Interactive Workshops: Monday, 29 April 2019
Monday, April 29th, 2019
9:00 AM Engaging Early and Thinking Long Term: Innovation in School Engagement, Skills Development and Employment for Major Rail Infrastructure Projects
Major rail infrastructure projects can benefit substantially from a strategic, long-term approach to skills, employment and education, bringing on board a wide range of stakeholders, both internally and externally. This workshop will focus on sharing and discussing innovative approaches
to planning and delivery drawn from experience both in the UK and Australia, which are of equal relevance to clients, suppliers and agencies such as councils and state government.
What will the workshop cover?
- Early engagement: how working with students and schools can support community engagement and the talent pipeline
- Why diversity matters: strategies for workforce growth and social inclusion
- Working with contractors: how procurement levers can support sustainable skills and employment opportunities
- Partnership potential: ensure project success and wider economic benefits by working with regional stakeholders and industry
Conference Day One: Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Tuesday, April 30th, 2019