Tuesday, September 5, 2023 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)GMT+10

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Storey Hall (Building 16), RMIT University

342 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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You will have the opportunity to attend five different masterclasses in the afternoon between 2pm and 5pm. These career-specific masterclasses give smaller groups the opportunity to seek advice from those who have more recently entered their chosen fields, and provides a chance for those attending to ask questions in a specialised environment.

Please select FIVE masterclass sessions when completing your registration for the conference.There will be five repeated sessions of the same masterclass, so make sure you select different masterclasses.

Note that masterclasses will be scheduled on a first in, first served basis. 

You will be randomly allocated to five masterclasses if you do not tick the boxes of the masterclasses you want to attend when completing the event registration.

  1. Foreign Affairs and Diplomacy with Sam MeyersonBusiness Liaison Officer, DFAT Victoria State Office
  2. Foreign Affairs and Diplomacy with Mason Interlandi, Business Liaison Officer, DFAT Victoria State Office
  3. Defence and Security with Steven BriggsNational Manager, Defence Work Experience Program, Department of Defence
  4. International Development with Rachel FerdinandsCountry Manager, World Vision Australia
  5. Intelligence with AbbyAustralian Signals Directorate (ASD), Edan, Defence Intelligence Organisation (DIO), and Jenny, Geospatial Intelligence Organisation (AGO)
  6. United Nations with Dr. Eleanor Gordon, Peacebuilding Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, Monash University
  7. International Trade with Sam BissettInvestment Advisor, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)
  8. Climate Change and Energy Transition with Peter Onorato, Senior Policy Officer, DFAT, Climate and Environmental Diplomacy Branch
  9. Cyber Security with Dr. William StoltzSenior Manager, CyberCX
  10. Aid and Development (Health) with Kathryn Harries, Humanitarian Team Impact and WASH Specialist
  11. International Law with Dr. Daye GangBarrister, Victorian Bar