Day 2 Program

Thursday, July 27, 2023

– Location: Willow & Ivie
On Thursday 27 July, delegates enjoyed a full day of keynote speakers, presentations and workshops followed by an official conference dinner.
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SESSION
8:00 am

Buses depart to venue — coffee cart onsite

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9:15 am
9:20 am

Welcome and Opening

Speakers:
Claire Field
Claire Field
9:20 am
9:25 am

VTA Board Chair Welcome

Speakers:
Alison Jenvey OAM
Alison Jenvey OAM
9:25 am
9:30 am

Ministers Remarks (via Video)

Speakers:
The Honourable Gayle Tierney
The Honourable Gayle Tierney
9:30 am
10:15 am

Keynote 1 – Show me the data! Australia’s skills landscape

Speakers:
Tom Bentley
Tom Bentley
10:15 am
10:45 am

Morning Tea

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10:45 am
11:30 am

Keynote 2 – Victoria’s economic policy, industry and innovation

Speakers:
Nanette Fitzgerald
Nanette Fitzgerald
11:30 am
12:15 pm

Stream 1 – Innovative approaches to solving VET problems

Speakers:
Loris Venzon
Loris Venzon
Prof. Anita Kocsis
Prof. Anita Kocsis
Mary Faraone
Mary Faraone
11:30 am
12:15 pm

Stream 2 – Sovereign education and training capacity and the clean economy

Speakers:
Nanette Fitzgerald
Nanette Fitzgerald
Paul Johnson
Paul Johnson
Meena Naidu
Meena Naidu
11:30 am
12:15 pm

Stream 3 – Applied research

Speakers:
Brett Millington
Brett Millington
Suresh Palanisamy
Suresh Palanisamy
Andrew Williamson
Andrew Williamson
12:15 pm
12:30 pm

Morning Debrief

Speakers:
Claire Field
Claire Field
12:30 pm
1:15 pm

Lunch

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1:15 pm

Buses to SuniTAFE

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1:45 pm
4:00 pm

Afternoon sessions with SuniTAFE (including afternoon tea)

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4:00 pm

Buses back to accommodation

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6:00 pm

Conference Dinner – Mildura Grand

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7:05 pm

MC welcome

Speakers:
Claire Field
Claire Field
7:07 pm

Sponsor welcome – Aware Super

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7:10 pm

Wine pairing – Duxton Wines

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7:20 pm

Dinner

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8:00 pm

History of Mildura – Ross Lake

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8:10 pm

Fireside Chat – Claire Field with SuniTAFE Teacher of the Year Jess Kendrigan and Student of the Year Alex Beck

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8:30 pm

Dessert

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9:30 pm

Dinner concludes

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