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


  • Velg Training:  National VET Conference—September 2021 (virtual)
  • Institute for Performance and Learning (Canada):  Webinar—August 2021
  • Velg Training:  VET in Schools Conference—August 2021 (virtual)
  • TAFE QLD:  Virtual Summit (Educator Professional Development Event)—January 2021 (virtual)
  • TAFE SA:  Keynote speaker at eDay (Educator Professional Development Event)—September 2020 (virtual)
  • AITD: Annual National Conference—March 2020 (virtual)
  • Insources: VET Policy and Compliance Summit—March 2020 (face-to-face)

Master of Ceremonies

  • VET Development Centre (VDC) Teaching and Learning Conference—November 2021 (virtual)
  • International Teachers Day Celebration—October 2021 (virtual)
  • VDC Teaching and Learning Conference—November 2020 (virtual)
  • Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) National Conference—2014, 2016 and 2018 (face-to-face) and back-up MC for 2020 conference (virtual) – Chemène is the only MC of this conference to have been invited to MC more than once
  • Chair – EduTECH VET Leaders’ Congress—(2016 and 2017).