30 November 2022
RACV Melbourne
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Continuous learning is essential to thrive in times of innovation, technology, globalization, and a rapid pace of change. A Strong Learning and Development strategy can help organizations unlock exponential value, retain top talent, improve productivity and is imperative to staying competitive. The L&D Forum offers exclusive chance to gain the insights of the nation’s leading L&D leaders from a diverse array of organisations. Discover their visions and strategies for effectively enriching employee experience, gain insights into latest L&D trends, technologies, and best practices to stay ahead of the curve.

Why Attend

    • We have secured the involvement of the highest calibre speakers from Australia and around the world. We have tools that make audience engagement seamless so you can ask the questions that matter.
    • Every session is independently moderated to facilitate candid discussion and debate.
    • Your experience is at the heart of the Forum. Our audience is screened for seniority, so you’ll be networking in a five-star environment with the minds shaping business.
    • We respect the seniority of our delegates by diving deeper into technical subject matter with a business-driven, outcomes-focused agenda.

 

Gain Access

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7 Exclusive Keynote Addresses
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150+ Executives
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Executive Learning Agenda
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5-Star Networking Environment
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20+ Executive Speakers
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2022 Speakers

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Dr Sean Gallagher
Director, Centre for the New Workforce

Swinburne University
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Dr Sean Gallagher
Director, Centre for the New Workforce

Swinburne University
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Fraser Nairn
Head of Learning Delivery Services

ANZ
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Fraser Nairn
Head of Learning Delivery Services

ANZ
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Matti Clements
Acting Director

Australian Institute of Sport
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Matti Clements
Acting Director

Australian Institute of Sport
Matti is the Acting Director of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). Matti joined the AIS in 2018 as Director of People Development and Wellbeing, a department that supports Australia’s high performance sporting industry across four key work functions: Wellbeing and Engagement (including Mental Health, Professional Development and Engagement); Coach Development; Leadership and Culture; and Workforce Development.

Prior to the AIS, Matti was Director of Mental Edge Consulting, specialising in team and organisational culture, wellbeing, performance enhancement, professional development services and support systems for high performance sporting organisations. A qualified psychologist, Matti has over 15 years’ experience working with Australia’s top elite and professional sports at both a strategic and operational level for organisations including several AFL Clubs, Cricket Australia, Golf Australia, Netball Australia, Tennis Australia, AFL and the Australian Cricketers Association.
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Jessica Redman
Group Learning, Development & Change Manager

NIB Group
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Jessica Redman
Group Learning, Development & Change Manager

NIB Group
Jessica Redman is the Group Learning and Organisational Development Manager for international health partner the NIB Group. She leads a team of specialists to deliver engaging and high quality initiatives to a fast-paced and evolving business, focussed on improving capability, enhancing performance, and creating a growth culture.

Jessica completed her Master of Business Administration with Distinction at Newcastle University in 2019, is a Women in MBA (WiMBA) scholar, and currently sits on the University of Newcastle MBA Advisory Board. Currently, she is learning how to balance work, family life, and further study as she returns from parental leave.
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Sally Sharman
Head of Learning and Capability

DuluxGroup
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Sally Sharman
Head of Learning and Capability

DuluxGroup
Having started her working life in the Myer buying office, Sally has worked across HR and Organisational Development for many years, earning a Master’s in Training and Change in 2004. She has been with DuluxGroup for 16 years and works primarily with leaders to build capability. She has worked across all aspects of Human Resources, Change, Organisational Development & learning, including graduate development, coaching, diversity & inclusion, leadership development, commercial capability, engagement and values. A lifelong learner, Sally is also currently undertaking a Graduate Diploma in Psychology.
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Nahkeeta Tansell
Learning and Development Manager

CSR Limited
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Nahkeeta Tansell
Learning and Development Manager

CSR Limited
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Ramona Saligari
Head of Learning and Development

Maddocks
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Ramona Saligari
Head of Learning and Development

Maddocks
Ramona is an experienced learning and development professional with over 25 years of experience working in the professional services sector, particularly in partnerships. She has worked in various Human Resources roles before settling into Learning & Development.

She is passionate about transformation that creates positive change in both individuals, teams and companies. Her focus is on creating an excellent employee experience where individuals feel supported, valued and have clarity about their career and development opportunities.

In many of the roles she has taken on, Ramona has developed state and national Learning & Development programs from a greenfield scenario. This includes the development of career and leadership programs, pre-partner programs and partner leadership programs.

In 2021 Ramona and her team were recognised by the following external industry bodies for their work in building innovative and inclusive programs at Maddocks such as the transformation of the firm’s induction program to 90% virtual and 10% FTF, their bespoke Technology program during COVID and their Accelerate Career and Leadership program.

• HRD Employer of Choice Award 2021

• Australian Institute of Training & Development (AITD) Excellence Awards for Best induction program – Finalist & Highly Commended (2021)

• LearnX Awards for Best Induction & Onboarding program – Diamond Award (2021)

Ramona is an accredited Executive Coach and member of the Institute of Executive Coaching & Leadership (IECL), a Chartered member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and is currently a Mentor in the 2022 AHRI Mentoring program.

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Hannah Conkey
Head of Learning and Organisational Development

RACV
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Hannah Conkey
Head of Learning and Organisational Development

RACV
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David Wall
Learning and Development Manager

Technical Learning Manager

Jemena
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David Wall
Learning and Development Manager

Technical Learning Manager

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  • 9:00 am
    Registration, Refreshments & Networking
  • 9:20 am
    Opening Remarks from the Chair
  • 9:20 am
    Welcome to Country
  • 9:25 am
    Opening Ministerial Address
  • 9:35 am
    International Keynote
  • 9:55 am
    Outlook Session

    Reimagining the Future of Learning

    As we re-emerge from the pandemic, the groundwork that facilitated isolated learning now informs new hybrid norms, and businesses are needing to reimagine the future of learning and development to sustain business resilience. This session will examine how businesses are reshaping their L&D strategies to collectively accommodate the dynamics of a post-pandemic world and optimise the opportunities for reinvention.

    Key points of discussion will include:

    • Shifting the perspective: how L&D strategy should embody the agility of change management
    • Strengthening L&D operations to optimise hybrid training processes
    • Establishing multilateral conversations to support L&D evolution across all levels of business
  • 10:40 am
    Keynote
  • 11:00 am
    Morning Tea/Coffee Cart Remarks
  • 11:30 am
    Partner Keynote
  • 12:00 pm
    Culture Session

    Putting learning at the heart of your business

    Creating opportunities for learning and development is often sidelined by competing priorities within the corporate agenda. Now, following the challenges showcased by the pandemic of having an under-skilled workforce, businesses are relying on learning and development leaders to reignite a bold learning culture throughout all levels of the corporate hierarchy. In this Session, we will explore the strategies that breed a learning mindset within workplace culture alongside navigating the key discussion points of:

    • Developing skills-based training to collectively align with the breadth of broader business objectives and purpose-driven values
    • Consistent revision of overall L&D content and delivery to evoke renewed curiosity for learning
    • Establishing people-centred outcomes supported by creating cultures of continuous learning à staying ahead in the knowledge economy
  • 12:45 pm
    Keynote
  • 1:10 pm
    Lunch and Networking
  • 2:00 pm
    Platinum Keynote
  • 2:20 pm
    Strategy Session

    Elevating your Learning and Development strategy

    The pandemic exposed the vulnerabilities within L&D programmes keep up with the pace of monumental change. An emphasised understanding emerged: effective response leadership hinges on an informed internal awareness. Guided by this sentiment, it is vital L&D professionals rewire their models to be able to evolve alongside the needs of their workforce, bridging imminent capability gaps with learning solutions. In this session, we will explore of where your priorities need to be focused as you navigate the path to an elevated L&D experience.

    Key points of discussion in this session will include:

    • Identifying and bridging capability gaps for optimized learning solutions
    • Creating and designing personalised learning experiences
    • Adopting peer-learning and engaging employees in each other’s development journey
    • Supporting the changing learning needs of a hybrid workforce
    • Regularly reviewing a robust set of KPIs to measure performance in a hybrid team
  • 3:25 pm
    Afternoon Refreshments & Networking
  • 4:00 pm
    Technology Session

    Harnessing technology to shape the learning agenda

    An acceleration towards a globally dispersed workforce has increased the demand for flexible learning environments that cater to the individual and seek out innovative adaptability. Businesses must leverage the opportunities for learning within renewed digital transformation to sustain an upskilled workforce and strengthen business resilience throughout all levels. In this session, we will hear from industry leaders on how they are harnessing the tech to enhance the capabilities of their workforce wherever they are in the world.

    Key points of discussion will include:

    • Creating agile L&D programs to embed immersive learning experiences into your organisation
    • Training the trainers: elevating business-wide upskilling through the full scope of digital transformation
    • Mapping the trajectory of L&D innovation: where is it worth investing?
  • 4:45 pm
    Keynote
  • 5:05 pm
    Closing Remarks from the Chair
  • 5:15 pm
    Networking Drinks Remarks
  • 5:15 pm
    Networking Drinks Reception
  • 6:30 pm
    Close of Forum
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SPONSORS

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Event Partner | panopto.com
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Associate Sponsor | swinburne.edu.au
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Panopto is the fastest-growing asynchronous video communication platform used by Fortune 1000 companies and leading academic institutions, globally. Since 2007, we’ve helped organizations including Nike, Cannon, New York Life, and Yale improve employee productivity and student achievement through video. We’ve evolved to also provide meeting intelligence solutions that enable more productive and flexible collaboration. Panopto is an easy, all-in-one solution to capture videos and meeting recordings, live stream events, and share videos in a secure, searchable, YouTube-like portal. Panopto has been recognized by Gartner as a leader in enterprise video content management for four years running.

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Swinburne Edge

Targeted workforce strategy for a fast-changing commercial environment.

We provide practical learning and development outcomes to turn complex disruption into competitive advantage.

Swinburne Edge creates value for business managing the shift to flexible working and rapid change. It’s industry training and development not just for today, but for the future. Working together with the Centre for the New Workforce (CNeW), our products, courses and services are informed by cutting-edge research, expertise and insights.

We’re more than one-off qualifications – we’re a workplace specialist and long-term educational partner helping you stay abreast of new technologies and ways of working. As your industry evolves, you’ll be at the forefront. As opportunities arise, you’ll be ready to seize them.

Partner with us to map the path to your future workforce, today.

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Why Get Involved

The Learning and Development Forum is driven by an ambitious business agenda, and our audience is screened for seniority to ensure you are networking the minds shaping business.

Our limited keynote and moderated panel speaking opportunities will effectively embed you in this top-end business community. Digital and physical brand activations, as well as consultations in dedicated activation spaces further enable you to engage with this decision-making audience.

As a marketing platform to demonstrate expertise, credibility and grow your business with leading financial executives, the Learning and Development Forum offers unrivalled cut-through.

Venue/Accommodation

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RACV club Melbourne

501 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Click here for more information

Pricing and Discounts

Early Bird Registration
(until 23/09/2022)
$595 + GST
$1785 + GST
Standard Registration
(from 24/09/2022)
$795 + GST
$2385 + GST

If you are a Vendor or Service Provider to commerce professionals, please email jessicaef@connectmedia.com to register.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Delegate Registration:

Email: team@connectmedia.com
Tel: 61 2 8004 8590

Sponsorship:

Jessica Ewing-Flynn Commercial Manager
Tel: 0400 998 248
Email: jessicaef@connectmedia.com

 

HEALTH & SAFETY INFORMATION

Secure your place with confidence.

We are continuously following the advice of the Australian Department of Health. The health and safety of our delegates, partners and staff remains our priority. Please click here to find out more.

We look forward to delivering this event for you.

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