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Hangout with world experts for Centre for Public Impact launch

Recently the Centre for Public Impact surveyed over 1000 public officials in 25 states, asking how effective government really is – this will be one of the topics discussed during the Hangout.

Melbourne-based Larry Kamener will be the Australian lead for the Centre, and writes in The Mandarin today about the challenge government’s face getting past the cut-and-thrust of politics to have their policies achieve real results.

What: A conversation involving some of the world’s leading public impact experts.

Date: Thursday 11th June

Time: 14:00 UK time (BST) / 23:00 AU time (AEST)

The Centre will discuss the survey results in an international online panel chaired by the Economist’s Anne McElvoy which will stream live on the Centre’s website, bringing together:

  • Sir Michael Barber (Co-Chair of the Centre for Public Impact, Director of Pearson and Former Head of UK Government’s Delivery Unit – @MichaelBarber9)
  • Governor Martin O’Malley (Former Governor of Maryland and current candidate for the Democratic nomination for the US Presidency in 2016 – @GovernorOMalley)
  • Carolina Stanley (Minister of Social Development in Buenos Aires Government – @CaroStanley)
  • Dr Silvia Montoya (Director of UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics – @montoya_sil)
  • Ada Osakwe (Former Senior Investment Advisor to Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and one of the Top 20 Forbes Young Power Women in Africa in 2014 – @Ada_Osakwe)
  • Jocelyne Bourgon (President of Public Governance International and President Emeritus of the Canada School of Public Service, Former Deputy Minister for Transport in Canada, and the first woman to be appointed Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet)
  • Dr Mamphela Ramphele (Founder of Agang South Africa, former Managing Director at the World Bank and former Vice-Chancellor at the University of Cape Town – @MamphelaR)

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