SSSI events for International Women’s Day

By on 2 March, 2022

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SSSI has organised three events for International Women’s Day on 8 March, to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements and contributions female surveying and spatial professionals have made and continue to make.

2022 International Women’s Day Breakfast – Victoria

The Victorian International Women’s Day Breakfast Seminar, sponsored by 1 Spatial and Jacobs, will be an opportunity to connect, share and learn. The speakers will include:

Ryanne Firme, DCM Production Manager, Spatial Vision: Now approaching her 20th year in the surveying and spatial industry, Firme continues to involve herself with innovative projects, particularly those with community impact.

Jennifer George, CEO Co-founder, Nakoudu: George has commercialised technical innovations in more than 50 different industry sectors.

Kellie Dean, Regional Manager (Vic/Tas), Veris: Dean is a vocal advocate for inclusion and diversity in the surveying profession and has a passion for creating opportunities to make a difference in this space.

  • Date: 8 March 2022, 7:30am – 9:30am AEDT
  • Venue: Crown Towers Melbourne, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank
  • Cost: $60 SSSI members, $90 non-members
  • Register

IWD22 Lunchinar: Inclusion@Work Survey Results

Join Dr Lesley Arnold, SSSI Fellow and President-Elect, for SSSI’s International Women’s Day lunchinar! Hear from the Chair of the Space, Spatial and Surveying Diversity Leadership Network, Amelia Davies, who will share important and insightful results from the recent Inclusion@Work survey. The SSS-DLN is a group bringing together leadership from business, government and education to provide visible advocacy for diversity and inclusion within the professions of space, spatial and surveying.

  • Date: Tuesday 8 March 2022, noon – 1:00pm AEDT
  • Venue: Online
  • Cost: Free
  • Register

How to Manage a Successful Career and Family while Keeping Sane

How do we manage a successful career, family life and look after own well-being? It’s not easy! This webinar will highlight the challenges faced by those who return to work after a career break as well as those who are new to the parenting world. They will share their experiences, the changes they needed to make at home and work to ensure a good work-life balance and how they successfully balance parenting and being an industry leader.

The presenters will include Phil Delaney (Deputy CEO, FrontierSI), Carys Evans (Director, Digital Twin Victoria, DEWLP), Gemma Murphy (Operations Manager, Mine Survey Plus) and Rowena Salter (Spatial Analyst, GHD).

  • Date: Wednesday 9 March 2022, noon – 1:00pm AEDT
  • Venue: Online
  • Cost: Free for SSSI members, $55 non-members
  • Register

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