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Anne Broussard Keynote Speaker

Anne is the incoming president of the association and will host several sessions in our upcoming Annual Conference. The first plenary session of the conference will consist of a personal and professional introduction, followed by a presentation on her plans for the upcoming year.

You will also be able to join our keynote speaker in an exploration of the reference documents and other resources that could be used to propose a Best Practices Standards.

 Anne Broussard
With over 17 years of experience in the industry, Dr. Broussard has taken part in more than 26 continuous education and management conferences around the world. Her medical background and exceptional managerial skills have enabled her to implement new programs to increase staff productivity and on-site training.


Economic Issues and Trends ForumOur Chief Economist brings you the very latest trends and forecasts which you can use to shape your business plan. The program will also include perspectives from other industry experts.
Tips for Industry SuccessJoin us for a working lunch where we will discuss tips for improving success in the industry, along with an in-depth review of new certification requirements. Lunch will be catered by the Tamarind restaurant in the hotel.
Myths and Reality of ManagementWhich of these myths of management are just that -- myths? Join a top executive in an exploration of stereotypes, mis-communication, and fabrications about what it's like to be a manager.
Combating Stress On the JobThis session will discuss theories on causes of stress in the workplace and how to better balance professional and personal time. We will discuss several fast, simple relaxation techniques that you can practice in the office and also cover some ergonomic tips to reduce physical stress on your body.

The Reef Hotel - Cairns Our Venue

Nestled by Trinity inlet and cruise liner terminal, the five-star Pullman Reef Hotel Casino is Cairns most prestigious hotel. Each of the luxurious rooms has its own spa bath and garden balcony overlooking the city with mountain backdrop or water views. A roof-top swimming pool, gym, five restaurants and bars, boutique casino, conference spaces and a unique Wildlife Dome.