March 27, 2013

Presentations 2008

Presentations, Training and Workshops hosted or presented by Sue Ellson in 2008

26/12/2008
Welcome Home Party for Australian Expatriates and Repatriates Melbourne
Sue Ellson and Ian Wood, Managing Director, Fun, Food and Friendship Rendezvous Hotel

25/12/2008
3rd Annual Christmas Day Picnic Lunch Melbourne
Sue Ellson Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne

12/12/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Sue Ellson Rendezvous Hotel

29/11/2008
Celebrating our Journeys
Inzalo Ladies Network The Old Cheese Factory, Berwick Inaugural event – a ladies lunch for South African women living in Melbourne, provided interactive presentation on moving and celebrating journeys

19/11/2008
Relocation Risks Discussion Forum
Australian Human Resources Institute International Human Resources Management Specialist Area Silverman Dakin Offices, Collins Street, Melbourne Facilitated a discussion on this topic with various HR professionals with an interest in this topic, hosted at Silverman Dakin

14/11/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Sue Ellson Rendezvous Hotel

07/11/2008
Finding Profitable Networks in Melbourne
Sabona Business Network The Carousel, Albert Park Lake
Provided useful presentation at a breakfast meeting for South Africans running businesses in Melbourne

01/11/2008
Food for thought
Templestowe Uniting Church The Living Room Cafe, Templestowe Facilitated discussion on food – how we prepare and share it and how we all have our own style of cultural hospitality

15/10/2008
Relocation Risks
Australian Human Resources Institute International Human Resources Management Specialist Area Pricewaterhouse Coopers offices, Southbank, Melbourne Facilitated a question and answer seminar with Jennifer Miller, Global Mobility Services Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sharyn Gowans, Manager Talent Acquisition & Relocation, General Motors Holden (GMH) and Jon Faulkner, Senior Policy Adviser, Department of Premier and Cabinetand hosted at PricewaterhouseCoopers

10/10/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Sue Ellson Rendezvous Hotel

08/10/2008
Settling in Australia
Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne University of Technology, Burwood Road, HawthornInformation session for Post Graduate students about settling in Australia and establishing new networks and friends

12/09/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Sue Ellson Rendezvous Hotel

13/08/2008
Visa Update Discussion Forum
Australian Human Resources Institute International Human Resources Management Specialist Area Silverman Dakin Offices, Collins Street, Melbourne Facilitated a discussion on this topic with various HR professionals with an interest in this topic, hosted at Silverman Dakin

8/08/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Sue Ellson Rendezvous Hotel

31/07/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Hales Institute Hales Institute, Swanston Street, Melbourne Invited to provide a guest lecture on living in Melbourne for three groups of classes at Hales Institute that teaches international students how to speak English (beginner to intermediate level students)

18/07/2008
Visa Update – How to get the staff you need into Australia as quickly as possible
Australian Human Resources Institute International Human Resources Management Specialist AreaPricewaterhouse Coopers offices, Southbank, Melbourne Facilitated an interview with Rajan Arulanantham, Manager – Temporary Business Entry Section, Department of Immigration and Citizenship Victoria, Ulrike Krenz-Fisher, Manager – Corporate People Service & Projects, GHD, Lily Ong Business Lawyer & Migration Consultant, Rob Jackson, Accredited Workplace Relations Specialist and Registered Migration Agent, Registered Trade Marks Attorney, Kliger Partners Lawyers with questions provided by Chris Spentzaris, Barrister and Solicitor, Practice Manager, Fragomen Global and hosted at PricewaterhouseCoopers

13/06/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Sue Ellson Rendezvous Hotel

11/07/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Sue Ellson Rendezvous Hotel

28/05/2008
Cultural Intelligence Discussion Forum
Australian Human Resources Institute International Human Resources Management Specialist Area Collins Street, Melbourne Facilitated a discussion on this topic with various HR professionals with an interest in this topic, hosted at Silverman Dakin

9/05/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Sue Ellson Rendezvous Hotel

07/05/2008
Cultural Intelligence Radio Interview
SBS World View RadioFederation Square, Melbourne Produced this program by organising all background research, briefing participants and journalist – panel included Jane Hayman, cross cultural training consultant at the International Consultants Centre (ICC), Dr Yuka Fujimoto, Researcher and Author on Diversity Management, Deakin University, Michael Cains, National HR Manager for Juniper Networks and interviewed by Caroline Davey. Can cultural intelligence give a company an edge? What’s the advantage of having a high CQ? Why should managers in Australia care?

30/04/2008
Cultural Intelligence – Do you have it – and more importantly, what about your staff?
Australian Human Resources Institute International Human Resources Management Specialist AreaPricewaterhouse Coopers offices, Southbank, Melbourne Facilitated and interview with Virginia Matthews, Manager – Diversity and Culture – Institutional Division, ANZ Bank, Jane Hayman, cross cultural training consultant at the International Consultants Centre (ICC), Dr.Yuka Fujimoto, Researcher and Author on Diversity Management, Deakin University hosted at PricewaterhouseCoopers

11/04/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Sue Ellson Rendezvous Hotel

14/03/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Sue Ellson Rendezvous Hotel

22/02/2008
Australian Citizenship – how is it affecting immigrant and refugee women
SBS World View Radio Federation Square, Melbourne
Produced this program by organising all background research, briefing participants and journalist – panel included Melba Marginson (Founder & Executive Officer of the Victorian Immigrant & Refugee Women’s Coalition), Zehra Yalcin (External Liaison officer of the Kurdish Women’s League) and Theresa Sengaaga Ssali (Senior Social Worker & Team Leader with the African Holistic Settlement Service) – interview conducted by Caroline Davey

22/02/2008
Making newcomers feel welcome in Brisbane
ABC Radio 612 Brisbane Brisbane, Queensland Approached by Scott Spark, producer of Madonna King’s morning program to talk about the issues of newcomers arriving in Brisbane and how they can settle in and how local people can ease their transition

8/02/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Sue Ellson Rendezvous Hotel

11/01/2008
Welcome to Melbourne
Sue Ellson Rendezvous Hotel