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LGAT Annual Conference

 

The LGAT Annual Conference - BIG Thinking, was held at The Tramsheds, Launceston from 22-24 July.  Comprising the LGAT Annual General Meeting, a two-day conference and the announcement of the Tasmanian Local Government Awards for Excellence, the three days offered many opportunities to enhance understanding of the issues, challenges and opportunities facing Local Government.  The conference was complimented with an extensive trade exhibition featuring the latest products and services available to Local Government. 

This year the conference formed part of a full week of activities for Local Government at the  Tramsheds in Launceston, including the 2015 Local Government Research Symposium on 21 July and a workshop on 20 July.

PLENARY SESSIONS

Hon Peter Gutwein MP, Minister for Planning and Local Government
Sir Bob Parker -The Challenges of Change and Leadership in Local Government
Ian McBurney - Change: Frightening, Inevitable and What a Ride!
Mayor Brad Pettitt - Local Government Reform – Lessons from the West
Roberta Ryan - Why Local Government Matters  
Mayor Troy Pickard,
ALGA President           
Panel Discussion - Whose Community is it Anyway?

WORKSHOPS 

Mark Wells - What did the Romans ever do for us?
Jacinthe Galpin - The New Culture Club: Building Resilience from within
Dan Casey - Managing and Reshaping Organisational Capacity
Phil Preston - Facilitating Private and Social Sector Partnerships
Marcus Westbury - Transforming Empty Places into Creative Spaces
Julie Andersson - Redefining Age Friendly  


  For the Conference Program , please click here! 

 

CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP AND TRADE EXHIBITION

For expressions of interest in the 2016 LGAT Annual Conference, please contact stephanie.watson@lgat.tas.gov.au, or phone (03) 6233 5119.

Download a copy of the 2015 Sponsor and Trade Prospectus
Download a copy of the 2015 Sponsor and Trade Exhibitor Agreement Form


 

Thanks to our 2015 Conference Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

MAV

Gold Sponsors

   Commonwealth Bank        

                      Dial Before you dig logo  

                 

Silver Sponsors

                                                                     

                                                        

      Stornoway Logo            

 

 

 

Valued Contributors

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