_southstart – Living at the Edge – public entrepreneurs or activists

Put your focus on the future of government organisations and service delivery. IPAA SA have partnered with _southstart to deliver ‘a stream’ customised to employees of the public sector, as part of the conference, which will bring new insights about entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation in government organisations and stakeholders across Australia.

Hear from Premier Steven Marshall MP as he officially opens the _southstart conference and following this, our esteemed keynote from the author of the recently released ANZOG report on innovation in the public sector, entitled ‘Today’s Problems, Yesterday’s Toolkit’, Professor Rod Glover. You will also have the opportunity to explore the creative bureaucracy and the role of imagination in public service, with world-renowned Charles Landry.


Other insightful and thought leader speakers are also featured in the line-up, including:


  • Dr Matthew Butlin, SA Productivity Commissioner;
  • Doha Kahn, SA Climate Strike Coordinator and Year 12 student;
  • Greg Mackie OAM, CEO, History Trust of SA;
  • Erma Ranieri, Commissioner for Public Sector Employment;
  • Craig Wilkins, Chief Executive of the Conservation Council of SA, and;
  • Jim Whalley, South Australian Chief Entrepreneur.


You are also invited to stay beyond the IPAA SA stream and attend other sessions _southstart has to offer on the day, exploring future driven topics including: blockchain, entrepreneurialism, investment, agtech and much more.


View the full event program and learn more here.

Tickets details

Ticket Cost: From $120


Athena Wallbank

08 8212 7555




Gilbert Suite