Pre-Conference – 28.03.19

Aspire HRD Summit 2019

The 2019 Aspire HRD Summit is held on Thursday 28th March and it is a dedicated one day event curated for HR Professionals with career goals to become a HR Director or CHRO as well and  HR Management looking for deep insights across a wide range of sectors. The day is hosted by well respected and highly regarded HR Leaders. 
The 2019 Aspire HRD Summit consists of seven sessions covering HR Transformation and Leadership Development. Those delegates who attend this special event are recommended to go on The Aspire HR Conference which is held the week after, April 2-3.

Content focus and timing

09:15 – 10:00: Facilitate a more inclusive environment to increases engagement, 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.

Expert speaking line-up

Barry Singer, Otis

Director HR, Australasia

David Owens, HR Partners

Managing Director

Jane Lewis, Allens

Director of People & Development

Dan Haesler

International Keynote Presenter

Melissa Wong, Medibank

General Manager - People & Culture

Summary of all conference sessions

  1. Embedding people strategy into business strategy
  2. HR transformation
  3. The new HR – changing of the guard
  4. The CEOs expectation
  5. The changing role of the Human Resources Director (HRD)
  1. Inclusive Leadership
  2. Authentic Leadership
  3. Leadership Q&A
  4. Human Performance & Total Wellbeing
  5. Trust in Leadership
  6. Empathy Matters 
  1. Creating a Successful Culture
  2. Managing Change & Communication
  3. Leveraging Diversity to Innovate
  4. Driving Cultural from the Top Down
  1. Digital Disruption and the impact on HR
  2. Digitalisation for the future
  3. HR Transformation
  4. People Analytics
  1. ReImagining Talent Management*
  2. Employee Experience Re-Design
  3. Generational shifts in business and HR

Seating is strictly limited