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ACS Qld Young IT Career Boot Camp. Keeping yourself relevant and employable. Focus on listening skills and keeping skills up to date.

Targeted towards, but not limited to, students currently completing their studies, this special event will allow participants to keep abreast with their professional development through the facilitation of three separate sessions, highlighting ways in which you can stand out and succeed as a skilled professional.

Registration End Date: Mon, 19 Feb, 09:30 AM

  • where

  • Brisbane Marriott Hotel
    515 Queen St
    Brisbane QLD 4000
  • when

  • Event Start: Tue, 20 Feb, 09:00 AM
    Event Finish: Tue, 20 Feb, 12:00 PM
  • event price

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Following the success of our 1st Boot camp held in November 2017, ACS Qld is pleased to announce the 2nd boot camp which will be held before the pressures of study begin.There will be another Boot Camp in the 2nd half of 2018.<br><br>As an emerging young professional, you are the next generation of professionals in our industry. This half-day boot camp will aim to help improve your awareness and understanding of the professional workplace and develop your overall skills in this area.<br><br>The event&#39;s agenda is below. Please note topics may change.<br><br><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;"><b>Session 1</b><br><b>ACS overview - w</b></span><b><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">here is the IT sector heading. Are you ready for a world of digital disruption?</span></b><br><span style="font-size: 10.0pt;">Speaker: ACS Qld - State Manager Ross Medina</span><br><br><b>Session 2</b><br><b>My experience in getting a job as an international student. How I pushed through barriers, what I learned and how I succeeded.</b><br>Speaker: Yoeri (Yuri) Timmermans<br>Project Manager|lean start up practioner|innovation coach<br><br><b>Session 3</b><br><b>Building confidence and influence through effective communication - the importance of good listening.</b><br>Speaker: Maria Bowering <h2><b>Topic:</b></h2> In this workshop you will get practical tips on how to become a fantastic listener and how to use this skill to work the floor, whether your arena is a conference meeting room or a corporate office. <br> <br>Think about it. How many times have you actually asked someone: “That’s interesting. Tell me more”? Probably not a lot. Becoming a listener will set you apart from the crowd. And that’s what you want.<br><br><b>Session 4<br>How I got my job after study from a domestic student perspective</b><br>Speaker: Tylor Bunting<br>Technology Advisory Practice - EY<br><br><b>Topic:</b><br>Putting visa regulations aside, there are a lot of myths surrounding the success stories of how local students seem to go through this transition stage. In this session Tylor, a recent IT graduate and employed ACS member will share his journeye and experiences and offer key advice to help you transition into employment.<br><br><b>Open to Non ACS Members. Registration as a non-member to this event for $80 includes a 12month ACS student membership. Total value over $150.</b>

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  1. Your co-operation in notifying us if you are unable to attend is appreciated as ACS incur costs for non-attendance. 
  2. Cancellations must be processed through the website via your ACS member account. A refund will only be considered if it is 5 working days prior to the event. No refunds will be given after the registration closing date.
  3. To avoid disappointment, ensure you pay for your booking(s) (if required) before the registration closing date. Anyone that has not received a confirmation email will not be on the event attendance list and therefore will not be admitted to the event.
  4. ACS reserves the right to change the program at any time. Every effort will be made to ensure a program of equivalent standard and members are updated with changes.
  5. Payment (if required) in full is required by the event date in order to attend.
  6. All dietary requirements are considered and catered to in the best possible way for our members, however we cannot guarantee a 100% allergen free environment.
  7. ACS reserves the right to prohibit entry of any person to an ACS event, or eject any person from an ACS event based on behaviour deemed inappropriate by ACS staff and/or its agents and others working under its authority.
  8. Professional Year students - Attending this event will account for all 6 CPD hours required to complete your studies. All three sessions must be attended in order for your enrolment to be processed.

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Tylor Bunting

Tylor Bunting

Tylor is a consultant within EY’s Technology Advisory Practice. He has a strong interest in information technology strategy, robotic process automation and data engineering projects.

He holds a Bachelor of Information Technology, including a minor in Business Foundations and a double major in Software Engineering and Information Systems. He also has extensive industry experience in robotic process automation implementations, information technology transformation, analytics and business intelligence projects, and various programming languages (SQL, R). 

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Maria Bowering

Maria Bowering


Joeri Timmermans

Joeri Timmermans

Joeri (Yuri) came to Australia in 2005 from The Netherlands to start his Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Soon after he started he applied for Permanent Residency through the Skilled Migration process and was assessed by Australian Computer Society as a System Engineer. After completing his MBA in 2006 he re-joined the workforce in Brisbane, where he has grown to become a highly experienced and certified leader with strong stakeholder management and delivery skills resulting from 20+ years of Australian and European experience. This includes 35+ organisations in various private and public industries such as the financial services, resources, utilities, government, High Tech and manufacturing industry.He transitioned from being an Engineer to diverse IT leadership roles, including Program management, Project management, IT Service Delivery and Consulting and since January 2018, a Business Owner.Specialised in delivering large, critical, high risk, complex IT infrastructure implementation and Agile software development programs and projects that deliver business outcomes.He has Substantial IT Management experience and knowledge is supported by a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and a Bachelor of Information Technology as well as certification in PRINCE2, PRINCE2 Agile, MSP, PMP, CMP, ITIL and SCRUM Master (AGILE).His competencies are: Strong Leadership; Strategic Business / ICT Mind-set; Customer & Result driven; Excellent ICT Knowledge; Ability to Build Teams & Influence; Willingness to Listen; Improvement & Innovation Driven; Great All-Rounder. 

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515 Queen St,Brisbane,QLD,Australia

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