2021 Learning & Development Leadership Summit (Melbourne)

Pullman Melbourne on the Park

27 & 28 July


The workplace learning and development environment has been impacted by what has been a challenging year of prolonged disruptions, as a result reshaping the way that learning initiatives are designed, delivered, embraced, engaged and measured. The 2021 Learning and Development Leadership Summit will feature influential L&D and OD leaders as they share valuable insights and lessons learnt on realigning the purpose of working learning, future of work, individuals’ goals and organisational purpose in the changing world; supporting diverse groups of learners to adapt to new working and learning environments; enhancing learning engagement; and creating a learning community that celebrates collaboration, knowledge sharing and human connections.

Key discussion topics include:
• L&D function as a business-critical priority for shaping the workforce and workplace of the future
• Shifting to remote and hybrid approach of working and its impact on learning and development
• Enhancing the future of learning, innovation, development, measurement strategies
• Facilitate learning access by geographically dispersed employees
• Aligning the learning strategies with talent needs and business goals
• Building a learning organisation – re-engineering your L&D strategy to empower employees in managing their learning needs and careers
• Creating a culture of continuous learning, knowledge sharing and collaboration
• Leadership development & coaching – enhancing leadership capability and developing future leaders
• L&D in the digital era – evaluating emerging tools for digital learning and developing new infrastructure to support employees and increase engagement
• Leading by example – engaging senior leaders to actively participate in learning and development initiatives
• Enhancing social-learning experiences for diverse groups of learners
• Rebuilding the L&D strategies – crafting a new learning vision, strategy, and brand
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Who Attends
Leaders with Learning and Development responsibilities – Chief Learning Officers, GM/ Directors/ Heads of Learning & Organisational Capability, People Experiences, Organisational Development, Performance and Partnerships, Workforce Frameworks & Programs, People, Learning & Culture, Professional Development, Learning Design & Career Development, Organisational Effectiveness.

Why Attend:

We understand the critical role program contents play in driving engaging and informative conversations at conferences that are relevant to L&D leaders, their industries and their workforce. We are connected to C-level L&D leaders across industries to share their knowledge, innovative approaches, business cases and success stories, ensuring high level peer-to-peer dialogues are generated from their insightful keynote addresses. Here what some of our past delegates have said about this event.


Sam Fernando
Learning & Leadership Leader
Hannah Conkey
Head of Learning & Organisational Development
Ramona Saligari
Head of Learning & Development
Maddocks Lawyers
Glenn Campbell
Executive Director & CEO
Dr Jessie Lyons
Organisational Development Manager
Viva Energy Australia
Jeanette Sanderson
Associate Director, Learning & Organisational Development
Arts Centre Melbourne
Edwina Lee
OD Chapter & Enterprise Capability Lead
ANZ Bank
Ravina Bhatia
Chris Milligan
VP, Strategic Initiatives
Nicole White
CEO & Founder
The ID Crowd
Dr. Sean Gallagher
Director, Centre for the New Workforce
Swinburne University
Paul Findlay
The REACH Ecosystem
Michael Sebastian
Global Lead, Learning Design
Amanda Kevin-Tidis
Head of Learning & Organisational Development
Berry Street

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