Summit Agenda

08:00

08:40

08:50

FUTURE READY LEADERSHIP

09:00

  • What do you want to get out from the conference?  
  • What are some challenges you face in your leadership journey?

09:20

10:00

  • Establishing a legacy of leaders through understanding the individual and driving a career development strategy around their needs 
  • Working within the growth zone and adopting a future-flexed mind set to develop leaders of tomorrow   
  • Implementing bold decisions and unwavering commitment for greater diversity in all aspects of the organisation including vendors and customers 

10:30

NEXT-GEN LEADERSHIP: SUPPORTING AND DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP TALENT

11:00

Leigh Sales reveals what she’s learned in 30 years at the frontline of journalism about human nature, life and leadership from the women she’s met along the way. 

11:40

BALANCING MULTIPLE LEADERSHIP ROLES   

12:10

12:40

01:40

01:50

  • How self-leadership is foundational to striving for and enabling systemic change   
  • Linking purpose with effective work practices to cultivate greater societal impact   
  • How can leaders foster and role-model better alignment of values and work practices more effectively to foster improved mental health and wellbeing outcomes 

GROWING YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES   

02:20

02:30

Roundtable A: How to be a mentor to others   
Promoting and embracing - unleash the potential of our future leaders of tomorrow   
Shelley Robertson, Executive General Manager – Energy, Mineral Resources    
  
Roundtable B: Leading with Emotional Intelligence - How to communicate to be really heard 
Usha Raman, Founder, Nexus Training Group 
  
Roundtable C: Personal branding and increasing visibility   
Step up and stand out – how to increase your visibility in the workplace?   
Rebecca Lawson, Head of Corporate Affairs, CBH Group  
  
Roundtable D: Being stretched thin - Managing conflicting priorities  
Gemma Varone, Chief of Staff, 7 News Perth, Seven West Media 
  
Roundtable E: Strengthen your leadership mindset – hacks to grow your impact  
Liz Del Borrello, Leadership Coach, Chief Reputation Officer 
  
Roundtable F: Managing our inner workings – understanding what drives us and how we respond to stressors  
Jo Harper, Founder and Coach, Discernment Leadership 
  
Roundtable G: Enhancing your agility as a leader – effectively responding to change 
Prina Shah, Leadership Coach, Prina Shah Global Coach 
  
Roundtable H: Boosting creativity and innovation amongst teams through curating a culture of openness 
Anna Black, Consultant and Career Counsellor, Strategic Consulting and Careers 

03:30

HANDLING HIGH PRESSURE SITUATIONS

04:00

  • Separating your team’s stress from your own personal stress - being in touch with your own burnout to better understand your teams   
  • Navigating healthy coping mechanisms and discouraging the unhealthy ones   
  • Recognising when chronic stress has been normalised within the work environment and learning how to deinstitutionalise this accepted culture   

04:40

04:50

05:00

08:30

08:50

09:00

09:10

LESSONS FROM LEADERS

09:50

  • Unpacking the lessons learnt from the transition into a senior executive   
  • Leveraging mistakes into powerful adaptive tools and realising the potential in listening from the people you lead  
  • Engaging in active sponsoring of female talent and collaboratively developing a strategy for ongoing progression into senior roles   
  • Managing the new expectations of peers and colleagues that come with senior leadership roles 

10:40

11:10

  • Demonstrating commitment to boosting representation of intersectional leaders  
  • Fostering a network of mentors amongst peers as well as leaders to achieve the greatest reach of support  
  • Facilitating deeper conversations around the importance of diversity and inclusion  

CHARTING YOUR LEADERSHIP TRAJECTORY

11:40

  • Finding strength in the ability to walk away from the tasks that don’t align with your values and mission  
  • Making every single ‘yes’ count and starting with small boundaries to continue helping and inspiring others   
  • Bringing in logic and reason to lead the boundaries discussion to convey your message more effectively 

12:20

01:20

      

01:30

01:40

01:50

A1 New and Emerging Leaders  
Cementing yourself as an impactful leader     
Kelly Townson, General Manager Marketing, Crown Resorts  
 
A2 New and Emerging Leaders  
Cementing yourself as an impactful leader      
Kendal Drew, Director, Strategic Career Management  
Helen Holan, Director, Strategic Career Management 
 
 
A3 New and Emerging Leaders 
Cementing yourself as an impactful leader    
Jenny Devine, Facilitator, Leading Teams 
 
B1 Middle to Senior Management  
Setting yourself up for success to progress to C-level management  
Kasey Passmore, Executive General Manager - Communications, Marketing & Community, Fremantle Dockers 
 
B2 Middle to Senior Management  
Setting yourself up for success to progress to C-level management  
Lesley Nelson, Chief Executive Officer, South West Aboriginal Medical Service  
   
C. C-Level and Board Experience  
Navigating C-level and board experience, strengthening your value as a key decision maker  
May Lin Chew, General Counsel and Executive Manager Governance and Assurance, Western Power; Non-Executive Director, Perth Symphony Orchestra  

02:40

FINDING YOUR PURPOSE AND INTENT TO ACTION

03:10

  • Investing in your career development during times of stability and stagnation to ensure continuous improvement  
  • Changing approaches from ‘what you have done’ to ‘what you are’ – focusing on the processes and not the outcomes 
  • Asking the right questions to gain clarity around your strengths and aspirations while identifying gaps   
  • Looking to your network for career advice across different specialised areas and recognising which career behaviours you admire 

03:50

  • What will I share with my colleagues when I’m back at work?  
  • What are the key takeaways that I can apply within the next year?  
  • What are 3 things I will try to adapt into my professional work life? 

04:00

04:10