Wednesday 13 September 2017
WELCOME FROM THE EVENT PARTNER ELMO
WELCOME FROM THE CHAIRPERSON
Fadi Zeitoune – Principal & Managing Director, Levant Consulting
PANEL: HOW TO BUILD A COMPELLING BUSINESS CASE FOR HR TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT
Successful HR technology implementation starts with strong senior executive support. In this session, panellists from diverse business sectors will discuss tips and methods of justifying HR technology investment.
Julie Carroll – Director, Talent Advisory & Solutions, People & Performance Deloitte
Darren Fewster – Executive Director, Global Shared Services, Human Resources Telstra
Laurence Halabut – Chief Human Resources Officer Toyota Financial Services
Kristin Schneider – People & Culture, Customer and Digital Transformation AGL Energy
Leigh Yardy – Head of HR, City of Parramatta
Ephraim Spehrer-Patrick – Practice Leader, Talent Strategy & Organisation, Mercer
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Ariane Falkenberg – Business Project & Change Manager, Coats Hire
9:30 am – 9:50am
TECH TALK 1: STRATEGIC DECISION-MAKING USING BIG, DEEP DATA
Successful companies make intelligent, strategic decisions based on robust HR systems. How should we ensure that our big data is ‘deep data’?
Vaishali Vijay – Director, Digital Services, Capgemini ANZ
PANEL: LEADING TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS – BUILDING A STRATEGIC HR-IT ALLIANCE
HR technology requires intense collaboration between HR and IT. In this panel, HR directors will join forces with CTOs to discuss ways that IT and HR can work together to create successful solutions.
David Dunne – Head of People Systems & Operations, Salmat
Bernadette King – Head of People Systems, Woolworths Group
Nicole Mason – HR Project Lead, Blackmores
Bridget Spiteri – HRIS Manager, Caltex Australia
Edwina Trenchard-Smith – Head of Talent, Scentre Group Human Resources
Beau Tydd – General Manager, People & Technology Queensland Airports Limited
Jade Dellios – Director, HR Technology PwC
9:50 – 10:10am
TECH TALK 2: THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF BACKGROUND SCREENING – LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY TO ENHANCE THE CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE AND THE EMPLOYER BRAND
Organisations need a talented, dynamic, and driven workforce to keep up with the competition, and in an increasingly globalised landscape, the importance of background screening and its growing necessity in managing people risk has never been more imperative.
Screening processes, too, have evolved from the manual paper-based processes in the past to offering a more enhanced, mobile, and transparent candidate experience. Discover how modern screening technology can enable your organisation to build a robust, risk-reducing background screening process, without compromising employer branding and candidate experience.
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Camilla de Villiers – Managing Director, Asia Pacific, HireRight
10:10 – 10:30am
TECH TALK 3: THE FUTURE OF WELLBEING: TECHNOLOGY THAT ENHANCES THE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY
As personal devices continue to infiltrate our lives, we need to focus on design inginterfaces that enhance our control, rather than letting technology control us. Personal technologies have helped us become masters of distraction, often diverting attention from our most powerful assets: our health and happiness. Join us in this invigorating and meaningful session to take back control and cultivate cultures that thrive.
10:30 – 10:50am
TECH TALK 4: THE TRUE ROI OF HRIS
In this session, you’ll learn about how technology can help HR executives transform into truly strategic partners with their organizations. Discover how HR leaders should define and articulate HRIS benefits in a way that links to, and influences, the strategic organizational priorities.
Mike Ellis – Chief Commercial Officer, Synchrony Global
MORNING REFRESHMENT & NETWORKING BREAK
CASE STUDY: STRATEGIC PLANNING SUCCESS AT IAG
Implementation excellence starts with insightful strategic planning. An HR technology strategy should take into account short and long-term business objectives and also be agile enough to cater to the constant disruption in today’s economy.
Toby Naylor – Capability & Learning Manager IAG
11:30 – 11:50am
TECH TALK 5: USING HR TECHNOLOGY TO SIMPLIFY HR PROCESSES
Smart and effective HR technology should simplify workplaces processes. This session will provide tips and advice on how to simplify employee systems.
Eugene Newman – Practice Leader Mid Market, Pinpoint HRM
CASE STUDY: IMPLEMENTATION EXCELLENCE
The success of an HR technology project hinges on the diligence and effectiveness of its implementation. In this session, hear how the Silver Chef Choice overcame various challenges during their deployment phase.
Annette Koy – Manager, Development & Coaching Silver Chef Group
11:50 – 12:10pm
TECH TALK 6: NEW AND EVOLVING RISKS FOR EMPLOYERS IN AN AGE OF TECH: THE IMPORTANCE OF POLICE CHECKS AND DATA PROTECTION
Join Lee Bailie, General Manager, Products and Innovation at Infotrack as he discusses reputational risks today’s companies are exposed to and how the rapidly evolving field of HR technology is impacting recruitment and pre-employment screening. Bailie will talk about the importance of police checks to preserve a company’s high-performance culture and productivity and share his thoughts on how technology will change the workforce of the future.
Lee Bailie – General Manager, Products and Innovation, Infotrack
12:10 – 12:30pm
TECH TALK 7: USING WORKFORCE ANALYTICS TO DRIVE HR DECISIONS
Forward-thinking HR professionals make decisions based on data and metrics. This session will cover best-practice workforce analytics practices.
CASE STUDY: SEAMLESSLY INTEGRATING LEGACY SYSTEMS INTO A SINGLE HR SYSTEM
Organisations with a lengthy history, or that have used many different systems, often have complex and messy data, which proves a challenge during implementation. This session will discuss the complexities of integrating multiple IT systems into a parent system.
12:30 – 12:50pm
TECH TALK 8: REVIEW OF THE LATEST AND GREATEST HR APPS
Over the last 12 months, the number of HR apps has exploded, with many organisations taking advantage of the mobility, flexibility and agility of workforce apps.
Rachel Hill – Director, Hill Consulting HRS
KEYNOTE: DRIVING AND LEADING CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION THROUGH COMMUNICATION
Once a system has been implemented, the leadership team needs to ensure that it’s being used effectively. Often the most challenging aspect of a technology roll-out is the cultural aspect. The most sophisticated system is only as good as the people who are using it.
Lisa Broadhead – Head of HR Shared Services, Fuji Xerox
2:00 – 2:20pm
TECH TALK 9: CREATING A POSITIVE CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE USING HR TECH
Savvy companies use the recruitment process as an opportunity to showcase their culture.
2:20 – 2:40pm
TECH TALK 10: THE FUTURE OF PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
As many organisations move from formal paper-based appraisal processes to dynamic technological solutions, this session will cover tips for choosing and implementing a successful performance management system.
CASE STUDY: TURNING TECHNOLOGY INTO AN ADVANTAGE
Every day we are bombarded with technological advancements, but what does this mean for our business and our people? Tomorrow’s roles will be driven by automation, analytics and digital disruption. After listening to this presentation you will:
Paula Holden – People & Performance Manager, Corporate Protection Australia Group
2:40 – 3:00pm
TECH TALK 11: Employer branding and HR technology
Innovative use of technology can help you to promote an innovative, positive and agile employer brand.
Kellie Tomney – Founder & Director, Employer Branding Expert, Standout Advantage
AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT BREAK
PANEL: PREDICTING THE FUTURE – WILL WE STILL BE TALKING ABOUT BUSINESS DISRUPTION IN 10 YEARS?
The pace of technological change and its impact on business is accelerating. What technology should we be putting in place today to prepare for tomorrow?
Linda Hamill – HR Director, VMWare
Sarah Kruger – Managing Director, Accenture
Scott Rigby – Head of Digital Transformation for Enterprise Solutions, APAC Adobe
Ephraim Spehrer-Patrick – Practice Leader, Talent Strategy & Organisation Mercer
Tyson Goeltz – Head of Enterprise & Public Sector, Australia & New Zealand, LinkedIn Australia & New Zealand