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  • Opening remarks from the chairperson
    Evelyn Moolenburgh
    Evelyn Moolenburgh

    Managing Director
    Learning Ventures

  • Welcome remarks from the event partner
    Sripathi Chakkravarthi
    Sripathi Chakkravarthi

    Regional Director-ANZ
    Whatfix

  • Creating a growth mindset in leaders

    The workplace has changed dramatically – with the great reshuffle, hybrid ways of working, and skills shortages as the backdrop – setting the conditions for workforce capability development is the one of the most pressing challenges organisations face today. How can our leaders and organisations prime their people to actively pursue learning with the ultimate outcome of growth: in our people, businesses and communities.

    • How can a growth mindset support us to address these challenges?
    • Realign the importance of learning and development with the company culture and values
    • Respectfully and intentionally nudge people to engage in learning through experimentation
    Dr. Jason Gindidis
    Dr. Jason Gindidis

    Head of Organisational Development & Learning
    Vocus

  • PANEL: Future-proofing your leadership development strategy

    Organisations are facing an extremely challenging business environment. The rapid pace of change, global competition and changing customer preferences makes it crucial for organisations to equip their leaders with the necessary skills to manage disruption. In this session, Australia’s top companies will discuss how they are shaping their leaders to become agile, forward-thinking and resilient to change.

    • Addressing gaps in leadership pipelines through rethinking leadership capability development strategies
    • Redesigning leadership development frameworks to help employees thrive in challenging environments
    • Replicating on-the-job learning experiences such as coaching and informal feedback in a remote environment
    Moderator
    Evelyn Moolenburgh
    Evelyn Moolenburgh

    Managing Director
    Learning Ventures

    Panelists
    Samantha Campbell
    Samantha Campbell

    Global Leadership and Talent Development Leader
    Lion

    Sarah Grafton
    Sarah Grafton

    Head of People and Culture ANZ
    Fujitsu Australia

    Clare Di Leva
    Clare Di Leva

    Talent and Development Lead
    AstraZeneca

    Shivan Selva
    Shivan Selva

    Senior Enterprise Account Executive
    Coursera

  • Morning tea and refreshment break
  • Digital transformation of learning: Learning in the flow of work

    Remote experiential learning — sounds kind of like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? Pivoting to deliver successful, engaging, impactful experiential learning in digital and hybrid environments has required L&D teams to do more than merely replicate their old, in-person offerings. Instead, they’ve had to reimagine them, experiment, iterate and monitor the outcomes. Join this discussion focused on how learning leaders are pushing boundaries and rethinking the traditional in order to deliver powerful, transformative digital learning and development.

    • Identify the challenges faced by your peers in the L&D community when it comes to bridging the technology skills gap
    • Learn some of the best practices in delivering knowledge that is instant, contextual, and experiential
    • Get a sneak peek into how a Digital Adoption Platform can help you enable learning in the flow of work
    Sripathi Chakkravarthi
    Sripathi Chakkravarthi

    Regional Director-ANZ
    Whatfix

    Alice Hodgson
    Alice Hodgson

    Managing Director
    TrainTheCrowd

  • CASE STUDY: Redesigning career pathways to retain high-performers

    In addition to increased compensation, employees are seeking growth opportunities more than ever before. How are organisations rethinking internal job mobility and succession planning to retain employees in this highly competitive job market? In this session, hear how Cotton On Group revamped their career pathways to provide challenging yet rewarding opportunities for high-performers.

    • Building transparent career development plans with clear objectives and outcomes
    • Creating leadership opportunities for mid-level employees
    • Implementing innovative and customised opportunities for continuous learning
    Jo Barr
    Jo Barr

    Head of Group Talent
    Cotton On Group

  • Networking lunch
  • PANEL: Reimagining the classroom: Learning design strategies for a hybrid workplace

    Employees are seeking greater flexibility in their work and this transition includes the evolution of the learning experience. How can organisations find the balance between collaborative in-person learning activities and investing in hybrid options? Hear how Australia’s top companies are evolving their learning strategies to effectively engage hybrid workers.

    • Examples of successful self-directed learning activities for remote and off-site workers
    • Converting traditional learning programs into hybrid and flexible options
    • How do you maintain the level of trust and engagement with learners in a dispersed environment?
    • Identifying and retaining peer-to-peer learning activities that enhance collaboration and engagement
    • Integrating experiential learning with virtual programs to validate knowledge sharing
    Moderator
    Evelyn Moolenburgh
    Evelyn Moolenburgh

    Managing Director
    Learning Ventures

    Panelists
    Sarah Scott Paul
    Sarah Scott Paul

    Group Head of Learning & Development
    Enero Group

    Stephanie Carman
    Stephanie Carman

    Head of Organisational Development & Business Partnering
    humm group

    Michael Ghazi
    Michael Ghazi

    Head of Talent Management, Leadership and Learning
    ING Australia

    Linda Greenleaf
    Linda Greenleaf

    A/Director Education & Skills Digital
    TAFE Digital

  • Leveraging analytics to drive learning initiatives

    Learning analytics can be a powerful tool to better understand employee trends and create positive learning experiences for a diverse workforce. In this session, Ingrid will demonstrate how L&D leaders can draw data from online and blended learning activities to support employees’ learning objectives.

    • Identifying data points and metrics to measure ROI on learning
    • Measuring and comparing training effectiveness of virtual and in-person programs
    • How to optimise your learning management system (LMS) to track and analyse learning trends
    Ingrid Massey
    Ingrid Massey

    Director of People, Pacific
    CBRE

  • Afternoon tea and refreshment break
  • Integrating gamification to create learning opportunities

    For at least a decade, gamification proponents have claimed that gamification has the potential to revolutionise learning. Numerous platforms and applications have been rolled out with promises of improving performance and increasing motivation. While it is hard to dispute the potential of gamification, the reality is yet to reach those lofty aspirations. This session will discuss how to apply gamification to produce engaging and effective learning opportunities.

    • Explore the initial challenges of gamification in learning
    • Understand how we can improve on simplified gamification of points and badges
    • Learn to apply gamification elements that lead to better learning outcomes
    Claire Seldon
    Claire Seldon

    Learning Designer
    NSW Department of Education

    Dr. Keith Heggart
    Dr. Keith Heggart

    Lecturer, Learning Design
    University of Technology Sydney

  • PANEL: Cultivating a self-driven and proactive learning culture 

    Employee engagement continues to be a key concern for organisations which presents a unique opportunity to leverage workplace learning to meet changing employee motivators. How can organisations create learning opportunities to actively engage employees? In this session, L&D leaders will discuss how to promote a self-driven learning culture to boost employee engagement.

    • What tools can you adopt to enable ownership of learning so that employees are motivated and engaged?
    • Realigning the importance of learning and development with the company culture and values
    • How do you improve the selection and access of learning resources to enable a self-driven learning approach?
    Moderator
    Natasha Watkins
    Natasha Watkins

    Customer Success Manager-APAC
    Udemy

    Panelists
    Megan Bennett
    Megan Bennett

    Head of Learning, IB&M
    Commonwealth Bank

    Melanie Cole
    Melanie Cole

    Head of People & Culture
    Car Next Door

    James Allan
    James Allan

    GM Organisation Development & Corporate
    Stockland

  • Event concludes