2019 NSW HR Leadership Summit

ANZ Stadium

1st & 2nd May


In times of change and disruption, HR leadership is critically needed to drive engagement, progress and innovation in the new world of work. And as the nature of work changes, the HR playbook is being rewritten for the way we build a meaningful workplace culture; develop, attract and re-skill people; create collaborative experiences; learn and relearn; and transform to agile ways of working to meet the changing needs of the workforce. Be the leader your business needs to help it grow and prepare people to adapt and excel in the evolving realities.

The summit is now part of the well-established regional series, we look forward to collaborating with HR leaders and invite them to share their thinking, progress and most valuable lessons learnt. The event will once again gather 130+ NSW HR leaders for another great networking and learning experience.


Event Topics

•  Building a change-ready workforce – future of work and ways of working
• Transforming to agile ways of working to meet the changing needs of the workforce
•  Closing the gap between the workforce and technological disruption
•  Reimagining the way we learn
•  Creating employment opportunities for a diverse, flexible and inclusive workforce
• Building the brand and engagement through best practice employee experience
• Driving engagement, performance and empowerment
• Shifting to a culture of feedback and collaboration
• Building the wellbeing and resilience individuals and organisations
• Bringing diversity to life – embracing diversity and driving action
• The changing nature of recruiting
• Creating Inclusion and Belonging in a World of Rapid Change
• Re-skilling and redesigning jobs for the new world of work
• Benefits and pitfalls of data analytics – how data can help steer the strategic direction of the business
• HR professionals in the automation and digital age – building trust, credibility and being human
• Soft skills for the future – shifting the focus towards developing human strengths and soft skills
• HR designing new ways of working, thinking and leading
+ more

Who Attend

EGM/GM/ Directors/ VP/ Heads of Human Resources, Human Capital, Human Resources,  Business Partners, People & Culture, Corporate Services, Learning and Organisational Development, Workforce, Talent, Learning & Development, Diversity & Inclusion

Why Attend

We understand the critical role program contents play in driving engaging and informative conversations at conferences that are relevant to HR leaders, their industries and their workforce. We are connected to C-level HR 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.

2018 Highlights Reel





Ronan Carolan
Head of HR Consumer, Australia
Kim Cheney
People Business Partner
PayPal, Australia
Susan Davies
EGM People & Culture
Australia Post
Franck Appleby
People & Performance Director
Louise Hope
Director People & Performance
Australian Film, Television & Radio School
Milena Milojevic
Director Organisational Development & Capability
Service NSW
Kylie Fuller
Head of D&I
Danielle Kelly
Head of D&I
Herbert Smith Freehills
Amanda Vining
Head of Employee Experience
Helen Jackson
People Director- APAC
Ryan Burke
Executive Manager, Group Diversity & Inclusion
Commonwealth Bank
Kylie Green
Director of Consultancy
Reward Gateway
Matthew Mason
Chief Learning Architect
Superb Learning
Paul Findlay
Chairman; The OrgDev Institute
Managing Director; PD Training
Ben Foote
Group CEO
Scentia; AIM
Drew McGuire
Capability Group
Jacqui Martin
Langley Group
Jane Hansen
Group Head of Talent & Diversity
Anne Lingafelter
Learning Solutions Consultant
Emma Lademann
Head of Employee Experience
Sophie Hampel
CEO & Co-Founder
Ben Hainsworth
General Manager / Psychologist
OPRA Psychology Group
Dr Glyn Brokensha
Chairman & Co-Founder
Danial Gyftakis
Regional HR Manager
Lowes Menswear
Linda Coates
Group HR Director
Jason Portelli
Manager, Solutions Consultant
ELMO Cloud HR & Payroll
Diana Cross
HR Lead, A/NZ & APAC
Stephanie Brantz
Summit Chairperson
Fantastic event, amazing professionals with great presentations and current real life issues to be discussed. Plus great venue and products. Thank you!
An amazing two days of networking with fellow HR colleagues. This provided an opportunity to share and discuss key initiatives and topical issues which many of us are all facing, thereby providing a wonderful learning experience.
Ausco Modular
I really enjoyed the HR Summit. Very inspirational and motivating. Really made me think about how to improve my own workplace.
Sydney Local Health District
Some great learnings and really refreshing to hear about the return to person centred business activities.
The program for the event was well thought through and professionally presented. The information was useful and pragmatic. It was good to network with other professionals and this was well facilitated.
National Institute of Dramatic Art

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