Registrations for the 2012 Health and Community Services Workforce Innovation Conference close 5pm Friday 18 May.
The 2012 Health and Community Services Workforce Innovation Conference will take place at Brisbane's Hilton Hotel on Thursday 31 May and Friday 1 June 2012. Now in its third year, the conference has established itself as the premier event for researchers, education and training providers, policy makers and members of the industries to explore new and creative workforce planning, development and innovation research and practices.
REGISTER NOW or for more information DOWNLOAD THE DRAFT PROGRAM or visit www.workforceinnovation.org.au
TIM COSTELLO is Chief Executive of World Vision Australia and one of the country’s most sought after voices on social justice issues, leadership and ethics, having spearheaded public debates on homelessness, Reconciliation, substance abuse and gambling. Tim’s keynote is proudly presented by Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council. Read more and access videos of Tim presenting here
DR JACKIE HUGGINS is an author, historian and Aboriginal rights activist of the Bidjara (Central Queensland) and Birri-Gubba Juru North Queensland peoples. She is the Deputy Director of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Social Work and Human Services at the University of Queensland. Read more and listen to Jackie presenting here
PETER BAINES is a veteran NSW policeman and road-tested leader who draws upon the insights he gleaned from a 22-year career as a police officer and forensic investigator, which included guiding teams in response to both natural disasters and acts of terrorism. Read more and access videos of Peter presenting here
ROBYN MOORE is regarded as one of Australia’s best and most in-demand speakers. For over 30 years she has been working in Education, Advertising and the Communication/Entertainment Industry. Read more and access videos of Robyn presenting here
OLIVER FREEMAN is a futurist, author, Adjunct Professor at Sydney's University of Technology and director of the Neville Freeman Agency which assists Australian businesses with strategic management. Oliver will deliver a keynote presentation and serve as the resident futurist across a range of sessions on Thursday 31 May. Read more about Oliver here
In 2012 the conference will also feature a host of guest panellists, including ABC presenter Bernie Hobbs, the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, psychiatrist and Sydney Morning Herald columnist Dr Tanveer Ahmed, QLD Anti-Discrimination Commissioner Kevin Cocks, University of Sydney Workplace Research Centre Director Prof John Buchanan, Dept of State Development, UQ Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education) Prof Cindy Shannon, Multicultural Development Association CEO Kerrin Benson, Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies Research Fellow Linda Lavarch, Future by Design Consultant Valmae Rose and Workforce Council Executive Director Wallis Westbrook.
PLUS OVER 40 WORKSHOPS AND SESSIONS TO CHOOSE FROM
DON'T MISS OUT: REGISTER NOW DOWNLOAD THE DRAFT PROGRAM or visit www.workforceinnovation.org.au