The world is changing. Workplaces are increasingly dynamic and flexible, and HR leaders are increasingly being called-upon to provide ethical guidance at the executive level. What does leadership look like in today’s world?
- How is the role of HR leader changing with the changing times?
- Engaging employees through storytelling and authentic leadership
- Coaching and guiding managers to provide effective feedback to their teams
- Encouraging managers to give honest, fair developmental feedback and authentic praise
Chief People & Culture Officer, Greencross Limited
In this case study session, AustralianSuper shares their progressive leadership on creating a fairer future for women.
- Supporting change that will lead to a better financial future for women and Super
- Strong gender diversity policies and normalising flexible working
- Fighting for reform in superannuation guarantee contributions from employers
- Bringing Australia closer to the goal of economic equality
Group Executive, People and Culture, AustralianSuper
Providing relevant, personalised learning experiences that support the strategic priorities of one of the world’s biggest global banks with over 200,000 employees can be challenging. Peter Fox, Global Head of Digital Learning and Talent Technology is leading the transformation of Citi’s global learning function from a fragmented, inaccessible system to a consolidated, user-focused learning experience that delivers demonstrable value and ROI. In this global keynote, Peter will reveal key learnings from the transformation journey and discuss the strategies and processes employed to deliver a data-driven evaluation of employee skills, a robust assessment and selection of technology platforms and examples of how to prove the value of investments.
Global Head of Digital Learning and Talent Technology, Citi Group
An inclusive workplace is that working environment that values the individual and group differences within its work force. Hear UBER’s journey toward embracing the diversity of backgrounds and perspectives of the employees, which in turn increases their talent, innovation, creativity and contributions.
Head of Human Resources, Uber Australia and New Zealand
As technology liberates HR directors from routine processes, HR will take the lead in driving high performance cultures. This workshop will equip you with practical leadership skills to prepare for the future workforce.
- Strategies for building emotional intelligence, learning agility and resilience in your executive team
- Empowering, coaching, motivating and engaging teams and departments
- Executive coaching techniques to leverage with the CEO and executive team
Director, The Culture Group
Session over TBC
- Tips for drafting company whistleblowing policies
- Step by step guide to dealing with whistleblower complaints
- Investigating protected disclosures in accordance with the new laws
- What constitutes unlawful conduct under the new laws?
- Confidentiality and anonymity requirements relating to whistleblower identity
Director, People+Culture Strategies
The Male Champions of Change strategy is a globally recognised, innovative strategy for advancing women in leadership and achieving gender equality. In this discussion, members of the MCC coalition will share how they are leading change on gender quality issues, how their work is having an impact on their organisations and communities, including their most recent work on disruptive approaches for preventing and responding to sexual harassment in the workplace.
CEO, Male Champions of Change
In conversation with:
Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow of La Trobe University, Chairman of Manufacturing Australia, Covenor, Male Champions of Change National 2015 Australia
- Becoming a trusted advisor at the senior leadership level
- Proven ways to effectively communicate change to the workforce
- Providing clear direction and communication
- How to ensure that middle managers feel ownership of the change programs
Executive General Manager - People, AP Eagers
HR Director, Vodafone
Chief People Officer, REA Group
Chief People and Culture Officer, Seven West Media
HR Director, Foxtel
HR leaders increasingly need to think ‘big picture’ and analyse HR data to drive decision making. In the future, how will HR teams use data to tell stories?
- Making connections across data and information to inform successful decision making
- Using data and analytics to influence stakeholders at all levels
- How to shape data into a narrative to help reveal findings, trends or underlying patterns
- Using linked visualisations to explain how and why HR data changes over time
- How can we use data to think differently about the employee experience?
Executive Director, HR Shared Services, Telstra
Many boards are concerned about changing the "real culture" of their companies. HR can play a key role in driving these cultural change conversations at the highest level.
- Delivering the strategic, structural and program-level change agenda for business
- Leading and executing talent management strategies that support cultural change
- Providing leadership, support and direction for change initiatives
- Empowering team members to drive change within the business
- Ensuring that the culture continues to permeate through the organisation
Chief People & Culture officer, Vicinity Centres
- Aligning your L&D initiatives with your organisation’s business goals
- Understand what drives continuous learning culture at Accor
- Strategies implemented in Accor to assist employees for future leadership roles
Senior Vice President, Talent & Culture – Pacific, ACCOR
Forward-thinking CEOs understand the critical importance of HR directors in inspiring people to carry out strategic initiatives. The session will cover:
- The importance of empowering HR team to carry out people programs
- The traits that CEOs value in HR leaders
- The key to authentic, bold HR leadership in the boardroom
- How HR can impact bottom-line revenue and performance
Founder and CEO, Carmans Fine Foods
Many organisations are moving to agile and dynamic team structures. How can we maintain a flat organisational structure while still meeting our team’s need for advancement opportunities?
- Developing talent in agile organisations that are no longer hierarchical
- Moving talent around the organisation to suit changing business priorities
- Encouraging managers to rethink and reshape their teams while managing day-to-day operations
- Taking an agile mindset to support and guide new projects
Group Executive, People and Culture, Quantium
INTERVIEW: Truth to power: C-Suite and boardroom dynamics and executive skills for today’s HR leader
Hear from Cathy Doyle on the practical realities of strategy-making, conflict resolution and alliance-building in the c-suite and the boardroom.
- Negotiating and influencing skills for HR leaders in the executive team
- Truth to power
- Conflict management at the highest level – creating unity while encouraging diversity of thought
- Guiding the executive team through ethical dilemmas
Group Executive, Human Resources CHRO, Rabobank
- How will we build our credibility as respected, valued and trusted HR leaders?
- What will future organisations need from their executive teams?
- How can we build our organisations’ agility to meet unknown new challenges?
Talent and Reward Leader Australasia, Willis Towers Watson
General Manager, People & Culture, Cricket NSW
Global Director People & Corporate Affairs, Accolade Wines
GM People & Culture, BPAY Group
VP, Strategy, Innovation & Commercial Operations Pacific, Schneider Electric