Kevin Sheedy, Guest Presenter
Kevin Sheedy is one of Australia's best known and enduring sporting figures. A player and coach over five decades, Kevin has an unsurpassed record of involvement in 1000 games and eight premierships. In 2008 he received a number of accolades. He has been inducted into the Australian Football League's Hall of Fame, made a Legend of the Essendon Football Club and nominated as The Australian Thinker of the Year.
Initially rejected by VFL clubs for being too small or too slow, he starting playing for Prahran (VFA) in 1964. After his first premiership with Prahran, he transferred to Richmond (VFL), playing 251 games and winning three grand finals before retiring in 1979.
Kevin came back into the game as Senior Coach at the Essendon Football Club in 1981 coaching a record 635 games and winning four grand finals within 27 years with the club. He was also appointed the inaugural coach of Greater Western Sydney from 2009 to 2013 and was awarded "All Australia" coach on six occasions during his coaching career.
Highly regarded on or off the field, Kevin Sheedy is leveraging his coaching skills to be a motivational speaker to encourage positive and lateral thinking, empowerment, workplace leadership and team building.
In his address
Kevin (an ex plumber), will address the potential risk and disruptions to workplaces and 'tradies' when exposed to asbestos and the precautions to prevent being exposed.
Working on asbestos containing material - what every tradie needs to know
26 October 2016, 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Plenary 1, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre