2016 Program

The 2016 Future of Work program draws out exciting and challenging discussions about the changing nature of work, while also providing practical tools, strategies and insights as to how those challenges can be harnessed as opportunities for innovation and growth.

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Day 1: Envisioning the Future of Work 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Understanding the implications of change and identifying opportunities for innovation and growth.

8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Registration

Deakin Edge


9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

Deakin Edge


9:35 AM - 10:25 AM

Deakin Edge

The New Work Order

Meeting the challenges of the new work frontier

Keynote

Speakers

Jan Owen AM, Foundation for Young Aust...

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Morning Tea

Taxi Riverside


11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Deakin Edge


11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Deakin Edge


12:25 PM - 1:25 PM

Lunch

Taxi Riverside


1:25 PM - 2:55 PM

Various Locations

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Choose your conference adventure with a choice of 4 panel discussions or short talks on the implications of changes in the future of work mediated by great facilitators.

Breakouts



2:55 PM - 3:25 PM

Afternoon Tea

Taxi Riverside


3:25 PM - 3:55 PM

Deakin Edge


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Deakin Edge

Building the Future

The world(s) we might inhabit as new technologies appear and are adopted, adapted and sometimes abandoned.

Keynote

Speakers

Genevieve Bell, Intel Corporation, Anthro...

5:00 PM

End of Day One


Day 2: Enacting the Future of Work 9:15 AM – 5:00 PM

followed by the conference networking function.

Practicable, applicable, individual strategies and tactics for embracing the opportunities of the future of work.


9:30 AM - 10:35 AM

Deakin Edge

The Good Jobs Strategy

Making a Different Choice by Designing Meaningful and Dignified Jobs

Keynote

Speakers

Zeynep Ton, MIT Sloan School of Manag...

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Morning Tea

Taxi Riverside


11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Various Locations

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Delve deeper into applied learnings with this opportunity to curate your own conference and focus on specific interest areas.

Breakouts


Building a Better Workplace

Using tech to improve your culture and productivity

Koorie Heritage Trust
Masterclass

Speakers

Chloe Hamman, Culture Amp, Data & Insig...

The Many Spaces of Work

Working like a network in the 21st century

Deakin Edge
Interactive Workshop

Speakers

James Dellow, Ripple Effect Group, Gene...
Jakkii Musgrave, Ripple Effect Group, Cons...

Working the Room

Practical skills for better networking

Taxi Riverside
Interactive Workshop

Speakers

Ben Stringer, National Institute of Dra...
Isabella Dunwill, National Institute of Dra...


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch

Taxi Riverside


1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Various Locations

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Delve deeper into applied learnings with this opportunity to curate your own conference and focus on specific interest areas.

Breakouts


Leading Diversity in the Workplace

Making the most of your workplace by harnessing the strength in diversity

Deakin Edge
Masterclass

Speakers

Rowena Allen, Dept. of Premier and Cabi...
Narelle Hooper, narellehooper.com, Advise...

How to Hack Your Organisation’s Culture

Creating a culture of innovation in the workplace

ACMI Cube
Masterclass

Speakers

Dom Price, Atlassian, Head of R&D Pr...


2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Afternoon Tea

Taxi Riverside



3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Deakin Edge

The Future of Work: Will You Be a Victim or a Designer?

Profiting from change and designing for the future

Keynote

Speakers

Fred Kofman, Conscious Business Center...

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Deakin Edge


5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Networking Reception

Taxi Riverside


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