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Upcoming events

July 2015

Media Skills Workshop

MAV Councillor Fundamentals & Knowledge Centre Programs

This program will assist councillors and relevant staff in better understanding the media, more effectively preparing and managing the message, developing the skills to manage and deal with difficult questions and creating greater skills and confidence in controlling the interview.

Date: Thursday 2 July 2015

Time: 10:00AM

Location: Melbourne

BESS Domestic (1-10 dwellings)

Built Environment Sustainability Scorecard

A half day module which focuses on smaller residential applications of up to 10 dwellings.

Date: Thursday 16 July 2015

Time: 09:00AM

Location: Melbourne

BESS Advanced

Built Environment Sustainability Scorecard

A full day module which incorporates residential but also covers non-residential, mixed use and larger residential buildings.

Date: Thursday 23 July 2015

Time: 09:00AM

Location: Melbourne

Patchwork Forum for EMCH and Family Service Staff

Enhanced maternal and child health program

This all day forum is for EMCH staff and Family Service staff. The morning will support the state wide roll out of PATCHWORK with the afternoon providing opportunity to hear and discuss current and future EMCH practice in collaboration with Department of Education and Training.

Date: Thursday 23 July 2015

Time: 09:45AM

Location: Melbourne

From monster trucks to driving global business success

How to make supply chain and logistics deliver for your community

The overall aim of this forum is to bring local government, industry and government closer in their understanding of the role of supply chain and logistics and industry and government responses to key challenges and opportunities to support of Victorian businesses and communities.

Date: Friday 24 July 2015

Time: 10:00AM

Location: East Melbourne

MAV Councillor Development Weekend 2015

Councillor training, development and networking

The 17th MAV Councillor Development Weekend is the principle training, development and networking event for Victorian councillors and mayors.

Date: Friday 24 July 2015

Time: 06:00PM

Location: Torquay

MAV Councillor Development Weekend 2015

Councillor training, development and networking

The 17th MAV Councillor Development Weekend is the principle training, development and networking event for Victorian councillors and mayors.

Date: Friday 24 July 2015

Time: 06:00PM

Location: Torquay

MAV Councillor Development Weekend 2015

Councillor training, development and networking

The 17th MAV Councillor Development Weekend is the principle training, development and networking event for Victorian councillors and mayors.

Date: Friday 24 July 2015

Time: 06:00PM

Location: Torquay

Evaluation, negotiation, supplier selection and contract establishment

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session provides a detailed outline of key processes to support good probity management, value for money outcomes and successful contracts. Designed for staff either currently involved in quotation/tender evaluations or about to do so, participants will come away with practical skills applicable in the local government context.

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Youth entrepreneurship and economic development in local government

July 2015

The Youth Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Local Government is an initial briefing workshop designed to provide elected members, executives, managers and field staff, particularly in the Economic Development, Community Development, Youth Work and Council Services sections, with an insight into Youth Entrepreneurship as a tool to support the mutual Local Government objectives of economic and community development.

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

August 2015

MAV Technology National Conference 2015

August 2015

The MAV Technology National Conference is a two-day event that explores the transformative role of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in delivering services to Victorian councils and their communities.

Date: Wednesday 19 August 2015

Time: 08:30AM

Location: Melbourne

MAV Technology National Conference 2015

August 2015

The MAV Technology National Conference is a two-day event that explores the transformative role of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in delivering services to Victorian councils and their communities.

Date: Wednesday 19 August 2015

Time: 06:30PM

Location: Melbourne

BESS Domestic (1-10 dwellings)

Built Environment Sustainability Scorecard

A half day module which focuses on smaller residential applications of up to 10 dwellings.

Date: Thursday 20 August 2015

Time: 09:00AM

Location: Melbourne

Facilitating Living Smart Course

with Shani Graham and Tim Darby (Ecoburbia)

Living Smart is an award winning sustainable education program that focuses not just on what people can do to reduce their environmental footprint, but developing a community of others wanting to do the same. This facilitator training will leave participants able to present this program in their own communities.

Date: Monday 24 August 2015

Time: 09:00AM

Location: Melbourne

The Future of Communities: Power to the People

Innovative ways to create vibrant communities led by active, caring and engaged citizens

This celebrated annual national event continues to focus on the fact that we are living in times of unprecedented change and complexity and that Governments are becoming increasingly aware they often do not have the answers to the major challenges confronting society.

Date: Wednesday 26 August 2015

Time: 08:00AM

Location: Preston

Managing contracts in local government

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session will help identify the importance of all phases of the procurement life-cycle to ensure effective contract management outcomes.

Date: Wednesday 26 August 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

BESS Advanced

Built Environment Sustainability Scorecard

A full day module which incorporates residential but also covers non-residential, mixed use and larger residential buildings.

Date: Thursday 27 August 2015

Time: 09:00AM

Location: Melbourne

September 2015

The Future of Local Food

Celebrating innovation

The 2015 conference will showcase food system innovation, strategy and inspiration for councillors and local government professionals, as well as community groups and industry professionals.

Date: Thursday 10 September 2015

Time: 09:00AM

Location: East Melbourne

The Company Directors Course

September - October 2015

The Australian Institute of Company Directors is Australia’s pre-eminent organisation for both directors and those seeking to become directors. The Company Directors Course aims to enhance Councillor's own learning and development, to contribute to their councils at a higher level, and to create new opportunities for themselves.

Date: Friday 11 September 2015

Time: 08:45AM

Location: Melbourne

Managing contractor OHS management

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course focuses on providing specific guidance to contract managers regarding their responsibilities to manage Contract OHS. Aligning with all the courses in the series, contractor OHS management is designed to highlight the importance of OHS considerations throughout every stage of the procurement cycle.

Date: Thursday 17 September 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Social procurement and economic development

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course provides council staff with insights into how procurement can be designed to support the achievement of social outcomes and local economic development.

Date: Friday 18 September 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Writing for the web

Learn how to write effectively for online channels

Writing for the web is different to writing for print. In this workshop, you will learn content development techniques optimised for online reading habits.

Date: Friday 25 September 2015

Time: 09:00AM

Location: Melbourne

November 2015

Managing contractor OHS management

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course focuses on providing specific guidance to contract managers regarding their responsibilities to manage Contract OHS. Aligning with all the courses in the series, contractor OHS management is designed to highlight the importance of OHS considerations throughout every stage of the procurement cycle.

Date: Friday 6 November 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

2015 National local government human resources conference

Lead change and foster high performance cultures

This bi-annual conference will bring together human resource practitioners and local government management from across Australia to hear and learn about a range of contemporary and future challenges that will confront the sector.

Date: Wednesday 11 November 2015

Time: 11:00AM

Location: Melbourne

2015 National local government human resources conference

Lead change and foster high performance cultures

This bi-annual conference will bring together human resource practitioners and local government management from across Australia to hear and learn about a range of contemporary and future challenges that will confront the sector.

Date: Wednesday 11 November 2015

Time: 06:30PM

Location: Docklands

 

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