Visiting WA and Events

04/06/2008 - 22:00


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Visiting WA and Events
Visiting WA: Dr Martin Selligman, the founder of the ‘positive psychology phenomenon’ is to present a half-day program on creating personal and professional wellbeing through positive work cultures on June 10 at the Hyatt Regency. Dr Seligman will explore the links between VIA (values-in-action), signature strengths, authentic happiness, increased employee engagement, physical health, flow and greater productivity. Registration costs $506, with member discounts available. For more information, please visit or contact AIM on 9383 8000. 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 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 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 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 Events: 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 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 Immigration and Citizenship Minister Senator Chris Evans, Monash University’s Bob Birell, UWA professor Richard Weller, CCIWA CEO James Pearson, and ABS WA director Micheal Tindall. Registration costs $264. 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


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