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    • 26 Jul 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM
    • AIBN Seminar Room, The University of Queensland, Building 75, Cnr College & Cooper Rds, St Lucia.
    • 8
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    Life Sciences Strategic Professional Networking Evening


    Learning how to break the ice in a professional setting 
    can be a daunting task.
     
    Join us for an evening of structured networking, where you will practice with practical networking activities.

    You will learn how to develop your own strategies to identify and plan for future networking opportunities, and translate these into genuine and fruitful professional relationships.
     
    Your Facilitator:
    Eliza Howard, PhD from Flish Consulting.  Eliza is an expert facilitator, speaker, and researcher with 20 years experience in the higher education, media, and corporate sectors.  She also performs emcee and lecturing duties.  Eliza started Flish Consulting to help high-performing individuals, and high-achieving teams to:  
                                                                    
    • Strengthen professional skills, including: networking, public speaking, planning, and productivity
    • Clarify complex ideas and solve problems through structured and semi-structured workshops and one-on-one sessions
    • Translate research and ideas into mass communication pieces
    • Improve strategic thinking and analytical skill-sets 
    How to get there:  Parking is available in Sir William Macgregor Drive St Lucia. Public transport is available. 
     
     Proudly supported by: 
     
    • 14 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • 15 Sep 2018
    • 12:00 AM
    • Royal International Convention Centre, RNA Showgrounds
    • 57
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    You are invited to attend the 21st Annual WiT Awards Gala Dinner for 2018.  Please join us as we celebrate the achievements of amazing women working in technology and life sciences.

    Dress: Black Tie

    Theme:
       It's Time to Shine - Black and Gold

    Ticket inclusions: 
    Entry, canapes/drinks on arrival, a delicious three-course meal, beverages (beer, wine & softdrink/juices) and tea and coffee

    Entertainment: Dance the night away with "Savvy" 

    Your MC  Dr Joel Gilmore is a physicist and energy expert, providing advice to industry and government on transitioning Australia to a low emissions future.  He's also a passionate science communicator and performer, including co-host of Food Lab on SBS where he talks about the science and technology of cooking.  In his spare time, he teaches swing dancing, learns musical instruments and travels the world - 54 countries so far!
        Your Keynote for the evening

    Dr Kirstin Ferguson is one of Australia’s most experienced company directors with 10 years experience on publicly listed, private company, government & NFP boards. Kirstin has been named by the Australian Financial Review as one of Australia’s 100 Women on Influence and has received numerous awards during her career for leadership & governance.   She is the recent recipient of the 2018 Queensland Award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership. 
     
    Dr Ferguson currently sits on the boards of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, SCA Property Group, Hyne & Layne Beachley’s Foundation & on the Advisory Panel of SheStarts, an incubator for female led technology startups and is Chairman of the Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards. Previous board appointments include CIMIC, Dart Energy, SunWater, Thiess, Queensland Rugby Union & Queensland Theatre Company. 
     
    Dr Ferguson began her career after joining the military aged 17 and went on to become the Dux of her Air Force graduating class at the ADF Academy and was posted to an F-111 Squadron. Kirstin went on to study law and spent almost a decade in leadership roles in a corporate law firm. Dr Ferguson then became CEO of a global consulting organisation in the mining and resources industry before commencing her professional company director career. 
     
    Dr Ferguson is creator of the Walkley nominated #CelebratingWomen campaign. She is a regular commentator on leadership, corporate culture, diversity and inclusion an is a member of national & international women’s organisations including Chief Executive Women, Women Corporate Directors and Women’s Leadership Institute of Australia.

      WiT are pleased to donate all proceeds from raffle 2018 Awards to


    DVConnect is the only statewide phone service offering anyone affected by domestic or family violence a free ‘crisis hotline’ 24/7. They offer free, professional and non-judgemental telephone support, wherever you live in Queensland.  DVConnect Womensline takes over 8000 calls a month from women in fear of or in immediate threat of danger from Domestic or Family Violence and on average assist over 600 & often more than 500 children to be moved to safety every month.

    $10 from every ticket purchased to the awards will give you two entries into the raffle on the night.  Should you wish to purchase additional raffle tickets you will be able to do so via the website until midday on the 14th September (day of the event).

    All funds raised will be donated to DVConnect


    Parking Information:  

    Click here to receive 10% discount on your accommodation at Rydges Fortitude Valley

    Our WiT Awards would not be possible without our generous Sponsors:

     

                                    

                                        

                    
       
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Past events

26 Jun 2018 2018 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast Session 1
30 May 2018 Invite Only 2018 Board Readiness Program Graduate Luncheon
16 May 2018 ICT City Series Breakfast#1 "Fortune Favours the Brave" with Kylie Sprott from Xenith IP Group
03 May 2018 Life Sciences Professional Development Event - Shameless Self Promotion
26 Apr 2018 Annual General Meeting of Women in Technology
20 Apr 2018 Women in Technology Mentoring Progam - Mentee Workshop
19 Apr 2018 Women in Technology Mentoring Progam - Mentor Workshop
27 Mar 2018 Women in Technology NEW AND EXCITING Mentoring Program Launch
27 Feb 2018 Stand up and speak out, with Outspoken Women
27 Feb 2018 Empowering a healthier future... through the intersection of people, technology and science
07 Feb 2018 2018 Board Readiness Program
05 Dec 2017 WiT Christmas Party - Welcome in the Festive Season with us!
30 Nov 2017 Visualising Science
22 Nov 2017 EVENT POSTPONED TO EARLY 2018 DATE TO BE CONFIRMED Step Up #4 - Financial Security: What haven't you taken into account
14 Nov 2017 Resilience and the Science of High Performance
25 Oct 2017 ICT City Series Breakfast #4 - Disruption and Innovation: Be the Unicorn. Why there has never been a better time to break the rules and make no apologies
11 Oct 2017 AIIA Showcase the Role of the CDO - How CDOs work their magic in the digital space
13 Sep 2017 2017 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast Session 2
01 Sep 2017 20th Annual WiT Awards
22 Aug 2017 Life Sciences Professional Development Event - The Imposter Syndrome
10 Aug 2017 Step Up #3 - Emerging Women in Leadership Workshop
14 Jul 2017 ICT City Series Breakfast #3 - Balancing the Masculine to Counter Disruption with Kristyn Haywood
28 Jun 2017 Step Up #1 - Building your Job Ready Tool Kit....continued (only open to previous participants)
21 Jun 2017 Step Up #2 - Closing the Gender Pay Gap - Contract Negotiation & the Confidence to Match
16 Jun 2017 Mentoring Program Session Two - Mentee Workshop
15 Jun 2017 How To Be An Effective Mentor Workshop
31 May 2017 Life Sciences Professional Development Event - Communicate your Impact in the Real World
24 May 2017 2017 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast Session 1
18 May 2017 Champagne & Coding - Learn to Code Workshop: how to code your very own website, blog or game!
17 May 2017 Queensland Government - The Future of Technology in Government
03 May 2017 Step Up #1 - Building your Job Ready Tool Kit
19 Apr 2017 Annual General Meeting of Women in Technology
29 Mar 2017 WiT Networking Wine & Shine
07 Mar 2017 WiT is proudly supporting 4th Annual Women in Leadership Queensland Summit
21 Feb 2017 ICT City Series Breakfast with Wendie Lee, General Manager IS Solutions Delivery - Super Retail Group
17 Feb 2017 How To Be An Effective Mentor Workshop
16 Feb 2017 Mentoring Program Session One - Mentee Workshop (registrations only open to current EOI)
07 Dec 2016 WiT Christmas Party - Welcome in the Festive Season with WiT!
10 Nov 2016 Step Up Program Workshop Three - Getting Stuff Done: Time Management with Caroline McGuire
07 Nov 2016 Entrepreneurs & Executives - Panel Event
27 Oct 2016 Work On: Growth - Business Mentoring with Peer Action
25 Oct 2016 Life Sciences Breakfast - Nanotechnology a Scientist Trajectory with Nasim Amiralian & Chunxia Zhao - AIBN Researcher & WiT Rising Star Award Winner
24 Oct 2016 Invite Only 2016 Board Readiness Program Graduate Luncheon
12 Oct 2016 WiT Networking Drinks & Canapes - First Impressions
12 Oct 2016 WiT is proudly supporting the Women World Changers Summit
05 Oct 2016 ICT City Series Breakfast with Wendy Flavien - CIO of RSL Care
26 Sep 2016 2016 WiT Award Winners - Meet & Greet
07 Sep 2016 2016 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast Session 2
02 Sep 2016 19th Annual WiT Awards
25 Aug 2016 Step Up Program Workshop Two - Difficult workplace conversations & negotiations with Steven York
23 Aug 2016 2016 Board Readiness Program
12 Aug 2016 Life Sciences Breakfast - Future Foods: Functional Foods; Flavoursome Foods
02 Aug 2016 ICT City Series Breakfast with Heidi Uytendaal, 2015 WiT Infotech Outstanding Achievement Award Winner
29 Jul 2016 The Sky is the Limit: Queensland Women and Drones
17 Jun 2016 How To Be An Effective Mentor Workshop
16 Jun 2016 Queensland Government Women in Technology EOFY Networking Drinks
16 Jun 2016 Mentoring Program Session Two - Mentee Workshop (registrations only open to current EOI)
12 Jun 2016 WIT is proudly supporting the Women in Tech Conference
29 May 2016 STEMed 2016 - NOW FULLY BOOKED!
26 May 2016 Life Sciences Breakfast - Human Bionics, Union of Science, Industry & Clinical Need
24 May 2016 2016 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast Session 1
12 May 2016 Are you at a point in your career where you feel you need a "Step Up"?
29 Apr 2016 ICT Executive Pathways Program
20 Apr 2016 Annual General Meeting of Women in Technology
22 Mar 2016 World Water Day - Scientific Analytical Services Laboratory Tour
04 Mar 2016 WiT group AIM International Women's Day Debate
23 Feb 2016 ICT City Series Breakfast with Donna-Maree Vinci, Executive General Manager, Enterprise Solutions, BOQ
23 Feb 2016 Gold Coast Breakfast with Linda O'Brien - Pro Vice Chancellor Information Services, Griffith University
19 Feb 2016 Mentoring Program - Mentee Workshop (registrations only open to current EOI)
18 Feb 2016 How To Be An Effective Mentor Workshop
09 Dec 2015 WiT Christmas Party - Welcome in the Festive Season with WiT!
25 Nov 2015 Step Up Program Workshop 4 with Fiona Craig - You're the Expert, Now Start Acting Like One
23 Nov 2015 ICT City Series Breakfast with Sam Kennedy, Director of Strategy and Innovation for Optus
17 Nov 2015 The 3D Printing Revolution Forum
27 Oct 2015 2015 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast
20 Oct 2015 Life Sciences Breakfast with Carolyn Mountford CEO and Director of Research, TRI
14 Oct 2015 Griffith Eskitis Nature Bank and Compounds Australia Tour
29 Sep 2015 Step Up Program Workshop 3 - Career Prospects with Sarah Yip & Kym Volp
28 Aug 2015 18th Annual WiT Awards
16 Aug 2015 National Science Week - Smashing the Glass Ceiling
13 Aug 2015 BE the Entrepreneur you want to be - from startup to stardom
11 Aug 2015 POSTPONED Life Sciences Breakfast Series with UQ DVCR Professor Robyn Ward
11 Aug 2015 WiT Regional Breakfast and Networking - Cairns
17 Jul 2015 Mentoring Program - Mentee Workshop
16 Jul 2015 How To Be An Effective Mentor Workshop
15 Jul 2015 Queensland Government Women in Technology EOFY Networking Drinks
29 Jun 2015 Life Sciences Breakfast Series with Dr Melina Georgousakis
26 Jun 2015 Step Up Program Workshop 2 - Social Media with Bruce Rasmussen from Carpe Diem Consulting and Liz Minchin from 'The Conversation'
16 Jun 2015 2015 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast
09 Jun 2015 18th Annual WiT Awards Launch Party
02 Jun 2015 WiT Scientifique Cafe Event - Cook Medical Presentation & Tour
28 May 2015 WiT Government Inspiring Women's Luncheon
27 May 2015 WiT Regional Breakfast and Networking - Townsville
26 May 2015 Invite Only 2015 Board Readiness Program Graduate Luncheon
12 May 2015 ICT City Series Breakfast with Sandy Geyer - EnQ
28 Apr 2015 Annual General Meeting of Women in Technology
28 Apr 2015 WiT Board & Chapters Pre Meeting
22 Apr 2015 Step Up Program Workshop 1 - Perfect Pitch with Jen Burrows
31 Mar 2015 Life Sciences Breakfast Series with Lyn Griffiths - Executive Director IHBI QUT
06 Mar 2015 WiT group AIM International Women's Day Debate
04 Mar 2015 2015 Board Readiness Program
20 Feb 2015 Mentoring Program - Mentee Workshop
19 Feb 2015 Mentoring Program - Mentor Workshop
10 Feb 2015 Hear&Say Tour with Dr Dimity Dornan AO
03 Dec 2014 Life Sciences Breakfast Series with Anne-Marie Birkill - OneVentures
27 Nov 2014 Perfect Pitch Workshop with Jen Burrows
27 Nov 2014 Queensland Government Networking Breakfast with Jen Burrows
26 Nov 2014 Christmas Lightbulb Networking with Jen Burrows
05 Nov 2014 ICT City Series Breakfast with Sue Rickerby - Director General DSITIA
29 Oct 2014 2014 Mentoring Program Closing Breakfast
15 Oct 2014 Invite Only WiT Awards Thank You & Debrief Luncheon
05 Sep 2014 17th Annual WiT Awards
28 Aug 2014 3D Printing for Medical Applications
08 Jul 2014 ICT City Series Breakfast with Jodi Schmidt - CEO TAFE Queensland
09 Apr 2014 Annual General Meeting of Women in Technology
27 Mar 2014 Mentor for a Moment
11 Mar 2014 WiT Social Media Workshop
09 Mar 2014 Join WiT for the IWD Fun Run - FREE EVENT
26 Feb 2014 WiT Networking at the Edge - FREE EVENT!
20 Jan 2014 WiT Board Meeting
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