What is the EDP Bootcamp?

Official EDA Endorsed Event

EDA members can earn accreditation points by participating in the EDP Bootcamp.

The Economic Development & Planning (EDP) Bootcamp provides an opportunity for Economic Development Practitioners from various regions and organisations to develop their professional capabilities, networks and access to resources.

This event is proudly presented by REMPLAN in association with Dench McClean Carlson and Taktics4. Sponsored by Economic Development Australia

When 27th & 28th May 2015

Where The Capital,
Bendigo, Victoria

Cost EDA Members: $345 + GST
Non-EDA Members: $395 +GST

Aim

The Economic Development Practitioner Bootcamp aims to provide participants with strategic and practical insights and understanding into a range of contemporary influences and issues relevant to economic development.

Learning Objectives

The Economic Development Practitioner Bootcamp has the following learning objectives:-

  • The identification and development of a deeper understanding of key trends and influences relevant to economic development and their likely implications for strategy development and program implementation
  • The identification and development of an greater understanding of practical methodologies and tools to assist the economic development process
  • The identification of information sources relevant to the economic development process and how to access these resources
  • Opportunities

    With a clear focus on the practical rather than theoretical, the aim is for participants to gain insights and understanding into a range of contemporary influences and issues relevant to economic development:
  • Business Engagement & Consultation
  • Economic analysis
  • Land use planning
  • Working with Government
  • Digital economy
  • Social media
  • Infrastructure development
  • Workforce development

  • The Bootcamp will also provide participants with an opportunity to expand their network of economic development professionals and peers

    Participation Fee

    EDA Members: $345 + GST
    Non-EDA Members: $395 +GST

    Registration

    Please register via the form below.

    Program

    Day 1 - Wednesday May 27th


    1.00 pm

    Registration & Coffee

    1.15 pm

    Welcome. Program Overview

    John Stevens - Dench McClean Carlson
    1.30 pm

    Stakeholder Engagement

    Don Sharples, Engagement Manager, Bang the Table
    2.30 pm

    Australian Business Register

    Sandee Harris, Relationship Manager | Agency and Business Engagement
    3.30 pm

    Afternoon Tea

    3.45 pm

    Economic Strategy

    John Stevens - Dench McClean Carlson
    4.45 pm

    Wrap up

    John Stevens - Dench McClean Carlson
    5.00 pm

    Close

    6.45pm

    Seating for Dinner

    7.00 pm

    Dinner

    Day 2 - Thursday May 28th


    6.30 am

    Bootcamp for the Body (optional, 45 mins)

    Get up early for a workout session in and around Rosalind park and the historic Bendigo CBD and learn about Bendigo's history along the way.
    8.45 am

    Start

    9.00 am

    Social Media Engagement

    Mel Stewart, Director, Hyper Social
    9.50 am

    Catchment Analysis

    Greg Davis, Director, Taktics4
    10.40 am

    Morning Tea

    11.00 am

    Tools of Engagement

    Matthew Nichol – REMPLAN
    12.15 pm

    Lead-in to EDA Conference

    End of Bootcamp program.

    EDA Conference

    *Separate registration required for EDA conference. For full program, prices and more info see the EDA website.

    2.15pm - 4.00pm

    Study Tour

    Join EDA for a walking tour around some of the exciting projects and precincts in the heart of Bendigo that are being leveraged off to secure the city's future prosperity.

    The tour will conclude with a visit to the renowned Bendigo Art Galley. Tour commences and finishes at the Capital Theatre, 50 View St.
    6.00pm - 10.00pm

    Dinner

    A special Gala Dinner will be held at the Bendigo Airport. (My Jet Hangar, Bendigo Airport, 35 Victa Rd. Bendigo East) - a free bus will pick guests up from the Capital Theatre at 5.45pm, and drop guests back at the conclusion of the dinner. Parking is available at the airport.

    Friday May 29th


    8.30am - 4.00pm

    Conference (Registration desk opens 8.am)

    Hosted at the Capital Theatre, 50 View St. Bendigo.

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    Recruit Details

    Your Full Name
    Organisation
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    Address
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    Billing Details

    Full Name
    Email Address
    Purchase Order No.
    (Optional)

    Purchase order should be raised to Compelling Economics Pty Ltd.
    PO BOX 5006. SANDHURST EAST, VIC 3550
    ABN: 48 121 838 177
    Address

    Accommodation

    For accommodation options, Bendigo Tourism is a great source of local information.









    Contact

    Phone: 03 5444 4988

    Thank you for your interest in EDP Bootcamp. To contact us please call 03 5444 4988 or alternatively, fill in and submit the form below.

    Your Full Name
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    Australian Business Register

    Sandee Harris – Relationship Manager – Australian Business Register


    Presentation Brief
    The Australian Business Register (ABR) is a recognised national asset that is more than just a list of ABNS’s. The ABR provides important business information to government agencies to support their strategic functions and streamline their interactions with business.
    This interactive session will demonstrate how the ABR data can be used to support your agencies Economic Development Strategy and strategic plans to better provide services, support and grow your region.

    Sandee Harris
    The Australian Business Register (ABR) is a recognised national asset that is more than just a list of ABNS’s. The ABR provides important business information to government agencies to support their strategic functions and streamline their interactions with business.

    This interactive session will demonstrate how the ABR data can be used to support your agencies Economic Development Strategy and strategic plans to better provide services, support and grow your region.

    Social Media Engagement

    Mel Stewart, Director, Hyper Social


    Mel Stewart
    With more than ten years experience working in all facets of hotel and tourism marketing, Mel Stewart has developed a serious thing for tourism, social media and digital marketing. Born and bred in regional Victoria, Mel is passionate about promoting regional destinations as the exciting, enriching and authentic experiences that they are - via digital.

    Having actively marketed iconic Australian destinations including gorgeous Ayers Rock and the Great Ocean Road and spending time in two local councils, Mel is a curious thinker whose sleep is literally interrupted with the thoughts of how our industry can push the boundaries and do better regional marketing.