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’ instructional design, facilitation and assessment
  • ‘Best practice’ virtual facilitation and assessment
  • 21st century skills and learning
  • Addressing foundation and LLN skills
  • Training and Education (TAE) qualifications and related topics
  • Personal effectiveness—e.g. communication, presentation, leadership, time management, and related topics.

Recent speaking engagements


  • AITD Annual National Conference (Delivered virtually: 17-18 March 2020)—
    topic: building psychological safety into learning experiences
  • Insources’ VET Policy and Compliance Summit (Face-to-face delivery: 10 March 2020)—topic: assessment tool validation
  • Velg Training’s National VET Conference 2016, 2017, 2018 and confirmed for 2020
  • Hunter Trainers and Assessor’s Network: two-time presenter at professional development sessions for experienced trainers and assessors (2018 and 2019).

Master of Ceremonies

  • VET Development Centre (VDC): Booked as Master of Ceremonies for VDC’s Annual Teaching and Learning Conference for 2020 (deferred to November 2020)
  • AITD: Master of Ceremonies, AITD National Conference (2014, 2016 and 2018, and back-up MC for virtual format in 2020) – Chemène is the only MC of this conference to have been invited to MC more than once
  • EduTECH VET Leaders’ Congress: Chair (2016 and 2017)