What is the VET Policy and Compliance Summit 2021

Building Confidence in VET Regulation

Raising the profile of VET is at the centre of a comprehensive reform initiated in 2021 that promise to deliver a new and modern regulatory regime to ensure that the VET system is responsive, respected and flexible into the future.

The VET Policy and Compliance Summit is the largest VET compliance event in Australia. You will have the opportunity to engage with Policy makers, Regulators, and VET leaders; and participate in a mix of workshops and keynote presentations that will provide you with the skills, knowledge, tools, and solutions to manage your RTO meeting quality and compliance requirements.
The Annual VET Policy and Compliance Summit will give you access to:

Relevant and up-to-date information

Participants will receive the latest insights and best practices from policy makers, regulators, recognised consultants, key stakeholders, researchers, SSOs, and VET experts

Strategic planning and compliance

Participants will experience 11 thought provoking and inspiring sessions delivered by VET leaders. Walk away with the knowledge, skills and tools to effectively manage compliance and gain momentum to achieve enduring growth


Participants will have access to speakers, VET leaders, and other VET stakeholders who are working on the reforms, solutions and products that are shaping the Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia

2021 Summit Program

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 TBA Hon Steve Irons MP
Assistant Minister for Vocational Education, Training and Apprenticeships
09:00 AM - 09:35 AM
2 ASQA's regulatory priorities for 2021 Saxon Rice
Chief Executive Officer of ASQA
09:45 AM - 10:20 AM
3 Break - Morning Tea ..... 10:20 AM - 10:40 AM
4 Risks and benefits of self-regulation in VET Javier Amaro
CEO of Insources Group
10:45 AM - 11:20 AM
5 TBA David Garner
Principal Consultant [consult dg]
11:30 AM - 12:05 PM
6 Panel discussion 1: Regulatory areas of concern Yasmin King
CEO of SkillsIQ
David Garner
Principal Consultant [consult dg]
Peter Doukas
Legal Practitioner Director of Denison Toyer
Anthony Barkey
ASQA Director, Regulatory Operations Brisbane
12:10 PM - 01:10 PM
7 Introducing the National Skills Commission Damian Oliver
Assistant Secretary (Pricing and Performance) at National Skills Commission
01:40 PM - 02:15 PM
8 The Pre-conditions of Excellence - the aspiration of skills ministers Craig Robertson
CEO of TAFE Directors Australia
02:20 PM - 02:55 PM
9 Developing sustainable industry engagement Marc Ratcliffe
CEO of MRWED Australia
03:00 PM - 03:35 PM
10 Lessons from 2020 towards a successful 2021 Andrew Shea
CEO of Builders Academy Australia
03:40 PM - 04:15 PM
11 Panel discussion 2: Risks and opportunities for VET in 2021 Michael Hartman
CEO of Skills Impact (Skills Service Organisation (SSO))
Craig Robertson
CEO of TAFE Directors Australia
Emma Marks
ASQA Director, Education and Guidance
Dr Mo Kader
Managing Director, Consultica Worldwide Management Consultants
04:20 PM - 05:20 PM

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