The Hazards Australasia 2019 conference dinner will be an evening of a delicious three course meal, networking and a presentation from Dr Kirstin Ferguson. Ferguson is an award-winning expert on corporate culture and governance, author, creator of an international social media phenomenon and sought-after commentator on leadership, diversity and inclusion.
The dinner will take place on Wednesday 13 November at the heritage listed Customs House. The building was originally used for the collection of customs duty and was opened in 1889, when Queensland was a British colony.
399 Queen St
Brisbane City QLD 4000
Dinner tickets: $170 each (book when you register for the conference).
Conference dinner speaker - Dr Kirstin Ferguson
Dr Kirstin Ferguson is one of Australia’s leading company directors, an award-winning expert on corporate culture and governance, author, creator of an international social media phenomenon and sought-after commentator on leadership, diversity and inclusion.
Kirstin is the Deputy Chair of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and is a non-executive director on ASX listed and private company boards including SCA Property Group Ltd, EML Payments Ltd and Hyne Pty Ltd. She is also the Chair of the People and Remuneration Committees on each of these boards.
She was the creator of the Walkley Award nominated #CelebratingWomen campaign which became a viral social media movement. She is also the author of Women Kind, a book she co-wrote with Catherine Fox about unlocking the power of women supporting women.
Kirstin is an Adjunct Professor at the QUT School of Business. She has Honours degrees in Law and also History, as well as a PhD in corporate culture, leadership and governance for which she has received industry and academic awards.
Kirstin is an advocate for gender diversity and equality in the workplace, she is a member of national and international women’s organisations including Chief Executive Women, Women Corporate Directors and the Women’s Leadership Institute of Australia.
Dr Kirstin Ferguson was recently awarded the 2018 Queensland Award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership by Women & Leadership Australia.
At the Hazards Australasia conference dinner, Kirstin will share her career journey which has been heavily involved in workplace health and safety in hazardous industries, as well as the #CelebratingWomen campaign and some of the lessons for all leaders.