Program

Workshops
Panel Discussions
Leadership
Entrepreneurship
Inspiration
Empowerment
Networking
Engagement
Day 1 (26-11-2018)
09:00-9:30Welcome and introducing Trish White
09:30-10:30Plenary Speaker 1
The Hon. Trish White (National President and Board Chair Engineers Australia)
10:30-11:00Morning tea
11:00-12:30Workshop 1
Transforming the Culture of Engineering -
The Role of Male Engineers in Supporting Gender Diversity

Speakers:
Peter Price, EQL, Head of Strategy & Executive General Manager for Asset safety and performance
Julie Martin, EIC Activities
12:30-13:30Lunch
13:30-15:00Workshop 2
CV for Success in Executive Roles and Higher Management
(avoid pitfalls, interviews for higher positions)

Moderator: Dr. Janina Mazierska

Speakers:
Ms. Anne Kealley (CEO CAUDIT)
Ms. Kate Hamilton
(Manager People Services and Analytics, Powerlink Queensland)
15:00-15:30Afternoon tea
15:30-17:00Panel Discussion 1
Diversity on the work floor
(Acceptance of culture diversity, focus on gender diversity, counter effects/parameters etc.)
Moderator/Session Chair: Prof. Chennupati Jagadish (Distinguished Professor at ANU and president of the IEEE Photonics Society)

Panel Members/ Speakers:
Ms. Belinda Watton, EQL (Chief Transformation Officer), Ms. Julie Martin (EIC Activities), Ms. Emily Hughes (Boeing Phantom)
17:00-19:00Networking Function with Drinks & Canapes
Day 2 (27-11-2018)
09:20-09:30Opening Day 2 and introducing Dr. Cathy Foley
09:30-10:30Plenary Speaker 2
Dr. Cathy Foley (Chief Scientist CSIRO)
10:30-11:00Morning tea
11:00-12:30Workshop 3
The Power of Social Media – How to Enhance Your Online Profile
Speaker:
Katie Rowney (UQ, Senior Communications Officer)
12:30-13:30Lunch
13:30-15:00Workshop 4
Personal Development Needs for Female Engineers as Leaders
(best practices on empowerment of female employees, legal protections against discrimination)
Speakers:
Jyoti Sharma (Senior Consultant to Government of India), Anne Kealley (CEO CAUDIT)
15:00-15:30Afternoon tea
15:30-17:00Panel Discussion 2
Gender Equity
(In politics, in STEM Industry and Academia)
Speakers/Panel Members:
Anna-Maria Arabia (CEO Australian Academy of Science),Dr. Sue Keay ( Chief Operating Officer, Australian Centre for Robotic Vision) ,Jyoti Sharma (Senior Consultant to Government of India)
17:00-17:30Closing Remarks
This program is preliminary and it is subject to change.