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Roads Australia Event Details

2018 RA National Annual Fellows Dinner (Melbourne)

15/11/2018 18:30 to 15/11/2018 22:00

Venue: The Hotel Windsor, 111 Spring Street, Melbourne

The Roads Australia Fellowship Program was established by our Board to inspire professional success in the next generation of industry leaders, and to assist them in developing leadership skills and networks.

This year's Annual Fellows Dinner will welcome the 2019 intake and mark the completion of the 2018 Program. It is open to all Fellows, past and present. We strongly encourage Alumni to attend to reconnect and share experiences from the Program.

We welcome guest speaker Maureen Thurston-Chartraw who will unleash the secret to Becoming future ready: from engineering to imagineering - unlocking innovation, by design.

Date:      Thursday 15 November

Time:    6.30pm for 7pm seated and finish 10pm

Where:   The Hotel Windsor, 111 Spring Street, Melbourne (Grand Ballroom)

Diet:       Please inform us if you have special dietary requirements



2018 & 2019 Fellows and Mentors: FREE

Alumni: $165 (incl GST)


This event is proudly sponsored by 


Maureen Thurston-Chartraw, Global Director, Design to Innovate, Aurecon

Maureen is an industrial designer, educator, entrepreneur, lecturer, author and consultant who has been deploying ‘design thinking’ as a catalyst for change for over 30 years. Playing at the intersection between strategy, customer engagement, innovation, and transformation, she has a track record of helping organisations become future ready, by design.

After her role with Deloitte Australia to embed design thinking into the financial advisory firm, she joined Aurecon in 2015 as Global Director, Design to Innovate, with a mandate to liberate creativity, cultivate change and fuel top-line growth. In 2017, Aurecon emerged as a top innovator, ranking #5 in the Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies list.

Maureen is also the Chair of Australia’s Good Design Council, co-founder of the Design as Strategy Forum, and an adjunct professor at University of Technology, Sydney.





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