Chemène has spoken or announced at conferences, special events and sport events, including World Championships, Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games

Speaking topics – areas of expertise

Chemène can build a tailored presentation around the following themes:

  • ‘Best practice’ training / learning / education
  • 21st century skills and learning
  • Addressing foundation / LLN skills in training and learning
  • Training and Education (TAE) qualifications
  • Communication, leadership, motivation, media skills.

Recent speaking engagements


  • Velg Training 2018 National VET Conference (Sep 2018). 1) Foundation skills masterclass; 2) Panel discussion on foundation skills (both presentations co-presented with a team foundation skill experts)
  • Hunter Trainers and Assessors’ Network (Aug 2018). Using foundation skills to improve student outcomes.
  • Velg Training 2017 National VET Conference (Sep 2017) Topic: Building Strong Foundations – Preparing VET learners for the 21st century workplace (co-presented with Ann Leske)
  • Velg Training 2016 National VET Conference (Sep 2016) Topic: How to build foundation skills into VET (co-presented with Ann Leske) view feedback
  • Communities NSW professional development day (April 2016) Topic: Introduction to TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Liquid Learning Blended Learning Conference (March 2016). Topic: Emphasising learning in a blended learning environment view feedback

Master of Ceremonies

  • EduTECH’s Learning@Work and AITD Annual National Conference (June 2018)
  • EduTECH 2017 VET Leaders’ Congress (June 2017)
  • EduTECH 2016 VET Leaders’ Congress (May 2016)
  • Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD), annual national conference (May 2016) view feedback
  • AITD annual training awards dinner (Oct 2014)
  • AITD annual national conference (April 2014) view feedback