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Upcoming events

You can still register for the Digital Summit, and the APSwide conference series in several locations. Attend the HR Professional Network Launch, in person or via livestream. The APSC Workforce Planning conference is also available via livestream. Other upcoming events include the HR Inclusion Forum on retention, the 2019 Asbestos Safety Conference, and the Digital Directions symposium.


  • Register for the Digital Summit, 3 October, for the latest in digital government and opportunities to learn, up-skill and network. Speakers include, among others: David Thodey AO, Chair of the CSIRO and of the APS Review; Renee Leon PSM, Secretary of the Department of Human Services; and Randall Brugeaud, CEO of the Digital Transformation Agency.
  • The APSwide conference series continues with conferences in Melbourne on 10 October, Brisbane on 17 October, Hobart on 21 October and Perth on 31 October.  
  • The 6th APSC Workforce Planning conference on 22 October is fully booked, but GovTeams members can still sign up for the livestream. Hear more about tools and resources for turning organisational strategy into workforce strategies and initiatives. Contact APSWFP [at] apsc.gov.au with questions.
  • Register now for the HR Professional Network Launch on 28 October. The network is for all APS employees working in, or interested in, HR. Attend live in Canberra or see it livestreamed from ATO offices in 20 locations to hear about how we are professionalising HR across the APS.
  • Register now for the next HR Inclusion Forum on 31 October, on the topic of retention. Hear from industry experts, connect with APS peers, and share practical solutions for implementing diversity and inclusion strategies and polices. For enquires, contact indigenous [at] apsc.gov.au.
  • Register now for the 2019 Asbestos Safety Conference in Perth, 11–13 November. Join other industry professionals to find out what the future of asbestos management looks like in Australia and the proactive plans we need to prevent exposure to asbestos fibres and reduce asbestos-related diseases.
  • The National Film and Sound Archive’s Digital Directions symposium on 14–15 November brings together people who care about Australia’s cultural heritage in the digital age. It will include a keynote presentation by video game expert Jon-Paul Dyson from The Strong National Museum of Play.