May has been busy. Two weeks in Adelaide assisting the Australian Power Institute with their Summer School and Early Career Retreat... so many wonderful women in the Power sector coming together to share their career journey.
On returning from Adelaide I assisted the Blue Mountains Events & Conferences with the smooth running of the Asbestos Safety and Management Conference at Leura.
June sees a new client and new adventures... soon to be working with MG Events.
With the WA borders open, it was great to be able to assist MECCA Concepts and the Australian Breastfeeding Association with their Professional Seminar Series in Sydney and Perth. Live events are now back, albeit with masks and restrictions (in Perth at least).
2022 has got off to a flying start.
Along with working for the Australian Power Institute coordinating their POWERful Women program, I have had the privilege to assist with the Australian Parliamentary Sports Club "JA Cup" Dinner on 10th February in Canberra; am assisting with the back-end for the 2022 ProPrint Awards to be held on 27th October in Sydney for the Printer Media Group; and am helping the Blue Mountains Events & Conferences team with the Accelerate 2022 conference in Sydney on 24-26 February.
I still have time to help YOU if you need a hand...get in touch.
I'm so excited to be starting a part-time role with the Australian Power Institute to coordinate their POWERful Women program. The program is being run over the next 3 years to encourage and support women in the Power sector. Watch this space for further details.
Rest assured, however, I am still available to help other clients if needed.
With my stint as EA at the Indigenous Literacy Foundation coming to an end in mid-September, I'm open to new opportunities. If you know anyone who needs an 'extra pair of hands', please let me know.
During August, I had the pleasure working with the guys at NZ Printer and Marion at Giftguide to help develop their Awards nomination platforms.
It was also great to be watch many of the stories as part of ILF's Indigenous Literacy Day. It's not too late to be involved. Click on the graphic below to view the content.
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation is proud to present this rare opportunity to be part of a passionate marketing team based in Ultimo, Sydney. This organisation works to make a difference in literacy and languages in remote indigenous communities. This is a design position where you have the chance to learn, grow and make a real difference. As the junior Graphic Designer, you will report to the Senior Graphic Designer and be an integral member of a small marketing team. The role will primarily be to develop and support all design-related work that relates to the projects of the Foundation.
This position is identified for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant. The Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) is a small but growing not for profit charity making a difference in remote communities.
If you are interested in furthering your hands-on experience in graphic design, we are looking for someone to assist 1 day per week, with the potential to increase to 2 days.
This role would suit a marketing or communications student or recent graduate who is a creative team-player with a passion to work in the not-for-profit sector.
Please note this is an Aboriginal identified position and applicants must be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person. Aboriginal (Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person) is a genuine occupational qualification as authorised under Section 14(D) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 NSW).
Please send your expressions of interest to: Justine at email@example.com
It's great to be working with the ProPrint team at Intermedia, to set up the nomination and judging systems through EventsAIR software for their upcoming awards in November. Please visit the Awards website for more information on how to join in - https://proprintawards.com.au/
I'm honoured to be working with Karen Williams OAM, Executive Director of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. In this temporary role as her EA, it's great to hear of the projects the organisation is developing even during the restricted conditions emposed by the Covid-19 pandemic - delivering new books to community, translating into language, developing remote community relationships to improve literacy.
If anyone knows someone who may be interested in stepping into an EA role in a 'for purpose, not-for-profit' organisation on a full-time basis, please let me know. A mature person with a broad background, professional communication skills, IT savy, friendly, and with an ear for listening would be ideal. Use my 'contact me' page to get in touch.
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The Indigenous Literacy Foundation is a not for profit charity whose charter is to raise literacy levels in remote Indigenous communities across Australia. If you enjoy a job working for a fantastic cause, this is a great place to work.
As Office Administrator, you’ll take care of general admin and reception duties, database management, filing, book stock management and daily banking and mail collection from Broadway. You will need to be a mature confident professional with excellent communication and organisational skills.
Hours – 9-5pm or 8-4pm
Immediate start. Full time position. The office is at 89 Jones Street, Ultimo close to Broadway.
To apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org attaching your CV and a cover letter that highlights your relevant experience and skills and the contact details of two current referees.
Unfortunately, as with many events scheduled for the first half of 2021, API have made the difficult decision to postpone the in-person PowerChem 2021 conference because of the uncertainty of Australian State border closures and COVID-19 outbreaks. We regret this inconvenience.
However, all is not lost. In place of the in-person conference we will be running a shorter online Summit. The Summit will be two afternoons (10th & 12th May) with Keynote speakers and 7 other pre-recorded technical papers. All technical papers will be available for people to watch anytime the week prior, or at the designated time in the program. Each presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. The program also contains a community discussion session so everyone can have their say.
Glenn "Shoey" Schumacher [EnergyAustralia], Dr Barry Dooley [Structural Integrity UK], and Brad D Burns PE [EPRI USA] will participate as Keynote speakers at the API PowerChem online Summit.
Additional technical papers include:
Like most people, particularly those in the events industry, I will be pleased to see the end of 2020. With a vaccination on the way and Australia's Covid-19 numbers remaining relatively low, I am hoping that 2021 will bring back more in-person events.
Unlike previous years, my 2021 is still looking very quiet.
I am currently only assisting the following clients (in a PCO capacity) with their events:
Please get in touch, I'm happy to assist. - ph: 0422 419 343
Great to be part of the PCOA20 Conference. First session of Day 2 was a great discussion about the future of event. Hybrid is likely to be here to stay, but in-person events need to be more about the 'experience' and not just the 'speaker content' so that people 'come back' to the room.
It was so great to be 'back out there' assisting with two large in-person Awards nights. I lent a hand to Momentum Media who were running their inaugural "Australian Space Industry Awards" in Sydney then backed that up with a multi-venued/live streamed event for the "Australian Defence Industry Awards" in Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane. Well done to the Momentum Media events teams for the great effort juggling so many moving parts. Both were great nights.
So great to run my first 'in-person' event since March. The Energy Policy Institute of Australia's Forum on 'The Australian Technology investment roadmap - where will it lead?' was a huge success with so much discussion that could have gone on for another hour. The EPIA plan on holding a follow up event in February 2021, so check back later for details.
The Australian Technology investment roadmap - where will it lead?EPIA brings together a focussed panel discussion with prominent industry leaders chaired and led by Grant King, a member of the Government's Technology Investment Advisory Council.
Join with the EPIA for this in-person event in Sydney where you'll be encouraged to participate by asking questions of the panel. This is not 'another webinar'; meet with your industry colleagues in a Covid-safe setting to discuss the topical conclusions from the LET roadmap. You'll receive enormous value from attending this event in view of the importance of technology and innovation to the Australian economy. Refreshments will be served.
What: EPIA Forum – The Australian Technology investment roadmap - where will it lead?
Date: Wednesday 4 November 2020
Time: 2.30pm - 5.30pm AEST
Venue: Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, 93 Macquarie Street, Sydney
Cost: $300 (Forum includes drinks & canapes)
Registation: Click here to register. Seats are limited to 48 delegates.
Brochure: Click here to download a brochure
We are very excited to release the program for next year's in-person PowerChem 2021 Conference to be held in Sydney on 9 - 12 May. The program is made up of industry experts both nationally and internationally, as well as new, up and coming Power Station Chemists. To view the program, please visit the conference website by clicking here.
Sponsorship and exhibition packages are still available. Please contact me for details, or visit the website.
How can I help you in 2021?
Now is a good time to start planning for your events in 2021. Whether they are 'in person' or virtual, I can help you get things moving. As an experience conference organiser (PCO) I can help plan your logistics for your 2021 event. Can I assist with your registrations, websites, speaker management, sponsorship/exhibition coordination, venue finding, AV negotiation? Please get in touch to talk about how I can help you with your 2021 events.. click here
We are pleased with the great response to the API PowerChem 2021 "Call for Papers". We anticipate releasing the API PowerChem 2021 conference program at the end of September. The event is still being planned as an 'in-person' event, but there will be several international speakers 'zooming in' to present and share their knowledge. Please get in touch to receive the program as soon as it becomes available.
EPIA Webinar: Thursday 11 June 2020 4-5pmA Low-Emissions Technology Roadmap for Australia:
A Panel Discussion on the Government's Discussion Paper.
What: EPIA Webinar – Discussion on Australia’s Low-Emissions Technology Roadmap
Day: Thursday 11 June 2020
Time: 4.00-5.00pm AEST
Registation: Click here to register or copy and paste the following into your browser: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_L2yHuq8nRe-b3XrcWG-6_g You will then receive an email with the log in details.
Download a flyer: click here
Download pre-event information: click here
It's a difficult time for almost everyone while the country is in lock down but there are often still many things that can be done while we are in hibernation:
Whatever your need, I'm around and available to assist.
Please get in touch - I can help. Click here to email me or give me a call - 0422 419 343
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As with most events scheduled for 2020, PowerChem is postponing until 9-12 MAY 2021.
Call for papers has been delayed, with submissions now due on 30 June 2020. Please download the Call for Papers document by clicking here.
We still have some sponsorship opportunities available. Click here for an updated prospectus.
Visit the Conference Website by clicking here.
I'm very excited to be helping API once again with their biennial PowerChem Conference.
This year's event has been postponed from 9 - 12 August to a 9-12 May 2021 at the Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport.
Download the Call for papers and Sponsorship Opportunities now.
Visit the API's Event page for more details: click here
Happy to be assisting with the recruitment of the ILF's position of Office Administrator PA/Receptionist.
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation is a growing not for profit charity (celebrating its 10th anniversary) that supplies and publishes books in remote Indigenous communities across Australia. This busy position requires an efficient, well-organised person with office experience. If you like a challenge, work well with conflicting deadlines and priorities and would enjoy working for a fantastic cause, this is a great place and team to work with.
Click here to download application information.
I am once again pleased to be assisting the Indigenous Literacy Foundation with their recruitment.
Are you an educator passionate about literacy and language? Looking for a rewarding career that allows you to travel and work with remote communities?
The Indigenous Literacy Foundation works to empower remote communities to lead their own literacy futures and has two unique opportunities to join our dynamic team in Sydney.
We work with remote communities located in the NT, WA, QLD and SA and we are seeking an Early Childhood or literacy specialist to manage our Book Buzz Early Literacy Program. This program supports families with children aged 0-5 years old, through a story time model of reading and sharing books, with a focus on home languages.
We are also looking for a Program Manager, ideally an experienced educator to manage our Program team. Focused on books and resources, our programs aim to develop literacy skills by providing access to great books, supporting families in reading and sharing books, and empowering communities to write and create their own stories, in their own languages.
Click on the position titles to download the job ads. Applications close 10 February.
If you are interested, please get in touch or forward through to others who may be:
I'm proud to be assisting the following clients with their events in 2020 and 2021 .... more to come.