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WIP PROGRAMME

Thursday  February 28th 2019

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(as at  31st January 2019 – more details to come)

 

9am: KARAKIA & INTRODUCTION
Sarb Johal - MC

 

9.10am:  KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Honourable Grant Robertson – Minister of Finance:

What does the 2019 Wellbeing Budget and Productivity Commission Enquiry on “The Future of Work” mean for “Workplace Leadership” in 2019? 

 

 

9.30am TOPIC 1:  OUR PLACE IN THE WORLD

The Space Capital 

Sam Leske - Space, Science, Astrobiology, Bio-Security, International Relations expert 

 

International Science & Technology Collaborations

Wayne Mulligan - Chairman of Nuku ki te Puku a high-tech food and beverage business collaborating with international partners in Singapore and China,  and Founder and CEO of NZ Bio Diversity.


Creating and taking NZ’s “new economy" products to the world.

 

 

9.55am TOPIC 2:  DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Growing the Digital Economy and maximising opportunities for SMEs 

 

David HeatleyPrincipal Advisor from the NZ Productivity Commission.

Leadership insights from the NZ/Australia Productivity Commission Report

 

Digitally Transformed Businesses - Case Studies 

from INTERGEN — Wellington Gold Awards Supreme Award winner in 2016.

 

A New Zealand IT Industry perspective on maximising opportunities for SMEs.

Don Christie — a founder and Managing Director of Catalyst IT, Co-Chair of NZ Rise.   

 

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10.30am - 11.00am: MORNING BREAK 

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11.00am:  TOPIC 3:  ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR WORKPLACE LEADERSHIP

Changing the Leadership Paradigm

Leadership insights from the NZ/Australia Productivity Commission Report

Jo Cribb - Champion of the development of women leaders, gender equality, literacy and poverty, and the capability of the NGO sector and successful author of best-selling book “Don’t worry about the Robots – How to survive and thrive in the new world of work”

 

Industries Driving the Training, Upskilling and Motivation in our Economy

Josh Williams - CEO of the Industry Training Federation focussed on skills, qualifications and quality assurance programmes in the Education Sector

 

11.45am:  TOPIC 4:  LEADERSHIP IN THE NEW COLLAR FUTURE

PANEL Jo Cribb,  Josh Williams,  Jennie Miller (President of CDANZ)

Facilitator: TBC

 

 

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12.30pm - 1.45pm: LUNCH BREAK


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1.45pm:  TOPIC 5:  THE NEW COLLAR FUTURE

Thinking inside Social Entrepreneurship – achieving the business and purpose balance.

 

Mark Brand - One of North America’s foremost social entrepreneurs and creative organisational leaders.

 

 

2.30pm:  WORKING GROUPS

 

2.30pm:  
Working Action Group 1: WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT 

eg: Lifelong Learning, etc

 

Working Group 2: THE ETHICAL FRAMEWORK
Empowering HR, NZ’s quality Public Service - Transparency International New Zealand.

 

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3.15pm - 3.45pm  AFTERNOON BREAK


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3.45pm:  

Working Action Group 3: WORKFORCE DIVERSITY
eg. Live Now, Age Later, Young People, Ethnicity... 

 

Working Action Group 4: WORK TRANSITIONING 
eg.Microcredentials, Dev Tech Academy, NZQA, TEC – Careers...

 

 

4.30pm:  REPORT BACK: All 4 Working Groups

Workplace Leadership in Wellington: Introduction and relevance to Working Group outcomes and attendees perspectives - where to next?

WIP Foundation

 

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5.00pm - 7.00pm: NETWORKING


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NOTE: Working Action Groups - Each Working Group will have an experienced, skilled and well-prepared facilitator leading their Group.