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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 2017 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.


Native Vegetation Clearing Regulations

Native Vegetation Clearing Regulations Wednesday 25 January
This is a one-day, local government briefing session that aims to inform councils about the review of the native vegetation clearing regulations proposed changes released for consultation.
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Councillor Development Program

Councillor Development Program Thursday 2 February to Friday 23 June
MAV Training’s councillor development program has been designed to provide the essential knowledge and skills to support councillors to perform their role as defined in the Local Government Act 1989.
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BESS Training

BESS Advanced Wednesday 8 February (other dates available)
Half-day and full day training courses 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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MAV Strategic Planning Sessions 2017

MAV Strategic Planning Sessions 2017 Monday 13 February to Friday 10 March
Eight consultation sessions will be held across the state to provide an important opportunity for members to influence the MAV’s work priorities and inform development of our 2017-18 Strategic Work Plan.
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Emergency Management Consultation Sessions 2017

Emergency Management Consultation Sessions 2017 Thursday 16 February to Tuesday 7 March

The MAV is running a series of consultation sessions with councils on emergency management. Sessions will be held at Traralgon, Bendigo, Ballarat, Wangaratta and Melbourne.

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Procurement Leaders Conference 2017

Procurement Leaders Conference 2017 Thursday 2 March to Friday 3 March
The MAV Procurement Leaders Conference provides a unique opportunity for procurement staff across local governments in Victoria to share, grow and collaborate.
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Hacktivation: Transforming Local Government in the Innovation Era

Hacktivation local government conference Wednesday 15 March to Thursday 16 March

What does it mean to be a contemporary, agile and responsive organisation of the future? This two-day local government conference will focus on skills development (learning through doing) for anyone with an interest in local government.

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Procurement & Contract Management Excellence Series 2017

Procurement & Contract Management Excellence Series 2017 Wednesday 15 March to Thursday 25 May

This series incorporated a variety of courses, designed to build general and more specific skills in procurement and contract management within the context of local government.

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Smart Urban Futures 2017

Smart Urban Futures 2017 Tuesday 28 March to Wednesday 29 March
This conference will provide both inspiration and practical pathways for delivering smart urban futures, no matter how large or small your community. It will include a genuine conversation about the barriers that are holding us back and ways to overcome them.
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Enquiries

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