YEA Effective Communication Series - Speak to Lead

Start time 5.30pm ACDT. Develop your communication and leadership skills in this three-part public speaking series hosted by Young Engineers Australia.
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The three-part public speaking series is designed to develop the communication and leadership skills of young engineers starting out in the profession.

This second event in the series will focus on the communication skills required to be an effective leader. The session will cover a number of scenarios many people find challenging, including overcoming communication biases, providing constructive feedback, and having difficult conversations.



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Emma Hiscock, University of South Australia
Emma has held leadership positions in the health sector and at the University of South Australia. Required to communicate with persons from various backgrounds and roles, Emma values her communication skills which have assisted her in achieving outcomes for these organisations. Passionate about developing others, Emma hopes you will benefit from hearing about her experiences.

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Lauran Huefner, Engineers Australia
After working in strategic marketing management in the hospitality sector, Lauran moved into the not-for-profit sector in 2000, where he played a key role in opening alumni offices at two universities. Since then, he has worked in medical education and policy advocacy for mobility and planning across South Australia. His roles have focussed on how to help people achieve their best and enjoy experiences that enlighten their view of their world.

He is fascinated by leadership and the power of stories, both key ingredients in enabling transformation through enhancing understanding.


Closing YEA Effective Communication Series event

Speak to Impact
Date: 13 Oct

07 / 10 / 2021 - 05:30 pm to 07:30 pm
Registration Closes
07 / 10 / 2021 12:00 pm
Engineers Australia South Australia
Level 11, 108 King William Street
South Australia
Event Registration
  • Member Rate: $10.00 ($9.09 excl. GST)
  • Student Member Rate: $10.00 ($9.09 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $40.00 ($36.36 excl. GST)
Event Contact
  • Contact:
    Engineers Australia Member Services
  • Phone:
    1300 653 113
  • Email:
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