2021 - Transforming The Higher Education Workforce

Day 1 – Wednesday 19 May

The post-Covid university and the challenges ahead

Speaker: Prof Pascale Quester, Vice-Chancellor and President, Swinburne University

Performance in Teaching and Research: What the Australian Data Tells Us

Speaker: E/Prof Keith Houghton, Chief Academic Strategist, Higher Education and Research Group

We need leadership training, but what kind? What the evidence suggests

Speakers: Prof William Locke, Director, Centre for the Study of Higher Education, University of Melbourne and Dr Arnaldo Barone, Course Coordinator, LH Martin Institute, University of Melbourne

Day 2 – Thursday 20 May

Future of Work and the Role of Work Design

Speaker: Prof Sharon Parker, Director of the Centre for Transformative Work Design, Curtin University

The IR year in Review

Speaker: Stuart Pill, Partner, Clayton Utz

The Casual Dilemma

Speakers: Liz Bare, Hon Fellow, LH Martin Institute

Day 3 – Friday 21 May

“Academic freedom and free speech”, the interplay between scholarly pursuit and behavioral standards in disciplinary proceedings

Speaker: Hedy Cray, Partner, Clayton Utz

The Gifts in a Crisis: Educating for Change

Speaker: Rabia Siddique, Human rights lawyer and hostage survivor