IPAA’s
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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Annual State of the Sector with Tim Reardon

A live online event supported by Bendelta

Tim Reardon, Secretary, NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet will share his insights on the public sector’s response to the challenges of 2020 and look forward to 2021.

The discussion will be facilitated by John Hubby FIPAA, IPAA NSW Vice President and Deputy Secretary, Corporate Services, NSW Department of Communities and Justice.

26 November 2020
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEDT)

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Launch of the 'Lead the Way: Defence Transformation Strategy' by the Minister of Defence

A live streamed online event with Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, Minister for Defence

Together with the ‘2020 Defence Strategic Update’ and the ‘2020 Force Structure Plan’, the Defence Transformation Strategy provides the long-term vision and framework to guide Defence to shape, deter and respond to challenges in Australia’s national interests now, and into the future.

Adaptation and agility are central to Defence’s ability to fulfil its role and meet its commitments to the Government and to the Australian people.

The Minister’s speech to Defence’s Senior Leaders Group will be livestreamed via Gov Teams.

27 November 2020
9.30 am – 10.00 am (AEDT)

GovTEAMS (Microsoft Teams) is accessible to the general public via a web browser.

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Regulatory responses to the coronavirus: dealing with a crisis and supporting economic activity

A lunchbox seminar via Zoom

Anna Cronin, Commissioner with Better Regulation Victoria and Red Tape Commissioner will talk about the experience of regulators in their rapid response to COVID-19 and the way they implement their regulations.

Anna will be joined in conversation for the seminar by Miles Hutchinson, Senior Economist at Better Regulation Victoria and YIPAA Advisory Committee Chair.

27 November 2020
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEDT)

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On the Couch with Gary Barnes

A live online event

Gary Barnes, is the newly appointed Secretary, Department of Regional NSW, and will be speaking with former ABC journalist Monica Attard.

Following their conversation live audience questions will be taken as part of a brief question and answer session.

30 November 2020
12.00 pm – 1.00 pm (AEDT)

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Looking forward: transferable skills and concepts in risk

A lunchbox seminar via Zoom

Kristy Hornby, Associate Director with the Grosvenor Performance Group will host a discussion on risk culture with Donna Luker, Director, Planning, Risk and Governance, Department of Education and Training, and Fiona Nielson, Senior Risk Consultant, VMIA.

2 December 2020
1.00 pm – 2.00 pm (AEDT)

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APS Disability Employment Strategy 2020–2025

From Intention to Action — a free online event

This event, to launch the APS Disability Employment Strategy 2020–2025, will be chaired by David Fredericks PSM, Secretary of the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources and Chair of the APS Disability Champion’s Network

The keynote speaker will be Dr Ben Gauntlett, Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission. Following his address a panel will discuss what the strategy means for the APS and those with lived experience with disability.

The panel will involve David Fredericks PSM, Dr Ben Gauntlett, and Fiona Thornton, Director, People and Culture Division, Department of Home Affairs.

3 December 2020
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEDT)

Streamed via GovTEAMS (Microsoft Teams)

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Public Policy Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis

The search for public policy answers ten years on

Join key policy-makers who were at the centre of Australia’s response to the GFC as they look at the lessons learned and how they could be applied to future crises.

The event will be hosted by IPAA ACT President and Secretary, The Treasury, Dr Steven Kennedy PSM.

Dr David Gruen, Australian Statistician, Australian Bureau of Statistics, will provide an opening summary.

The panel discussion will include Dr Ken Henry AC (former Secretary, The Treasury), Dr Malcolm Edey (Former Assistant Governor, Economics, Reserve Bank of Australia), David Tune AO PSM (Former Assistant Secretary, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and former Secretary, Department of Finance) and Meghan Quinn PSM (Deputy Secretary Markets Group, The Treasury).

8 December 2020
9.00 am – 11.00 am (AEDT)

Terraces Room
National Portrait Galley
King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Canberra

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Annual Economic Outlook Address 2020

A live online event

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC, Treasurer of South Australia will speak with Jamie Briggs, Adelaide Managing Partner, PwC Australia about the 2020–2021 state budget and its implications for South Australia’s future.

Following their conversation live audience questions will be taken as part of an interactive Q and A session.

9 December 2020
11.00 am – 12.00 pm (ACDT)

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How to connect with and influence anyone

A lunchbox seminar via Zoom

Rebecca Jarvis, Principal Consultant with Javrow, will share her expertise as a leadership and culture coach and recruiter, on how to connect with and influence anyone.

11 December 2020
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEDT)

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Annual Address to the Australian Public Service

A physical and live streamed event

The keynote address will be delivered by Philip Gaetjens, Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

The address will be followed by a panel discussion with Professor Brendan Murphy, Secretary of the Department of Health, Rebecca Skinner, Chief Executive Officer of Services Australia, and Katherine Jones PSM, Associate Secretary at the Department of Defence.

The event will be hosted by IPAA ACT President and Secretary, The Treasury, Dr Steven Kennedy PSM and is delivered in partnership with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

15 December 2020
5.30 pm – 6.30 pm (AEDT)

Hotel Realm
18 National Circuit
Barton Canberra
Live streamed via GovTEAMS (Microsoft Teams)

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