• Welcome and opening remarks from the chairperson 
    Treasa Branagan
    Treasa Branagan

    Head of People and Culture

  • Workshop 1: Becoming a Productivity Ninja to reduce your overwhelm and stress

    Struggling with constant distractions, information overload and a rapidly changing business environment? Time is not your most precious resource: your attention is. This session will help you manage attention and focus, projects and actions, as well as choices and habits. A Productivity Ninja® is calm and prepared, but also skilled and ruthless in how they deal with the many enemies of productivity and wellbeing.


    • Learn the 9 characteristics of the Productivity Ninja® to improve focus and combat overwhelm
    • Productivity boosting ideas
    • Identify specific changes and tactics to improve personal productivity and wellbeing
    • Reflection, inspiration and motivation for your team
    Gavin Nelson
    Gavin Nelson

    Productivity Ninja
    Think Productive Australia

  • Workshop 2: Bridging the leadership development gap

    In today’s world, leaders need to be able to navigate the challenges presented by swift technological disruptions, uncertainties on both geopolitical and macroeconomic fronts, as well as continuous internal restructuring and transformation in pursuit of a more agile operating model. Join us as we delve into what it truly means to bridge the leadership development gap, considering the perspectives of both C-level executives and employees and explore: 


    • Leadership challenges and the implications for leadership development  
    • Critical skills required of leaders today 
    • Strategies to close the leadership development gap and drive positive impact
    James McIlvena
    James McIlvena

    Managing Director Australia and New Zealand

    Nithya Ramaswamy
    Nithya Ramaswamy

    Solutions Director

  • Morning tea and refreshments break
  • Workshop 3: 3 steps to lead effective hybrid teams

    Hybrid work presents both benefits for focused efforts and challenges for collaboration. This session will delve into Birthe’s proprietary teaming framework. Drawing from a compelling case study conducted in collaboration with EY, she will demonstrate how leveraging technology and using human-centered design can cultivate an employee experience that fosters heightened Psychological Safety. Join us to discover practical strategies for nurturing effective teamwork and unlocking untapped potential.   


    • What are the elements of a high performing team?  
    • How to leverage neuroscience to re-think new forms of connection  
    • Practical strategies to nurture psychological safety in hybrid teams
    Birthe Nohrden
    Birthe Nohrden

    CEO & Founder

  • Workshop 4: Mission impossible or mission critical – empowering trainers to be inspirational leaders

    Trainers and L&D are the “culture commandos” of every organisation, embedding culture every day. Develop your trainers and leaders together to create a culture of learning and innovation. This session will help you:  


    •  Harness the power of training and coaching for your management team
    • Develop trainers as leaders, and develop leaders as trainers 
    • Connect with your Culture Commandos and Covert Operatives 
    Gillian Andrews
    Gillian Andrews

    Learning and Development Consultant

  • Workshop 5: Mastering learning and development governance – navigating the path to success

    Join us for an insightful session where we will delve into the key strategies and best practices for effective L&D governance. Discover how to align training initiatives with organisational goals and foster a culture of continuous learning for sustainable success.


    • Aligning learning strategies with organisational goals   
    • How learning needs analysis, program design, continuous improvement & technology 
    • How to evaluate and measure learning  
    • Defining stakeholder involvement   
    • Allocating resources, budget, and allocation 
    George Akle
    George Akle


  • End of workshops