Events

  • 25 Jan
    2017
    Panel Facilitator
    Colleges Conference 2017: Innovations in Teaching
    University of Canberra
  • 13 Feb
    2017
    Keynote Speaker
    Department of Environment and Energy, Gender Equity Network
    Virginia will be guest speaker at the Gender Equity Network’s inaugural event, designed to cultivate discussion around equity issues that intersect with gender and gender identities. Parkes, Canberra
  • 16 Feb
    2017
    MC, Facilitator
    Destination Canberra Conference 2017
    Hosted by VisitCanberra, the Destination Conference will celebrate and promote Canberra as the “coolest capital city” in the nation, with a two day program of keynote speakers and workshop events. Hyatt Hotel, Canberra
  • 20 Feb
    2017
    Roundtable Participant
    Australian National Development Index Roundtable (ANDI), hosted by the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA)
    University of Melbourne
  • 27 Feb
    2017
    Facilitator
    Canberra Conversations Series: Women – the face of ACT Politics
    Join Virginia in conversation with four of Canberra's new women MLA's about life in politics... and what difference 'gender difference' makes. Theo Notaras Multicultural Centre, North Building, 180 London Circuit, Civic, 12.30pm - 1.30pm
  • 2 Mar
    2017
    Celebrity Interviewer
    AICD Inaugural Chair’s Mentoring Program Alumni Dinner
    Virginia will join AICD Keynote speaker, the Hon Kim Beazley, former Ambassador to the United States, for a "fireside chat" about women, politics, 'pussy' marches, and President Trump. And with timely focus, they'll also chat about the ASX gender target of at least 30% ASX 200 companies directorships being held by women by 2018.
  • 5 Mar
    2017
    MC/Host
    All About Women at the Canberra Theatre… Panel discussion ‘Pussy Parade: when a March becomes a Movement’
    Each year the All About Women festival at the Sydney Opera House attracts an audience of several thousand, and this year the event will be screened via live satellite to the Canberra Theatre, where Virginia will host the capital’s contribution to this festival of feminist ideas, with a star line-up of panelists and speakers. Canberra Theatre.
  • 7 Mar
    2017
    Keynote Speaker
    ACT Women of the Year 2017
    Canberra
  • 8 Mar
    2017
    Keynote Speaker
    Launch of “BroadAgenda” & International Women’s Day Celebration at the University of Canberra
    A celebration of IWD and the launch of BroadAgenda - A bold new blog for broads, blokes, brawn and brain! A gender equality initiative brought to you by the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation, at the University of Canberra.
  • 9 Mar
    2017
    Keynote Address
    Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet, International Women’s Day
    PM&C, Barton, Canberra Click 'View Website' below to watch an edited highlight of Virginia's speech
  • 10 Mar
    2017
    Keynote Address
    Department of Defence, Women Speaker’s Series
    Sydney
  • 11 Mar
    2017
    Guest Panelist
    Festival Muse: ‘Bipartisan’: celebrity couple in conversation and under interrogation!
    Virginia joins husband Mark Kenny, Chief Political Correspondent, Fairfax in conversation with Allan Behm, about life, love and the perils of two journalists living under the one roof! Muse Bookstore Kingston, Canberra.
  • 12 Mar
    2017
    Keynote Speaker
    The Canberra Day Oration
    Virginia will deliver the annual Canberra Day Oration, hosted by the Canberra Historical Society at the National Library of Australia. Her theme for the Oration is “Canberra – a grand social experiment”. National Library of Australia
  • 20 Mar
    2017
    MC Interviewer
    RACGP Canberra Launch
    Virginia to host the Canberra launch of the RACGP at the National Press Club
  • 7 Apr
    2017
    Celebrity Interviewer
    In Conversation: ‘Eat, Drink and be Literary with Quentin Bryce and Virginia Haussegger
    Quentin Bryce will be in conversation with Virginia Haussegger on 'Dear Quentin, Letters of a Governor General', a rich collection of the letters the Governor-General wrote and received during her six-year term to prime ministers Rudd and Gillard, VC Mark Donaldson, pals Anne Summers and Wendy McCarthy, Indigenous elders, war vets, Girl Guides, grandchildren, as well as the proud owner of a calf called Quentin. ANU 6pm
  • 27 Apr
    2017
    Guest Speaker
    ANU Vice Chancellor’s Leadership and Influence Program
    Virginia is guest speaker in the VC's Leadership series, speaking on Change and Influence - the role of leadership.
  • 22 May
    2017
    MC
    LG Professionals Australia: National Congress & Business Expo 2017
    Virginia will conduct a Diversity Co-Design Workshop with Prof Mark Evans, Monday 22nd May; and MC the LGPA Congress 23-24th May.
  • 25 May
    2017
    Keynote Speaker
    ACT Public Sector Young Leaders Conference 2017
    Virginia will provide a keynote address, 'Taking Charge of your Career & Professional Reputation', at the 2017 ACT Public Sector Young Leaders Conference, Australian School of Applied Management
  • 5 Jun
    2017
    Facilitator
    EU-Australia Leadership Forum: Emerging Leaders
  • 6 Jun
    2017
    Keynote Speaker
    Australian Women in Leadership Symposium
    Sydney
  • 15 Jun
    2017
    Keynote Speaker
    Australian Women in Leadership Symposium
    Canberra
  • 19 Jun
    2017
    Facilitator
    ANU Crawford Australia Leadership Forum
    Virginia will facilitate a panel discussion with the theme - Borders and movement of people.
  • 19 Jun
    2017
    Guest Speaker
    Australian Local Government Women’s Association 2017 Annual Breakfast
  • 21 Jun
    2017
    Panel Facilitator
    ANU Crawford Australia Leadership Forum: Future Shapers
  • 21 Jul
    2017
    Keynote Speaker
    Australian Women in Leadership Symposium
    Melbourne
  • 26 Jul
    2017
    Keynote Speaker
    Australian Women in Leadership Symposium
    Darwin
  • 3 Aug
    2017
    Guest Speaker
    CLC Women in Leadership Forum
    Catholic Ladies College, Melbourne
  • 29 Aug
    2017
    Facilitator
    ASEAN Women’s Economic Empowerment – Business Conference:
    A commemorative event marking the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN, the AWEN Women's Business Conference, to be held in Manila, will be co-hosted by the Philippines and Australia. With keynote speeches from the Australian Foreign Minister, and Philippines Vice President, Virginia will facilitate the day's discussion, including a series of panel forums on workplace gender equality challenges in ASEAN, and lessons from the Male Champions of Change program in Australia.