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About the Shackleton Epic Leadership Round Table
Peter Bailey, CEO of Arup
Australasia and Chairman of the Shackleton Epic Leadership Round Table, in partnership with Australia’s leading business publication,Financial Review BOSS
, invite business leaders in Australia to join the inaugural Shackleton Epic Leadership Round Table on Thursday 4 April 2013 at the Sydney Opera House.
Her Excellency,Professor Marie Bashir, AC CVO, Governor of New South Wales, is Patron of the Shackleton Epic Leadership Round Table.
The Shackleton Epic Leadership Round Table provides an exceptional opportunity for Australia’s most dynamic business leaders to gather together and celebrate the visionary leadership skills of Sir Ernest Shackleton. Shackleton’s leadership in the face of adversity is recognized globally and studied in international business schools.
The Shackleton Epic Leadership Round Table will be led by Margot Morrell
(author of New York Times business bestseller Shackleton’s Way and U.S. veteran business observer) who will provoke our thinking about the ways in which business leaders navigate the unique challenges of the 21st century. Facilitated by Natasha Cica, Sidney Myer Creative Fellow for Thought Leadership who will join Margot Morrell and Tim Jarvis to discuss the latest thinking about exceptional leadership.
Only 28 seats are available at the Shackleton Epic Leadership Round Table in Australia – the same number of men Shackleton led on his Endurance voyage.
Shackleton Epic is the official re-enactment of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s remarkable Antarctic voyage of 1914 – 1916. Led by renowned adventurer and Arup sustainability leader, Tim Jarvis AM during January and February, Tim and his crew successfully became the first in history to recreate the ‘double’ feat of survival. Further information about Shackleton Epic can be found at www.shackletonepic.com
Membership of the Shackleton Epic Leadership Round Table will not only provide access to an exclusive business network with those who share a passion for excellence in leadership, but also an opportunity to engage with, and gain insight from, Shackleton Epic expedition leader, Tim Jarvis AM.
Membership also includes the opportunity for two of your senior staff to attend a day-long training program with Margot Morrell, extending the lessons of Shackleton’s Way across your organisation. Your membership fee benefits the work of Fauna and Flora International (FFI)
, Shackleton Epic’s conservation partner and a world leader in promotion of international biodiversity (part of the fee includes a tax deductible donation to FFI).
Membership applications to the Shackleton Epic Leadership Round Table must be submitted by March 20, 2013.
Click here to download the Shackleton Epic Leadership Round Table information brochure
Click here to download the Shackleton Epic Leadership Round Table membership form
Further information about the Shackleton Epic Leadership Round Table, please contact convener, Ms Kim McKay AO, via email@example.com
For further Shackleton Epic media resources visit the Media Resources page
Media release – Monday 11 March, 2013:
Australian Business Leaders Urged To Think Deeper