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Day One

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Welcome to Country

Conference commenced with and Indigenous welcome performed by Mathew Doyle

Martin Cass

Martin Cass, ACPET Chair, welcomes conference delegates and officials

Gabrielle Upton

Left: Gabrielle Upton MP, NSW Pariament Secretary for Tertiary Education and Skills Officially opens the conference.

Michael Pascoe is a renowned economics commentator providing useful insights on how to re-invigorate your business for future prosperity (PPT)

Phillip Bullock

Australian Workforce & Productivity Agency Chair, Phillip Bullock, enlightens delegates on what developing the next national workforce development strategy might mean for ACPET members

Dave Remer

Remerinc CEO and international renowned branding and social media expert Dave Remer provides delegates with useful insights on building your brand and business via social media

Hon. John-Paul Langbroek MP

John-Paul Langbroek MP, Queensland Minister for Education, Training and Employment and Member for Surfers Paradise discussed Queensland Skills reforms

Concurrent Sessions

Higher Education Stream

Prof. Hillary Winchester

Professor Hillary Winchester discusses the ACPET Journal for Private Higher Education

Suzie Hancock

Suzie Haddock National Academic Manager (JMC Academy) - talks on how meeting the demands of regulators can be a challenge

International Stream

Anne Homes

Anne Holmes, Executive Director for NEAS – talks on worldwide quality assurance agencies examining the methodology of QA across sectors

Kevin Brett

Kevin Brett, Director of iGraduate Australia – talks on Benchmarking international student satisfaction (ACPET ISB Survey results)

Vocational Education and Training Stream

Bruce Calleghan

Bruce Callaghan – Managing Director for BCA National Training Group – discussing managing quality in a diversified training sector

Rod Cooke

Rod Cooke, CEO for the Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council – discusses VET and does it have a role to play in productivity?

Sussan Ley

Hon. Sussan Ley MP, Federal Member for Farrer, Shadow Minister for Employment Participation, Childcare and Early Childhood Learning – talks about Increasing opportunity, boosting employment participation and raising productivity

George Megalogenis

Political commentator George Megalogenis talks to delegates about the current political landscape and what it means for business