Day Three - Friday 24 July

10.30am - 11.30am
Meet the CEO
Available to the first 60 'golden' ticket registrations.

You will be offered a chance to participate in an online small group (5-6 people) mentoring session with a Local Government CEO!

Rebecca McKenzie
, CEO Glen Eira City Council
Cathy Henderson, CEO Moreland City Council
Julie Salomon, CEO Strathbogie City Council
Lucy Roffey, CEO Central Goldfields Shire Council
Jessie Holmes, CEO Yarriambiak Shire Council
Margot Stork, CEO Macedon Ranges Shire Council
Kerryn Ellis, CEO South Gippsland Sire Council
Jacqui Weatherill, CEO Stonnington City Council
Sue Wilkinson, CEO Darebin City Council

Meet the CEOs...

10.30am - 11.30am - concurrent with meet the CEO session
Local Government’s role in public health post pandemic

UPDATE: Unfortunately, our 10.30am session with Dr Katherine Gibney ‘Local Government’s role in public health post pandemic’ will not go ahead this morning.
for any inconvenience.
Presenter: Dr Katherine Gibney, Medical Doctor specialised in infectious diseases and public health, Doherty Institute and The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Dr Gibney has been involved in the COVID-19 response at the national, state, and hospital level, in clinical, public health and research spheres. 

During this presentation she will take us through the impact on local Councils to date and what the likely impact and role of Local Government will be in the coming months.

12pm - 1pm
Keynote Address - Ready Reset Go!

Kristen Hilton, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner
As Commissioner, Kristen’s role is to promote and protect human rights and equality across the state and lead the Commission’s work in creating a rights respecting culture within organisations, governments and communities. 

Kristen has specific responsibilities under the Equal Opportunity Act (Vic), the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act (Vic) and the Charter of Rights and Responsibilities (Vic).

1.05pm - 2.45pm
My generation - The multi-generational workforce

Chair : The Hon Dr Kay Patterson AO, Age Discrimination Commissioner
Panel: Brenda Appleton OAM,
Chair, Transgender Victoria
             Claire Madden,
Social researcher and media commentator, on
             multi-generational engagement and emerging social trends
             Kate James,
Youth Engagement Officer Banyule City Council, LGPro Young
             Achiever Award recipient 2020

Our multi-generational panel will be discussing the changing nature of the workplace and multi-generational teams, gender equity, innovative advocacy and an inclusive workplace and community.

Learn more about the My Generation speakers

4.30pm - 5.30pm
Virtual sundowner cocktails

Join us for drinks in the virtual cocktail bar, connect with your colleagues and wrap up the inaugural Virtual Women's Professional Development Series.


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We are currently working on the program for the next Women's Professional Development Forum, stay tuned!