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Edition Number 416. Updated Tuesday, 01 July 2014

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Community, Housing & Town Planning (3)

14 -16 July 2014
Canberra, ACT

2014 Stormwater NSW/ACT Conference

This event will address both current and ongoing issues relating to the Stormwater discipline, and is a professional development opportunity for all those working in service industries to the environment, stormwater and water quality.

Venue: QT Canberra (formerly Rydges Lakeside)

Contact: (02) 9744 5252

 

25-26 June, 2014
Melbourne, VIC

Evidence Based Community Engagement
Driving effective service & policy development
This event will explore innovative strategies for conducting evidence based decision making in the public sector. Emphasis will be placed on building an appetite for engagement across your organisation, and embedding consistent monitoring across all your programs.
Venue: CQ Functions

Contact: 1300 316 882

 

10-11 July 2014
Kingscliff, NSW

7th Making Cities Liveable Conference
This event will examine the challenges, opportunities, trends and issues currently facing sector professionals. Delegates and presenters will examine how to plan for healthy, sustainable and resilient cities.
Venue: Mantra on Salt Beach
Contact: (07) 5502 2068

 

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Customer Service & Relations (1)

8-9 July 2014
Sydney, NSW
Journey to the Centre of Effective Online Community Engagement
At this event community engagement practitioners from various industries will share their experiences and case studies of how they are using online engagement approaches and getting the most out of it.
Venue: Rydges Sydney Central (formerly called Sebel Surry Hills)

Contact: 1300 550 662

 

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Education & Child Development (5)

30 July - 1 August 2014
Melbourne, VIC

13th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference 2014

This event will showcase cutting-edge research on topical issues relating to how families are adjusting to a rapidly changing world. It will outline key policy priorities for advancing the wellbeing of Australian families and draw on the expertise and perspectives of a diverse range of specialists from around Australia and across the world.

Venue: Melbourne Convention Centre
Contact: (03) 9417 1350

 

20-21 August 2014
Melbourne, VIC
STEM Conference
Advancing innovation and research in STEM education and practice

This event will look at some of the key advantages and critical gaps in STEM education but also explore the policy and strategy settings that can enable participation and quality learning of STEM.
Venue: Rendezvous Hotel
Contact: (02) 9080 4307

 

21-22 August, 2014
Sydney, NSW

Girls & Education 3rd National Conference

This event will provide educators with insights and strategies to empower, energize and
engage young women.

Venue: SMC Conference & Function Centre
Contact: 1800 638 012

 

28-29 August 2014
Boys and Education
Melbourne, VIC

This event explores more fully the nuances of boys in order to develop new units/programs that can better support and strategically progress these students through their schooling experience.
Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Contact: 1800 638 012

 

31 August - 3 September 2014
Cairns, QLD
Tertiary Education Management Conference
This conference will explore how the tertiary education sector can adapt and grow in a constantly evolving environment, with changing social, economic and environmental landscapes.

Venue: Cairns Convention Centre
Contact: (03) 6234 7844

 

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Energy, Mining & Water (1)

14 -16 July 2014
Canberra, ACT

2014 Stormwater NSW/ACT Conference

This event will address both current and ongoing issues relating to the Stormwater discipline, and is a professional development opportunity for all those working in service industries to the environment, stormwater and water quality.

Venue: QT Canberra (formerly Rydges Lakeside)

Contact: (02) 9744 5252

 

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Environment & Sustainability (3)

10-11 July 2014
Kingscliff, NSW

7th Making Cities Liveable Conference
This event will examine the challenges, opportunities, trends and issues currently facing sector professionals. Delegates and presenters will examine how to plan for healthy, sustainable and resilient cities.
Venue: Mantra on Salt Beach

Contact: (07) 5502 2068

 

14 -16 July 2014
Canberra, ACT

2014 Stormwater NSW/ACT Conference

This event will address both current and ongoing issues relating to the Stormwater discipline, and is a professional development opportunity for all those working in service industries to the environment, stormwater and water quality.

Venue: QT Canberra (formerly Rydges Lakeside)

Contact: (02) 9744 5252

 

12-13 August 2014
Sydney, NSW
2014 Government Sustainability Conference
This event will provide delegates from Local, State and Federal Government and the wider public sector with comprehensive analysis and advice on how to address crucial environment issues and embed sustainability within their organisations.
Venue: Doltone House, Pyrmont
Contact: (03) 8534 5050 

 

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Government & Policy (3)

17 Jul 2014
Sydney, NSW
2014 IPAA NSW State Conference
Transforming our future: The changing face of the public sector
This event will provides a unique opportunity to listen to, and share ideas with experts, peers and colleagues across the sector as it faces the challenges of reform and the transformation of how government services are delivered.

Venue: The Grand Ballroom, The Westin Hotel
Contact: http://www.nsw.ipaa.org.au

 

5-7 August 2014
Canberra, ACT
ANZSOG Annual Conference 2014 - Growing National Prosperity: Government's role in the 21st century.
This event will provide you with the opportunity to understand the role you need to play in helping your organisation achieve prosperity for all.
Venue: Hyatt Hotel, Canberra
Contact: Tracey Fisher, (03) 9035 3214 or email conference2014@anzsog.edu.au

 

19-20 August 2014
Canberra, ACT

Driving Efficiency in Government Service Delivery
Innovative strategies on how to do more with less

This event will explore innovative strategies to transform internal service delivery; show how to prioritise resourcing through informed decision making; maximise efficiency through streamlining and automation; and provide tools to maintain quality in service. delivery.

Venue: QT Canberra
Contact: 1300 316 882

 

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Health (4)

20-25 July 2014
Melbourne, Australia
20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014)

This event is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policymakers, people living with HIV and others committed to ending the epidemic.
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Contact: (03) 8527 9301

 

23-25 July 2014
Canberra, ACT
2014 Primary Health Care Research Conference
This event's theme, Integrating knowledge exchange to improve primary health care outcomes, seeks to foster a culture in which knowledge exchange becomes automatic, a part of core business for everyone who wants to contribute to the improvement of primary health care outcomes.
Venue: National Convention Centre
Contact: (02) 6281 6624

 

24 -25 July 2014
Sydney, NSW
4th Annual National Hospital Procurement Conference 2014
This event will show how to pursue a number of cost-saving measures whilst meeting clinical and financial goals. It will bring together leading procurement specialists, case studies and research findings.
Venue: The Menzies Hotel
Contact: (02) 9080 4090

 

29-30 July 2014
Sydney, NSW

The Health & Aged Care Blended Learning Conference 2014
This event will explore cutting edge content, strategy and delivery strategies to boost educational outcomes in the Health and Aged Care sector.
Venue: Mercure Hotel
Contact: (02) 8239 9700

 

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Indigenous Affairs (1)

22-23 July 2014
Canberra, ACT
HR Leading in Times of Change
This event will show how HR can successfully lead, manage and clean up after change.
Venue: Hotel Realm
Contact: 1300 316 882

 

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Infrastructure & Transport (1)

19-20 August 2014
Melbourne, VIC

The Future of Infrastructure Conference
Driving economic growth and long-term productivity for Australia

This event will explore state and national challenges which impact the long term economic growth and future of infrastructure development in Australia at this time. It will also address the latest proposals for changes within Australia's infrastructure.
Venue: Hilton On The Park,
Contact: (02) 9080 4307

 

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Innovation (3)

new24-25 September 2014
Canberra, ACT

Data as a Strategic Asset
How to maximise the potential of data in the public sector

At this event you will hear from institutions that have successfully initiated change and embedded new practices.

Venue: Canberra Rex Hotel

Contact: (02) 9239 5700

 

8-9 July 2014
Sydney, NSW
Journey to the Centre of Effective Online Community Engagement
At this event community engagement practitioners from various industries will share their experiences and case studies of how they are using online engagement approaches and getting the most out of it.
Venue: Rydges Sydney Central (formerly called Sebel Surry Hills)
Contact: 1300 550 662

 

13- 15 August 2014

Melbourne VIC

LEADit 2014 - 17th itSMF Australia Annual National Conference & Exhibition

The largest Service Management event in the Southern Hemisphere features keynotes by Dr Neil Fraser, Peter Hepworth, Nigel Dalton, Rob England, Peter Nikoletatos, James Finister and Jason McCartney. 50 case study topics include: Cloud, the BYOD Revolution, the Future of Mobility, SIAM, COBIT 5, Cyber Security, Big Data Analytics, ITIL vs. DevOps, Axelos, Strategy Planning Processes, Accelerated Connectness, Service Desk Innovation, Business Value Dashboards, DIY ITSM, Knowledge Management, Internet of Things, SACM, Metrics, and 7 workshops on 12 August including SFIA, Standard+Case, Agile Virtual Teams, Disruptive Service Management for Business and Adopting COBIT. Connect with 500 ITSM Professional in the Service Management Community at LEAD it 2014.

Registration now open - http://leadit2014.itsmf.org.au/

Venue: Pullman Albert Park

Contact: (03) 9879 5466, info@itsmf.org.au

 

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IT, ICT & Technology (3)

new24-25 September 2014
Canberra, ACT

Data as a Strategic Asset
How to maximise the potential of data in the public sector

At this event you will hear from institutions that have successfully initiated change and embedded new practices.

Venue: Canberra Rex Hotel
Contact: (02) 9239 5700

 

8-9 July 2014
Sydney, NSW
Journey to the Centre of Effective Online Community Engagement
At this event community engagement practitioners from various industries will share their experiences and case studies of how they are using online engagement approaches and getting the most out of it.
Venue: Rydges Sydney Central (formerly called Sebel Surry Hills)
Contact: 1300 550 662

 

13- 15 August 2014

Melbourne VIC

LEADit 2014 - 17th itSMF Australia Annual National Conference & Exhibition

The largest Service Management event in the Southern Hemisphere features keynotes by Dr Neil Fraser, Peter Hepworth, Nigel Dalton, Rob England, Peter Nikoletatos, James Finister and Jason McCartney. 50 case study topics include: Cloud, the BYOD Revolution, the Future of Mobility, SIAM, COBIT 5, Cyber Security, Big Data Analytics, ITIL vs. DevOps, Axelos, Strategy Planning Processes, Accelerated Connectness, Service Desk Innovation, Business Value Dashboards, DIY ITSM, Knowledge Management, Internet of Things, SACM, Metrics, and 7 workshops on 12 August including SFIA, Standard+Case, Agile Virtual Teams, Disruptive Service Management for Business and Adopting COBIT. Connect with 500 ITSM Professional in the Service Management Community at LEAD it 2014.

Registration now open - http://leadit2014.itsmf.org.au/

Venue: Pullman Albert Park

Contact: (03) 9879 5466, info@itsmf.org.au

 

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Leadership & Management (4)

new9-10 September 2014
Melbourne, VIC
The 2nd Annual Public Sector Women in Leadership Victoria Summit 2014
This event will explore key strategies and solutions for enhancing leadership effectiveness and career advancement of women in the public sector.
 Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Contact: (02) 8239 9700

 

new16-17 September 2014
Canberra, ACT
The Public Sector Executive Level Leadership Conference 2014
This event will explore new strategies in leadership, featuring stories of success and expert leadership advice in the current changing climate, and tailored to Federal EL1/EL2 banding and State Government equivalents.
Venue: Boat House by the Lake, Canberra
Contact: (02) 8239 9700

 

22-23 July 2014
Canberra, ACT
The National Public Sector Women in Leadership Summit 2014
This event will develop and refine leadership skills for successful leadership and career advancement in the evolving public sector.

Venue: Hyatt Hotel
Contact: (02) 8239 9700

 

13-15 August, 2014
Sydney, NSW

The 2nd Annual Women in Engineering Leadership Summit 2014
This event will address the unique challenges that face women in the engineering profession and provide practical and proven strategies to overcome them for enhanced leadership success.

Venue: Rydges World Square, Sydney

Contact: (02) 8239 9700

 

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Legal & Mediation (1)

29-30 July 2014
Sydney, NSW
Legal Information & Records Management Evolution Forum 2014

This event will explore critical issues in information
security, data governance in an electronic world and influencing change in your
organisation.
Venue: Mercure Sydney
Contact: (02) 8239 9700

 

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Procurement & Logistics (1)26-27 August 2014
Sydney, NSW
Procurement Transformation in the Public Sector
Managing procurement risk in times of significant change
This event will show how to manage procurement risk in the midst of transformational change; build and develop a high performance culture and skill base in your organisation; design a transparent, efficient and highly competitive procurement process; and provide strategies to utilise technology to revolutionise payments and analytics potential.
Venue: Boulevard Hotel
Contact: 1300 316 882

 

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Public Administration (3)

new24-25 September 2014
Canberra, ACT

Data as a Strategic Asset
How to maximise the potential of data in the public sector

At this event you will hear from institutions that have successfully initiated change and embedded new practices.

Venue: Canberra Rex Hotel
Contact: (02) 9239 5700

 

17 Jul 2014
Sydney, NSW
2014 IPAA NSW State Conference
Transforming our future: The changing face of the public sector
This event will provides a unique opportunity to listen to, and share ideas with experts, peers and colleagues across the sector as it faces the challenges of reform and the transformation of how government services are delivered.

Venue: The Grand Ballroom, The Westin Hotel
Contact: http://www.nsw.ipaa.org.au

 

5-7 August 2014
Canberra, ACT
ANZSOG Annual Conference 2014 - Growing National Prosperity: Government's role in the 21st century.
This event will provide you with the opportunity to understand the role you need to play in helping your organisation achieve prosperity for all.
Venue: Hyatt Hotel, Canberra
Contact: Tracey Fisher, (03) 9035 3214 or email conference2014@anzsog.edu.au

 

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Public Affairs & Communication (1)

26-27 August 2014
Sydney, NSW
The Women in Media and Communications Leadership Summit 2014
This event will explore perspectives on the optimal balance of soft and technical skills required for leadership excellence within the media and communication industry.
Venue: Italian Village, Sydney
Contact: (02) 8239 9700

 

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Society & Human Rights (2)

25 July 2014
Melbourne, VIC
The Annual Castan Centre for Human Rights Law Conference

This event will discuss a range of current humans rights issues including internet spying, the consequences of border protection policies, Indigenous rights in the criminal justice system and women's reproductive rights.
Venue: Deakin Edge, Federation Square

Contact: (03) 9905 3327

 

30 July - 1 August 2014
Melbourne, VIC

13th Australian Institute of Family Studies Conference 2014

This event will showcase cutting-edge research on topical issues relating to how families are adjusting to a rapidly changing world. It will outline key policy priorities for advancing the wellbeing of Australian families and draw on the expertise and perspectives of a diverse range of specialists from around Australia and across the world.

Venue: Melbourne Convention Centre
Contact: (03) 9417 1350

 

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Women's Affairs (4)

new9-10 September 2014
Melbourne, VIC
The 2nd Annual Public Sector Women in Leadership Victoria Summit 2014
This event will explore key strategies and solutions for enhancing leadership effectiveness and career advancement of women in the public sector.
Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Contact: (02) 8239 9700

 

22-23 July 2014
Canberra, ACT
The National Public Sector Women in Leadership Summit 2014
This event will develop and refine leadership skills for successful leadership and career advancement in the evolving public sector.

Venue: Hyatt Hotel
Contact: (02) 8239 9700

 

13-15 August, 2014
Sydney, NSW
The 2nd Annual Women in Engineering Leadership Summit 2014
This event will address the unique challenges that face women in the engineering profession and provide practical and proven strategies to overcome them for enhanced leadership success.
Venue: Rydges World Square, Sydney

Contact: (02) 8239 9700

 

26-27 August 2014
Sydney, NSW
The Women in Media and Communications Leadership Summit 2014
This event will explore perspectives on the optimal balance of soft and technical skills required for leadership excellence within the media and communication industry.
Venue: Italian Village, Sydney

Contact: (02) 8239 9700


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