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Skilling: Looking Forward

September 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A forum for Food, Fibre and Timber Industry stakeholders, trainers and employers.

Hear a panel of leaders discuss the future of the training system.

Contribute your priorities to this discussion through a workshop.

Date: Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Annual General Meeting: 3:30 pm to 4.00 pm
Forum: 4.00 pm – 6.30 pm



Anne Driscoll, Director General, Department of Training and Workforce Development will provide an overview of the WA Government’s current priorities and programs – followed by panel discussion and a workshop.


Ann Maree O’Callaghan, Director, Strategy Matrix (Panel Facilitator)
Ann Maree is a FFTITC Board Member and provides a range of strategic and business development services for the agriculture industry.

Jim Walker, Chair of the State Training Board
The STB advises the Minister for Education and Training and the Department of Training and Workforce Development on training and workforce issues.

Michael Hartman, Chief Executive Officer, Skills Impact
Skills Impact has a significant role in Australia’s industry focused vocational skills and learning system developing learning and skills standards for industry.

Michelle Hoad, Managing Director, North Metropolitan TAFE
NMTAFE is one of the largest colleges delivering services to FFTITC sector.

Carlo Gosatti, Chair of the Food Fibre and Timber Industry Training Council
As well as being an employer committed to training, Carlo chairs FFTITC, which advises the Government on training and workforce matters on behalf of our industries.


September 16, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Food, Fibre & Timber Industries Training Council WA
08 9361 2800
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Crown Convention Centre
Great Eastern Hwy
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