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ACS Tech and Employability Skills Half-Day Conference: Be ready for tomorrow’s IT opportunities

The ACS Tech and Employability Skills Half-Day Conference is targeted towards, but not limited to, students currently completing their studies. This online event will allow participants to keep abreast of their professional development through several industry-led sessions that will highlight how students and graduates can stand out and succeed in the tech world.

Registration End Date:

Mon, 02 Nov, 09:00 AM

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  • Event Start:
    Tue, 03 Nov, 01:00 PM

    Event Finish:
    Tue, 03 Nov, 05:00 PM
  • event price

  • Member: $10.00
  • Member-Concessional: $10.00
  • Non-Member: $20.00

  • * Your price may vary on registration depending on your membership type.

<p>The virtual event will consist of 4 sessions where our industry experts will share their knowledge on what job opportunities are out there and how to keep up to date with the ICT industry.<br><br>Attendees will hear learn some tips and tricks from industry experts to assist them with taking the next (or first) step in their career. Hear about why LinkedIn is an essential part of your career tool kit, to build your personal brand and network, and the extra features that will help you stand out from the crowd. Further, you will hear from technical experts on the benefits of edge computing and how to leverage it in your career. And the impact of bringing together a hardware solution with digital capabilities to create a startup. <br><br>In attending this event you will receive 4 CPD hours if all 4 sessions are attended. You are still required to complete all event reports during the Professional Environments online course to document your participation and key learning outcomes for these professional development events.<br><br>ALL 4 SESSIONS MUST BE ATTENDED TO RECEIVE 4 CPD HOURS. </p> <ul><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Carolyn Mee, CEO, Sound Scouts &amp; </span></span>Cuauhtemoc Moreno, CTO, Sound Scouts discussing <b>&#39;A Digital Future with Meaning; the Sound Scouts Story&#39;</b></li><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Jo Saunders, LinkedIn Trainer, Wildfire Social Marketing discussing <b>&#39;LinkedIn Career Development – The essentials, the extras and the leading edge&#39;</b></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;">Ben Pearson, Business Director, HAYS discussing &#39;<b>Enhancing employability in the new era of work&#39;</b></span></span></li><li>Kirk Wetherell, Associate Director, National Sales, Vertiv discussing <b>&#39;What it&#39;s really like working for a tech company that powers the digital world&#39;</b></li></ul> <p>When attending virtual events, in order to claim and qualify for the required CPD hours, Professional Year students need to attend the online event in its entirety which will be tracked by the ACS events team. Please ensure you don&#39;t minimise your window when attending a virtual event.<br><br>If a cloaking software program is used when connecting to an online event, your attendance cannot be recorded and CPD hours cannot be allocated. This does not include the use of VPN.<br><br><u><b>Please allow up to 2 weeks for CPD hours to be allocated to your membership profile.</b></u><br><br><i>For the sole purpose of registering you for this event, your registration details have been shared with Redback conferencing. Please refer to the Redback Data Policy at https://www.redbackconnect.com.au/privacy-policy/ for confirmation that the data will not be used for any other purpose outside of this webinar.</i></p>

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CPD HOURS

4

SKILL

Learning and development management (ETMG) -> Level 3

Keynote Speaker

Ben Charles Pearson

Ben Charles Pearson

Ben is a Business Director at Hays Specialist Recruitment and leads their specialist Information Technology, Projects & Business Change division in South Australia and the Northern Territory. An expert in IT recruitment, he has over 19 years of experience advancing and supporting the careers of technology professionals and a keen interest in people, technology, business and change. He has a strong belief that the right job can transform a person’s life and that the right person can transform an organisation.

Ben has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Adelaide and is an Associate Member of the Australian Computer Society.
 

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Keynote Speaker

Jo Saunders

Jo Saunders

Jo Saunders is a LinkedIn marketing strategist and trainer showing graduates, professionals, leaders and teams how to energise brand visibility, enhance credibility and earn influence, through the art of connectfluence. Jo is a Social Media Educator of the Year finalist, was named #2 LinkedIn expert in Asia Pacific in 2018 and was listed as one of the 2019 Top 50 Social Media Marketing Influencers by TopRank Marketing. She is the co-author of ‘Get Good or Get Off – A Guide to Getting it Right on Social Media’ and is the only Australian LinkedIn expert invited to speak at the largest social media conference; Social Media Marketing World. https://au.linkedin.com/in/josaunders  @josaundersau 
 

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Carolyn Mee

Carolyn Mee

Carolyn is the Founder & Director of Sound Scouts.  Sound Scouts is focused on the delivery of accessible, fun and affordable hearing screening particularly for children. The flagship product is a mobile game created to check children's hearing before they start school. Developed in collaboration with the National Acoustic Laboratories, the research arm of Hearing Australia, the game incorporates advanced scientific principles that enable it to detect a range of hearing problems.

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Keynote Speaker

Cuauhtemoc Moreno

Cuauhtemoc Moreno

Cuauhtemoc Moreno is a Creative Developer and Game Designer with 10+ years of experience in a wide range of digital award-winning projects.  
From popular browser games, to physical installations involving full-body motion; from virtual reality experiences to playful educational ebooks. 

He was born in Mexico, and is currently based in Sydney, Australia as the CTO of Sound Scouts since 2015, where he thrives by being in the intersection of art, technology and positive social impact.
 

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Kirk Wetherell

Kirk Wetherell

Kirk is the Associate Director of National Sales for Vertiv in Australia and New Zealand. Based in Brisbane, he works closely with the direct Enterprise sales teams and the Mechanical and Electrical Channel Partner teams to support their sales activities across all product groups. Kirk has been with the company for 13 years, beginning in NSW as a Power Sales Engineer. He is passionate about solutions sales and providing best in class customer service.

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ACS Tech and Employability Skills Half-Day Conference: Be ready for tomorrow’s IT opportunities