Masters Conference

Masters Conference

The Social Traders Masters Conference is the only dedicated event in Australia that brings the social enterprise ecosystem together as a community.

In 2016, the Masters Conference looked at the theme ‘Realising the Future of Social Enterprise’ with feature keynote speakers:

  • Carla Javits, CEO of REDF – Creating employment through social enterprise at scale. The story of REDF and how they work to scale employment in the US
  • Minister Jacinta Allan – The role of social enterprise. A Victorian Government view.
  • Professor Jo Barraket, The Centre for Social Impact/Swinburne University – The Australian Social Enterprise Sector 2015/16. Presentation of the findings of the Finding Australia’s Social Enterprise Sector (FASES) 2015/16 research. Q & A with the researchers. 

Highlights from Social Traders Masters Conference 2016

  • Revisit all the highlights from the Masters Conference and the conversation across the event via the live blog
  • See the photo galleries of the Masters Conference 2016


Major Partner:


Event Partners:

English Family Foundation
City of Melbourne
Department of Employment

Event Supporters:

Social Ventures Australia
Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation
Australia Post