2018 - Transforming Data into Action

Day 1 – Thursday, 13 September 2018

Building a university for the future: The challenge

Speaker: Professor Caroline McMillen, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Newcastle

Making numbers meaningful

Speaker: Andre Degreef, Workforce Planning and Change Management Leader

Leveraging data for workforce planning, to drive employee performance and engagement and strategic workforce alignment

Speaker: Adina Leu, Assistant Director, Workforce Planning and Analytics, Australian Financial Security Authority

SAGE Athena SWAN at La Trobe

Speakers: Zemeel Saba, Director, Culture, Diversity and Inclusion, La Trobe University / Dr Natasha Weir, Research Gender Equity Project Officer, La Trobe University

Making a practical difference with workforce data

Speaker: Grant Lepan-Walker, Senior Manager, HR Analytics and Advisory Services, Monash University

Use data to drive adaptability

Speaker: Scott Hartley, Public Sector Lead, Rivor Advisory

Connecting data to strategy: Building the foundation

Speaker: Trudi Davidson, Director, Workforce Strategy and Diversity, University of Southern Queensland

Balancing staff engagement, wellbeing and performance in universities

Speaker: Dr Peter Langford, Director, Voice Project

People Analytics 4.0 – Busting traditional boundaries in people analytics to drive university strategy

Speakers: Lang Ip, Senior Associate, Workforce Planning and Analytics, Mercer Consulting / Kashmira Daruwalla, Associate, Mercer Consulting

Day 2 – Friday, 14 September 2018

Organizational agility and the future workforce in higher education

Speaker: Dr Linda Holbeche, Adjunct Professor, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Human Resources needs to become data-driven. How do we get there?

Facilitator: Liam Ackland, Managing Director, APAC, Acendre

Panel Speakers: Arvinder Singh, Manager, HR Systems, Western Sydney University / Niloufer Taraporewalla, Recruitment Team Manager, Australian Bureau of Statistics / Ivan Seow, Global Product Marketing Manager, Yellowfin BI

Using data to drive decision-making: An NBN case study

Speakers: Michelle Zivkovic, Director, New South Wales, Directioneering / Maree Taylor, Chief People and Culture Officer, nbn™ Co Australia

Leveraging gender data to drive change

Speaker: Janin Bredehoeft, Executive Manager, Research and Analytics, Workplace Gender Equality Agency

Driving successful change: Insights from the winner of the 2018 AHEIA/Voice Project Award for organisational change

Speaker: Dr Peter Langford, Director, Voice Project