IPAA
Events

 

IPAA delivers a variety of events for its members and those interested in the public sector.

Here is a taste of what’s on offer.

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On the Couch with Rodney Harrex

Rodney Harrex, Chief Executive, South Australian Tourism Commission, will talk about the way COVID-19 has impacted the tourism industry in South Australia as well as the initiatives and project that will assist its recovery.

IPAA South Australia invites its members and the wider South Australian public sector to submit questions for Rodney by 21 September 2020 via the IPAA SA website.

A pre-recorded video of Rodney Harrex ‘On the Couch’ will be released on 30 September 2020

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2020 - A Year of Looking Back and Forward

A free live streamed Future Leaders Series event

This event brings together an expert panel to discuss innovation in times of transformational change and how this experience might translate more broadly to future leaders and the public sector.

Panellists include Dr Marie-Louise Ayres, Director-General, National Library of Australia, Rachael Coghlan, CEO, Artistic Director, Craft ACT, and Michael Sanese, Manager, People and Organisational Consulting, PwC and IPAA Future Leaders Committee Member.

7 October 2020
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEST)

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Caring for Country Series

A free online event with the Bunurong Land Council

An opportunity to hear from Traditional Owners talking about why it is so important to protect cultural heritage, how it is managed, and what needs to occur at the government level to help Traditional Owners (and all Victorians) better care for Country.

9 October 2020
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEST)

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Recovering better than ever with systems-led design

A online webinar

This event will be hosted by Jo Clancy (Strategy and Design Facilitator, Founder of The Adaptability Factor) and facilitated by Misha Kaur (Assistant Commissioner of Design, Australian Taxation Office), Fabio Oliveira (Innovation Centre Director, WorkSafe Victoria) and Kirsty Elderton (Principal & Lead of Design Practice, The Nous Group).

13 October 2020
2.00 pm – 3.30 pm (AEST)

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Seamless Digital Government

Setting new standards — a one day conference

Western Australia’s digital transformation program will be focus of this one-day conference exploring the reform objectives of the Office of Digital Government, as they relate to data sharing and analytics, service delivery, the digital divide and cybersecurity.

Martin Stewart-Weeks, co-author of ‘Are We There Yet? The Digital Transformation of Government and the Public Sector in Australia’ will deliver the keynote address. The program includes a range of distinguished speakers from the public and private sectors.

14 October 2020
9.15 am – 4.15 pm (AWST)

Perth CBD

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Caring for Country Series

A free online event with the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans

An opportunity to hear from Traditional Owners talking about why it is so important to protect cultural heritage, how it is managed, and what needs to occur at the government level to help Traditional Owners (and all Victorians) better care for Country.

16 October 2020
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEST)

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2020 State Budget Briefing

With WA Treasurer, the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA

16 October 2020
7.15 am – 9.00 am (AWST)

Perth CBD

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Managing a Crisis and Planning for Recovery and Restoration

An online event with Dr Christine Nixon APM

20 October 2020
2.00 pm – 3.00 pm (AEST)

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The Garran Oration

Delivered by The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, the Minister for Health, Parliament of Australia

The Garran Oration honours the memory of the first, and one of the greatest, of the Australian Commonwealth’s public servants: Sir Robert Garran GCMG.

In 2020 the public sector has played a critical in Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. One factor in the success of the response has been a close partnership between political leaders and public sector health experts.

During a particularly challenging year, what lessons can we learn about the value of public service and the ongoing role the sector plays in supporting Australia’s citizens?

21 October 2020
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEST)

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In Conversation with Graham Ashton AM APM

An online event with former Chief Commissioner Victoria Police, Graham Ashton AM APM

22 October 2020
2.00 pm – 3.15 pm (AEST)

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The 35th W. S. Lonnie Awards

Recognising excellence and accountability in Annual Reporting in Western Australia

The annual W.S. Lonnie Awards recognise the importance of Annual Reports being accountable and transparent in a succinct and independent way. All State agencies in Western Australia are eligible and are automatically considered as part of the judging process.

30 October 2020
12.15 pm – 2.30 pm (AWST)

Hyatt Regency Perth
99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth

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Women in Public Sector Leadership Conference

Super Early Bird Pricing now available

Now in it’s fourth year, this full day conference will provide you with inspiration and information to bring positive change in Western Australia’s workforce.

It will explore the critical issues affecting the advancement of women into leadership roles within the sector, and feature presentations by prominent leaders from across Australia.

Catherine McGregor AM, a distinguished former Australian Army Officer with nearly four decades of experience, will deliver a keynote address.

20 November 2020
9.30 am – 4.15 pm (AWST)

Central Perth

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Annual State of the Sector

Delivered by Tim Reardon, Secretary, Department of Premier & Cabinet NSW

What are the important insights from the past 12 months? And what are the big challenges for the public sector in the year ahead?

These are some of the questions Tim Reardon will address in his State of the Sector address.

26 November 2020
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEST)

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