Early Bird registration before 1 Feb, 2019 – $250 + GST
After 1 Feb, 2019 – $350 + GST
13th March, Wednesday – Trade Stands and Welcome Dinner
1.00pm: Trade Stands Open – 20 stands
3.00pm: Afternoon Tea
5.15pm – 6.15pm: Happy Hour
6.30pm: Dinner at Hotel
8.30pm: After-dinner Speaker
10.00pm: End of Evening
14th March, Thursday – Conference Day
9.00am: Conference starts
9.15am: Keynote Speaker – Sir John Kirwan, Westpac.Topic: Supporting workmates with mental health issues. Sir John will share inspiring insights into how he has worked through his own challenges with depression. He will also provide valuable lessons on how people can support workmates who are struggling with their own mental health issues personally or those of someone close to them.
10.00am: Jono Brent, CEO Connetics.Topic: Providing the environment for people to get engaged. Jono will talk about approaches he has tried to improve engagement at Connetics, a South Island-based contract services, logistics and engineering company. He is a very engaging speaker, who will tell a very honest – and at times entertaining – story about his experiences of as a CEO genuinely committed to improving culture and engagement in his organisation.
10.40am: Morning Tea in Trade Area
11.00am: Daniel Hummerdal, Chief Advisor Health & Safety Innovation, WorkSafe.Topic: Let’s talk about work. Safety has traditionally been approached through a ‘control and compliance’ lens. While this has produced some benefits, it has also produced some problematic side-effects. Daniel’s presentation will outline a framework and some tools for how organisation can engage around safety in a more adaptive and informative way.
11.40am: Dr Hillary Bennett, Director, Leading Safety.Topic: Becoming resilient by learning from what goes right. Safety and wellness are achieved by making sure that things go well at work everyday, rather than by just preventing them from going wrong. Dr Bennett will share learnings from two proven approaches to understanding everyday work – the ‘Growing our Safety Culture’ assessment process and ‘Everyday Learning Teams’.
12.30pm: Lunch in Trade Area. Sponsored by Competenz
1.15pm: Workshops (Choice of two)
Glenn Manahi, Smarter Better Faster.Topic: Keen for your team to work Smarter Better & Faster? Glenn will talk about how companies can transform their performance by finding ways to work smarter, better and faster. He will talk about initiatives that help businesses become safer and more productive, including developing proactive leadership, engaging teams, eliminating waste, creating more efficient process flows and sustaining focused improvement.
Andy Smith, Learning Wave.Topic: Learning to look, observe and see…Leading useful tailgates. A practical workshop to provide you with some tools on how to make tailgates more useful, engaging and effective. These include applying the learnings from ‘yesterday’ to ‘today’, and thinking about what to do ‘tomorrow’ to work safely and more effectively.
2.45pm: Afternoon tea in Trade Area
Andy Smith, Learning Wave.Topic: Learning to look, observe and see…Leading useful tailgates.
Glenn Manahi, Smarter Better Faster.Topic: Keen for your team to work Smarter Better & Faster?