Leading teams in remote and challenging environments has to be the most complex role for any leader.

Come along to a highly interactive and entertaining session to hear from Kim Ellis, Director of the Australian Antarctic Division on the unique challenges operating in one of the most remote and harsh environments on earth.

Why do leaders need to be real?

In today’s world, leadership appears to be seriously lacking. Leaders in title only are ultimately destined to fail. What then separates a leader in name only from a real leader? It all comes down to authenticity – a leader who is self-aware; genuine; fair minded and always doing the right thing.

Come along to this highly informative breakfast event to hear first hand from one of Australia’s true leaders – MAJGEN Gus McLachlan AO (Ret’d) as he describes his 35 year journey as a leader in the Australian Army, and his take on how authentic leadership can thrive in the corporate world.


Date: 31st October 2019
Venue: Dexus Place
Address: Level 5, 1 Margaret Street, Sydney

Is there a connection between performing at sports, particularly at a high level (collegiate or professional), and the development of leadership?

This is the question that we are going to ask from our distinguished panel – Todd Woodbridge, Nick O’Hern and Nathan Burke.

Although there is little empirical work on the subject, join these fantastic leaders in their own right discussing the role that sports played in their own development, and their opinions about the leadership lessons learned from sports.


Date: Thursday 14th November 2019

Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground, Harrison Room, Brunton Avenue, East Melbourne VIC 3002

Time: 12.00pm for a 12:15pm start

Cost: $95.00 per person