IPAA delivers a variety of events for its members and those interested in the public sector.
With government restrictions on public gatherings in place to reduce the impact of coronavirus, IPAA is now delivering events online.
Here is a taste of what’s on offer.
A free webinar on how to apply the Deliverology® Methodology to your work and achieve real results
Samantha Gooch, Acting Director, Department of Communities and Justice, and Dianne Van Berlo, Director, NSW Department of Education will share their experience in using Deliverology® and how it has positively impacted their work. They will be joined in conversation by Leigh Sandals, Chief Executive Officer, and John Tully, Principal, from Delivery Associates.
16 July 2020
4.30 pm – 5.00 pm (AEST)
Integrity, governance and better practice
A free webinar exploring a framework and assessment tool applicable to the broader public purpose sector
Jo-Anne Moorfoot, Executive Director, Australian Centre for Healthcare Governance will discuss the development and utility of the Integrity Governance Framework and Better Practice Assessment and Reporting Tool commissioned by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services in conversation with David Ali, Chief Executive Officer, IPAA Victoria.
17 July 2020
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEST)
Delivering Data Differently
An Innovation Month event delivered in partnership with the Australian Public Service Data Network
The online event will open with a keynote address on building Australian Public Service data capability followed by a panel discussion exploring the use of data in crises.
Speakers include Kayelle Drinkwater, General Manager, Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, Celia Moss, Acting General Manager, Australian Bureau of Statistics, and Heather Cotching, Acting Chief Economist, Austrade.
17 July 2020
1.30 pm – 3.00 pm (AEST)
Exploring Nesta's Participatory Futures Report
A live streamed Innovation Month event
This event is delivered in partnership with the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources and the Public Sector Innovation Network and will open with a presentation by Dr Jose Ramos, Director, Action Foresight, co-author of the Nesta 2019 report Our Futures: By the people, for the people.
Dr Jose Ramos will then be joined by Associate Professor Carolyn Hendriks, Australian National University, and Dr Kristin Alford, Director, MOD Museum of the Future, in a panel discussion hosted by Will Story, First Assistant Secretary, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
21 July 2020
10.30 am – 12.00 pm (AEST)
2020 State of the NSW Economy
A live streamed event on the impact of drought, bushfires and COVID-19 on the State Budget and the public sector
Michael Pratt AM, Secretary of NSW Treasury, will deliver an update on the State Budget and explore the work of the Treasury Taskforce in coordinating the COVID-19 response to set up for the recovery of the State.
Michael will be followed Stephen Walters, Chief Economist, NSW Treasury, who will provide an economic update.
22 July 2020
4.30 pm – 5.30 pm (AEST)
Free speech at work: Folau, Banerji and beyond?
A free online event
The ability of employees to speak freely, both in public and private sector contexts, is increasingly being challenged. Where should the lines be drawn? Is it possible to reconcile employees’ speech rights with the interests of employers?
IPAA is pleased to partner with the ANU College of Law to bring a distinguished panel together to consider these issues from practical, theoretical, policy and comparative perspectives.
Speakers include Josh Bornstein from Maurice Blackburn, Kate Eastman SC from New Chambers, Distinguished Professor Adrienne Stone from The University of Melbourne and Professor Andrew Podger AO from The Australian National University. Keiran Pender from the International Bar Association and ANU College of Law will moderate the panel.
22 July 2020
6.30 pm – 7.45 pm (AEST)
A free webinar exploring how we might create our own new normal
Corinne Armour, Australia’s leading thinker in Fearless Leadership®, will lead this important conversation on how we shape the new normal.
24 July 2020
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm (AEST)
On the Couch with Mark Goldstone
Mark Goldstone, Chief Executive Officer, City of Adelaide, will share his insights on how the city has responded the challenges of the pandemic and discuss the initiatives and innovations put in place to assist in the recovery period. He will also discuss his thoughts on leadership and mantras that he has found helpful in leading through a crisis.
IPAA South Australia invites its members and the wider South Australian public sector to submit questions for Mark Goldstone by 22 July 2020 via the IPAA SA website.
A pre-recorded video of Mark Goldstone ‘On the Couch’ will be released on 27 July 2020
Collaborating to Deliver the Premier's Priorities
A Live Online Event
IPAA NSW in partnership with Holding Redlich will host four Deputy Secretaries in conversation with Melinda Sukhla, Head of the Premier’s Implementation Unit. Together they will share insights on how collaboration drives innovation and holds the key to delivering the Premier’s Priorities.
28 July 2020
12.00 pm – 1.00 pm
On the Couch with Mark Duffy
Mark Duffy, Chief Executive, Performance and Reform, Department of the Premier and Cabinet, will share his insights on the opportunities and challenges faced by his department as we emerge into the COVID-19 recovery period. He will also discuss his thoughts on leadership frameworks, models and mantras that he finds particularly useful during these times,
IPAA South Australia invites its members and the wider South Australian public sector to submit questions for Mark Duffy by 29 July 2020 via the IPAA SA website.
A pre-recorded video of Mark Duffy ‘On the Couch’ will be released on 3 August 2020
On the Couch with Tony Circelli
Tony Circelli, Chief Executive, Environment Protection Authority, will share his insights on the environmental impacts and opportunities arising from COVID-19. He will also discuss his thoughts on leadership frameworks, models and mantras that he finds particularly useful during these times,
IPAA South Australia invites its members and the wider South Australian public sector to submit questions for Tony by 12 August 2020 via the IPAA SA website.
A pre-recorded video of Tony Circelli ‘On the Couch’ will be released on 17 August 2020
Integrity and Accountability: A moving feast in the 21st Century
Pre-recorded three-part series of interviews, plus a live webinar
IPAA WA presents this important conversation over a series of interviews and a concluding live panel to discuss the findings of recent reports in Western Australia, confront existing challenges of culture and accountability within the sector and explore new strategies for the decades ahead.
The live webinar includes Mike Rowe, Director-General, Department of Water and Environmental Regulation and Presiden, IPAA WA, Gordon de Brouwer PSM, IPAA National President, and Noelene Duff PSM, Chair of Administrators, City of Casey.
28 August 2020
9.00 pm – 11.00 am (AWST)
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
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)