Women In Public Sector Leadership Summit 2020

Women In Public Sector Leadership Summit 2020

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19 - 22 May, 2020 Canberra

Back yourself for success

Now is your time.

You have more opportunities for personal and career success than any other woman in history.

But you have to back yourself. Take risks. Grow your network. Get noticed. Be Bold.

The Women in Public Sector Leadership Summit 2020 is bringing together public sector leaders to share their journeys, both failures and successes with one aligned goal – to empower women to believe in themselves, put their hand up for opportunities and take their seat at the leadership table.

 

What You’ll Learn at the Women in Public Sector Leadership Summit 2020:

Develop your executive management toolkit


Carve out your roadmap to leadership


Become an advocate for women in your organisation and help open doors


Learn what it takes to be an authentic leader and stay true to your values


Develop the skills to comfortably deal with difficult situations and hard conversations


Identify opportunities and take risks to get ahead in your career

Our Key Speakers:

Natalie Bassingthwaighte
Actress, Lead Singer Rogue Traders
Founder, Chi Khi
Natasha Stott Despoja
Former Senator for South Australia and Leader of the Australian Democrats
Chairman, Our Watch
Brooke Boney
Entertainment Reporter
The Today Show
Pip Spence
Acting Secretary
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Ginna Webster
Secretary
Department of Justice Tasmania
Dr Amanda Barnard
Chief Research Scientist
CSIRO Data61
Rebecca Brown
Director General
Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation
Padma Raman
Executive Director
Australian Human Rights Commission

Agenda

Pre-Conference Workshop, 19th May

Day One, 20th May

Day Two, 21st May 2020

Post Conference Workshop, 22nd May

Benefits of Attending

  • Develop your executive management toolkit
  • Carve out your roadmap to leadership
  • Become an advocate for women in your organisation and help open doors
  • Learn what it takes to be an authentic leader and stay true to your values
  • Develop the skills to comfortably deal with difficult situations and hard conversations
  • Identify opportunities and take risks to get ahead in your career

Audience

  • Secretaries
  • Deputy Secretaries
  • Assistant Secretaries
  • Commissioners
  • Assistant Commissioners
  • CEOs
  • Executives
  • Diversity, People & Culture Managers
  • Aspiring female leaders off all levels of government

Highlights from the 2019 Women in Public Sector Leadership Summit

Our 2020 Speakers

Natalie Bassingthwaighte
Actress, Lead Singer Rogue Traders
Founder, Chi Khi
Natasha Stott Despoja
Former Senator for South Australia and Leader of the Australian Democrats
Chairman, Our Watch
Brooke Boney
Entertainment Reporter
The Today Show
Pip Spence
Acting Secretary
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Dr Amanda Barnard
Chief Research Scientist
CSIRO Data61
Ginna Webster
Secretary
Department of Justice Tasmania
Rebecca Brown
Director General
Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation
Dana Lightbody
Executive Director & Chair
The Leadership Institute
Caroline Miller
Deputy Secretary, National Security
Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
Susan Middlewich
Deputy Secretary, Corporate and Regulatory Services
Victoria Police
Traci-Ann Byrnes
First Assistant Secretary, Program Performance
Department of Defence
Cathy Taylor
Chief Executive
Department of Child Protection South Australia
Sarah Chidgey
Deputy Secretary
Attorney-General’s Department
Padma Raman
Executive Director
Australian Human Rights Commission
Andrea Kelly
Branch Manager, Culture Branch
National Indigenous Australians Agency
Joann Wilkie
Deputy Secretary, Economic and Financial Management Group
NSW Department of Treasury
Jacqui Allen
Deputy Secretary, Cultural and Tourism Industry Development
Department of State Growth Tasmania
Mary Amiridis
CEO
Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Karen Cain
CEO
Latrobe Valley Authority
Vijaya Vaidyanath
CEO
City of Yarra
Amanda MacLean
Partner
The Gravitas Project
Noa Sheer
Founder
Sheer Negotiations

Partnerships Now Open!

Testimonial From Our 2019 Women In Public Sector Leadership Summit

  • Department of Human Services

“Very interesting with a diverse selection of speakers”

  • Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

“Fantastic day. So many good insights and I am taking away so much from this. I feel confident walking back to my workspace.”

  • Sunshine Coast Council

“Overall a great experience and phenomenal presenters. It is refreshing to attend a conference with so many varying presenters!”

  • SA Health

“I have already emailed my boss to say that this is the best conference I have been to. The range of speakers and experience is fantastic. I have pages of note and have written down reminders of where my focus needs to be. Thank you.”

  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

“It was great. A fantastic line up of strong confident successful women that were all engaging.”

  • Department of Defence

“Excellent day. Fantastic insights, each speech was valuable to listen to.”

  • NDIA

“Very insightful with very different perspectives. A lot to take away.”