Collective PME

Brisbane Cove Conference: 27 - 30 April 2021

By The Cove April 15, 2021

Welcome to the Brisbane Cove Conference (BCC) : 27 - 30 April 2021. 

You will find all the information you require here to prepare for and enjoy the BCC. 

The theme for the BCC is Knowing yourself and others as a leader.

On this page you will find:

  1. A copy of the latest pdf program here,
  2. Visiting lecturer bios hyperlinked in the table below,
  3. Pre-reading / pre-watching will be available NLT 19 April 2021,
  4. Presentation slides (TBA). 

Leadership themed content will be published daily on The Cove from 19 April 21 and you are encouraged to consume this content leading up the the event. 

Watch this space for updates to the program and pre-reading requirements! 

Visiting Lecturer Bio

Prof Selena Bartlett

Rethinking Leadership using Neuroscience


Psych Officer

Personality Profile

Personality quiz – (bring your results to the conference) (TBA)

COL Mal Brick

Putting Leadership Models to Work

Read Situational Leadership

Review LWD 0-2 Leadership (Ch 1, 7 and 9) You can access Army Doctrine via on ForceNet by clicking the following link. You can set up a ForceNet account in a few quick and easy steps if you don't already have one. 

McQuitly Quirke

Resilience and Perspective


COL Brad Kilpatrick

The Adolescent Brain


LTCOL Matthew Ilic

Group Dynamics in Adverse Conditions

Review the ACTS self-assessment

Review the ACTS score card

Watch the YouTube clip - RSAnimate: Drive - The surprising truth about what motivates us

Prof Melinda Edwards

Ethics = Values2


LTCOL Grant Shottenkirk

Toxic Leadership in the USMC

A Case Study in Iraq

LTCOL Tom McDermott

Military Ethics




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