14 NOVEMBER 2024
SWISSOTEL SYDNEY
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ELEVATING IMPACT

A skilled and empowered workforce is an unmatched asset. As organisations progress towards the next era of growth, they are relying on their L&D leaders to keep pace with change and ensure their people are equipped with the right skills to do the same.

The Learning and Development Forum gathers the nation’s top in-house L&D professionals for a powerful day of networking and peer-to-peer discussion, creating an environment dedicated to elevating your practice. Through a diverse array of keynotes, panels and workshops, attendees will walk away with a refreshed outlook on the landscape in which they operate, and the tools needed to thrive in it.

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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200+ 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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Past Speakers

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Kendra Proctor Goldbas
Global Head of Learning & Development

PayPal (US)
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Kendra Proctor Goldbas
Global Head of Learning & Development

PayPal (US)
Kendra Proctor Goldbas is the Global Head of Learning and Development for PayPal. She joined PayPal in September 2021 from McKinsey & Co., where she most recently served as the Director of People Functions for the North American Healthcare, Public and Social Sector practices. With over 15 years of people leadership experience, Kendra is passionate about people and talent strategy; learning and executive coaching; and building high-performing culture and community.

At PayPal, Kendra is responsible for empowering a learning culture that enables business impact, team performance and individual growth. Her L&D center of excellence serves over 25,000 employees and is accountable for enterprise learning offerings, development focused experiences at all levels of career and leadership, and the integrated learning technology ecosystem.

Kendra first joined McKinsey in 2000 as an Associate in Johannesburg SA, serving clients in the consumer industry. Prior to rejoining McKinsey in 2008, Kendra was the Associate Director for the University of Pennsylvania Institute for Urban Research where she led day-to-day operations and oversaw board relations. She holds a M.P.P. from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a B.A. in Public Policy from Brown University.

Kendra and her husband Jacob live in Seattle WA and they are the proud parents of Ellis, a high school junior; and Miles a Morehouse College sophomore.
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Rashmi Sharma
Global Director Learning & Leadership

The Coca-Cola Company (TH)
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Rashmi Sharma
Global Director Learning & Leadership

The Coca-Cola Company (TH)
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Geeta Singh
Director, People Development

Google (SG)
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Geeta Singh
Director, People Development

Google (SG)
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Vishal Sastri
Head of Delivery Ops & Comms, People Development

Google (SG)
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Vishal Sastri
Head of Delivery Ops & Comms, People Development

Google (SG)
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Colleen Harris
Group Chief People Officer

Ramsay Health Care
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Colleen Harris
Group Chief People Officer

Ramsay Health Care
Colleen Harris is an intuitive, inspiring and business savvy People leader who draws from 30 years’ experience developing high performing teams and implementing world class talent programs.

She has been Group Chief People Officer at Ramsay Health Care since 2018 and is responsible for enterprise-wide leadership development and engagement, global workforce strategy and progressing an attractive, well-defined company culture that delivers business value and supports the success of Ramsay’s strategic priorities.

Colleen is a Director of Ramsay Santé and Ramsay Sime Darby (Ramsay Health Care’s joint ventures in Europe and Asia) and has worked closely with boards and executive groups across sectors such as banking and retail.

She holds a Bachelor of Education (Science) from the University of Melbourne, is a Member of the AICD and a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute.
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Dr Sean Gallagher
Director, Centre for the New Workforce

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

Swinburne Edge
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Sandra Casinader
Group Head of Learning & Capability

Westpac Group
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Sandra Casinader
Group Head of Learning & Capability

Westpac Group
Sandra’s background spans strategy, culture change, transformation, and customer-facing roles, with over 25 years of extensive experience in financial services.

She joined Westpac in 2011 and has held a variety of leadership roles including Group Head of Inclusion and Diversity and Integration Director, WorkSMART, a significant cultural change program that moved the Group to Agile working as a key component of Westpac’s Future of Work.

She is also a Board Director of Participate Australia, a not-for-profit organisation that support people with disabilities live full and enriching lives.

This experience is complemented by qualifications in General Management from Melbourne Business School, as well as a Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management from Charles Sturt University.
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Sam Campbell
Global Leadership & Talent Development Leader

Lion
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Sam Campbell
Global Leadership & Talent Development Leader

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Fraser Nairn
Head of Learning Delivery Services

ANZ
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Fraser Nairn
Head of Learning Delivery Services

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SPONSORS

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2023 Event Partner | rmit.edu.au
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2023 Diamond Partner | coachhub.com
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2023 Gold Partner | deakinco.com
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2023 Gold Partner | goodhabitz.com
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2023 Lunch Partner | shootsta.com
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2023 Associate Partner | hello-coach.com
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RMIT offers world-leading education to help shape future workforces.

As a global university of technology, design and enterprise, RMIT have a long standing history of collaborating, co-creating and building mutually beneficial long term relationships with our partners. RMIT helps bridge skills gaps, evolve individual and team capability, and enable continuous workforce transformation.

From traditional workplace and management skills, future skills, innovation and digital disruption, our solutions can be delivered online, on-campus, and even on-site where you work.

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CoachHub is the global leader in digital coaching. We enable behavioural change with world class coaching delivered through our state-of-the-art digital platform. With over 3500 coaches across 60 countries, we are reinventing people development to support individual, collective and organisational transformation.

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The world – and the world of business – is moving fast. At DeakinCo., we are known for our contemporary approach to designing capability solutions for clients, focusing on three areas of capability – architecture, uplift and validation.

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GoodHabitz has launched in Australia after more than 10 successful years in Europe. Our online training courses are aimed at making learning fun, intrinsically motivating and accessible to everyone in an organisation.

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Shootsta enables people to easily and affordably create impactful video content at scale, recognising the pivotal role of video in human connection and communication for any business.

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Hello Coach is Australia’s premier digital business coaching platform, empowering your employees with personalised, measurable, and scalable 1-1 and team coaching experiences. Coaching programs include Women in Leadership,  Emerging Managers, and Executive programs.

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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 L&D executives, the Learning and Development Forum offers unrivalled cut-through.

Venue/Accommodation

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Swissôtel Sydney

Blaxland Ballroom – 68 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000.

Please click here for more venue information.

 

Accommodation at Swissotel Sydney

Please follow the below instructions, codes and links to book 10% discounted rates from our Best Available Flexible Rate at Swissôtel Sydney directly online.

A credit card guarantee is required and bookings have a 24H cancellation policy.

Booking Instructions

Book Now –   Swissôtel Sydney

Pricing and Discounts

Early Bird Registration
(until 16/08/2024)
$1195 + GST
$3585 + GST
$1995 + GST
Standard Registration
(from 17/08/2024)
$1395 + GST
$4185 + GST
$1995 + GST

Attendance at the Learning and Development Forum is strictly for in-house L&D, HR and Culture professionals. If you are a Service Provider, please email [email protected] to discuss your involvement.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 61 2 8004 8590

 

We look forward to delivering this event for you.

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