8th Public Sector Women in Leadership Summit

Criterion Conferences is excited to announce The Hon Julie Bishopas keynote at the 8th Public Sector Women in Leadership Conference, taking place on 18th – 22nd November at the QT Canberra.

Julie Bishop began her path-breaking public career as Member of Curtin in 1998. Julie was Australia’s first female Minister for Foreign Affairs and the first female Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party, a position she held from 2007 to 2018.

Ms Bishop will deliver a keynote presentation to share her insights on ‘Achieving and sustaining success as a female politician’, followed by a 30 minute Q&A.

Julie will be joined by 25+ senior leaders from across federal and state government, who will share personal leadership journeys and offer invaluable career advice, including:

  • The Hon Anna Bligh AC, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Banking Association & 37th Premier of Queensland
  • Liz Cosson AM CSC, Secretary, Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Jo Chivers, Director, Indigenous Connections, Governance, Quality & Access Branch, Higher Education Group, Department of Education
  • Kerri Hartland, Secretary, Department of Employment, Skills, Small & Family Business


Attend this event and learn:

  • Build & develop resilienceto overcome challenges in the APS
  • Define your career journey& successfully navigate career breaks & changes
  • Develop your brand, understand your value & cultivate Emotional Intelligence
  • Drive equality& make change in the APS


Event discount: Save $100 off current pass prices with discount code CC*MANDARIN

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QT Canberra