EDA Webinar: Practical tools for economic development practitioners – how new tools make you look good
24 July @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree – $25
Economic Development Australia presents a professional development webinar – ‘Practical tools for economic development practitioners – how new tools make you look good’
Lucid Economics is a boutique economics and financial consultancy, specialising in economic development consulting for local and state governments, advising clients across the country in both capital city and regional areas.
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As a member of Sunshine Coast Council’s Economic Development team, Amanda Gooddy works directly with small to medium sized businesses providing tailored business support, connections and tools to assist in business growth. It was during Amanda’s time in the Northern Territory and working with Tourism NT she discovered her passion for industry and business development. Amanda is a solutions oriented and outcome focused professional who is constantly seeking to better herself through personal and professional development.
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Kevin began his career lecturing in urban economics before moving into state government where he worked on local government policy and capital works planning. In the summer of 2000 he won a national song writing award, which is not relevant, except to prove that mathematically minded people can be creative. Giddy with success he relocated to Melbourne. He worked in labour market demand forecasting for the state government before forming Geografia in 2006. From the outset, Geografia’s focus has been on applying systems modelling techniques for clients around Australia, in Malaysia and now Chile. For the last 4 years he has been using bank transaction data on projects, which led to the development of Spendmapp in 2017. Kevin’s team is now expanding its use of real time data in economic and population modelling.
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Jim’s background includes 20 years working for a large corporation in various roles, including marketing management and business partner development. After leaving the private sector, Jim spent the next 10 years in senior management roles in Local Government, with a focus on marketing, market research, community engagement, council branding and economic development. For much of this time he was a board member of the Local Government Manager’s Association (SA). Jim joined .id (population experts) in 2010 and currently takes a lead role in the development of .id’s marketing and business relationships, as well as client management.
Log in details will be sent prior to the webinar
Tuesday 24th July, 2018 @ 12pm AEST
Free for EDA Members / $25 for Non Members
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