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Proximity Day Out

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Date

16/02/2022

Cost

Free

Location

Hotel Realm Canberra

Register your interest now to attend our biggest and best professional development day yet!

We are revamping our Government In-House Counsel Day to include presentations across all of our solution areas; consulting, legal and commercial.

Hear from the Proximity team on a range of current, disruptive and forward thinking topics and gain new ideas to implement at your workplace.

You will be able to customise your Proximity Day Out experience and attend the sessions that are of most interest to you. Plus there will be heaps of networking opportunities to connect and collaborate with others.

Time: All day event, with a 9am kick off and post event networking drinks starting from 5:15pm

The line-up

8:30 – 8:55am

Registration


9:10 – 10:10am

Headline Act
The Main Stage

The new high-performance organisation: resetting your organisation post-pandemic 

Kerri Hartland – Principal Advisor

Glenys Beauchamp – Principal Advisor, Client Lead – Health, Client Lead -Industry

ACT Legal Practitioners CPD: 1 point (Core Area 3 – Professional skills)
CIPS CPD: 1 point


10:10 – 10:45am

Morning tea


10:50 – 11:30am

The Sky Stage

The reputation unicorn: an entertaining multi-media exploration of reputational risk for government in the 21st century

Ian Lancaster – Principal Advisor, National Lead Risk Management & Compliance

Paula Gonzalez – Group Manager Client Engagement

ACT Legal Practitioners CPD: 0.75 points (Core Area 3 – Professional skills)

The Ruby Stage

Finding solutions not just problems: how lawyers and non-lawyers can work together to find creative solutions

ACT Legal Practitioners CPD: 0.75 points (Core Area 3 – Professional skills)


11:35am – 12:20pm

The Ruby Stage

Mandatory vaccination: to jab or not to jab (and lose your job?)

Tara Munro Mobbs – Principal Advisor, National Lead Onsite Legal Delivery

Michael Stone – Expert Advisor

ACT Legal Practitioners CPD: 0.75 points (Core Area 4 – Substantive law and procedural law)

The Sky Stage

How to run an effective PMO

Jody Blinco – Principal Advisor, National Lead Project & Program Management

ACT Legal Practitioners CPD : 0.75 (Substantive law and procedural law)


12:20 – 1:20pm

Lunch


1:25 – 1:55pm

The Ruby Stage

Contractors and government decision making: what to watch out for 

James Suter – Special Advisor

Cara Hammerton – Senior Advisor

ACT Legal Practitioners CPD: 0.5 points (Core Area 3 – Professional skills)

The Sky Stage

The impact of cognitive biases on procurement: how to minimise errors and achieve better procurement outcomes

Sean King – Director, Client Lead – Defence

Twoey Jones – Advisor  

ACT Legal Practitioners CPD: 0.5 points (Core Area 3 – Professional skills)


2 – 3pm

The Ruby Stage

Hypoethical III

CPD Points: 1 (Legal ethics and professional responsibility)

The Sky Stage

Effective stakeholder engagement: engaging with the right people, at the right time, and in the right way

James Lavery – Principal Advisor, Client Lead Victorian Government

Cait Tynan – Principal Advisor

CPD ACT Legal Practitioners CPD: 0.75 points (Core Area 3 – Professional skills)

The Midnight Stage

Maintaining and preserving your integrity in grants and procurement programs

Bruce Brown – Expert Advisor

Nicole Elliott – Special Advisor & National Lead. Policy, Programs, Grants & Regulation

ACT Legal Practitioners CPD : 0.75 (Substantive law and procedural law)


3:05 – 3:50pm

The Ruby Stage

Construction ahead: administrative law in an age of statutes

Robin Creyke – Expert Advisor
John Yoon – Senior Advisor

CPD Points: 0.75 (Substantive law and procedural law)

The Sky Stage

Australian Sovereign Capability

Warren King – Expert Advisor  

Glenys Beauchamp – Principal Advisor, Client Lead Health, Client Lead Industry

Greg Divall – Expert Advisor (moderator)

ACT Legal Practitioners CPD: 0.75 ( Core Area 3 – Professional skill )


3:50 – 4:20pm

Afternoon Tea


4:25 – 5:15pm

Closing Act
The Main Stage

Working with Ministers and their offices – the brilliant, the crazy and the absolutely scary

Kerri Hartland – Principal Advisor

Lyndel Hopkins – Senior Advisor

Greg Divall – Expert Advisor

ACT Legal Practitioners CPD: 1 point ( Core Area 3 – Professional skill )
CIPS CPD: 1 Point

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Spaces are limited, don’t miss out! Register your interest to be the first to receive a notification when registration officially opens in December!

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