Women in Local Government QLD Leadership Summit 2014

Women in Local Government QLD Leadership Summit 2014
21 October 2014, Rydges South Bank Brisbane

View the online agenda here: bit.ly/1oEnbuh

Liquid Learning is delighted to present the Women in Local Government QLD Leadership Summit 2014, an

inspirational leadership development opportunity designed for female leaders to gain practical value

through case studies and workshop sessions. This is a unique opportunity to address practical issues

within the unique operating environment of Local Government.

- Inspiring and motivating stories of success for current and emerging leaders
- Tactics for enhancing performance in a complex and changing environment
- Balancing the needs and expectations of diverse stakeholders
- Proactive approaches to achieving work / life balance and career progression

Featured Speakers:
- Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience
- Angela Jones, Director, Community and Environmental Sustainability, Balonne Shire Council
- Katrina Houghton, Director, Economic & Community Services, Cook Shire Council
- Kirsten Moriarty, Councillor, Somerset Regional Council
- Judy Peter,s Councillor, Community Services Portfolio, Bundaberg Regional Council
- Sarah Wilton, Manager, Corporate Planning and Performance, City of Gold Coast
- Anusha Jayawardana, Manager, Compliance and Planning, Central Highlands Regional Council
- Brenda Barwin, Human Resources Operations Manager, Moreton Bay Regional Council
- Danielle Burns, Coordinator, Community Programs and Events, Sunshine Coast Council
- Chris Knight, Principal, Inspirational Pathways
- Kate Tully, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA Queensland
- Robin Francis, Consultant, Ithaca Group
- Pauline Peel, Principal, Pauline Peel Consulting
- Jen Dalitz, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Jen Dalitz & Associates

About the event:
Women in Local Government leadership roles are confronted with a diverse set of challenges relating to the

management of staff, engaging with the community and dealing with budget constraints. Due to this, it is

crucial that women in leadership positions utilise their unique skills effectively in order to maintain a

positive public image, manage employees with authenticity and meet diverse stakeholder expectations. The

Women in Local Government QLD Leadership Summit 2014 will offer an exceptional array of speakers who

will share the challenges they have experienced and overcome throughout their career, as well as their

stories of achievement and success. The Summit will provide delegates with the opportunity to share ideas

on how to achieve a work / life balance and explore methods of leadership development to cultivate

influence and build trust both within and beyond the organisation. The core objective is to provide

delegates with the skills required to better manage the demands of their multi-faceted roles, whilst ensuring

optimum effectiveness and satisfaction as leaders.

View the online agenda here: bit.ly/1oEnbuh

For more information, contact Liquid Learning on:
P: +61 2 8239 9700
F: +61 2 8239 9777
E: marketing@liquidlearning.com.au
W: www.liquidlearning.com.au

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