2015 - Strategies. Structures. Solutions.

Day 1 – Tuesday, 15 September

How simple ideas make life complicated – managing a VC’s ambition in the context of institutional HR​

Speaker: Professor David Lloyd – Vice-Chancellor and President, University of South Australia

Global Mobility in the University Sector:  a business perspective

Speaker: Lorraine Jennings – Principal Global Mobility Practice Leader, Mercer

Building Leadership Excellence at ACU to ensure successful execution of the 2020 Excellence Agenda

Speakers: Diana Chegwidden – Director, Human Resources, Australian Catholic University / Dr Rod Gutierrez – Director, Leadership and Organisational Development, Lee Hecht Harrison / Georg Hirschi – Talent Solutions Director, Lee Hecht Harrison

Defining Academic Performance – a start to the journey at the University of Adelaide

Speakers: Elysia Ryan – Director, Human Resources, The University of Adelaide / Kelly Campbell – Manager, Sustainable Transformation Program, The University of Adelaide

Day 2 – Wednesday, 16 September

Productivity, Efficiency and effectiveness in the HE workforce – the leadership challenge from a UK perspective: Some strategies, some structures, some solutions!

Speaker: Alison Johns – Chief Executive Officer, Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, UK

A New Higher Education Standards Framework

Speaker: Emeritus Professor Alan Robson, AO – Member, Higher Education Standards Panel

Workplace Analytics – optimising the Higher Education workplace of the future​

Speaker: James Kissell – Director of Marketing, APAC and ANZ, WFS Australia

Executive Coaching in Higher Education – a neuropsychological perspective

Speaker: Ryszard (Ryk) Bliszczyk – Leadership Psychologist

Cultivating an enterprising workplace culture: stages in one university’s journey

Speaker: Greg Giles – Manager, People Development and Performance, University of South Australia

Delivering a digital transformation: insights and learnings from the sector’s super fund

Speaker: Kathryn Forrest – National Manager, Employer Relationships, UniSuper

Open your mind to a new perspective!

Speaker: Vinh Giang – Entrepreneur, South Australian of the Year 2013

Coming in from the outside: perspectives of HR Directors new to the higher education sector​

Speakers: Fiona Reed – Executive Director, Human Resources, La Trobe University / Sharon Champness – Director, People and Workforce Strategy, University of Newcastle

Academic workload models are not what you think: some surprising early benchmarking outcomes

Speakers: Dr Stijn Dekeyser – School of Agricultural, Computational and Environmental Sciences, University of Southern Queensland / Liz Baré​ – Fellow, LH Martin Institute