2012 - Developing a High Performance Culture

Day 1 – Tuesday, 16 October

The future workforce: The challenges of building a world class university system

Speaker: Professor Caroline McMillen – Vice Chancellor, University of Newcastle

Building a story from workforce metrics: Making data meaningful to compel action at University of Western Australia

Speaker: Rod Dewsbury – Associate Director, HR Policy and Planning, University of Western Australia

State of Play: Australian and New Zealand higher education workforce 2007 – 2012

Speaker: Daniel Gullo – Principal, HR Forecaster Pty. Ltd

HR Benchmarking Panel discussion – Unpacking the data: Institutional responses to HR benchmarking results 2012

Panel Members: Victoria University / Victoria University of Wellington, NZ / University of Western Australia

Day 2 – Wednesday, 17 October

Lifting Research Performance

Speaker: Professor Peter Rathjen – Vice Chancellor, University of Tasmania

Driving High Performance through Leadership Development

Speakers: Alison Tickner – Partner, Regional Head of Leadership, Diversity and Learning Solutions, Asia Pacific, Mercer Australia / Raphaele Nicaud – Principal, National Talent Segment Leader, Human Capital Queensland Market Leader, Mercer Australia

Transforming performance at RMIT University

Speaker: Marcia Gough – Executive Director, Human Resources, RMIT University

The future of HR tech.  Right here. Right now.

Speaker: Brendan Thannhauser – Managing Director, Asia Pacific NGA. Net Pty. Ltd.

Performance Management Systems – Deciding what’s appropriate for your environment to enable successful engagement

Speaker: Bonnie Robinson – Manager, HR Strategic Projects, Murdoch University

Tools for High Performance Recruitment: Building a Better Workforce

Speakers: Jeremy Pointer – Global Business Development Director, Jobs.ac.uk / Shane Pitman – Manager, HR Business Services, Griffith University

Enhancing performance through academic workload management

Speakers: Diana Chegwidden – Director, Human Resources Australian Catholic University / Janine Walker – Director, Human Resources, Griffith University

Engaging Sessional Staff: Curtin University Case Study

Speakers: Dr Peter Langford – Director, Voice Project / Dr Jane Scott – Manager, HR Projects and Policy Curtin University of Technology

Performance Management / Professional Development Review the Bond Way

Speaker: Eddie Nicolson – Principal HR Specialist, Bond University