IML Conference 2017. Leadership Matters. 7 attributes of very successful leaders – Townsville


South Townsville

date & time

17/10/2017 - 8:45 am to 5:00 pm

Price Qty
Early Bird (EB) Member show details + $345.00 (AUD)  
EB Member-Group 3+ show details + $310.00 (AUD)  
EB Non Member show details + $444.99 (AUD)  
EB Non Member-Group 3+ show details + $400.00 (AUD)  

Following the success of the 7 skills of very successful leaders program, IML is proud to bring you the new Leadership Matters Conference Program – 7 attributes of very successful leaders to Sydney, Townsville and Brisbane in 2017.

The interactive and thought-provoking conference will explore a range of current topics to develop you as a leader.
This is a fantastic opportunity to hear from different perspectives and connect with like-minded professionals!


View the event program here.

Click here to download the event flyer.

Early bird tickets available until Tuesday 5th September – don’t miss out!

Group discount is also available so bring your team for greater value!

If you are a Chartered Manager (CMgr), this event has learning outcomes which can contribute to your ongoing Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

If you’re interested in becoming a Chartered Manager, please contact

Proud Venue Partner

Rod Francisco, Manager People and Culture of Mackay Regional Council

Rod is an experienced HR generalist with a passion for developing and building positive workplace cultures based upon values and leadership. He holds qualifications in politics, business, HR and IR, as well as being an accredited workplace coach, coupled with a strong mentoring background both with IML and AHRI as well as in resource industry and tertiary sector programs.

As a former Army officer, Rod has an extensive background in leadership training which has been further developed over the past 10 years in mapping and implementing in-house leadership development programs as well as engaging in industry and regional leadership forums and workshops.

Rod has held a number of leadership roles across a variety of backgrounds in teams ranging from two to 150+ in countries including the UK, East Timor, Iraq and Sierra Leone, and in some of the more remote locations in Australia. Rod has been involved across a range of functions including maintenance, logistics, HR, aviation/accommodation, and indigenous employment and training.

In Rod’s current role as the Manager People and Culture at Mackay Regional Council he is accountable for implementing a significant cultural and organisational change program built upon values, leadership, learning (both organisational and individually), and organisational design and development.

Patricia O’Callaghan, CEO of Townsville Enterprise Limited

As Chief Executive Officer of Townsville Enterprise Limited (TEL), Patricia O’Callaghan is responsible for driving the economic development strategies for Townsville North Queensland.

Patricia offers over 10 years of successful economic development, advocacy, project management, marketing and public relations experience combined with a three year degree in Business majoring in Public Relations and Marketing.

Patricia was the recipient of the 2014 Australian Institute of Management – Young Manager of the Year Award for Queensland and currently sits on the Australian Institute of Company Directors – Townsville Committee, the Queensland Country Credit Union Board, and the Australian Association Convention Bureaux Board.



Venue Phone: (07) 4726 5265

Venue Website:

23 Palmer St, South Townsville, Queensland, 4810, Australia