• 25 Feb
    MC/ Facilitator
    Creating Our Future Cities: EY and Grattan Institute Global Symposium
    EY and Grattan Institute, in collaboration with national and international leaders, will host a unique forum to bring together Australian CEO's, public sector leaders and influential voices to tackle the key issues vital to building our future cities, both socially and economically. Park Hyatt, Sydney
  • 4 Mar
    MC/ Panel Facilitator
    UN Women International Women’s Day Lunch
    This will be the 8th year in which Virginia has hosted the International Women’s Day, Canberra celebration on behalf of UN Women National Committee Australia. Virginia has served two terms on the board of UN Women Australia, following her election in 2010. National Convention Centre, Canberra
  • 24 May
    Guest Lecturer / Facilitator
    ANZSOG Singapore Civil Service Program: Political & Government Communications in Australia
    This is the second year running Virginia has been invited to conduct sessional workshops on strategic communication, for the Singapore Civil Service Program run by the Australia New Zealand School of Government Canberra
  • 27 Oct
    Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Violence Against Women Summit 2016
    Brisbane Convention Centre
  • 9 Nov
    Panel Facilitator
    ANZSOG Executive Fellows Program: Political panel
    For the fourth year running, Virginia will facilitate a high level panel of politicians; political journalists and Senior APS Executives in a flagship event for the Australia New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) Executive Program. The theme for discussion will be ‘The role of Senior Public Servants in the political context: how to survive and thrive in the service of Government’. Melbourne Business School, Carlton
  • 10 Nov
    MC / Panel Facilitator
    IPAA 2016 ACT Conference: Thinking Big; MC/Panel Facilitator
    This year’s Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) ACT Conference will feature several keynote speakers including Catherine Livingstone, President BCA; Journalist George Megalogenis; Frances Adamson, Sec DFAT; Michelle Guthrie, MD ABC; Glenys Beauchamp, Sec Dept of Innovation and Industry; Helen Sullivan, Dir Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU; Finn Pratt, Sec Dept of Social Services Hotel Realm, Barton, Canberra
  • 16 Nov
    Broadcast Host/ MC
    WGEA Gender Equality 2016 Scorecard launch and ABC TV broadcast
    As a committee member of Women in Media, Canberra, Virginia will host the much anticipated launch of the Federal Government’s Gender Equality Scorecard 2016 and address by Libby Lyons, CEO of the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. National Press Club
  • 29 Nov
    MC / Panel Facilitator
    FRSA 2016 National Conference: Measuring Success in the Family and Relationship Sector Australia
    Canberra Convention Centre
  • 5 Dec
    Guest Speaker
    EY Women in Public Sector Leader Series:
    Virginia will be Guest Speaker at EY events in Perth and Adelaide, addressing a selection of key public sector leaders in each city on the topic “Navigating Gender Diversity without Disruption? Think again!” EY Perth, Adelaide