Finding smarter, better and fairer ways to address Victoria’s social and economic challenges must be on the agenda for the 2014 State Election and beyond. The VCOSS Summit is bringing together leaders and strategic thinkers from the community sector, government, business, and the media to explore the big issues facing our state and how we can better address disadvantage.
International keynote speaker Julia Unwin CBE will look at the role of the community sector and strong social policy in changing political and economic times.
National and local speakers will explore issues of change, leadership and new collaboration.
Leading media identities will discuss how we tell stories that matter in a changing media environment.
Friday, 30 May, 2014, 9:00am – 4.30pm
ZINC at Federation Square, Melbourne
Julia Unwin CBE, CEO of UK Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Ken Lay, Victorian Police Chief Commissioner
Jennifer Cunich, Executive Director of the Victorian Division of the Australian Property Council
Travers Mcleod, CEO of the Centre for Policy Development
Jon Faine, presenter, 774 ABC Melbourne Mornings
Andrew Holden, Editor in Chief, The Age
More speakers and program details to be announced.