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Adelaide Schedule 2019

Adelaide Event #4: HR’s Role in Influencing and Leading Organisational Change

Speaker: Jasmin Rieck
Position: Executive Leader People and Communications
Company: ReturnToWorkSA

Jas joined ReturnToWorkSA in 2010. She has a master’s degree in the management of organisational change and 25 years’ experience in senior human resources roles in the insurance, defense, research & development and tertiary education sectors.  In her current role, Jas leads the business group responsible for human resources, WHS & wellbeing, learning & development, organisational design, communication services and business process improvement.

About the Topic

In the modern workplace, change is almost a certainty. Technological innovation and strategic efficiency initiatives are a reaction to constantly accelerating market and political forces. There's no indication that the rate of change we're experiencing will slow down. So as Human Resources leaders, how do we influence and effect positive, measurable change that lasts well into the future? How do we design organisational structures and cultures that are flexible yet durable?

From: Wed 23rd Oct 2019 7:30 am
To: Wed 23rd Oct 2019 9:00 am
Price: $75.00

Adelaide Event #3: Managing the Age of Change: The New Employee Relationship Economy

Speaker: Alison Hernandez
Position: Director, Australia | New Zealand | Singapore
Company: RiseSmart

Alison is a passionate, insightful thought leader on all aspects of transition and inclusion, with deep expertise in career transition, ageing workforce and gender equality. Alison is highly sought after as a conference chair, presenter and facilitator and known for her energy, humour and incisiveness.

Having begun her career in hospitality and quality management, Alison started working in the Human Resources sector in the mid-nineties, finding a natural place for her skills and strengths in the career transition (outplacement) industry. A highlight of this time was developing and leading the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games career transition program for 2500 people.

In 2004, Alison co-founded Sageco (now RiseSmart), then a niche consultancy in ageing workforce and mature-age transition. She directed a number of industry leading ageing workforce projects including the $2 M Federal Government Corporate Champions program. Having led Sageco for 13 years, achieving year-on-year growth and expanding the Sageco services to include career and executive transition, Alison was instrumental in Sageco being acquired by Randstad Australia in early 2017. She is now the Director for RiseSmart, wholly owned by Randstad, reporting to the APAC CEO, Frank Ribuot.

In 2017, Alison was invited by the AARP to participate as a subject matter expert in a global ageing workforce think tank at the OECD Forum ‘Bridging the Divide’ held in Paris. The same year Alison was a keynote speaker at The Ageing Well Revolution Conference spear-headed by the Economic Development Board of South Australia.

Alison has a teenage daughter and lives in Northern NSW near Lennox Head, role modelling flexible work as a senior leader, commuting to and from RiseSmart offices across Australia, NZ and Singapore.

About the Topic

The three global mega-trends driving the Employee Relationship Economy are demographic change, digitisation and the rise of the contingent workforce. The three interact – a cause and effect that varies in intensity across industry. In this highly interactive session, Alison Monroe, National Director of RiseSmart in Australia will share RiseSmart’s experiences of helping organisations manage the risks, challenges and opportunities of an ageing workforce within the context of these mega-trends.

  • How do you navigate your ageing workforce?
  • How do you help them envisage the future world of work and how they might work longer but differently?
  • What practical ways can you transfer their knowledge, ensuring the following workforce generations benefit from their wisdom?

This session includes global insights, real-life examples and take-away tips for how HR Professionals can succeed in the new employee relationship economy.

From: Thu 22nd Aug 2019 7:30 am
To: Thu 22nd Aug 2019 9:00 am
Price: $75.00

Adelaide Event #2: Leadership Required for Change (The Holden Story)

Speaker: Jamie Getgood
Position: Director (former HR Director, Manufacturing and Labour, GM Holden)
Company: Getgood Consulting

Jamie is an award winning Senior HR Leader with a proven track record of achievement across Generalist and Specialist HR roles in a number of large multinational organizations.

Before completing his HR Degree, Jamie started his career as a mechanical tradesman, which built a great foundation to his HR profession.

With GM Holden closing its manufacturing operations in Australia in 2017, he took on the leadership in the closure of the industry with a strong focus around change management and employee engagement principles. The key foundation of this support has been around the development of a best practice Transition Centre to support all employees in the auto industry receiving the support, advice and training to help them transition into new work.

As a result of the work in this area, Jamie was named as the Australian Leader/Manager of the year at the Australian Excellence Awards in 2017 and was a finalist in the AHRI HR Director of the year awards 2017.

Jamie has recently commenced his own HR specialist business called Getgood Consulting.

From: Thu 13th Jun 2019 7:30 am
To: Thu 13th Jun 2019 9:00 am
Price: $75.00

Adelaide Event #1: Performance Management - Does it Really Drive Value?

Speaker: Liz Watchman
Position: Executive Consultant
Company: ARTC

Liz Watchman is a commercial HR Leader, who has worked across New Zealand, Australia and China in a number of sectors for both multinational and large national organizations. These include Fonterra Co-Operative, Telecom New Zealand, Bank of New Zealand, George Weston Foods and in the last few years has also ventured into Government, working at WaterNSW. Liz experience is centered on developing and embedding people strategies, aligned to delivering business goals and overall performance. She has extensive experience working with executive and senior leadership teams to create, drive and measure high performance teams & culture, capability and succession/talent strategies.

About the Topic

Have you ever done the cost/benefit analyst to the standard performance management frameworks? Research conducted globally across more than 20000 global organisations – only 8% said it generated value. Liz will share experience in which the performance management framework, delivered positive results in key indicators during a time of public/company crisis!!!

From: Thu 21st Mar 2019 7:30 am
To: Thu 21st Mar 2019 9:00 am
Price: $75.00

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