Visiting WA; John Shackleton, a sports psychologist who regularly shows business audiences how to ‘train their brain’, is to speak at a conference entitled ‘Raise Your Game’ on June 18 at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Conference Centre. As a keynote speaker and workshop leader, Mr Shackleton won the 2004 Inspirational Speaker of the Year, the 2005 Business Person of the Year and the prestigious 2007 Speaker of the Year award as voted for by NSANZ (the National Speakers Association of New Zealand). Mr Shackleton’s recent clients include Air New Zealand, Coca-Cola, Hyundai, Honda, Renault, Westpac Bank, ANZ Bank, National Bank, AMP, AXA, Canon, Sharp, Sony, Kodak, Burger King and Subway. Registration costs $264, with member discounts available. For more information, please contact 9365 7555 or visit http://www.cciwa.com. Robin Sharma, organisational and leadership coach and best selling author of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari and The Greatness Guide, to present his full-day leadership workshop, ‘Lead Without Title Get To World Class’, in Perth on Tuesday July 22. The workshop is to take place at Burswood Convention Centre from 9am until 5pm. Tickets are $695 before May 22 and $795 thereafter. For information and registration, please phone 1300 306 384 or visit www.robinsharma.com.au. Events; Committee for Perth Workshop The Committee for Perth has called on the people of Western Australia to get involved in developing a new vision for arts and culture in the city. The one-day workshop is to be held on Monday June 23 to discuss ideas. Deputy Premier Eric Ripper will officially open the workshop, and National Australia Bank chairman Michael Chaney will provide an introduction to the day’s proceedings, which is expected to attract more than 200 representatives from the community, government and business sectors. Registrations for the workshop close on Friday June 13. For more information, please contact Angie Jones at the Committee for Perth on 08 94815699 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The World’s Most Admired Companies The American Chaber of Commerce Australia is to hold ‘The World’s Most Admired Companies’ on June 24 at the WA Club from 12-2pm. Annually for the past 11 years, Hay Group has partnered with Fortune magazine to identify and research the world’s most admired companies in order to study corporate reputations. This event will highlight the 2008 ‘all stars’ – those organisations most admired and also industry leaders across key industries including food and drug, oil, mining and entertainment. Registration costs $115, with member discounts available. For more information, please contact AMC on 08 9325 9540, or visit email@example.com. Perth’s Changing Face: Its Planning, Its Population, Its People CEDA is to hold ‘Perth’s Changing Face: Its Planning, Its Population, Its People’ on June 27 at the Sheraton Hotel Perth to discuss the following topics: ‘What will Perth look like in 20 years – its places, its faces?’, ‘Are we ready for what lies ahead?’, ‘Has Perth already found its ‘equilibrium?’ and ‘How are we going to meet the planning, population and skilled labour demands of a city on the move?’. Key speakers include Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Senator Chris Evans, Monash University director Bob Birell, UWA professor Richard Weller, CCIWA CEO, James Pearson and ABS WA director. Micheal Tindall. Registration costs $264. John Howard Tribute Dinner The Liberal Party of Western Australia is to hold a tribute dinner for John Howard on July 8 at the Hyatt Grand Ballroom. The dinner will celebrate John Howard’s leadership and contribution to the Liberal Party over the past 34 years. It is also a networking event for Liberal Party members. For information and registration contact Toni James on 08 6436 3300 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Eighth Energy in Western Australia Conference The WA government, through the Office of Energy and the Australian Institute of Energy, is holding one of the premier conferences in the industry, The Energy in Western Australia Conference, with the theme, ‘Securing Our Energy Future’. Energy Minister Francis Logan will give a keynote address on the first day. The event will take place on August 13 and 14 at the Sheraton Perth Hotel. For registration and information, please phone Jenny Dyer on, 0408 905 099 or email email@example.com. Western Australian 16th Annual State Conference The Australian Market and Social Research Society is to hold the 2008 Western Australian 16th Annual State Conference on August 21 at the Sheraton Hotel Grand River Ballroom, from 11am – 6pm. Speakers include: Dianne Gardiner from Latitude Research in Victoria. ‘Losing control: Is it something qual researchers should be doing?’ Paul Vittles from TNS in NSW. ‘The best way to predict the future is to create it’. Chris Murphy from Interface Research & Strategy in NSW. ‘Would my brand look good in green?’ Terry Wiley from Lightspeed Research in NSW. ‘Impact on data quality through panelist conditioning, exclusion periods and category lock-outs’. Marquis Pohla from Synovate in WA. ‘I want to get naked! (Iinet Naked DSL service)’ For more information, please contact 02 9566 3100 or visit www.amsrs.com.au.