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#ViSC2021 Shaping the future

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ABOUT ViSC

Binnacle Training’s annual VET in Schools Conference (ViSC) is a ONE DAY Professional Development event for Binnacle Deliverers that is held in Term 4 (Week 8). In 2021, we’re coming back IN-PERSON while maintaining our high calibre VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE to deliver the most inclusive event and the best access we’ve ever been able to provide for our Program Deliverers.

This blended approach will showcase our elevated multi-channel platform and will take ViSC (Live + Virtual) to a whole new level! We guarantee that you will leave #ViSC2021 with actionable content from leading industry professionals addressing all Binnacle Program areas (Sport, Fitness, Business, Tourism and First Aid) as well as information on key Binnacle Updates across each of our courses.

Your LIVE or VIRTUAL attendance at #ViSC2021 will satisfy: Semester 2, 2021 Industry and VET PD required for your Binnacle Profile

SCHEDULE

STAGE ONE (C BLOCK)STAGE TWO (H BLOCK)
8:30 AMCONFERENCE WELCOME
BEN DOBBIN
8:50 AM – 9:50 AMOPENING KEYNOTE
ERIC BAILEY
9:50 AM – 10:15 AMBREAK – WORKING MORNING TEA
10:15 AM – 10:45 AMBINNACLE UPDATES
SPORT, RECREATION, FITNESS & FIRST AID
BINNACLE UPDATES
BUSINESS & TOURISM
10:45 AM – 11:25 AMBINNACLE PROGRAM SPECIFIC
SPORT, RECREATION, FITNESS & FIRST AID
BINNACLE PROGRAM SPECIFIC
BUSINESS & TOURISM
11:25 AM -11:50 AM BREAK – WORKING LUNCH
11:50 AM – 12:35 PMFITNESS
CASS OLHOLM
CO-FOUNDER THE GROUND (CAIRNS)
SWEAT HIGH INTENSITY TRAINER
BUSINESS
NICOLE DYSON
CEO FUTURE ANYTHING
12:35 PM – 12:50 PMSHORT BREAK
12:50 PM – 1:35 PMSPORT AND RECREATION
CRAIG BELLAMY
HEAD COACH MELBOURNE STORM
TOURISM
RYAN HANLY
CEO/CO-FOUNDER TRAVELLO
1:35 PM – 1:50 PMSHORT BREAK
1:50 PM – 2:45 PMCLOSING KEYNOTE
MARK MATHEWS
PROFESSIONAL BIG WAVE SURFER

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ViSC ON-DEMAND

Not only have we got a day full of world-class speakers for ViSC 2021 but we will also be offering a range of bonus content (additional speakers and deep dives) in our On-Demand section of the ViSC Platform. The On-Demand section will be available before and after ViSC, they won’t be available during the live sessions.

MEET OUR SPEAKERS

ERIC BAILEY

Opening Keynote Presenter

Eric, a certified speaking professional (CSP) and author of three books has mastered the art of delivering peak performances in every area of his life. As a speaker, he has affected the lives of over 4.5 million people and personally delivered his message in 13 countries.

He has cultivated an Education Program called ‘Graduate to Greatness’ (targeted toward secondary schools, training providers, and universities) where his vision is to assist teachers, students and staff reconnect with their passion and purpose. He is a true believer that ‘healthy teachers produce healthy classrooms’.

There is no one better at inspiring, motivating, with the ability to energise millions with his words than Eric. His talks carry weight and his words have purpose because he has lived it. It is for this very reason, Eric is a key pillar in headlining our ‘Shaping the Future’ theme for this year’s conference.

During his keynote, Eric hopes to refocus, inspire and instill light on the importance of an educator and a consistent figure in our children’s lives – particularly amidst the chaos of COVID-19.

Read more about Eric here.

MARK MATHEWS

Closing Keynote Presenter

As a world class big wave surfer, Red Bull Athlete and Surf Contest Director Mark Mathews has become obsessed with the relationship between personal growth, high performance and fulfilment. Winner of an unprecedented 3 back-to-back Oakley Big Wave Awards, Mark has cemented himself as one of the best big wave surfers in the world.

As a highly sought after international speaker, Mathews’ surfer chill vibe and magnetic charisma, has graced the stages of leading companies worldwide. From Google, Sony, Intel, to MasterCard, he instantly captures audiences with his epic tales and spectacular big wave surf vision.

His compelling story offers game changing tips to adapt to stress, harness resilience and perform when it counts. He has deconstructed, fine-tuned, and personalised emotional resilience techniques to successfully strengthen ones mindset and sustain long term performance.

Read more about Mark here.

CRAIG BELLAMY

Sport Industry Presenter

From humble beginnings in country NSW Portland, to reaching the professional high of a premiership winning player for the Canberra Raiders in 1990, this is where Craig Bellamy developed his mentality for hard work.

Craig transitioned from player (at the Canberra Raiders) through to coaching at the Brisbane Broncos as the Performance Coordinator, where he was able to assist (coach at the time) Wayne Bennett to Premierships in 1998 and 2000. 

In 2003, Craig was appointed the Melbourne Storm Head Coach and ever since that day, ‘Bellachye’ has created a culture that is envied and admired by many across multiple sporting codes. It’s a system which has helped mould the talents of former superstars in Cooper Cronk, Billy Slater and Cameron Smith and now the current crop of rising stars in Cameron Munster, Harry Grant and Ryan Papenhuyzen. 

With a winning percentage of 70%, Craig has seen plenty of success and plenty of disappointment. It is this drive and ability to reinvent, adapt, lead and overcome in the pursuit of success. Hear from Craig about how he and the team faced the adversity of the 2009 and 2010 stripping of the Premierships and how he led the club and his team to come out the other side to become 2011 Minor Premiers and then go on to win the 2012 Premiership after losing 14 of their best players.

From here, the club continues to go from strength to strength; the Club has been to four of the last five Grand Finals culminating in lifting the Provan-Summon Trophy in 2017 and 2020. 2021 has seen the Club only play 4 home games in Victoria. While living out of a suitcase for the majority of the season Craig leadership has seen the club capture another Minor Premiership and equal the longest winning streak in First Grade Rugby League History and another NRL Premiership possibly awaits him and the Melbourne Storm.

CASS OLHOLM

Fitness Industry Presenter

Coming from a competitive running background, Cass has always been fit, but she hasn’t always been strong (in her words). She was first introduced to the strength and conditioning and high intensity training in late 2012 by her now husband, Jake. At first, she became addicted to the process of progress, becoming stronger, and doing things she never thought were possible, this was empowering for her.

Over time she discovered what she was truly made of, and then watching that reflect outside of your training in everyday life was the most rewarding part. Realising that if she was capable of doing this, she knew everyone else was capable too, and she wanted to help people realise this for themselves.

Already a qualified Nutritionist (B.HlthSc Nut), Cass became certified as a Personal Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCA) and Weightlifting Coach (AWF). To make this happen she started off by coaching clients in a bootcamp setting which included numerous 8 Week Challenges in the local Cairns area, which quickly grew into opening The Ground Australia, a group fitness facility specialising in HIIT and Strength and Conditioning, alongside her husband Jake as the Co-Founder.

In addition to being able to coach the incredible community at The Ground, Cass also now has the incredible honour of coaching an online community through her High Intensity Strength Programs as a Sweat Trainer with Sweat – a company which is Co-Founder by world renowned Online Trainer Kayla Itsines, which reported recently sold for $400 Million – Click here for more information.

NICOLE DYSON

Business Industry Presenter

Nicole is a globally recognised expert and practitioner in project-based learning and youth entrepreneurship. She is the founder of Future Anything, an award-winning, curriculum-aligned entrepreneurship program for high school students, the founder of YouthX, Australia’s only start-up accelerator program for school-aged entrepreneurs, and the founder of Catapult Cards, a design thinking tool for corporates and classrooms.

Nicole has represented Australia as a delegate for the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance, held in Argentina in 2018, and was a finalist in the 2019 Business News Australia ‘Young Entrepreneur Awards’.

Future Anything has also been recognised as a finalist in the 2021 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards for Outstanding Micro-Business, and listed as one of only ten initiatives around the globe realising the employment and entrepreneurship ambitions of young people in the Prince’s Trust Group’s Report (2021) on The Future of Work.

As a teacher in the USA, UK, and Australia as well as a Head of Department and Head of Year at some of Queensland’s top-performing public schools, Nicole has repeatedly led the design and implementation of whole-school changes to support future ready learning; placing young people at the forefront of co-designing contextually relevant learning experiences.

Nicole is an engaging and skilled facilitator, panellist, and speaker who is a passionate advocate for equity, the future of education, and empowering young people to bend the future; one youth-led idea at a time.

Read more about Future Anything here.

RYAN HANLY

Tourism Industry Presenter

Ryan Hanly is the CEO and Co-Founder of Travello – a social network for travellers used in over 180 countries. Travello also sells tours, activities and attractions to it’s global community of over 1M users. Travello recently acquired the online travel company Backpacker Deals and together they form Australia’s largest youth travel brand. Previous to this, Ryan was the Head of HPE at Padua College in Brisbane. He attributes much of his success in the business world to his learnings as a teacher.

Read more about Travello here.

BEN DOBBIN

Master of Ceremonies

Ben “Dobbo” Dobbin is one of Australia’s most loved media personalities and can be seen regularly on Channel 9 News as the Rugby League Insider and can be heard on the radio as one of Triple M’s leading NRL Commentators on The Rush Hour or as the Sports Presenter on The Big Breakfast with Marto, Margo, Nick and Cody weekday mornings. 

We are very excited to have been Ben play an integral role in #ViSC2021 as this year’s Master of Ceremonies to ensure the day runs smoothly for both our live and virtual attendees.

BRENDAN FORWOOD

Conference Host and On-Demand Presenter

Brendan has spent almost 2 decades working with some of Australia biggest brands and is the director of SBB People, a HR consulting firm who specialises in helping businesses grow and thrive from the inside out.

Having made the transition from the corporate world to running multiple businesses with his wife, and raising a young family, Brendan works with owners, leaders and managers to build smart and healthy businesses by creating leaders people want to follow, teams that people want to belong to, and work worth doing.

Brendan has a thirst for learning, is always looking to bring out the best in others, and finding a way around the obstacles and challenges we face in life and business.  

A love of playing a variety of sports growing up helped Brendan learn about the importance of teamwork. His studies in business and communication along with applied psychology, neuroscience, behavioural science and adult learning allow him to approach people related challenges from a variety of angles. His business partners refer to him as the ‘people whisperer’ because of his ability to reduce conflict and help teams get on the same page to build strong cultures and cash flow which are the lifeblood of any business.

His favourite quote from the late Jim Rohn is “learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job” and he proactively promotes a strong wellbeing focus in the businesses he works with at the individual, team and business level.

ON DEMAND

LACHLAN DELCHAU-JONES

Teenage Entrepreneur (E-Commerce and Marketing)

Lachlan Delchau-Jones, denoting at just 19 years old proves that anyone can be a successful entrepreneur. By the age of 14, Lachlan was actively producing content on social media, managing a team and running his first E-Commerce venture.

Engrossed by business and its online presence, Lachlan developed a keen eye for web design, social media marketing and further transformed his talent by pairing it with E-Commerce. His success has allowed him to live a life of dreams for others his age. He currently works alongside some of Australia’s biggest influencers to connect them with the E-Commerce world to help them grow and scale long term brands.

His day-to-day life currently consists of him running multiple E-Commerce stores as well as balancing his passion for helping the entrepreneurial youth move into this space. In addition, Lachlan actively presents to school students and has delivered multiple workshops across Australia, sharing his journey, process and goals he had while in school and whilst running his own businesses.