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ICON NSW: 2018 Next Step Session 3 – Presenting with impact

  • 10 July 2018
  • 07:45 - 09:00
  • Gilbert + Tobin – Level 35, Tower Two, International Towers Sydney, 200 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo


  • Members of the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (ANZ Chapter)

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Being a comfortable and experienced presenter is an important skill, particularly as your career progresses and coaching and influencing stakeholders becomes a significant component of your role.

This session will explore effective presentation delivery methods including creating emotional connections with your audience and bringing them on the journey – the session will also cover some tips and techniques on how to make your presentation stand out from the crowd.

We will hear from two professionals’, Thomas Hansen and Vanessa Warburton, both with careers that span various professional services firms, on their experiences and what they have found to work best in an array of presentation situations.

This session is intended to be informal and interactive and we’ll encourage you to share some insights (wins, or war stories) as Thomas and Vanessa share their tips and tricks along the way.

A little about our presenters:


Thomas Hansen is an Associate and Senior Architect at international design practice Warren and Mahoney. He has experience across a range of public and private sector portfolios including, award-winning educational facilities, multi-residential apartments, mixed-use, public, government, corporate fit-out, health, master planning and commercial projects.

As an integral part of the leadership team focussed on projects, business and growth, Thomas brings unique value for clients through robust thinking, clear communication, and a holistic understanding of design and practice.

In addition to practising, Thomas is currently undertaking an Executive MBA degree via AGSM at the UNSW Business School.

Vanessa Warburton is a Lawyer and Senior Manager at Macquarie Group. Her areas of expertise include corporate, commercial and financial services law. In particular, she gets a kick out of advising on fintech M&A transactions.

Vanessa has advised on a broad spectrum of transactions including strategic private acquisitions, public M&A deals and privatisations of significant state-owned assets. She has been recognised by the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law receiving a ‘Future Star Award’ and was a finalist for the Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Awards. Prior to joining Macquarie, Vanessa spent her formative years at MinterEllison where she progressed to Senior Associate and then moved in-house as Senior Legal Counsel at an ASX100 listed company. Her practice has been enriched by her experience working as a lawyer in Hong Kong and New York where she enjoyed combining her passion for travel with the pursuit of her career objectives.

Vanessa is on the board of a not for profit social enterprise called Mazi Mas and is currently studying an Executive MBA through AGSM at the UNSW Business School.

A light breakfast will be served. Please advise dietary requirements during registration.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Event details

 Date: Tuesday, 10 July 2018
 Time: 7:45 am for 8:00 am - 9:00 am
 Location: Gilbert + Tobin - Level 35, Tower Two, International Towers Sydney, 200 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo
 Price: ICON Members: $77
Non Members: $99

Upcoming sessions in 2018

  • August – Next Step session 4: Communicating value and effective storytelling
  • September – Next Step session 5: The Power of Human Connection to create Resilience, to coincide with RUOK day.

Further details on each of the above events, including date, venue, presenters and individual event registration will be circulated leading up to each event.

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