Event Type Conferences
The AEN is holding its mid-year conference at Novotel Geelong from 21 – 22 June 2021. Over one and half days, conference guests will hear from representatives of the
The AEN is holding its mid-year conference at Novotel Geelong from 21 – 22 June 2021. Over one and half days, conference guests will hear from representatives of the Commonwealth and Victorian Government. This year’s event promises to be jammed packed with a range of topics and updates.
Members’ Registrations: Please ensure you are logged in to the AEN website to access the discounted member price. Discount will be applied at checkout.
Accommodation: All delegates must organise their own accommodation.
Please refer to the attached Accommodation Flyer below for details on how to book accommodation.
Registrations close 4 June 2021
- Day 1
- Day 2
10:30AM Welcome10:30AM - 10:40AM Speakers: Dean Luciani, Peter Treseder
10.40AM National Skills Commission Update10.40AM - 11.20AM Speakers: Damien Oliver
11.20AM Jobs Victoria Update11.20AM - 12.00PM Speakers: Lisa Buckingham
12.00PM Employer attitudes and behaviour to skills development12.00PM - 12.40PM Speakers: Dr Lisa Fowkes
12.40PM Lunch12.40PM - 1.30PM
1.30PM A New Zealand perspective on VET1.30PM - 2.10PM Speakers: Josh Williams
2.10PM WorldSkills' Update2.10PM - 2.50PM Speakers: Mick Prato, Trevor Schwenke
2.50PM Global Apprenticeship Network Update2.50PM - 3.00PM Speakers: Gary Workman
3.00PM Australian Digital Skills Analysis3.00PM - 3.30PM Speakers: Dr Peta Skujins
3.30PM Afternoon tea3.30PM - 4.00PM
4.00PM IR Awards Update4.00PM - 4.30PM Speakers: Janet Nicholson
4.30PM Code House Software Update4.30PM - 4.40PM Speakers: Gavin Andrew
4.40PM AEN Update4.40PM - 5.20PM Speakers: Gary Workman
5.20PM Close - Day 15.20PM -
6.30PM Pre-Dinner Drinks6.30PM - 7.00PM
7.00PM Conference Dinner7.00PM - 10.00PM
9.00AM Big Build Apprenticeships9.00AM - 10.20AM Speakers: Cameron Baker, Richard Horgan & Terry Bowditch
10.20AM Morning Tea10.20AM - 11.00AM
11.00AM VRQA Update11.00AM - 11.30AM Speakers: Simon Smith, Sonia Fabris
11.30AM Commonwealth Apprenticeship Employment Incentives11.30AM - 11.50AM Speakers: Jarrod Cartwright
11.50PM Women in Trades - Workshop11.50PM - 12.55PM Speakers: Barbara Huggins, Will Stracke
12.55PM Conference close12.55PM - 1.00PM
1.00PM Lunch1.00PM -
June 21 (Monday) - 22 (Tuesday)