodiversity. What if cities were seen as a solution to the problem and what needs to happen?Read more
31 May 2017 to 2 June 2017
The Amora Jamison Hotel

Intranets 2017 - the essential intranet conference

May 31 - June 2

Australia’s truest and biggest intranet conference is coming to Sydney again!

Produced by Step Two, this yearly event is designed by intranet folk for intranet folk. With local and international speakers, and participants from across the region, this is your chance to connect with the rest of the intranet community.

We bring in speakers from Europe, the USA, Asia and New Zealand and of course from around the nation as well as.Read more
5 June 2017 to 9 June 2017
QT Canberra

Evolving government policy directions and shifting priorities around projects and programs, keep PMOs on their toes as they seek to create value in a changing space. An innovative mindset and flexible approach to delivery are key to succeeding in this environment. In order to navigate these challenges and establish longevity and value, leaders must develop and refine their personal leadership skill set. This conference provides participants with practical strategies and techniques to form an actionable plan to boost productivity and drive project success.Read more
5 June 2017
Ionic Room Sydney Masonic Centre, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney

In recent years there have been many changes to policies and programs affecting access to housing and support for lower income and vulnerable households.

It's time to reflect on what's happening to see what's working, what's not and what else we need to do so that people have secure, suitable and affordable housing and the support they need to enhance their wellbeing, engagement and participation in our society.Read more