GMAA NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2014
Building on the success of the 2013 Conference, the Graduate Management Association of Australia (GMAA) is currently planning its 2014 National Conference.
The 2014 Conference will be held at LaTrobe Business School City Campus (360 Collins St Melbourne) on Friday 4th July 2014.
Members and friends of the GMAA are invited to abstract proposals in line with the Conference Theme "Leadership Challenges".
The Conference will conclude with a “Discussion Forum” with panellists made up of all speakers.
Craig Dent - Chief Executive Officer, State Trustees, MBA, FAIM, MAICD
Craig Dent is an award-winning senior executive who has successfully implemented sustainable operating models that are profitable and customer-focused across corporate, government and community sectors in a career spanning nearly 30 years.
As the General Manager, Client Services at State Trustees since early 2012, Craig has transformed client service, optimised efficiencies and focused on commercial growth. Under his leadership, client satisfaction and employee engagement is at an all time high.
Craig has held multiple board and advisory roles and led a number of award winning initiatives within the not-for-profit sector. He is currently a Board Member for Variety - The Children’s Charity. He is also a regular participant in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout and an Ambassador to Australia’s multicultural broadcaster, SBS.
Craig is an Australian Institute of Management Fellow, holds a Masters in Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship at
The number of speaking opportunities is strictly limited to five (5). The Conference Program Committee will select presentations on their innovation, relevance together with the profile of the speaker.
Preference will be given to selecting abstracts that will stimulate discussion and advance knowledge about management issues.
The Conference Program Committee reserves the right to select presentations that in their opinion address topics of interest to GMAA members. The decisions of the Conference Program Committee will be final.
Authors will be notified via e-mail of the result of their submission and if their paper has been accepted. Once abstracts are confirmed, it is expected that the presenter will submit their presentation material and attend the conference to deliver the presentation.
Enquiries about participating in the GMAA 2014 National Conference should be made by contacting Robert Goode at the Secretariat on (03) 9536 3109, firstname.lastname@example.org.