Previous Women and Management Dinner speakers

2016

Guest speakers: Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins, Deloitte Australia CEO Cindy Hook, Aurizon CEO and MD Lance Hockridge, Melbourne Business School Professor Isabel Metz. Panel moderator: Kristen Galliott, Editor-in-Chief Qantas Media.

Venue: Mural Hall, Melbourne

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2015

Guest Speakers: Jetstar Group CEO Jayne Hrdlicka, Professor Amanda Sinclair Moderator: Joanne Gray (SEMBA 2007), Editor, AFR Boss Magazine.

Venue: Mural Hall, Melbourne

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2014

Guest Speakers: Deborah Thomas, Bauer Media (Keynote) Christopher Freeland, Baker & McKenzie (Symposium opening) Assistant Professor Carol Gill, Dr Victor Sojo, Professor Robert Wood (Symposium sessions)

Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf

2013

Guest Speakers: Professor Amanda Sinclair in conversation with Jacquie Hey, Non-Executive Director of Qantas, Bendigo & Adelaide Banks, Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) and Cricket Australia and Dale Fisher, Chief Executive Officer of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and former Chief Executive of The Royal Women's Hospital

Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf

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2012

Guest Speaker: Ms Naomi Milgrom AO, BA, HonDBus, Executive Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Sussan/Sportsgirl Group.

Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Warf

Sponsors: Premier Dinner and Program Sponsor – National Australia Bank Major Dinner Sponsors–Egon Zehnder, Freehills, KPMG

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2011

Guest Speaker: Ms Catriona Noble, CEO and Managing Director, McDonalds Australia.

Venue: Peninsular, Central Pier, Docklands

Sponsors: Premier – National Australia Bank Major – Directioneering, Egon Zehnder, Freehills, KPMG Print – newlitho

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2010

Guest Speaker: Ms Elizabeth Proust, Chairman of Nestlé Australia, director of Perpetual Ltd, Spotless Ltd, Insurance Manufacturers Australia Pty Ltd and Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd. She is a member of the Advisory Board of JP Morgan and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Venue: Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Sponsors: Premier – National Australia Bank Major – Directioneering, Freehills and KPMG Print - newlitho

2009

Guest Speaker: Ms Audette Exel, Chief Executive Officer, ISIS (Asia Pacific) and Co-Founder, The ISIS Foundation, and Ms Jill Reichstein OAM, Chair, Reichstein Foundation

Venue: Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Sponsors: Premier – National Australia Bank Major – Freehills and KPMG Table – Kraft Foods Australia and Orica Print - newlitho

2008

Guest Speaker: Laura Hartman, The Gourlay Visiting Professor of Ethics in Business, and Pera Wells, Secretary General, World Federation of United Nations Associations

Venue: Sofitel Melbourne

Sponsors: Premier – KPMG Event – Freehills, NAB Venue – Sofitel Melbourne Print - newlitho

2007

Guest Speaker: Amanda Sinclair, Foundation Professor – Management (Diversity and Change), Melbourne Business School, Gail Kelly, Managing Director and CEO, St George Bank, and Catherine Walter AM, Chairman, Equipsuper

Venue: Sofitel Melbourne

Sponsors: Major – Arthur Allens Robinson, City of Melbourne, KPMG

2006

Guest Speaker: Carol Schwartz AM, Director, Highpoint Property Group; Chairman, Industry Superannuation Property Trust (ISPT), Melbourne International Arts Festival and Our Community

Venue: Crown, Melbourne

Sponsors: Premier – KPMG Major – Mallesons Stephen Jaques & St George Event – Crown

2005

Guest Speaker: Margaret Jackson AC, Chairman, Qantas Airways

Venue: Grand Hyatt, Melbourne

Sponsors: Premier – KPMG Major – Mallesons Stephen Jaques & St George Event – Grand Hyatt Melbourne

2004

Guest Speaker: Cathy Walter AM

Venue: Park Hyatt, Melbourne

Sponsors: Mallesons Stephen Jaques, St George Bank & KPMG Guest Numbers: 396 (20th October)

2003

Guest Speaker: Dawn Robertson, Managing Director, Myer Grace Bros

Venue: Park Hyatt, Melbourne

Sponsors: St George Bank

2002

Guest Speaker: Gail Kelly, Managing Director and CEO, St George Bank

Venue: Grand Hyatt, Melbourne

Sponsors: KPMG, Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Oracle, TXU

2001

Guest Speaker: Jill Ker Conway, Chairperson, Lend Lease

2000

Guest Speaker: Margaret Jackson, Chairman, Qantas Airways

1999

Guest Speaker: Catherine Livingstone, Managing Director of Cochlear

1998

Guest Speaker: Helen Nugent, Director of Strategy, Westpac Banking Corporation

1997

Guest Speaker: Patricia Cross

1996

Guest Speaker: Prof. Helen Hughes AO, Emeritus Professor Australian National University and Director, National Mutual Holdings Limited Venue Gadsden Hall Dining Room

1995

Guest Speaker: Professor Adrienne Clark AO, Chairman of the CSIRO

1994

Guest Speaker: Margaret Jackson, Chairman, TAC & Director, Qantas Airways Guest Numbers: 140 people (1st September)

1993

Guest Speaker: Hon. Justice Rosemary Balmford, Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria

1992

Guest Speaker: No formal speaker Sponsor: David Jones