|9:00am||Welcome from the Chairperson|
|9:15am||KEYNOTE: How to be a resilient leader
Resilience is a critical trait for strategic HR professionals. In this inspiring keynote, go beyond the boundaries of the workplace and be inspired by Bridie Dawson and how she overcame setbacks to achieve success.
Bridie Dawson – Chief People Officer, Australian Financial Security Authority
|9:50am||CASE STUDY: Using data to optimise talent management and transformative culture change
Workforce analytics can now tell us more about people than ever before. This session will address:
Sarah Proudford – Director of National Recruitment, Australian Bureau of Statistics
|10:30am||Morning refreshments and networking break|
|11:00am||CASE STUDY: Delivering the best change management strategy
In May 2016, Bankstown and Canterbury councils amalgamated. Since that time, Canterbury Bankstown Council has developed a comprehensive organisational change program to transition the two former organisations to the new City of Canterbury Bankstown.
Simone Cook – Director of People and Performance, City of Canterbury Bankstown
|11:40am||PANEL DISCUSSION: How to embrace diversity and inclusion within the public sector
The world has changed over the last two years and HR is changing with it. We are now seeing unprecedented levels of workforce diversity in terms of gender, ethnicity, culture, religion and sexual identification.
Sonja Braidner – Inclusion and Diversity Lead, Fire & Rescue NSW
Adeline Hough – Director – People and Culture, Department of Health QLD
Jeremy Moore – Assistant Commissioner – Workforce Strategy and Change, Australian Taxation Office
Dr Sue Williamson – Senior Lecturer – HR Management, UNSW
|12:30pm||Advancing Department of Justice NSW’s journey to leverage workforce planning and technology to enhance its people strategy
There is a growing need to embed workforce planning across public service organisations in order to meet future workforce needs and respond to the digital environment. This session, you will learn how to:
Catherine Davies – Director Talent and Workforce Manager, Department of Justice NSW
Kevin Flack – Director of Strategic HR, Department of Justice NSW
|2:00pm||CASE STUDY: How to embed an inclusive recruitment process
The challenge to attract and maintain a highly skilled and diverse workforce is integral to the performance of the Australian public service. This session will address:
Breda Diamond – Director – Organisational Change, Capability and Development, Service NSW
|2:40pm||CASE STUDY: Taking proactive measures to create a mentally healthy workforce
Mental health and the way in which we tackle it within the workplace is a major challenge for all Australian employers. This session will outline:
Corinne McDevitt – Training and Development Manager, NSW Department of Education
|3:45pm||PANEL: Future of work: automation, remote working and technological advances driving HR transformation
HR technology is advancing at a rapid pace. The way we work is becoming increasingly augmented by technology, which frees up our capacity for higher-order cognitive tasks such as leadership coaching. Or does it?
Stephen Grieve – Head of People Support and Development, National Gallery of Australia
Paul Landy – Chief People and Transformation, QSuper
Christalla Michael – Head of HR, City of Parramatta