As part of Entrepreneurs’ Week 2017, IPAA SA hosted a forum to showcase examples of intrapreneurship in the South Australian public sector, and to explore emerging trends and challenges for achieving change, improving coordination and facilitating innovation.

Attendees gained insight into the role of intrapreneurs in pushing government forward, and were inspired by and learned from some successful SA-based initiatives.

The forum featured thinking from leading practitioners in innovation. Speakers included:

IPAA SA has placed a donation to the feedback survey’s most popular charity of choice, Cancer Council Australia. Thank you to those who participated. Videos and slides will be available soon.

View the live conversation on social media by visiting the hashtag #Intra2017 #EWeek2017. You can find us on Twitter @IPAASA and Facebook @IPAASouthAustralia.

Learn about our speakers

Erma Ranieri PSM FIPAA

IPAA SA President, Commissioner for Public Sector Employment
Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment

Appointed on 1 July 2014, Commissioner for Public Sector Employment Erma Ranieri works passionately towards creating a world-leading public sector that serves South Australians well, does what it says it will do, and to which every public servant is proud to belong.

With the role of the public sector being to serve and support South Australia to thrive, Erma leads sector-wide reform to modernise the public sector and continue to build on its value and service to the South Australian community.

Erma has worked for more than 30 years to help organisations optimise productivity and employee wellbeing. She was named a 2014 Telstra Business Woman of the Year as SA Winner of the Telstra Community and Government Award for her role in leading transformational change throughout the public sector.

With a key focus on flexibility, diversity and leadership development to ensure the public sector is positioned as an Employer of Choice, Erma continues to challenge cultural and structural barriers to drive innovative, collaborative and connected services for the community.

Dr Kristin Alford

Director MOD
University of South Australia

Dr Kristin Alford is a futurist and the Director of MOD. at the University of South Australia. MOD. is a futuristic museum of discovery, a place to be and be inspired. Kristin leads a team dedicated to creating dynamic, changing exhibition showcasing the edge of knowledge and emerging technologies. Kristin also established Bridge8 in 2004 following careers in engineering, human resources, strategy and product development for companies including BHP Billiton, Ansett-Air New Zealand, the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria and Nanotechnology Victoria. Kristin holds a PhD in process engineering and a Masters of Management in Strategic Foresight. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Governor’s Leadership Foundation. She is the licensee of TEDxAdelaide and a sessional lecturer at the University of Adelaide

Suzi Soza

CEO ofVerb


Tom Moore

Co-Founder and Managing Director


Elosie Burge

Partner and Design Strategist


Cezanne Green

Director, Secondary Learners
Department of Education and Child Development


Matthew Anderson

Social Capital


Kirk Drage



Dr Fiona Buick

Lecturer in Public Sector Management
UNSW Canberra


Prof Eddie Blass

Founder and CEO


Thomas Sadowski



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Thursday, 06 July 2017

Adelaide Oval, William Magarey Room , War Memorial Dr, North Adelaide SA 5006