Governance, Leadership and Management Conference, 2020

Developing the will to lead for diversity and inclusion

The 13th Annual Governance, Leadership and Management Conference will be held on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 May, 2020 at Samford Valley Steiner School, Samford, QLD.

The GLaM conference will once again be preceded by the SEA Business Managers’ Meeting on Thursday 7 May, 2020. This year’s theme is Considering climate risk and school sustainability. Keynote speaker for the 2020 Business Managers’ Meeting is Dr Karl Mallon, Director of Science and Systems at Climate Risk Pty Ltd. The Business Managers’ Meeting will also include workshops on grant writing, master planning for a sustainable school, and Sustainability through the life cycle of the school. 

The theme for this year’s GLaM conference is Developing the will to lead and govern for diversity and inclusion.

We are delighted to announce the 2020 keynote speakers, Dr Neil Boland, senior lecturer in the School of Education at Auckland University of Technology;  and Dr Tom Brunzell, Director of Education at Berry Street

Neil will be presenting a keynote and workshop on Diversity and Inclusion in Steiner settings

Tom will be presenting a keynote and workshop on Resistance, reconnection, re-engagement: Leading in Steiner education through trauma-aware wellbeing practices

Interactive and engaging workshop presentations will be available for board and executive committee members, school leaders and leadership teams, teaching and learning, business and administration staff. A full program will be available on the website in mid March. 

Registration will open on Monday, 16 March, 2020. 

If you would like a to make a bulk registration arrangement on behalf of your school, please contact for information around how to go about this. Detailed information for each attendee will be required to complete the booking. 

The GLaM Conference is generously supported by NGS Super, Aon Risk Services and Forman Baxendale Tapp