Convocation of UWA Graduates

Spring Ordinary Meeting 2017

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Meeting Agenda

  1. Minutes of the Autumn Ordinary Meeting held on Friday 17 March 2017
  2. Amendments and motion of acceptance of minutes
  3. Business arising from the minutes 
  4. Correspondence
  5. Vice-Chancellor's Report
  6. Guild President's Report
  7. Warden's Report 
  8. Convocation Officer's Report
  9. Audit Report
  10. Other Business


The Spring Ordinary Meeting of Convocation for 2017 was held on Friday 15 September in The University Club of Western Australia Banquet Hall.

  Guest Speaker -  Mr Tom Murrell

Guest Speaker -   Mr. Tom Murrell, Managing Director of 8M Media and Communications

Convocation is delighted to present Tom Murrell as our Guest Speaker for the Spring Ordinary Meeting of 2017.

Thomas Murrell MBA CSP is a multi-award winning broadcaster, international business speaker, and author.

He is regarded globally as an expert in authority and influence, leadership and personal brand, media disruption and fragmentation, engagement, communication and visibility.

Described by the Australian Institute of Management as "one of Australia?s leading management thinkers and practitioners" he is a Director of Australian Stock Exchange-listed energy minerals developer Walkabout Resources (ASX:WKT) and Chairman of Singapore and Malaysia-based Hong Bao Media.

Australia?s influential and widely read business magazine, Business Review Weekly describes his leadership style as "committed to using creativity as a competitive edge".

Thomas has been recognised by his peers as a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the highest possible international qualification and accreditation for professional speakers. 

His latest book, Insider Secrets of International Speaking (co-author McGraw-Hill International hardcover) is sold around the world.

Noted for using metaphors from his experience as a National Junior Hammer Throw Champion to demonstrate his powerful ?reputational capital? and ?brand trajectory? models, the Vincent Fairfax Fellow is a strong example and advocate of ethical leadership.

A graduate of three Australian Universities, he gained his MBA from the University of Western Australia and is a former president of UWA?s Graduate Management Association (GMA).

Mr. Tom Murrell will give a talk on " Convocation's Challenge ? Communicating and Connecting ".


Videos of 2017 Spring Ordinary Meeting

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 2017 Spring Ordinary Meeting

Spring Ordinary Meeting Papers