IPAA
Events

 

IPAA runs a comprehensive events program on the big issues and challenges faced by Australia’s public sector.

Here’s a taste of what’s coming up over the next month or two.

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Is Networking Not Working?

How to Build Authentic Relationships Series
Making Human Connections

The world and the way we live, work, and connect within it will never be the same.

This event series will cover some of the building blocks of human connections to equip you with the knowledge and skills to develop a strong professional network.

In this first event in the series, Ben Schramm  — Founder and Managing Partner, Cube Group  — will explore human connections, and the importance of getting to know people beyond their jobs in a genuine and authentic manner.

1 March 2021
1.00 pm – 2.00 pm (AEDT)

An free online event presented on Zoom.

Information and links

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International Women's Day Online

Live studio panel discussion

This year IPAA Victoria will be celebrating International Women’s Day 2021 through a live studio panel discussion.

Virginia Trioli, anchor of ABC Radio Melbourne’s Mornings Program, will lead discussion on the contribution of female leaders from across the public purpose sector who have played significant roles during COVID-19 pandemic.

Panellists include:

  • Nicole Bartholomeusz — Chief Executive Officer, CoHealth
  • Kate Matson — Deputy Secretary, Engagement and Delivery, Department of Health
  • Vivenne Nguyen — Chairperson, Victorian Multicultural Commission.

4 March 2021
5.00 pm – 6.30 pm (AEDT)

Tickets and information

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2021 International Women's Day Event

A Digital Workshop Delivered in Partnership with the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation

Led by Kim Rubenstein and Trish Bergin (Co-Directors at the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation), the workshop will focus on a number of key topics through a series of discussions in digital breakout groups, with facilitated reporting back to workshop attendees.

10 March 2021
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm

Delivered via Zoom.

Tickets and information

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Is Networking Not Working?

How to Build Authentic Relationships Series
Building Foundations of Trust

The world and the way we live, work, and connect within it will never be the same.

This event series will cover some of the building blocks of human connections to equip you with the knowledge and skills to develop a strong professional network.

In this second event in the series, Enstar Hamid — General Manager, Government and Stakeholder Engagement and Registry Services at Victoria Land Registry Services; Deputy President, IPAA Victoria Board — will delve into the importance of trust and how to build it based on shared values, overcoming cognitive biases along the way.

15 March 2021

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm (AEDT)

An free online event presented on Zoom

Information and links

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Annual CEO and Young Professionals Breakfast

An event in the style of the ABC’s Q+A

The debate will focus on the question: to be successful in my role, my focus should be on creating individual value for our customers or creating public value?

Following the debate, Young Professionals will engage in a table discussion with their senior leader.

17 March 2021
7.15 am – 9.00 am (AEDT)

ICC Sydney
Grand Ballroom, Level 5
14 Darling Drive
Sydney

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Secretary Series

An online event delivered in partnership with Bendelta

Emma Hogan (Secretary, NSW Department of Customer Service) and Mark Scott AO (Secretary, NSW Department of Education) will share their thoughts on public sector priorities and major opportunities for collaboration in conversation with Natalie Micarone (Co-founder and Director, Bendelta).

18 March 2021
1.00 pm – 2.00 pm (AEDT)

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Communication Nation

The trust edition

Before alternative facts, leading researchers and communicators were working to counter misinformation. In the midst of a pandemic the task of countering ‘fake’ news, alternative facts and misinformation has only become more pressing for the public sector communication professionals.

Dr Erin Nash (UNSW) will deliver a keynote address exploring critical issues around what information is used to develop public policy and how information sources are evaluated.

The panel includes Hannah Tagore (Chief of Staff, Officer of the Commissioner, Department of Fire and Emergency Services), Neil Bennett (Media and Communications Manager WA, Bureau of Meteorology), and Bronwen Kelly (Manager Media and Communication | Public Information, State Health Incident Coordination Centre, COVID-19 Response, Department of Health).

25 March 2021
1.00 pm – 4.00 pm (AWST)

Venue to be confirmed.

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Daily Briefing: Secretary and Minister

An online event

The first in a series of discussions, The Hon Victor Dominello MP, Minister for Customer Service, and Emma Hogan, Secretary, NSW Department of Customer Service, will discuss how the unique working relationship between a Minister and Secretary functions in practice.

19 April 2021
12.00 pm – 1.00 pm (AEDT)

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Secretary Series

An online event delivered in partnership with Bendelta

Elizabeth Koff (Secretary, NSW Health) and Michael Coutts-Trotter (Secretary, NSW Department of Communities and Justice) will share their thoughts on public sector priorities and major opportunities for collaboration in conversation with Natalie Micarone (Co-founder and Director, Bendelta).

30 April 2021
1.30 pm – 2.30 pm (AEDT)

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