2016 - Workforce Planning - Driving our success

Day 1 – Thursday 8 September

Short cuts to Bethlehem? : Leading and managing organisational change in universities

Speaker: Professor John Dewar – Vice-Chancellor and President, La Trobe University

Applying future focus to strategic workforce planning

Speaker: Julie Sloan – International Workforce Planning Consultant, Chief Executive Workforce Planning Global

Workforce strategies to drive diversity of experiences and success in engaging industry partners

Speakers: Courtney Hughes-Lord – Senior Associate (Workforce Strategy, Planning and Analytics), Mercer Consulting / Ephraim Spehrer-Patrick – Practice Leader (Workforce Strategy, Planning and Analytics), Mercer Consulting

Workforce Planning: a case study approach, ‘how Northern Health is getting ready for tomorrow today’

Speaker: Michelle Fenwick – Executive Director People and Culture, Northern Health

The future of leadership and work

Speaker: Dr Travis Kemp – Adjunct Associate Professor, UniSA Business School

Day 2 – Friday 9 September

The challenges of workforce planning in higher education

Speaker: Professor Carol Dickenson – Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Queensland University of Technology

Using analytics and structure to optimize your workforce

Speaker: Quentin O’Grady – Executive Director Workforce Strategy and Design, Australian Tax Office

Improving Academic output and capability – it is possible…

Speakers: Susan Hudson – Executive Director Human Resources, Western Sydney University / Georg Hirschi – Director Commercial and Innovation, Lee Hecht Harrison / Peter Watson – Principal Consultant, Lee Hecht Harrison

Voice Project Awards 2016 presentation and showcasing

Speaker: Dr Peter Langford – Director, Voice Project

Building leadership capability to meet future challenges

Speakers: Tony Brown – Senior Consultant (Leadership and Organisational Development), Curtin University / Dr Kevin Griffiths – Managing Director, KRG Consultants

The drive to be a digital HR

Speaker: Stephen Callaghan – Chair, HR Information Systems Group, Higher Ed Services