Agenda

BLOCKBUSTER AGENDA

TUESDAY 3OTH OCTOBER 2018 – LEVEL 1, MELBOURNE CONVENTION CENTRE
7.15

CHECK-IN & CHILL-OUT

7.45

BUFFET BREKKIE SERVED

8.00 – 8.30

BREKKIE SEMINAR TALK

PERCEPTION vs REALITY: HOW MANAGERS LEARN @ WORK

Learn from the results of three years of user-centric research into the learning habits of managers in mid-to-large sized organisations.

Speaker: Owen Ferguson, Managing Director, GoodPractice UK

8.30 – 8.50

NETWORK BREAK

8.50 – 9.00

WELCOME TO LEARNX LIVE! SUMMIT 2018

9.00 – 9.30

OPENING KEYNOTE

Speaker: Coming Soon

9.30 – 9.50

AWARD WINNERS TAKE CENTRE STAGE

787-9 DREAMLINER CONVERSION TRAINING: NEW ERA, SAME SPIRIT!

Learn how the international L&D team at Qantas deployed a large scale training project to support the introduction of the Dreamliner Aircraft to Qantas
– and the launch of a new non-stop service from Australia to the UK.

Speakers: Roslyn Colagrossi, Manager IS Design, Qantas & Robyn Essex, Principal Consultant, Rialto Consulting

9.50 – 10.10

AWARD WINNERS TAKE CENTRE STAGE

MARKETINGONE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Learn how the Westpac capability and learning team supported a multi-year marketing training program that lifted team engagement, created a common language,
deepened specialist skills – and embedded a clear and systematic approach to strategic brand planning.

Speaker: Tim Banning, Senior Capability & Learning Manager, Westpac

10.10 – 10.30

AWARD WINNERS TAKE CENTRE STAGE

BUILDING 21ST CENTURY TECHNICAL TRAINING

Learn how the learning and capability team at NBNCo undertook a massive training project – launching ‘Training Labs’ across its vast networks as learning/test
environments to train its technical field workforce in-house.

Speaker: Megan Johnston, General Manager, Capability & Learning, NBNCo

10.30 – 11.15

NETWORK MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK

11.15 – 11.45

TRAILBLAZER SESSIONS

BORROWING FROM HUMAN-CENTRED DESIGN TO BETTER INTEGRATE DIGITAL, CLASSROOM AND ON-THE-JOB LEARNING

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • We borrowed some, but not all, from human-centered design – what worked and what didn’t
  • • Balance the various preferences across learner segments for classroom training and digital learning, as well as bridging the gap to on-the-job.
SESSION LEAD:

Justin Sterns
Head of L&OD
Allens

TRANSITIONING FROM COMPLIANCE ENGINE TO VALUE CREATOR

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • Re-thinking L&D from a learning paradigm to a business paradigm.
  • • L&D strategy and business models.
  • • Programs and tools to lift L&D from mere compliance to a valued business partner.
SESSION LEAD:

Terrena Hooper
Head of L&D
Sodexo

SESSION LEAD:

Catriona Houston
Head of L&D
Retail Zoo

Speaker Information
Coming Soon

11.45 – 12.00

Refresh/Review/Network

12.00 – 12.30

AWARD WINNERS IN ACTION SESSIONS

BEST VIRTUAL REALITY TRAINING PROJECT

SESSION LEAD:

National L&D Manager
Volkswagen Australia

BEST WH&S TRAINING PROJECT

SUPERVISING YOUNG WORKERS

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • Programmed’s safety culture
  • • Overview of ‘Supervising Young Workers’ program
  • • Outcomes of the training program to date.
SESSION LEAD:

Malcolm Deery
Group GM, HSE
Programmed

BEST WELLBEING TRAINING PROJECT

SPOTLIGHT ENGAGE

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • Spotlight on leaders bringing their best selves to work, and life
  • • Bringing the outsourced in – setting a synergy of success
  • • Culture contagion – how positivity and wellbeing grows legs.
SESSION LEAD:

Danny Ginsberg
Head of Engagement/Learning
Specsavers

BEST LEARNING, PERFORMANCE & CAPABILITY PROJECT

MANAGING CUSTOMER AGGRESSION

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • Learn how Vodafone Australia took some unconventional approaches to develop learning on a difficult subject
  • • How an unflinching eye and dedication to realism avoided common tropes resulting in unexpected outcomes that went beyond learning objectives.
SESSION LEAD:

Bevan Preston
Learning Design Manager
Vodafone

12.30 – 12.45

Refresh/Review/Network

12.45 – 01.15

TRAILBLAZER SESSIONS

Speaker Information
Coming Soon

SESSION LEAD:

Deborah Coram
Head of Business & Learning Safetrac

IS YOUR DECISION MAKING READY FOR THE FUTURE?

LEARNING POINTS
  • • How perspectives and assumptions drive behaviour, and consequently, impede effective decision making and leadership.
  • • The three key elements needed for advanced decision making and how it leads to more effective leadership and sustainable outcomes.
  • • The critical traps to avoid when making decisions in an individual and group context.
SESSION LEAD:

Michelle Gibbings
Author & Change Strategist
Meridian Change

TEACHING ACCESSIBILITY ACCESSIBLY WITH NSW DET

LEARNING POINTS
  • • Learn how to design digital learning experiences that are accessible for those with disabilities
  • • Explore how technology can help you improve the inclusivity of your online learning environments
  • • Develop tools to incorporate the needs of learners with disabilities into planning and development of learning resources
SESSION LEAD:

Martin Van de Weyer
Senior Learning Designer
Smart Sparrow

01.15 – 02.00

Network Buffet Lunch Break

02.00 – 02.30

TRAILBLAZER SESSIONS

HOW VIRTUAL REALITY ENHANCED ORGANISATIONAL LEARNING OUTCOMES

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • CFA – Respect in the Workplace.
  • • Ambulance Victoria – Occupational Violence.
  • • Rio Tinto – Working at Heights.
SESSION LEAD:

Mark Squirrell
Head of Training & Development
Global Frontline

SESSION LEAD:

Sarah Louise Herring
Education/Leadership Development
Tiffany & Co

THE VALUE OF LEANING INTO LEARNING

LEARNING POINTS
  • • Evaluate your current learning agility and recognise the value of ‘leaning into learning’
  • • Understand the surprising power of questioning
  • • Apply the ‘Prosperous Leader’ model for your personal leadership development.
SESSION LEAD:

Melissa Armstrong
Head of Academy
Harcourts International

Speaker Information
Coming Soon

02.30 – 02.45

Refresh/Review/Network

02.45 – 03.15

BLENDED SESSIONS

SECRET TO A GREAT LEARNING CULTURE: LEARNING & WORK ARE ONE

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • How to integrate learning into daily operations
  • • How to help the team see learning in everything they do
  • • Knowing that learning and work are one
SESSION LEAD:

Beth Hall
Head of Retail Solutions/Learning
Cotton On Group

BEST LEARNING TRANSFER PROJECT

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • Find out how Bayer supercharged their learning transfer with AI Chatbot ‘Coach M’
  • • Discover best practice for an AI Chatbot process from the key insights and lessons learnt on this project
  • • Explore the effectiveness of artificially intelligent Chatbots by reflecting on these real world results
SESSION LEAD:

Emma Weber
CEO, Learning Specialist. Lever Transfer of Learning

SESSION LEAD:

Marie Daniels
Learning Lead Bayer Pharma

BEST DIVERSITY / INCLUSION PROJECT

TRAIN FOR THE FUTURE

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • Driving workforce diversity and inclusion across Victorian major infrastructure projects
  • • Amplifying workforce diversity strategies to address rail industry workforce challenges
  • • Building sustainable frameworks and systems for a vibrant rail industry future
SESSION LEAD:

Bradley Giddins
Director of Industry Diversity & Inclusion LXRA

EMPLOYING AN INNOVATIVE MODEL FOR EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY IMPLEMENTATION

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • Identify methods for securing buy-in from units across an institution for a technology implementation
  • • Learn the intricacies of forming and maintaining a true partnership between a vendor and a client.
SESSION LEAD:

Heidi Blair, PhD,
Deputy Director
Griffith University

SESSION LEAD:

Megan Duffy,
Implementation Manager
Griffith University

03.15 – 03.30

Refresh/Review/Network

03.30 – 04.00

TRAILBLAZER SESSIONS

SESSION LEAD:

Dale Beaumont
Chief Designer & Founder, Bizversity

OUR JOURNEY TO DIGITAL

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • The importance of branding.
  • • Content management strategy.
SESSION LEAD:

Karen Pennie
National OD Manager
The Reject Shop

HOW TO AVOID 5 COMMON FAULTS WHEN IMPLEMENTING ONLINE LEARNING

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • Gain sights in common faults that was made by some of Australia’s icon brands.
  • • Learn how to avoid them and get equipped to make a successful implementations in the future.
SESSION LEAD:

Jorn Are Lundin
L&D Strategist
LinkedIn Learning

GETTING YOUR SME’S TO LEAD L&D

LEARNING POINTS:
  • • Understand how to create SME-led L&D function
  • • Learn to use business partnering & establishing frameworks to make L&D more accessible to SMEs.
SESSION LEAD:

Renée Robson
Performance & Capability Manager
Widex Australia

04.00 – 04.30

AWARDS NETWORK RECEPTION

04.30 – 06.30

AWARDS SHOW 2018

Includes Special Awards Show Keynote, Celebratory Drinks, Canapes, Winners Ceremony & Photos. It will be Amazing!

AWARDS SHOW KEYNOTE – PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF HUMAN ENDURANCE