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Upcoming events

We hold over 100 events and professional development seminars each year. Browse the list below or see key dates for 2016 and upcoming MAV Insurance events.

Alternatively, find out more about our professional development program.

Many of our events can be sponsored, find out about our sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities.


From Multiculturalism to Inclusion

From Multiculturalism to Inclusion Wednesday 31 August
This conference offers a timely opportunity to discuss council policy approaches to support culturally diverse residents.
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Pokémon Go - Cities and Streets Masterclass

Pokémon Go - Cities and Streets Masterclass Wednesday 31 August
Many key local government assets are important places to the rapidly growing Pokémon Go gaming community, including libraries, community centres, town halls, parks and main streets. This comes with important risks, opportunities and potential outcomes.
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MAV Annual Conference and Dinner

MAV Annual Conference and Dinner  Thursday 8 September
This year’s conference will look at business transformation and leadership – how councils can innovatively move forward, addressing the demand of constricting budgets and the digital age while maintaining the quality of services.
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The Future of Local Food Conference

The Future of Local Food Thursday 8 September to Friday 9 September
Find out what it takes to create a local food system that is healthy, affordable and sustainable for Australia.
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Writing for the Web

Writing for the Web Friday 9 September
Writing for the web is different to writing for print. In this workshop, you will learn content development techniques optimised for online reading habits.
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BESS Advanced

BESS Advanced Wednesday 14 September (another date available)
A full day training course on how to use the BESS tool to assess the sustainability performance of buildings, including large and small residential, non-residential and mixed use developments.
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Power to the People Conference

Power to the People Conference Wednesday 14 September to Thursday 15 September
Come to Australia’s only national community engagement conference.
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The Economics of Multiculturalism: Benefits, Barriers and Business

The Economics of Multiculturalism: Benefits, Barriers and Business Wednesday 21 September
Find out how local government can play a pivotal role in encouraging and benefitting from the economic advantage that multiculturalism brings to our communities.
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Street Design Masterclass: Making Great and Sustainable Places

Street Design Masterclass Thursday 6 October
Given the rapidly growing interest in place making and the key role of local councils in this process, the MAV has joined with Steven Burgess, one of Australasia’s most renowned transport engineers to run this masterclass.
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MAV 2016 Procurement & Contract Management Excellence Series

MAV 2016 Procurement & Contract Management Excellence Series Tuesday 18 October (other dates available)
Our enhanced 2016 program has been designed specifically to boost your skills in procurement and contract management, with training targeted at both introductory and more advanced competency levels.
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2016 Councillor Induction Day

2016 Councillor Induction Day Thursday 24 November
For new and returning councillors to further develop their knowledge and awareness of the MAV and the role it plays with councils and councillors.
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Enquiries

Contact us on 03 9667 5555 or events@mav.asn.au.