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A Virtual Careers Expo and Conference

Fri 11 - Sat 12 September 2020

To the class of 2020, we’ve got your back!

Get ready for CAREERCON a free two-day virtual event where career info, networking, and education collide. It’s everything you want from a live career expo and more - and the best bit? You can tune into CAREERCON anywhere you have wifi: whether it be from school, or on the couch. It’s an inspiring virtual party to help get you focused and fuelled up about your career.



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CAREERCON Schedule
DAY ONE: Friday 11 September
9:20 AM – 9:30 AM
AEST
Morning Welcome

With Founder Kura Antonello

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
AEST
Career Q'n'A

Marketing, Sponsorship and Partnerships with Michelle Mathews from Medibank

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
AEST
Roundtable Discussion

How to launch a wildly successful podcast & other career advice with Anna Mackenzie & Cait Judd from Lady Brains

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
AEST
Keynote Conversation

What a career @facebook really looks like with Annalise Deakin

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
AEST
Career Conversations

The Rise, Fall, & Future of Influencing with Fluff Casual Cosmetics

12:00 PM – 12:30PM
AEST
Masterclass

Redefining what the Future of PR looks like with Odette Barry

12:30 PM – 1:00PM
AEST
Masterclass

Get ahead in your career with the new look Linkedin with Ruby Lee

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
AEST
Mentor Session

What skills you need to work in the advertising industry with Maddy Cunich

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
AEST
Keynote Conversation

With Melissa Leong from MasterChef

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
AEST
Career Q'n’A

Work at a global skate brand with Chris Gibbons from Santa Cruz

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
AEST
Career Q'n’A

From elite sport, to passion and purpose with Jack Jones from The Banksia Project

3:00 PM – 3:10 PM
AEST
Thank You & Winner Announcement

With Kura Antonello

DAY TWO: Saturday 12 September
9:20 AM – 9:30 AM
AEST
Morning Welcome

With Founder Kura Antonello

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
AEST
Career Q’n’A

The Digital Effect: A conversation on the future of digital marketing with Isabelle Banas from Frank Body

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
AEST
Masterclass

How to be a resilient goal getter with Gianna Lucas

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
AEST
Career Q’n’A

What a career in the events industry really looks like with Libbie Ray

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
AEST
Panel Discussion

From Education to Employment: A Career in the Beauty, Health and Wellness industry with endota Wellness College

12:30 PM – 1:00PM
AEST
Career Q’n’A

How to be a photographer and travel the world with Cait Miers

1:00 PM – 1:30PM
AEST
Career Q’n’A

Want to make stuff? Have you thought of industrial design? With Rachelle Austen

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
AEST
Career Q’n’A

A career in immunology and infectious diseases with Lynette Beattie

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
AEST
Keynote Converation

What it takes to be a journalist in the current media landscape with Amy Clark, Senior Editor of Adore Beauty

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
AEST
Keynote Conversation

Working towards a meaningful career that prioritises our planet with Elle Murrell from Patagonia

3:00 PM – 3:10 PM
AEST
Thank You & Winner Announcement

With Kura Antonello

So, what can you expect?

At CAREERCON you will workshop with career pros, hear from inspiring speakers and learn from the most epic masterclasses designed to put you ahead of the pack. You will get to connect with a like-minded community, ask questions, meet further education providers and come away with the tools you need to master life outside of school.

Programming will include the next generation of curious creatives, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and experts to discuss a slate of topics and careers including everything from marketing to product development, science to photography, sport to PR and everything in between.

Confirmed speakers include highly regarded professionals across multiple careers including Melissa Leong from Channel 10’s Masterchef, and others from MediBank, Cotton On, Patagonia, Frank Body, Future Super, MediaCom and more to be announced in the coming weeks.

  • Melissa Leong
    TV Judge / Masterchef Australia
  • Cait Miers
    Surf Photographer
  • Odette Barry
    PR Director & Mentor
  • Michelle Mathews
    Marketing Manager, Partnerships / Medibank
  • Chris Gibbons
    Head Menswear & Youth / Santa Cruz Australia
  • Madelein Cunich
    Director, Content & Partnerships / MediaCom
  • Isabelle Banas
    Digital / Frank Body
  • Lynette Beattie
    Research Associate / University of Melbourne
  • Caitlin Judd & Anna Mackenzie
    Podcast Hosts / Lady-Brains
  • Rachelle Austen
    Industrial & Product Designer
  • Erika Geraerts
    Head / FLUFF
  • Gianna Lucas
    Youth Life Coach & CEO / Happow
  • Elle Murrel
    PR Lead / Patagonia
  • Amy Clark
    Senior Editor / Adore Beauty
  • Ruby lee
    Business Coach / RubyLee.co
  • Libbie Ray
    Co-Owner & General Manager / AV 24/7
  • + more announced soon!

Who is CAREERCON for?

CAREERCON is carefully curated to inspire the next generation. So whether you are in Year 11 or 12, Uni, thinking of a gap year, or even in the workforce, CAREERCON is for you. In a COVID world, CAREERCON is designed to prepare you for what the future holds in all its complexities and change.

This two-day event will feature three virtual zones, masterclasses, webinars, a virtual goodie bag, competitions, and plenty of surprises.

Who can you expect to see at CAREERCON?

We’re not ready to give away all the details just yet. But we can promise you a huge line-up of trailblazers, epic workshops and the best education providers from all over Australia.



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