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It's no secret that the WIDAC community is full of amazing and driven women and now it's time to call on this wonderful community to let a male colleague, mentor, or even industry acquaintance know that we have pulled together a very special event "Gentlemen in Design and Construction" (GIDAC) for our male counterparts!

WIDAC is very excited to present our GIDAC networking event on the 17th of June, during Men's Health Week, at Smoked Garage in Fortitude Valley. During this important week, we feel it is imperative to provide a platform for challenging and debating key issues in men's mental health and raise the profile of men in the design, construction, and related industries.

We have invited 6 incredible male champions to be candid, honest, open, and vulnerable as they talk about the barriers and challenges they face both at work and home. The panel will help promote and encourage positive discussion around the issues and topics that impact the lives of men and will provide attendees with practical tools and support resources to enhance their mental health and wellbeing. WIDAC has always strived to provide a safe, welcome and open platform for women to connect and share their challenges and on Thursday 17th June, over a few drinks and some delicious canapes, we look forward to providing the same for the Gents.

So bring your partners, your male champions, your work colleagues, your touch footy team members, your dad, or the important men in your life for an evening of unfiltered conversations as we strive to bolster the conversations that matter.

Date: Thursday, 17th June, 2021

Time: 5.30pm - 8.30pm

Venue: Smoked Garage, 126 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, 4006

Cost: Member Admission: $49.50 (Incl GST) | General Admission: $82.50 (Incl GST)

Jun 17, 2021

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (GMT+10)

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Smoked Garage
126 Wickham Street
Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia

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  • Zach Troeger (Senior Building Surveyor at McKenzie Group Consulting)

    Zach Troeger

    Senior Building Surveyor at McKenzie Group Consulting

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  • Jeremy Ward (Director of Cayas Architects)

    Jeremy Ward

    Director of Cayas Architects

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  • Matthew Burke (Director of ADP Consulting)

    Matthew Burke

    Director of ADP Consulting

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  • Gareth Simmons (Construction Manager at SHAPE)

    Gareth Simmons

    Construction Manager at SHAPE

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  • Dean MIller (Development Manager at Dexus)

    Dean MIller

    Development Manager at Dexus

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  • Peter Bell (Owner at Aurelius  & Author of 'Stepping Out The Other Side')

    Peter Bell

    Owner at Aurelius & Author of 'Stepping Out The Other Side'

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