The 2nd Annual Public Sector Women in Leadership Victoria Summit 2014

The 2nd Annual Public Sector Women in Leadership Victoria Summit 2014

9 & 10 September 2014 - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

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A professional development opportunity for women to learn, share experiences and be inspired. Featuring change agents and thought leaders from across a variety of government organisations, this summit is a knowledge sharing forum designed to equip delegates with the frameworks and strategies to lead in a unique operating environment.


- Build meaningful connections to enrich the working experience

- Inspirational stories of barriers overcome to climb the ladder

- Key strategies for leadership success and career fulfillment

- Tactics for improving performance in a complex and ever-changing work environment


- Senator the Hon. Concetta Fierravanti-Wells - Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Social Services - Australian Parliament House

- Gill Callister - Secretary - Department of Human Services Victoria

- Dr Sonia Sharp - Deputy Secretary - Department of Education and Early Childhood Development Victoria

- Tracy Linford APM - Assistant Commissioner - Victoria Police

- Kimberley Dripps - Deputy Secretary - Department of Environment

- Susan Riley - Deputy Lord Mayor - Melbourne City Council

- Penny Armytage - Partner - KPMG

- Kate Houghton - Executive Director, Environment Policy Division - Department of Environment and Primary Industries

- Celia Pollard - Director, Human Resources - Public Transport Victoria

- Janina Brown - Deputy Director, ITSM Governance and Assurance - Department of Defence

- Helen Vaughan - Regional Director, Barwon South West - Department of Environment and Primary Industries

- Barbara Heilemann - Director - Positive Leadership

- Jan Elsner - Director - Positive Leadership

- Chantelle Renn - Director, Cabinet Secretariat - Department of Premier and Cabinet Victoria

- Linda Weatherson - Director, Community Development - City of Melbourne

- Kym Peake - Deputy Secretary, Higher Education and Skills Group - Department of Education and Early Childhood Development Victoria

- Liz Davenport - Director, Corporate Accounting & Business Operations - VicRoads


Leadership success within the Victorian Public Sector requires unique skills, knowledge and resilience. Leaders from these environments must be highperforming whilst often working with financial constraints, job uncertainty and cultural stagnation.

The Public Sector Women in Leadership Victoria Summit 2014 is designed for women who are proactively pursuing career progression within their sector and wish to gain the vision that is necessary to make a real difference. Delegates can immerse themselves in the knowledge and wisdom of female leaders from a broad cross-section of organisations. Further, they can stay abreast of the current leadership trends within the Victorian Public Sector and gain practical advice for tackling common barriers that limit career advancement.

The summit is a powerful networking platform and opportunity to build the lasting relationships that aid women as they strive for the executive level.

Register now to become part of a growing community of leaders who inspire each other to break through traditional boundaries and achieve peak performance.

View the online agenda here:

For more information contact Liquid Learning on:

P 02 8239 9700

F 02 8239 9777



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