ACCA Annual Conference

ACCA Annual Conference

This  year’s  Conference theme  is  STAY  CONNECTED. We  will  focus  on  making  new connections  with  our  clients  and  local communities, and strengthen existing ones.  We  will  invigorate  and expand the  aspects of  your  current work  patterns  that  have brought you to where you are now, and enable you to establish greater connection to your communities, to better understand the disruption impacting our industry, and to learn new ways of delivering valuable services to your customers.


 

Spotlight on Speaker ~
Dr Kirstin Ferguson

 
WOMEN IN CEMETERIES NETWORKING BREAKFAST: CELEBRATING THE CONTRIBUTION OF WOMEN IN OUR CEMETERIES

This session is designed for women who work in the cemeteries and crematoria sector. This is a magnificent opportunity to network with peers in a relaxed setting.  The Guest Speaker for this session is Dr Kirstin Ferguson, named by the Australian Financial Review as one of "Australia’s 100 Women of Influence" and Kirstin will ensure this will be a stimulating start to the day’s activities… and of course a delicious breakfast will be served.  Bringing women in the industry together – will you be joining us?  Registration for this session a must – places will be limited.

Dr Kirstin Ferguson is one of Australia’s most experienced company directors with 10 years experience on publicly listed, private company, and not-for-profit boards. As previously mentioned, Kirstin has been named by the Australian Financial Review as one of "Australia’s 100 Women of Influence" and has received numerous awards during her career for leadership and governance. She is a member of national and international women’s organisations including Chief Executive Women, Women Corporate Directors and the Women’s Leadership Institute of Australia.
 
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 Australian Defence Force Academy and was posted to an F-111 Squadron. Kirstin went on to study law and then became CEO of a global consulting organisation in the mining and resources industry. Dr Ferguson has a high profile social media presence and is the creator of the Walkley nominated #CelebratingWomen campaign. She is a regular commentator on leadership, corporate culture, diversity and inclusion, and is sure to provide an engaging experience at the ACCA Women In Cemeteries Networking Breakfast.
 

Dr Kirstin Ferguson
 
CELEBRATING THE CONTRIBUTION OF WOMEN IN OUR CEMETERIES

In order to further celebrate women in the industry, we invite you to participate and we request images and a brief commentary on any women in YOUR cemetery/crematorium that you would like to celebrate, (this will be featured in a group collage during the breakfast session on a screen). Let’s connect with each other and commemorate.
 
ABOUT THE VENUE

The Brisbane Airport Conference Centre has quality amenities such as state of the art conference spaces and exciting after hours options available within the adjoining hotels including a formal restaurant, bistro and pool area as well as the Sky Lounge. From its unique vantage point overlooking the airport precinct, the Brisbane Airport Conference Centre provides ease of access to some of the city’s hottest shopping, dining and entertainment destinations.
 


STAY TUNED FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO REGISTER - Coming Soon

Event Properties

Event Date 07-10-2018
Event End Date 10-10-2018