ELN events in 2017
The Expansive Learning Network has returned in 2017, and events over the next 18 months will focus on assisting regional leaders and other stakeholders in tackling the issues and challenges facing our region as the gig economy continues to grow.
16 August 2017 - Exploring the Gig Economy
Our speakers took us through the different perspectives on the gig economy and how it had affected the way in which they work and the challenges they face.
You can view photographs from the event here.
The Gig Economy - 16 August 2017
Meave Noonan, researcher-in-residence at Geelong Region LLEN and PhD student at RMIT, introduces the topic of the Gig Economy and outlines the information and data behind this growing topic.
The Gig Economy - An Employers Perspective
Ross George of Australian Engineering Solutions (Austeng) provides an employers perspective of working in the Gig Economy.
The Gig Economy - Career building and work, life balance
Sue Cartwright from Communication Tree talks us through her experiences of trying to career build in the gig economy whilst trying to maintain a work, life balance.
The Gig Economy - The experience of starting a business in the Gig Economy
Wayne Elliott from Netgain and Naomi Lawrance a graduate of the NEIS program talk about the experiences of starting a new business in the gig economy.
The Gig Economy - Casualisation, underemployment and new challenges facing workers
Colin Vernon, Secretary of the Geelong Trades Council, discusses the impact of casualisation, underemployment and other challenges facing workers in the gig economy.
Q&A Session - The Gig Economy
Q&A session between speakers and audience members, facilitated by Dr. Jude Walker.
Interview with Andrew Palmer from The Gordon
Interview with Andrew Palmer, Enterprise Manager at The Gordon and Geelong Region LLEN Board member
Interview with Colin Vernon from Geelong Trades Hall Council
Interview with Colin Vernon, Secretary of Geelong Trades Hall Council and Geelong Region LLEN Board member.