QFSR Skills Alliance Workforce Development Conference



Future Conferences

Future Conferences

From time to time QFSR Skills Alliance hosts the skills and workforce development conference for the fitness, sport and recreation industry in Queensland.  It is the only conference of its kind in Queensland that focuses on the workforce issues and needs of the industry’s paid and volunteer workers.

Past conferences have provided sessions on future trends, change management, psychology, legal matters, marketing, social media, skills and training workshops and best practice in workforce development strategies to name a few.

If you have any specific topics or issues you would like to see presented at future conferences please let us know.


Past Conference Programs Presentations


2014 Conference Presentations

Jane Clark – VIE Marketing Presentation – Online Marketing – Jane Clark – VIE Marketing

7 Biggest Mistakes in Digital Media Marketing – Andrew Edwards – Integrated Digital Marketing Strategist

Legal Consequences – John Mullins – Mullins Lawyers

What does industry want from the VET sector – Jenny Lambert – Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Making the Training & Workforce Jigsaw Piece Fit – Mat Glasson – Service Skills Australia

2013 Conference Presentations

Setting the Scene – The megatrends affecting the industry – David O’Leary – Conference MC

Building a resilient and adaptable organisational culture – Dr Karen Becker – QUT Business School

Achievements & future role of Skills Alliance – Judy Higgins – General Manager

Best Practice Case Study 1 –  How to implement change from a Council based to a not-for profit entity – Chris Wagland Cameron Jones and Tim Oberg – Gold Coast Physical Activity Alliance

Best Practice Case Study 2 – Implementing a Volunteer Reward System – Sally West – Basketball Queensland

Best Practice Case Study 3 – Risk Management in Sport – Mark Brown – Sports Medicine Australia

Best Practice Case Study 4 – Establishing beneficial partnerships with employers – Tony Attridge – College of Health and Fitness

Creating a culture of engagement within your workplace – Troy Morgan – Troy Morgan Coaching / Willows Health Group

Attraction and retention of staff and volunteers – Paul Bruce – Sportspeople

VET Quality Framework – David Garner – Australian Skills Quality Authority

2012 Conference Presentations

The demographics in the future and challenges for the industry – Mark McCrindle – McCrindle Research

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Update – Tamara Morris – Commonwealth Games Corporation

Australian Sports Workforce Development – Kit McMahon – Service Skills Australia

Are you and your organisation part of the conversation (Social Media engagement) – Troy Morgan -Troy Morgan Coaching /Willows Health Group