The Apprentice Employment Network is pleased to confirm the following speakers for the 2021 Skills Conference.

Jason Sultana – Executive Officer, Apprentice Employment Network NSW & ACT 


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Jason is the Executive Officer of the Apprentice Employment Network NSW ACT since 2015. Jason has worked in the Group Training Industry for 8 years in various roles. Jason has 20 years experience in the VET industry and is actively involved in various working parties within the VET industry.


Ashley Fell – Head of Communications, McCrindle


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Ashley Fell is a social researcher, TEDx speaker and Head of Communications at the internationally recognised McCrindle. As a trends analyst and media commentator she understands how to effectively communicate across diverse audiences.

From her experience in managing media relations, social media platforms and content creation, Ashley advises on how to achieve cut through in message-saturated times. She is an expert in how to communicate across generational barriers.

In addition to delivering keynote presentations at conferences, Ashley is booked to conduct training days for corporate and not-for-profit clients, facilitate panels across an array of industries and deliver workshops across diverse generations. From generational change to responding to technological disruption, from key demographic transformations to social shifts, Ashley delivers research-based presentations dealing with global and national trends.

With academic qualifications in communications, an ongoing role in managing the deployment and visualisation of national research studies, and with her position leading the communications strategy at McCrindle, Ashley brings robust, research-based and experienced content to her engaging presentations and consulting


We would like to thank the following 2021 Sponsors and Exhibitors: