March 27, 2013

Presentations 2004

Presentations, Training and Workshops hosted or presented by Sue Ellson in 2004

VIRWC Inaugural Multicultural Fundraising Dinner, Launch of New Website
Victorian Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition Box Hill Town Hall, Box Hill, Victoria
Provided background information on the development and design of the VIRWC website (which I created)

Newcomers Forum – Event 3 – Celebration of Achievements 
Sue Ellson with Jacquie Wise of Wise Ways, Professor Peter Doherty, Nobel Laureate, Con Pagonis, Director, Translating and Interpreting Service of the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, Yasser Soliman, Member, Council for Multicultural Australia, Melba Marginson, Chair of the Victorian Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition Melbourne Town Hall

Liveable but lonely – towards a network of networks
Sue Ellson with Peter Tunjic, Convenor, Company of Friends Fast Company’s Readers’ Network and various network leaders and audience members (run as a discussion group) Green Cat Café, Melbourne

How to make newcomers feel welcome
Rotary Club of Melbourne La Trobe RACV Club, Queen Street, Melbourne How to make newcomers feel welcome at Rotary Clubs Invited to share the story of Newcomers Network and make recommendations as to how to make newcomers feel welcome at Rotary Clubs

Onshore Jobs Program
Sue Ellson Migrant Information Centre Eastern Melbourne

Newcomers Forum – Event 2 – Survey Results and Newcomers Kit Launch
Sue Ellson with Jaquie Wise of Wise Ways, The Honourable Kaye Darveniza MLC, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier for Multicultural Affairs, Mr Ben Foskett, Chief Executive Officer of Invest Victoria,  Dr Anne-Wil Harzing, Associate Professor in International Management at the University of Melbourne, Mr Phong Nguyen, Chairperson of the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria  and Mr Jim Landau, TEC (The Executive Connection) Chairman Melbourne Town Hall

Strategies for successful regional settlement in the Murray Mallee Region
Swan Hill Multicultural Network Swan Hill Multicultural Network offices, Swan Hill, Victoria Invited to summarise the story of Newcomers Network, share statistics and experiences we have collected and suggest ways that the Murray Mallee Region can help newcomers settle in the area (with a particular focus on online resources)

AFL – please tell – informative session on the rules of AFL
Sue Ellson with Jeff Gieschen, Umpires Manager, Australian Football League (AFL) and Tony Clemenger Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

Newcomers Forum – Event 1 – Survey Launch
Sue Ellson with Jacquie Wise of Wise Ways, Councillor Irene Goonan, Chair Marketing and Business Development Committee of the City of Melbourne, Faye Spiteri, Senior Consultant with Cultural Perspectives, Angela Ryan, Original Committee Member of the Southern Cross Group and David Teller, Deputy Director of the Committee for Melbourne Melbourne Town Hall

The similarities and differences that Americans face when they move to Australia
American Businesswomen’s Club Breakfast Cafe, St Kilda Road, Melbourne Spoke about the common similarities and differences that Americans face when they move to Australia and provided some general tips on ‘doing business in Melbourne’ at the Red Terrace Cafe 492 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Good times and great company – relationships
Sue Ellson with Yvonne Allen, Managing Director, Yvonne Allen and Associates and Unoduo De Biers Lounge Bar

Book Launch – How to run a business from your kitchen table, part of the Australian Innovation Festival
Sue Ellson with Barbara Gabogrecan, Author Melbourne Town Hall

Tour of Melbourne’s Golden Mile
Sue Ellson with Justin Francis, Project Manager, Melbourne’s Golden Mile Heritage Trail Melbourne City

Transition to life in Melbourne
Sirva Relocation Services Sirva Relocation Services Offices, Raglan Street, South Melbourne  Invited to provide an impromptu presentation on life in Melbourne to around 30 senior level expatriates that had moved to Melbourne within the last few months at a Sirva Relocation Services welcome function at 17 Raglan Street South Melbourne

Meet the Author Networking Lunch – Author of Understanding Australia
Sue Ellson with Sally White, Author Parliament House

Meet the Author Networking Lunch – Author of Manage your own career
Sue Ellson with Warren Frehse, Author De Bono Institute

Intelligent Relationships and Newcomers Referral Session
Sue Ellson with Denis Flores, Chair of the College of Organisational Psychologists within the The Australian Psychological Society (APS) and Jamal Chemaissem, Psychologist and Member of Australian Psychological Society (MAPS) De Bono Institute