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Shaping Our Future
Shaping Our Future

Thu, 26 Nov


Esperance Civic Centre

Shaping Our Future

Shaping Our Future’ Business & Industry is an engaging forum focusing on providing an insight into what is happening today and into the foreseeable future for businesses and the community within Esperance and surrounding regions.

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Time & Location

26 Nov 2020, 12:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Esperance Civic Centre, Council Pl, Esperance WA 6450, Australia

About the event

It is an opportunity to support and promote business and industry in the Esperance Region with the intent to develop and build strong relationships within our community.

‘Shaping Our Future’ Business & Industry aims to provide local businesses and agencies with opportunities to identify programs and projects to partner with or gain economic benefit through increased awareness of these opportunities.

Please join us to meet and network with other businesses and agencies to raise the profile of our local businesses and the Esperance community.


Rene Viljeon - Boosting the Local Care Workforce Program

Amelia Fitzgerald - South Regional Tafe

Dr Vaness Rauland - Founder & CEO Climate Clever

Shane Burge - Shire of Esperance


Scott Bates - Southern Ports

Julian Pace - Happiness Co

Thankyou to our Sponsors:

Horizon Power

IGO Limited 

Regional Development Australia Goldfields Esperance

Meet the speakers

DR Vanessa Rauland

Founder and CEO

Dr Vanessa Rauland is an entrepreneur, academic, author and public speaker. She is the founder and CEO of ClimateClever and has led the startup through two rounds of impact investment. She is also an Adjunct Research Fellow at Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute, where she worked as a researcher and lecturer in climate change and sustainability for 10 years and continues to be involved in research activities. She has a keen interest in innovation, STEM, social impact and entrepreneurship and is passionate about tackling climate change. Vanessa is also a Founding Board Director and co-chair of WA Social Enterprise Council (WASEC). She is a carbon nerd,

a yoga junkie, an outdoor enthusiast and an eternal optimist.

Julian Pace

Happiness Co Founder and CEO

Happiness Co Founder and CEO

Happiness Co is the first social enterprise of its kind, offering 'Contribution Based Training'; giving organisations the ability to contribute while receiving an award winning service. Happiness Co programs are built to give people the tools and resources to overcome challenges in their daily lives. Workplace Happiness is facilitated in an engaging way, by a social enterprise that is proven to empower individuals to be in charge of their own happiness and mental health, allowing organisations to thrive as a result. Julian is an award winning business owner and professional speaker, his keynotes on happiness are now world-renowned. "A social enterprise created to make the world a happier place by inspiring the people in it".


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