Bendigo: Stakeholder Engagement

27th Apr 17

Stakeholder Engagement

Join us in Bendigo Thursday 27 April to explore best practice principles for a successful stakeholder engagement program with David Hawkins, Managing Director, SOCOM.

Learn new principles and frameworks for developing effective stakeholder strategies
Explore the challenges and opportunities of stakeholder engagement
Understand the benefits of shared outcomes
Build strategies for managing community volunteers effectively
Discover the opportunities and risks when you are the government ‘in the room’

The workshop will be followed by a panel discussion based on contemporary case studies.
Speakers include:
Lincoln Fitzgerald, Manager, Active & Healthy Communities at City of Greater Bendigo
Scott Falconer, Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Loddon Mallee Forest, Fire and Regions, Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning
Ann-Maree Conners (Host), Director Loddon Area, Department of Health and Human Services


10:00am - 10:30am Registration and Morning Tea
10:30am - 12:30pm

Facilitated Program: Stakeholder Engagement
with David Hawkins

12:30pm - 1:00pm


1:00am - 2:00pm Panel Discussion: Case Studies in Stakeholder Engagement
David Hawkins, Scott Falconer and Lincoln Fitzgerald
in conversation with host Ann-Maree Conners

Event Concludes

Event Details

Date: Thursday 27th April 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00pm

Business 229/230
Business and Technology Building

La Trobe University, Bendigo Campus
Edwards Rd, Flora Hill VIC 3552
(enter via Gate 2 or Gate 3)

Location Map

Cost: Individual
Personal Member $305.00
Non Member $400.00
Bronze $315.00
Silver $305.00
Gold $290.00
Platinum $265.00

*All prices are GST inclusive


David Hawkins
Managing Director, Socom

David Hawkins has over 30 years experience in the PR profession, spanning crisis and issues management, media relations, community engagement, and government relations.

He has worked with all levels of Government to assist in managing and responding to some of Australia’s highest profile crises including the Home Insulation Scheme, Black Saturday Bushfires and the Cranbourne methane gas incident.

Date & Time

Thursday, 27th
April 2017

10:00am - 2:00pm


Building the capacity, integrity and reputation of the public sector in Victoria