Aspire HRD Summit + Aspire HR Sydney 2019

Aspire HR
Sydney 2019

2-3 April 2019

The International Convention Centre

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Aspire HRD
Summit 2019

March 28

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ASPIRE HRD 2019 brings together corporate leaders and HR practitioners to discuss solutions on critical areas of business:
HR Transformation
Employee Experience
Disruption & Innovation
Leadership Development
Talent Management

Presented by:

Employee Experience

Dom Price, Atlassian

Head of R&D and Work Futurist

Paula Adamson, IP Australia

General Manager - Trade Marks and Designs Group

Rebecca Gravestock, Xero

People and Performance Director AU & Asia

Ronán Carolan, Optus

HR Director

Sarah Abbott, University of Sydney

Senior Manager - Diversity, Leadership and Inclusion

Zach Kitschke, Canva

Head of People

Leadership Development

Dan Haesler

International Keynote Presenter

Melissa Wong, Medibank

General Manager - People & Culture

Jane Lewis, Allens

Director of People & Development

Disruption & Innovation

Keith Wilkinson, Coca Cola Amatil

Group Head of HR Transformation & Delivery

Matt Ashes, KPMG

Associate Director - HR Planning, Projects, Technology and Recruitment

HR Transformation

Barry Singer, Otis

Director HR, Australasia

Rebecca Gravestock, Xero

People and Performance Director AU & Asia

David Owens, HR Partners

Managing Director

Ronán Carolan, Optus

HR Director

Jane Lewis, Allens

Director of People & Development

Pre Conference - March 28

Aspire HRD 2019

09:15 – 10:00: Facilitate a more inclusive environment to increase engagement, improve business outcomes and bottom line

10:15 – 11:00 – Authentic leadership and journey to the top – integrity, commitment, values and ethics.

11:30 – 12:15 – Panel discussion and open Q&A forum

13:30 – 14:15 – Embedding people strategy into business strategy

14:15 – 15:00 – HR continuously evolves into a strategic and influential business partner. What the traits do HR leaders expect from the next generation who are expected to take over the helm? What gaps need to be bridged?

15:30 – 16:15 – Technological and generational shifts in business are also occurring in HR. Generation X and millennials are moving into senior management and representing HR at the executive level. The modern HR leader is data and digitally savvy just like the workforce they support.

16:15 – 17:00 – Prepare for conversations with the CEO to deliver the business through change and disruption.

Main Conference - Day 1 (April 2)

Aspire HR Sydney 2019

09:15 – 10:00: 9 out of 10 companies see culture as a high priority yet only 1 in 10 understand what embodies a good culture. Does your organisation have the right culture it needs to drive future performance?
10:15 – 11:00 – Learn how to make impacting communication to deliver change throughout the organisation
11:30 – 12:15 – Diversity, inclusion and belonging remains a high priority for leading organisations. What tools and resources are need to leveraging diversity in order to innovate?
13:30 – 14:15 – Culture is complex for companies to measure and it becomes complex to tie it towards business performance. How can HR deliver structural change from the top down?

14:15 – 15:00 – How can HR navigate through disruption and thrive? Utilising emerging technologieso are expected to take over the helm? What gaps need to be bridged?How can HR navigate through disruption and thrive? Utilising emerging technologies

15:30 – 16:15 – Digitalisation is a business priority, yet there is a cohesive strategy across the organisation.
16:15 – 17:00 – Using technology to create transformation and change management.

17:00 – 17:30 – As the momentum for people analytics continues, what HR technologies are emerging? How will this impact HR processes, programs, and systems in 2020?

Main Conference - Day 2 (April 3)

Aspire HR Sydney 2019

09:15 – 10:00: There is a new focus on human performance – engagement, productivity and wellbeing. Total Wellbeing, is the holistic strategy to address the emotional, physical, financial and professional needs of employees.
10:15 – 11:00 – Less than half of global professionals trust their employer, manager or colleagues. How can HR help their leaders win back’ trust from both their employees and also from the public?
11:30 – 12:15 – Empathy is an important factor in leadership success. How can empathy impact productivity, employee engagement and bottom line results.
13:30 – 14:15 – Skilled labour deficit is forecast from 2020 where demand for talent will exceed supply. Is your organisation ready for the talent crunch?

14:15 – 15:00 – Design Thinking and the employee experience journey mapHow can HR navigate through disruption and thrive? Utilising emerging technologies

15:30 – 16:15 – What does the future of work look like? What are the implications  for HR?
16:15 – 17:00 – What is the future of the HRD? What are the key trends and how to best respond?

25+ Speakers

HR Director, Chief Human Resources Officer, Head of Human Resources

ICC Sydney

14 Darling Drive, Sydney NSW 2000

Aspire HR Sydney

2-3 April 2019

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