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The Melbourne Knowledge Management Leadership Forum is a face-to-face education and networking forum, run by KM practitioners for KM practitioners.

Meetings are usually held at least once per month in the central business district in Melbourne, Australia. Membership is free, and attendance at meetings usually requires a small donation to cover drinks and nibbles.

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At KMLF meetings, members can participate in addressing and discussing issues regarding knowledge management and related topics. The aim of this participation is to set the foundation for a casual network of interested practitioners and scholars to discuss knowledge management and its impact on both business and government organisations.

The regular attendance at forum meetings is between 20-40 people. These represent executives and knowledge management practitioners from government and a range of corporations and SMEs. Academia, consultancies and vendors are also represented. Industries represented include legal, defence, manufacturing, C&IT and banking & finance. Our committee includes senior consultants, managers and executives from government and commercial enterprises and KM practitioners.

Meetings usually start at around 6 pm. The formal session usually wraps up by 7:30 pm, with networking and refreshments afterwards. After that, anyone interested can then adjourn for further discussions over dinner at a restaurant nearby.

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The Organising Committee

Upcoming events (5+)

Lean Agile System of Leadership - Dr Richard Hodge

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“In general, survival is the only road to riches” (Peter L. Bernstein, Interview, Money.com, 15 Oct 2004) Might this framework help us redefine the true value for knowledge management in This Century? If we are to help organisations rebuild trust, it’s time to stop focussing on the person at the top and operate a system of leadership. Leadership that is lean has a tight focus on the concepts of value - to the planet, to society and to its stakeholders. Leadership that is agile focuses on people ahead of profit and liberates them to deliver value. Leadership that is a system manages the flow of knowledge from the individual to the enterprise level, like blood to the body, it’s not the main game but it is vital for survival. Come to this session to engage with Richard for an interactive exploration of these issues, and to discuss the role of Knowledge Management in a Lean Agile System approach to leadership. (Please note that this month's session is on a Tuesday.) Our Speaker: Richard obsesses over leadership and stewardship of the future. His quest is to restore this fundamental tenet of leadership too often lost in managing the pressure for short-term advantage. Richard works with leaders of complex enterprises and with people starting their journey. He specialises in the thinking and practice required to make systemic interventions successful in getting work done now with an approach to first do no harm. With over 40 years’ experience in public and private sectors, Richard holds a PhD in systems approaches to strategy and execution in complex enterprises. He now works with leaders to help them establish a viable foundation for a sustainable future. Agenda: 6:00 - 6:30 networking over drinks and nibbles 6:30 - 7:45 exploration of the topic 7:45 - 8:00 wrap up and informal conversations 8:00 Dinner for interested parties

KMLF monthly meeting

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Details to be provided closer to the event. Please check here - including confirmed location - before attending. ------------------- Agenda Template: ------------------- Description: (One paragraph describing the session topic with a bit of background.) This session will be conducted as a facilitated conversation, where the speaker will start the conversation then will pose and answer questions to and from the audience. - Relevance in specific projects? - How did this in practice? - How does this relate to KM? To culture change? To strategy? - How have others survived their journeys? Outcomes: Participating in this event will enable you to: - xxx - xxx Our Speaker: Brief bio. Contact details as preferred. Agenda: 6:00 - 6:30 networking over drinks and nibbles 6:30 - 7:45 exploration of the topic 7:45 - 8:00 wrap up and informal conversations 8:00 Dinner for interested parties

KMLF monthly meeting

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Details to be provided closer to the event. Please check here - including confirmed location - before attending. ------------------- Agenda Template: ------------------- Description: (One paragraph describing the session topic with a bit of background.) This session will be conducted as a facilitated conversation, where the speaker will start the conversation then will pose and answer questions to and from the audience. - Relevance in specific projects? - How did this in practice? - How does this relate to KM? To culture change? To strategy? - How have others survived their journeys? Outcomes: Participating in this event will enable you to: - xxx - xxx Our Speaker: Brief bio. Contact details as preferred. Agenda: 6:00 - 6:30 networking over drinks and nibbles 6:30 - 7:45 exploration of the topic 7:45 - 8:00 wrap up and informal conversations 8:00 Dinner for interested parties

KMLF monthly meeting

Location visible to members

Details to be provided closer to the event. Please check here - including confirmed location - before attending. ------------------- Agenda Template: ------------------- Description: (One paragraph describing the session topic with a bit of background.) This session will be conducted as a facilitated conversation, where the speaker will start the conversation then will pose and answer questions to and from the audience. - Relevance in specific projects? - How did this in practice? - How does this relate to KM? To culture change? To strategy? - How have others survived their journeys? Outcomes: Participating in this event will enable you to: - xxx - xxx Our Speaker: Brief bio. Contact details as preferred. Agenda: 6:00 - 6:30 networking over drinks and nibbles 6:30 - 7:45 exploration of the topic 7:45 - 8:00 wrap up and informal conversations 8:00 Dinner for interested parties

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