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2018 Local Government Communications Conference

Event Type Conference
Event Focus Communication, Education and Training, Government, Local Government Conference, New Media
Event Reach All
Event Scope Local Government
Price LGA Members $250+GST / Non LGA Members $350+ GST
Dates 27/07/2018 to 27/07/2018
Start Time 8.30am
End Time 4.30pm
Location Meeting Hall
City of Adelaide
128 King William Street
Adelaide SA
Contact Rebecca Wake , Events Officer
08 82242047

The inaugural Local Government Communications Conference will be held on 27 July 2018 at the Adelaide Town Hall.

With the centralised theme of ‘Reflect. Learn. Innovate. Communicate for success, the program encourages delegates to reflect on the experiences of the local government sector and trends from other sectors, to learn, and then implement innovative practices for cut through communication into the future.

The program includes speakers from across the State and Australia. Tracey Whitelaw will give the keynote address on her recent experience with the Commonwealth Games and the role social media plays in crisis management. A panel of journalists from The Advertiser, InDaily, and ABC will provide advice on how you can best get your message across in the media. Other speakers will include David Waters, Adelaide Hills Council; Josh Fanning, publisher of CityMag and The City Standard); Nick McGrath and Charles Dyer, Winton Shire Council in Queensland and James Pederson, General Manager at Southern Cross Austereo.

Register now by clicking on the button below.

Keynote speaker - 2018 Local Government Communications Conference - Tracy Whitlaw Tracy Whitelaw

Tracy Whitelaw, the recent Manager of Digital Media at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games is a passionate speaker, educator and trainer in digital and social media. Tracy has a PhD insocial media use in disasters and has been working in online communications for over 20 years. Tracy approaches digital and social media from a strategic, operational and academic perspective. She will soon commence a new role as head of digital for a major company in Brisbane.  




James 2018 Local Government Communications Conference - James Pedersen Pedersen

James Pedersen joined Austereo in 1998, and has worked across a number of local and national roles, including National Head of Finance. In January 2010, James was appointed as General Manager – Adelaide – one of the youngest people to have held this position within the company. James has navigated the business through many changes – including the rebuild and resurgence of Triple M in the Adelaide market.


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