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Announcing our first speaker for the June Young Professionals Half-Day Conference

Thursday, 20 Apr 2017

Young Professionals

Louise Smith
Louise Smith, Director Workforce Development & Planning at ACS, is a business capability specialist with over 14+ years’ experience consulting to individual business and governments on the skill needs within their organisation, undertaking training needs analysis and workforce development strategy development and planning to address current and future skills requirements. This includes whole of sector approaches through her senior management roles for both HR, vocational education and training sectors and member-based professional associations.

Louise’s expertise includes consulting with industry peak bodies on the identification and articulation of occupational standards for nationally recognised qualifications, developing performance standards for occupation classifications; development of workplace assessment models; consulting to individual businesses on the skill needs within their organisation, supporting the identification of any skills gaps or shortages with current staffing arrangements, and strategy development to address future skills requirements.

Louise’s work in developing workplace performance standards extends to her having previously worked with Industry Skills Councils. Louise’s strengths also extend to the development of workplace assessment models, competency based frameworks and nationally recognise qualifications, ongoing product roadmap for mySFIA and implementation of SFIA within small to large ICT workforces.

Louise’s professional career spans across Australia and international markets including Indonesia, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea and Sri Lanka.

Louise is a SFIA Accredited Consultant, degree qualified along with a Diploma of Training and Assessment, Diploma of Quality Auditing.



Date:Friday 2 June, 2017
Time:8:30am to 12:30pm
Venue:        Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC), South Wharf
Cost:ACS Members - $30.00
Non-Members - $50.00


For more information and to register, please click here.