BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//The Industry Advocate - ECPv3.7//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:The Industry Advocate X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for The Industry Advocate BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150325T070000 DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150325T084500 DTSTAMP:20150324T165129 CREATED:20150224T095041 LAST-MODIFIED:20150224T095041 UID:7661-1427266800-1427273100@ SUMMARY:CCIQ Wilson HTM CEO Series Breakfast DESCRIPTION:CCIQ and Wilson HTM are pleased to invite you to the first CEO Series event of 2015. This series is designed to give CCIQ members exclusive insights into industry and financial trends from Australian business leaders. Wilson HTM are delighted to host Capilano Honey Managing Director Dr Ben McKee for breakfast on Wednesday\, 25th of March. Capilano is the market leader for honey in Australia with roots as a beekeeper owned co-operative. Today Capilano exports to over 32 countries\, is listed on the ASX and recently increased first half profits by 73%. Key discussion points\, followed by audience Q&A session: Capilano’s history and transition from beekeeper co-operative to ASX listed company. Product innovation for an iconic brand like Capilano Honey. Manufacturing outlook in Australia and the effects of the falling AUD. Key strategies which have been driving earnings growth. Cost:     $25 CCIQ Members / $35 Non Members (includes hot plated breakfast) Register Online:   URL: LOCATION:309 Herston Rd, Brisbane, QLD, Australia ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150326T083000 DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150326T163000 DTSTAMP:20150324T165129 CREATED:20150219T144710 LAST-MODIFIED:20150219T144710 UID:7489-1427358600-1427387400@ SUMMARY:Safety of Machinery DESCRIPTION:This seminar will be led by Roger Lim\, an expert electrical engineer specialising in plant safety and risk assessment\, with a specific focus on control systems and machine guarding. He has also been a member of the AS 4024.1 machine safety committee\, and will be joined by the state regulator in presenting this seminar. Topics: Application of the Australian Standard AS 4024.1 - Safety of machinery; Design Considerations - Safety Control Systems; General Requirements for Guarding and Anthropometric Data; Principles for Design and Selection of Interlocking Devices; and Learning from a Machine Incident. Cost - Member: $474.00 - Non Member: $609.00 You can purchase tickets via the link below. URL: LOCATION:202 Boundary Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4004, Australia ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/gif: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150326T090000 DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150326T163000 DTSTAMP:20150324T165129 CREATED:20150219T145208 LAST-MODIFIED:20150219T145208 UID:7493-1427360400-1427387400@ SUMMARY:Understanding Industrial Relations and Developing Effective Union Relationships DESCRIPTION:This one-day program will explain the role of unions\, in addition to practical strategies for achieving and managing effective relationships with unions in terms of: Right of entry - under the Fair Work and Work Health and Safety legislation Disciplinary action Dispute resolution Enterprise bargaining - union claims and involvement Industrial action (protected and unprotected); and Dealing with difficult people Ai Group will also explore strategies of how to manage common industrial relations issues\, whilst complying with the Fair Work Act. The benefits for participants include: Outline how industrial relations issues are regulated in our current workplaces relations system Recognise legal rights of unions\, including in relation to representation and right of entry Examine the process for making an enterprise agreement Determine when industrial action can be taken\, and the options available to lawfully respond to it Outline legal obligations in relation to dispute resolution and explore practical strategies for resolving disputes Identify proactive IR strategies\, particularly in relation to communication and consultation Cost -Member: $474.00 Non Member: $609.00 You can buy a ticket via the link below. URL: LOCATION:51 Walker Street, Sydney, NSW, 2060, Australia ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/gif: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150327T073000 DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150327T173000 DTSTAMP:20150324T165129 CREATED:20150224T095718 LAST-MODIFIED:20150224T095718 UID:7663-1427441400-1427477400@ SUMMARY:2015 Resource Industry Network Safety Conference DESCRIPTION: The possibility of cutting costs and improving efficiencies without reducing the priority of safety\, as well as the importance of addressing both physical safety and mental health in the workplace\, will be the key message of the 2015 Resource Industry Network Safety Conference being held next month. Resource Industry Network will host the Safety Conference\, thanks to major sponsors Workplace Health and Safety Queensland\, at the Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre on Friday March 27. Early bird registrations are open for just one more week\, closing on March 1. The conference will also include a panel session of industry leaders\, facilitated by Mr Crowe\, who will discuss the theme of safety leadership in challenging times. Panellists include:   BMA Asset President Lucas Dow   Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal CEO Steve Rae   Anglo American Coal Project Director – Grosvenor Jeff Cochrane   Mackay Sugar CEO Quinton Hildebrand Early bird registration is available for just one more week\, with reduced rates available for those who register online before March 1. Early bird prices are $175 for members and $275 for non-members. From March 1\, tickets are $225 for members and $325 for non-members. To register go to   URL: LOCATION:Alfred Street, Mackay, QLD, Australia ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150327T080000 DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150327T170000 DTSTAMP:20150324T165129 CREATED:20150219T151217 LAST-MODIFIED:20150219T151217 UID:7503-1427443200-1427475600@ SUMMARY:State Conference: March 2015 DESCRIPTION:This year’s Conference theme\, Contracting: A Rocky Road? is about the ups and downs of the civil construction industry. While sometimes times are tough\, and it can be a rocky road\, at other times it can be a vibrant and prosperous industry. CCF QLD is interested in exploring this theme and the strategies that may be employed to smooth the bumps. PLUS 2015 will host an extended trade show which will include equipment trade displays from suppliers to the industry including Adbri Masonry\, BUSSQ Building Super\, CJD Equipment\, Concrib\, Dial Before You Dig\, Finlease\, Hastings Deering\, JCB\, Navman Wireless\, Pink Plant Hire and Haulage\, QLeave\, Rocla and Viewpoint Construction Software. Don’t miss out on this must attend CCF QLD event! RSVP Fri 20 March 2015 COST $300 CCF Members | $400 Non CCF Members URL: LOCATION:Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, QLD, Australia ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: ORGANIZER;CN=Civil Contractors Federation END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE:20150421 DTEND;VALUE=DATE:20150623 DTSTAMP:20150324T165129 CREATED:20150219T152526 LAST-MODIFIED:20150219T152526 UID:7509-1429574400-1435017600@ SUMMARY:Governing for Success - Fourth Local Government Finance Summit DESCRIPTION:Tuesday 21st & Wednesday 22nd April 2015 The 2015 Finance Summit is ideally placed to ensure your council can enter the next budget cycle with confidence\, proper consideration and constructive intent. How can leaders deliver real outcomes in productivity\, efficiency and innovation? What are the financial strategies that will help in the lead up to the local government elections? How is your council performing against its peers? The upcoming financial year will focus on achieving greater productivity\, efficiency and meaningful innovation - easier said than done amidst a climate of reduced state and federal funding. Attended by: Mayors\, councillors\, CEOs and CFOs Venue:   Royal International Convention Centre (Brisbane Showgrounds)\, Brisbane Date:      Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22 April 2015 The 2015 Finance Summit program will ensure that you leave with strategies to help you and your council respond to these themes\, as well as provide an important opportunity to hear from both the State Government and the Queensland Treasury Corporation. URL: LOCATION:Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, QLD, Australia ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: ORGANIZER;CN=Local Government Association of END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150421T180000 DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150421T210000 DTSTAMP:20150324T165129 CREATED:20150219T151411 LAST-MODIFIED:20150219T151411 UID:7506-1429639200-1429650000@ SUMMARY:Cairns Industry Night DESCRIPTION:Event details will be confirmed closer to the date. URL: LOCATION:QLD ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: ORGANIZER;CN=Civil Contractors Federation END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150423T053000 DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150423T193000 DTSTAMP:20150324T165129 CREATED:20150219T123031 LAST-MODIFIED:20150219T123031 UID:7465-1429767000-1429817400@ SUMMARY:TSBE April Enterprise Evening DESCRIPTION:Further information for this event will be provided closer to the date. URL: LOCATION:Heinemann Road, Wellcamp, QLD, 4350, Australia ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png: ORGANIZER;CN=Toowoomba and Surat Basin END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150423T180000 DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150423T210000 DTSTAMP:20150324T165129 CREATED:20150219T151524 LAST-MODIFIED:20150219T151524 UID:7507-1429812000-1429822800@ SUMMARY:Townsville Industry Night DESCRIPTION:Event details will be confirmed closer to the date. URL: LOCATION:QLD ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: ORGANIZER;CN=Civil Contractors Federation END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150429T090000 DTEND;VALUE=DATE-TIME:20150530T160000 DTSTAMP:20150324T165129 CREATED:20150318T083208 LAST-MODIFIED:20150318T083429 UID:8078-1430298000-1433001600@ SUMMARY:NQ Transport, Trades and Mining Expo DESCRIPTION:    Townsville is the economic hub and powerhouse for North Queensland\, with major airport and port facilities. It has brilliant rail and road transport access with plans in place for future expansion of these facilities. Townsville is a manufacturing\, storage and distribution centre with good land availability for future growth\, abundant water and super fast communication    technology. It is the home base for a raft of public and private sector industries reflecting solid growth in recent years with over $50 Billion in projects in the    pipeline. Key industries include Public Administration and Safety including Defence and Government\, manufacturing and minerals processing\, housing and construction\,   transport and warehousing\, sustainable and renewable energy as well as having a key research\, education and training focus. NQ Expo will be the showcase for this dynamic and abundant region. It will be a targeted and cost effective opportunity to network\, market and generate sales\,  leads and industry contacts. It will include a dynamic Industry Forum as well as industry networking functions and seminars which will round out a brilliant few  days of business and industry interaction and information sharing. URL: LOCATION:Townsville, Queensland, Australia ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png: END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR