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Featuring a comprehensive Main Conference, a Director’s Forum designed especially for the C-suite, an expansive industry expo and a programme of complimentary workshops, this one-of-a-kind event provides an experience that is unlike any other in the sector today. 

From combatting the talent shortage and retaining top employees, our flagship event is addressing the challenges workforce leaders care about most.

Embrace your workforce’s full potential and conquer the hurdles that stand in your way – join us now.

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?

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    Hear evidence-based insights from HRDs, CHROs, and VPs of Australia’s most successful companies

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    Develop an actionable plan for overcoming your workforce challenges

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    Connect with peers who are dealing with the same problems – generate ideas, share real-life experiences, hear proven strategies and connect with each other

Speakers


Main Conference

Luke Fleming
Luke Fleming

Director of Human Resources
ICC Sydney

Sarah Walsh
Sarah Walsh

Head of Women’s Football and former Matilda

Pritho Saxena
Pritho Saxena

Director HR – China, Australia & South East Asia
Amazon

Rebecca Roberts
Rebecca Roberts

Chief People and Culture Officer
St. Vincent’s Health

Avani Prabhakar
Avani Prabhakar

SVP – Global Head of Talent and HR
Atlassian

Ian Thorpe
Ian Thorpe

9-time Olympic Gold Medallist
World Record Holder

Julian Arndt
Julian Arndt

Director
Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors

Alissa Bartlett
Alissa Bartlett

Chief People Officer
JCDecaux

David Bellas
David Bellas

Director, LinkedIn Talent Solutions
LinkedIn

Garth Byrne
Garth Byrne

Head of Learning and Development
Employment Hero

Bernadette Cavanagh
Bernadette Cavanagh

Chief People Officer
NSW Land Registry Services

Dr. Philip Gibbs
Dr. Philip Gibbs

Director
AESP GIBBS

Tania Hector
Tania Hector

HR Business Partner
Nestlé Australia

David Johansson
David Johansson

Director, Strategy, Organisational Development & Analytics
AMP

Lauren Johnson
Lauren Johnson

Chief People & Culture Officer
Australian Payments Network

Angela Johnston
Angela Johnston

Head of Learning and Development Transformation
Merivale

Shannon Karaka
Shannon Karaka

Country Leader, A/NZ
Deel

Anwar Khalil
Anwar Khalil

CEO
Martian Logic HRIS

Thomas Liberty
Thomas Liberty

HR Manager
Fabrum

Gemma Mulready
Gemma Mulready

General Manager, People & Culture
Sympli

Sarah Novelli
Sarah Novelli

Executive Director, People & Culture – APAC
BGIS

Leyla Parbery
Leyla Parbery

Head of Benefits and Wellbeing APAC
Datadog

Lisa Schilling
Lisa Schilling

former Project Director, International Recruitment Program
Department of Health, Victoria

Anna Stavropoulos
Anna Stavropoulos

General Manager, People Advisory, Talent & Learning
Allianz

Lainie Tayler
Lainie Tayler

Chief People Officer
Carman’s Kitchen

Rian Thompson
Rian Thompson

Director Workforce Insights and Transformation
NSW Health

Martha Travis
Martha Travis

Founder and Director
Martha Travis People Innovators

Katherine Zangari
Katherine Zangari

Head of Culture, Leadership & Learning
Findex

Directors Forum

Kiah Grafton
Kiah Grafton

Chief People Officer
IMDEX

Charmaine Higgins
Charmaine Higgins

Group Executive People & Capability
Ventia

Deborah Howcroft
Deborah Howcroft

Vice President Organisation Development and Corporate People Team
Bluescope

Bec Donnelly
Bec Donnelly

VP, People
SiteMinder

Sarah Novelli
Sarah Novelli

Executive Director, People & Culture - APAC
BGIS

Jodi Paton
Jodi Paton

Chief People Officer
HOYTS Group

Laura Applebee-Jones
Laura Applebee-Jones

Partner and Co-Founder
Fifth frame

Karlie Cremin
Karlie Cremin

Managing Director
DLPA

Gillian Davie
Gillian Davie

Chief People Officer
Bravura

Kama Ghosn
Kama Ghosn

Chief People Officer
NobleOak

Luis Izzo
Luis Izzo

Managing Director
Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors

Sarah McInerney
Sarah McInerney

General Manager, People & Culture
Origin Energy

Ruth Muller
Ruth Muller

Chief R&D Officer
Suntory Oceania

Prabha Nandagopal
Prabha Nandagopal

Founder
Elevate Consulting Partners

Jason Portelli
Jason Portelli

Founder & Managing Consultant
Tech Pathfinder

Jodi Sampson
Jodi Sampson

Chief People Officer
Nanosonics

Aimee Sherer
Aimee Sherer

Learning Capability Manager
Suntory Oceania

Elise Ward
Elise Ward

Chief People Officer
Prospa

Angela Wiggins
Angela Wiggins

Chief People Officer
BAE Systems

Workshops

Holly Barnes
Holly Barnes

Chief People Officer
Humanforce

Adam Bowden
Adam Bowden

Head of Workvivo, APJ
Workvivo

Melo Calarco
Melo Calarco

Mindfulness and High Performance Coach

Jessica Cody
Jessica Cody

Director
Inner Rhythm

Ben Hainsworth
Ben Hainsworth

Head of Talogy Australia
Talogy

Sonya Law
Sonya Law

National Human Resources Manager
Carrier Australia

Steve Mann
Steve Mann

Digital Communications and Strategy Specialist

James McIlvena
James McIlvena

Managing Director Australia and New Zealand
LHH

Gavin Nelson
Gavin Nelson

Productivity Ninja

Birthe Nohrden
Birthe Nohrden

CEO & Founder
TeamTalks

Nithya Ramaswamy
Nithya Ramaswamy

Solutions Director
LHH

Ashlea Roach
Ashlea Roach

Founder & Managing Director
People Co.

Entertainment

Nicky G
Nicky G

DJ

SPONSORS


Event Partners

  • Martian Logic
  • Origin EV 360

Gold Sponsors

  • Deel
  • DLPA
  • Employment Hero
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • TELUS Health
  • ABLA 2024
  • SG Fleet 2024
  • Maison Chen Law Group (MCLG)

VIP LUNCH SPONSORS

  • HiBob
  • Workvivo
  • Institute of Managers and Leaders

Workshop Sponsors

  • Humanforce
  • LHH
  • Multiplier
  • Remote
  • Talogy
  • Workvivo

Exhibitors

  • Bigfish Benefits
  • BSA Solutions
  • ConnX
  • Covalent API
  • CU Health
  • Elcom
  • PageUp
  • Perkbox
  • Prologue by NIDA
  • ReadyTech

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