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The Annual ACS WA Diversity Dinner

Come join us for a sumptuous 3 course meal and accompanying delicious wines and beers in a glamourous setting at Crown.

Registration End Date: Fri, 08 Dec, 06:30 PM

Closed for Registration
  • where

  • Crown Perth
    Great Eastern Highway
    Burswood WA 6100
  • when

  • Event Start: Fri, 08 Dec, 06:30 PM
    Event Finish: Fri, 08 Dec, 11:59 PM
  • event price

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<b><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 32, 96);">You will be joined by digital and technology professionals, Directors, Executives, students and social media influencers. This is your opportunity to reach decision makers and build relationships across industry, education and the public sector.</span></span></span></b><br><br><img alt="flyer" src="https://id.acs.org.au/servlet/servlet.ImageServer?id=0159000000EiEXO&amp;oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1508821775000"></img><br><br><b>Please note both keynote and locknote addresses will be Auslan Interpreted. </b><br><br>Our<b> Keynote Speaker</b> will be C<b>ertified World Class Speaking &amp; Storytelling Coach, Lisa Evans.</b> Lisa is known as ✰ The Story Midwife ✰ as she helps bring new life into the world in the form of stories. She helps leaders globally, create powerful presentations with compelling business stories.<br><br>She is an International Speaker, member of Professional Speakers Association Australia, a TEDx Speaker Coach, and Speechwriter.<br>Lisa links the theme of inclusion and accessibility for the night to the idea that all dreams are possible, despite the obstacles thrown in your path.<br><br><b>Our Locknote Speaker</b> will be <b>WAITTA Achiever of the Year – Dr Vivienne Conway</b> who will talk about Accessibility and Inclusion in the workplace.  She is an ardent advocate for the effective recognition of the needs of people with disabilities and their inclusion in our digital society.<br> <br>Dr Conway was recently announced as a finalist in the ACS Digital Disrupter’s “ICT Professional of the Year” Award. She completed her PhD in IT (website accessibility) at Edith Cowan University. She is a Certified Professional (Snr) member, and member of the WA Branch Executive Committee of the Australian Computer Society. She is active in W3C and the working groups, where her company Web Key IT is a member. This year she was the co-General Chair of the Web For All Conference (W4A 2017) held in Perth.<br> <br>This is a formal, end of year celebration so <b>black tie</b> (or a more diverse colour), pretty frocks or outrageous outfits of an appealing nature are all welcome. Last year we saw a Unicorn empress, some traditional dresses from across the globe and a rather dapper scarlet suit. It was also rumoured that Neo from the Matrix made an appearance. But traditional or irrational – we welcome all to our very popular diversity dinner.<br><br><b>Please note both keynote and locknote addresses will be Auslan Interpreted. </b><br>  <div><b><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span style="font-family: arial,sans-serif;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 32, 96);"><img alt="AUSLAN SIGN" src="https://id.acs.org.au/servlet/servlet.ImageServer?id=0159000000Eid7w&amp;oid=00D90000000o5NE&amp;lastMod=1509077605000"></img></span></span></span></b><br><br>If your Company or Organisation is a proud supporter of Diversity and Inclusion and you are interested in Sponsorship, please reach out to:</div>

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Your co-operation in notifying us if you are unable to attend is appreciated as ACS incur costs for non-attendance. A cancellation refund will only be considered provided that notice is sent to alexandra.mollo@acs.org.au no later than 2 working days prior to the event.

Please note: Attendance is conditional to your online registration

ONLINE REGISTRATIONS CLOSE AT 2PM ON THE DAY OF THIS SEMINAR

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Keynote Speaker

Lisa Evans

Lisa Evans

Certified World Class Speaking & Storytelling Coach, Lisa Evans. Lisa is known as ✰ The Story Midwife ✰ as she helps bring new life into the world in the form of stories. She helps leaders globally, create powerful presentations with compelling business stories.She is an International Speaker, member of Professional Speakers Association Australia, a TEDx Speaker Coach, and Speechwriter.Lisa links the theme of inclusion and accessibility for the night to the idea that all dreams are possible, despite the obstacles thrown in your path.

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Keynote Speaker

Vivienne Conway

Vivienne Conway

Dr Vivienne Conway is the Director of Web Key IT Pty Ltd which she founded in 2011. Web Key IT has a vision to enable website access for persons with disabilities. Web Key IT assists organisations with web-based programs and information to meet the needs of people with disabilities as well as to understand their legal requirements for website accessibility and develop the tools needed to meet the internationally-recognised website standards. As well as being involved in research and conference presentations, Vivienne leads her team of accessibility professionals to provide consulting, audit and accreditation and training in all aspects of digital accessibility. She is an ardent advocate for the effective recognition of the needs of people with disabilities and their inclusion in our digital society. Vivienne was recently announced as this years winner of the WAITTA Achiever of the Year award and is a finalist in the ACS Digital Disrupters ICT Professional of the Year .Vivienne completed her PhD in IT (website accessibility) at Edith Cowan University. She is a Certified Professional (Snr) member, and member of the WA Branch Executive Committee of the Australian Computer Society. She is active in W3C and the working groups, where Web Key IT is a member. This year she was the co-General Chair of the Web For All Conference (W4A 2017) held in Perth.

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Great Eastern Highway,Burswood,WA,Australia