Professional Development Exchange (PDE)

A unique professional and cultural exchange opportunity for business people and professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 who are in the early stages of their careers.  An exchange was with India in 2017.

It is intended to arrange to have two PDE teams inbound and outbound this year

Awaiting information re locations of future exchanges

Outbound Exchange to India District 3201 was from 2nd February–23 February 2017 – three week Exchange. They attended Conference in Cochin. Conference: 18-19 February and are keen to talk to Clubs of their experiences.

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Thanks to the Indian team for an amazing dance performance at todays Rotary District Conference.

The Professional Development Team recently returned from Kerala India are also presenting at the District Conference today. They have had an amazing cultural and professional experience including very contrasting to life in Aus. Well done guys 👍🏼 ... See MoreSee Less

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The Professional Development Team recently returned from Kerala India are also presenting at the District Conference today. They have had an amazing cultural and professional experience including very contrasting to life in Aus. Well done guys 👍🏼

The 2016 returned PDE team from Montana are today presenting info from their trip at the Rotary District Conference. A great presentation, did you know that in Montana you can win a gun in a raffle? ... See MoreSee Less

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The 2016 returned PDE team from Montana are today presenting info from their trip at the Rotary District Conference. A great presentation, did you know that in Montana you can win a gun in a raffle?

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Did you know that Tasmanians have a great shot too? 😂 Who knew? Hope all is well over there.

Sorry we missed your presention in Smithton. Greetings from the 2017 PDE Team to India.

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The team to exchange with  District 3201 in India was

Caitlin Leech – Ulverstone (Podiatrist)
Kate Nichols – Queenstown (Police Officer)
Tony Butler – Tamar Sunrise (Tas Institute of Agriculture)
Lynette Stebbings – Central Launceston (Nursing, Calvary Healthcare)
Lauren Shimats – (sustainable energy)

Team leader is Adrian Wood of Central Launceston

Adrian has retired following a career in international relations and international business development in the private and public sectors in Australia and New Zealand.

Adrian is currently Secretary of Rotary Club of Central Launceston. He is a Board Member of Tourism Northern Tasmanian and is active in a number of other local cultural and economic development organisations. He is also a Presenter on community radio in Launceston at City Park Radio.


  • Inbound Exchange from India District 3201 from 20th March-9th April – a three week Exchange. They  attended our District Conference.

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Download their Program booklet pdf

Rotary Districts in India

Districts in India

Download the Professional Development Exchange  brochure  (pdf)

Enquiries Dennis  Dwyer  0434 367 872 and Lisa Ablett  0499 809 009

Montana 2016

The exchange visit was  between District 9830 Tasmania and District 5390 Montana in March / April 2016.

 

The team selected were Leader, DGN   Ross Carlyle  (Rotary Club of   Sandy Bay) .and Sarah Lillico (Pharmacist)   Simone Hackett  (Eco Tour guide/,Fly Fishing) Zachary Morgan(Paramedic), Allira Bartush  (Police)   Reserve Team member Kate Nichlas  (Agriculture  Consultant)

They would be pleased to talk to your Club about their experience  Contact Ross

Team members saw how their professions are practised overseas, developed professional and personal relationships, and exchanged ideas.

They  also experienced the history, geography, institutions, culture and the way of life of the host country.

 

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Thanks to the Indian team for an amazing dance performance at today's Rotary District Conference. ... See MoreSee Less

8 months ago

Thanks to the Indian team for an amazing dance performance at todays Rotary District Conference.

The Professional Development Team recently returned from Kerala India are also presenting at the District Conference today. They have had an amazing cultural and professional experience including very contrasting to life in Aus. Well done guys 👍🏼 ... See MoreSee Less

8 months ago

The Professional Development Team recently returned from Kerala India are also presenting at the District Conference today. They have had an amazing cultural and professional experience including very contrasting to life in Aus. Well done guys 👍🏼

The 2016 returned PDE team from Montana are today presenting info from their trip at the Rotary District Conference. A great presentation, did you know that in Montana you can win a gun in a raffle? ... See MoreSee Less

8 months ago

The 2016 returned PDE team from Montana are today presenting info from their trip at the Rotary District Conference. A great presentation, did you know that in Montana you can win a gun in a raffle?

Comment on Facebook

Did you know that Tasmanians have a great shot too? 😂 Who knew? Hope all is well over there.

Sorry we missed your presention in Smithton. Greetings from the 2017 PDE Team to India.

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Update  27 November  2016