Seminar Speaker Program

Professor Lyn Beazley AO
Former Chief Scientist of WA

10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Early in My Career 

  • Aligning your passion, determination and hard work
  • Managing change with resilience
  • Lessons to put into practice for your future self and others

Phebe Cho
Founder and CEO, Accelus

Expand Your Capacity

  • The invisible ceiling
  • Who am I created to be?
  • Creating a new future

Has Anything Really Changed? We Explore a Different Perspective

Executive Panel: Acting Deputy Commissioner (Regional Operations) Robert Hill APM, Victoria Police; Assistant Commissioner Paul Steel APM, WA Police Force; Commander Kylie Flower, Australian Federal Police; and Elizabeth Shaw, Associate Director at KPMG.

Facilitated by Assistant Commissioner Kellie Properjohn APM, WA Police Force.


What's Changed; What's Next; What Matters

Panel of Australian Police Commissioners facilitated by Assistant Commissioner Kellie Properjohn APM, WA Police Force


How Being Courageous Ensures Life-long Learning

  • Realising your potential
  • Seeking opportunities
  • Making brave career decisions

Executive Panel: Commissioner Katarina Carroll APM, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services; Michelle Fyfe APM, Chief Executive Officer, St John Ambulance; and Deputy Commissioner Tracy Linford APM, Queensland Police Service

Facilitated by Assistant Commissioner Debbie Platz APM, Australian Federal Police


Dr Gill Hicks AM MBE
Founding Director, M.A.D. Minds

Losing Identity, Gaining Humanity

The session will explore, through both lived experience and observation, the capacity of humanity to co-create the world in which we live and our personal responsibility to each other.


Dr Abby McLeod
Visiting Research Fellow
Australian Institute of Police Management

Diversity and Inclusion in Australian Policing: The Current State of Play


Christina Matthews
CEO, Western Australian Cricket Association 

Living, Working and Driving Cultural Change

  • Leading in a dynamic environment
  • Challenging the status quo

David Michie
Author and Co-founder of Organisational Mindfulness

Application of Mindfulness in the Corporate World

  • What is mindfulness and meditation?
  • Practical tips on application in the corporate world

Fadzi Whande
Inclusion and Diversity Manager, University of Western Australia

Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace and Community

  • Evidence-based strategies to implement in the workplace

Associate Professor Angela Workman-Stark
Organisational Behaviour, Athabasca University and former Chief Superintendent, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Getting to Inclusion: Leading from the Inside Out

The session will explore the path to inclusion in the workplace and how one’s background, personal experiences, societal stereotypes, and cultural context can influence the judgements and decisions that are made about others.