Category Archives: Blog

Australia Day

Australia Day, Jan 26th. Usually my first gig of the year; the annual citizenship ceremony for the City of South Perth. I love doing this gig. Yesterday we had seventy people who were taking out citizenship and it was interesting … More

Have a happy and safe Christmas

The year has flown by and it has been a busy one, despite the GFC. I think I’ve been to most capital cities in Australia at least once this year and I’ve enjoyed each and every conference in which I’ve … More

Dairy Live

Tuesday December 1; we’re at Flemington Racecourse for a Dairy Australia event that saw us hook up, via video-conferencing technology, Bunbury, Mount Gambier and Launceston for a discussion on optimising feed conversion efficiency in dairy herds. Now, if you are … More

LGMA WA State Conference

This conference is still going on as I write. It’s the annual conference of the Local Government Managers Association of WA. These are people who are CEOs and senior executives in the 100+ local governments in WA. My role was … More

WALIS Forum 2009

This was my third year facilitating at the WALIS Forum and this was the best one yet! WALIS is WA Land Information System and is a dynamic partnership of government agencies working with business, education and the general community to … More

WA Web Awards

Man! How this thing has grown! I remember the first time we did these awards about 5 years ago. It was just a bunch of web nerds standing about eating chicken wings and drinking cheap wine. The quality of the … More

ISAS/FNA 21st Scientific Conference October 2 & 3

Client: International Society of Aeromedical Services (ISAS) and Flight Nurses Australia (FNA)PCO: Kate SmithVenue: Grand Chancellor, Hobart. I’ve done this conference in the past always relish the opportunity of working with these professionals who combine medicine and aviation. The theme … More

International Public Works Conference, Melb. 6 – 10 September

Client: Institute of Public Works Engineering AustraliaPCO: All Occasions ManagementVenue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre This was a terrific conference! About 800 delegates from all over Australia as well as from various parts of the world gathered under the theme … More

I’ve joined the Blogosphere

I thought it time I set up a blog.  I have the great privilege of listening to  – and questioning – some fascinating speakers (and some not so) on a range of issues that really deserve a wider audience. So, … More