VU | CONFERENCE | Faith-based Governance & Dispute Resolution | Tuesday 5-Wednesday 6 December 2017

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An opportunity for intersecting law, culture and diversity for religious leaders, lay leaders and board members of faith-based organisations, dispute resolution practitioners, government service providers and regulators, legal and other academics with research interests.

PROGRAM
FEATURE SESSIONS
  • Beyond the Royal Commission: Governance, risk management, and complaint handling for faith-based organisations.
Speakers:
The Hon. Jennifer Coate, Commissioner, Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
The Hon. Marcia Neave, Commissioner, Royal Commission into Family Violence
  • ‘Meet the Regulators’ panel
  • Between Religion and Democracy
  • When the Sh..candal Hits the Fan: Risk, Reputation and Relationship Management
INDICATIVE SESSIONS
  • Back to Schools: Decision Making, Governance & Conflicts of Interest
  • Reframing Our History: Coming to Terms with Our Past
  • Religion and Respectful Relationships
  • Keeping it Civil: Religions Commercial Arbitration and Resolution of Civil Disputes
  • Servants to Many Masters: Managing Conflict of Interest in Small Communities
  • Sacking God's Messenger: Hiring, Firing and Disciplining Clergy

MASTERCLASSES
  • Following the Money: Getting Grant-Ready
  • Financial Literacy
  • Employment and Industrial Issues for Religious Groups

INFORMATION EXCHANGE GALLERY
Information exchange hub featuring best practice governance case studies, tutorials and resources

Where: Victoria University Convention Centre, Level 12, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne

Cost:
Single day registration: $330
Two-day registration: $600
Masterclasses & workshops: $250 per day (inclusive GST); $150 half-day

Bookings: Register and more information: www.faithandgovernance.com.au; Email: cowen.centre@vu.edu.au;  Tel: (03) 9919 1271

MORE:
Victoria University
The Sir Zelman Cowen Centre
Email: cowen.centre@vu.edu.au
Tel: (03) 9919 1271
Website: www.faithandgovernance.com.au

A collaboration between The Eva and Les Erdi Humanitarian Charitable Foundation, Islamic Council of Victoria, Jewish Community Council of Victoria Inc, Justice Connect, National Council of Churches in Australia, ourcommunity.com.au