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WIQ Inaugural Conference
Glen Hotel, Cnr Logan Rd & Gaskell Street, Eight Mile Plans, Qld 4113 21/03/2017

Price: $75.00

Members: $75.00  
Non-Members: $75.00

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The WIQ initiative promotes networking amongst women in the industry and encourages and creates opportunities for personal and professional development. While the conference program is designed specifically with women in mind, the conference welcomes attendance from all industry colleagues.

The purpose of the Conference is to:

  • Acknowledge and celebrate women’s contribution to the extractive industry
  • Create a platform to further enhance women’s involvement in and contribution to the extractive industry
  • Provide the opportunity for anyone in the industry to connect, network and share experiences

Date: Tuesday 21st March 2017

Venue: Glen Hotel, Cnr Logan Rd & Gaskell Street, Eight Mile Plans, Qld 4113

Who Should Attend:

  • Quarry site personnel and associated roles such as human resources, finance, administration, safety, environment, planning, logistics and sales
  • Contractors
  • Equipment manufacturers and suppliers
  • Consultants
  • Students and academics
  • Anyone interested in the heavy construction materials industry


8.00am    Registration/Trade Exhibition
8.35am    Welcome and introduction to the WIQ Conference    MC: Michelle Connelly - Sponsored by the CPR Group
8.45am    Video    
9.00am    SESSION 1: How do you create a personal brand?    Leanne Parker, Hanson
9.20am    SESSION 2: Women in Quarrying – a personal story    Amanda Croker, Hy-Tec
9.50am    Refreshment Break – Trade Exhibition    
10.05am    SESSION 3: Environmental Presentation (case study), Megan Davis, Principal, Groundwork Plus
10.45am    SESSION 4: Story of Supporting Women in Industry, Stacey Head, She Wear
11.00am    SESSION 5: Technical Presentation – Orica,     Karen Normanton, Senior Technical Services Engineer, Orica
12.00 noon    Lunch – Trade Exhibition    
1.00pm    SESSION 6: Report on IQA’s PDP Program, Paul Sutton, CEO, IQA
1.30pm    SESSION 7: Sunsafe Presentation    Jo Crotty, Program Manager, Danger Sun Overhead
2.00pm    SESSION 8: Social Media – how to engage, why and when, Linda MacDonald, Business2one
2.30pm    Refreshment Break – Trade Exhibition
2.45pm    SESSION 9: AIQEF – Information update, Wayne Scott, AIQEF
3.00pm    SESSION 10: Panel Session, Hosted by Premium Co-Sponsors: Holcim & Boral    Panel: Paul Sutton (IQA), Tegan Smith (Groundwork Plus), Kevin Smith (Holcim), Carl Buckland (Boral), Leanne Parker (Hanson)
3.45pm    Conference Wrap-up    Lucky Door Prize Draw - Sponsored by She Wear
4.00pm    After Conference Networking Drinks - Sponsored by CCAA
5.00pm    Conference Concludes

Accomodation: For those travelling, conference accommodation rates at the Glen Hotel are available. To book, please contact the hotel directly on (07) 3270 6666

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*Please note: All prices are Australian Dollars (AUD$) and are GST inclusive.

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