Conferences on February 25, 2015

Getting Workforce Ready for the NDIS

Date: 23-Feb-15 to 25-Feb-15
Location: Australia
By the time the NDIS is fully rolled-out, the disability workforce will need to double. In a time of significant change and with many workers being employed on a casual basis, this is proving very challenging. To add to the difficulty, it’s not just about increasing the numbers, it’s also about getting the staff with the right skills, qualities and attributes for the new, person-centred environment. This conference, the only one of its kind in Australia, has been designed to help you tackle these challenges. You will hear presentations from organisations in the trial sites and also organisations that are developing innovative strategies and making great progress.You will learn how to: - Recruit and retain the right staff for the NDIS era - Ensure workforce quality and ...

Clinical Development of Orphan Drugs

Date: 24-Feb-15 to 25-Feb-15
Location: London / United Kingdom
A unique opportunity to build new relationships and improve existing partnerships between industry and patient organisations Clarifying Regulations for Orphan Drugs with case-studies & recommendations to help you overcome common pitfalls in adhering to drug development regulations Benchmark your orphan drug development programme against leading players such as Pfizer, GSK, Roche & NPS Pharma Overcome challenges and gain solutions for small populations, critical considerations for trial design & strategies to boost patient enrollment & retention Improve partnerships with patient organisations with critical recommendations for effective partnering Get the most from your joint HTA/EMA meeting with critical insight and first-hand advice from NICE Understand ...

Identifying Preventive Key Risk Indicators

Date: 25-Feb-15 to 25-Feb-15
Location: London / United Kingdom
Identifying Preventive Key Risk Indicators training course suggests a list of the best performing KRIs in some banking and financial markets activities and proposes a step by step method to select and design proactive KRIs. The learning objectives of this course include: – Define specific and actionable risk appetite statements – Specify relevant indicators for various risks – Focus on predictive risk indicators for their own activity – Use indicators as an effective management tool – Define threshold levels for KRI that translate corporate risk appetite – Comprehend the methods and strategies to use KRIs efficiently – Improve returns as a result of monitoring KRIs

Chief Data Officer Canada

Date: 24-Feb-15 to 25-Feb-15
Location: Toronto / Canada
Welcome to the Chief Data Officer Leadership Forum Canada 2015 In recent years, there has been a significant rise in the appointments of Chief Data Officers (CDOs). This is a result of data becoming an increasingly important strategic asset to businesses and public authorities. It is the CDO’s duty to manage this enterprise-wide data and ensure that it is utilized to drive revenue, create new business opportunities and cut unnecessary costs. Essentially, to monetize data. Not only is the CDO’s position within the C-Level chain of command varied per organization and at times, ambiguous, they also face the difficulty of striking the balance between IT and business; technology and strategy. Moreover, CDOs are being readily challenged by the ability to keep data management costs low, ...

Water Management Excellence in Mining

Date: 24-Feb-15 to 25-Feb-15
This forum will focus on introducing the best practices to set and exceed standards for water resource management, evolve with the complex regulatory framework and ensure the best approach forward from recent lessons learned. Learning objectives: ✔Develop a Water Management System for Environmental Protection and Mine Profitably ✔Analyze Permitting Processes and Challenges for New Mines and Reopening Old Mines ✔Optimize Mine Closures to Achieve Facility Restoration and Ecosystem Reconstruction ✔Understand the Evolving Regulatory Framework and Permitting Issues Some of our expert speakers: Dr. Hishmi Jamil Husain Environmental Superintendent Rio Tinto Aman Kahn Production Unit Manager (Ore Preparation & Extraction/Tailings) Senior Operations Advisor - Water ...

ISFA International Student Fairs Africa - Tanzania- Spring 2015

Date: 23-Feb-15 to 25-Feb-15
The exhibition will bring together students and international education providers with the focus on recruiting students for foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Higher education has recorded strong growth in East Africa in recent years due to increased demand. The use of websites, subscribing to academic journals, use of intranet, social media and other e-learning tools have revolutionised the academic sector in East Africa. Market Overview Altogether, there are about 100 universities in East Africa, both public and private, with Kenya hosting the highest number, 40. In the past decade Tanzania's public universities have witnessed rapid growth in enrolment. There are nearly 30 public and private universities in Tanzania. Demand for higher education is large with ...

NiCoMo 2015

Date: 23-Feb-15 to 25-Feb-15
Location: London / United Kingdom
Now in its 7th year, NiCoMo 2015 will return to London on 23-25 February. The event provides an outlook for the industry and financial markets, while also highlighting specific opportunities, challenges and risks across four key metals (Nickel, Cobalt, Molybdenum and ferro-chrome). This year there will be an even greater focus on the battery, superalloys and stainless steel industries, ensuring the full supply chain is covered in a packed 2-day agenda. With a speaker programme that includes experts from Airbus, Anglo American, ENRC and Macquarie, you know you’ll be hearing from the most high-profile players in the industry. Book early to avoid disappointment. E-mail NiCoMo@argusmedia.com, call +44 (0)20 7780 4341 or visit the weblink provided. ---------------------------------------...

16th Annual National Workers' Compensation Summit

Date: 23-Feb-15 to 25-Feb-15
Location: Australia
Now in its 16th year, the National Workers Compensation Summit proves its position among industry professionals as the premier event showcasing a variety of angles navigating change within the Workers Compensation industry. From legislation, to business case studies to the practical benefits, use and application of new ideas, the 16th annual National Workers Compensation Summit analyses recent changes to the industry and how practitioners can successfully incorporate these changes in a diverse environment. Recent changes to Comcare will be a focus as this has the ability to affect all work places across Australia, regardless of if they are single of across multiple states.In addition, the Summit will feature and afternoon stream to accommodate the increasing focus on mental health, ...

Customer Analytics & Insights in Retail Financial Services

Date: 24-Feb-15 to 25-Feb-15
Location: London / United Kingdom
CAI2015 – Customer Analytics & Insights in Retail Financial Services – is a high-level niche conference and exhibition that explores how financial institutions can navigate the vast amount of customer data and analytical know-how to uncover deeper customer insights and to improve the user experience. The step-by-step agenda demonstrates the significance of advanced data and analytics how it is the main tool needed to achieve marketing success and super charge your customer-centric business plan. A Pan-European line up of over 200 retail banks, commercial banks, general insurers, credit card companies, building societies and alternative lenders join forces to uncover tactics to maximise profitability, retain customers, reduce marketing costs, and establish strong brand loyalty.

Tribal and Indian Country Energy Development

Date: 24-Feb-15 to 25-Feb-15
Lands that have been permanently set aside for the use of Native Americans, known variously as "tribal lands" and "Indian country", also turn out to be a vital energy resource. There are four types of such lands: - Those under the supervision of the United States government, held under the auspices and guardianship of the Bureau of Indian Affairs - Allotted lands that are subject to state and local taxation - Restricted status lands, where title to the land is held by an individual Indian person or tribe - State Indian reservations, lands held in trust by a state for an Indian tribe Taken together, these lands are estimated to hold about 20 percent of the nation's extractable fossil fuels, and 10 percent of its renewable resources. While oil and gas exploration has ...