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Network Building Event - Integrated Water Cycle Management (IWCM) Networks

Wednesday 31st Jul 2013 12:00PM - 4:00PM

Flagstaff Gardens - City of Melbourne Bowls Club
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

You have been invited to attend the Network Building Event. This event will have a strong focus on leadership.

Program for the day

  • Peer presenters:
    Vaughn Grey from Moreland City Council and Lachlan Johnson from Manningham City Council will share their experiences of leadership in sustainable water management - challenges they faced and the strategies they used to get people on board.  Vaughn will share his story about internal engagement at the officer level, while Lachlan's story is about garnering high level support in external partnering organisations.
  • Guest presenter:
    Andre Taylor is a highly recommended leadership development specialist with a background in the urban water industry. Andre will present an informative and interactive session on the role of networking in leading sustainable water management. Attendees will build their capacity to lead by learning about what networking is, the types of networking, the importance of water leaders, practical tips and resources. The session will include reflection and self-assessment exercises.
  • Dr Cathy Wilkinson - IWCM Operations, Office of Living Victoria will provide a brief overview on the OLV and the newly released draft strategy 'Melbourne's Water Future'.
  • Mini workshop: Successful meetings
  • Evaluation of the Online IWCM Community:
    Structured discussion to pull together the experience and feedback of the last six months of piloting the Online IWCM Community using the Yammer interface. This session will provide opportunity for you to tell us what went well, what we should support into the future, and tease out issues and improvements to make the Online Community more useful and effective.

Whether you can attend or not...

We want to hear from you! This is your chance to have input so we can make the Online Community the best it can be. Please complete this short 6 question surveyso we can get real value out of the last 6 months of everyone participating in the pilot. 

Getting to the venue

Public transport: Flagstaff Gardens train station is a 5min walk
Carparking: $12 all day parking located as Victoria Markets - adjacent to the venue

RSVP is essential

RSVP closes Wednesday 25 July. A calendar invite will be emailed to you to confirm your RSVP.

YES  I would love to come

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