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Pre-Summit Workshop 29 January 2018 Summit 30 & 31 January 2018 Post-Summit Workshop 1 & 2 February 2018 Primus Hotel Sydney Develop executive influence, innovate, seize opportunities and build the foundations for career success Operate efficiently through change Drive innovation and competency Communicate your full potential Establish your personal and professional priorities Phone: +61 2 8239 9711 www.liquidlearning.com Booking Code - I Women in Leadership Summit 2018 FEATURED SPEAKERS EVENT PARTNERS ORGANISED BY EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS Book & Pay by 27 September 2017 to receive an additional Value Plus Discount! nd Cath Ingram ACT Chair and Lead Partner, Federal Government KPMG Elizabeth Bradford Chief Operating Officer, Commercial Banking HSBC Michelle Guthrie Managing Director Australian Broadcasting Corporation Nicole McInnes Managing Director eharmony Georgina O’Brien Regional Manager, Asia Pacific Linkedin Lucinda Brogden Commissioner National Mental Health Commission Darren Tendler Chief Commercial Officer, Non-Alcohol Schweppes Australia Melissa Reynolds Chief Customer Officer AGL Energy Emma Pinwill General Manager, Brand, Marketing and Media Strategy General Motors Holden Melanie Duca Head of Asia Pacific Consumer Marketing & Online Intel Security Professor Pip Pattison Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Education University of Sydney Jodie Auster General Manager, UberEATS Uber Amy Barouch General Manager, Strategy icare NSW Chrissy Burns Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Division University of Technology Sydney Tracey McCosker Chief Executive Officer NSW Health Pathology Vicki Telfer Executive Director, Industrial Relations NSW Treasury 2018 Theme: ‘Ignite Ingenuity’
Pre-Summit Workshop 29 January 2018 9.00 - 4.30 Achieve your potential as an impactful leader The business world is constantly evolving, so stepping up into senior roles requires a commitment to new learning, persistence and a passion to succeed. The journey can be strenuous and you must take the initiative to develop your technical skills and build on your aptitude for leadership. Thriving in the midst of ongoing transformation requires refined management skills suited to lead diverse teams in a changing environment. This means strong emotional intelligence, the ability to drive innovation and to inspire support.
Traditional approaches to leadership can be static and insufficient when competing in an interconnected world, so to succeed you will need to be adaptable, innovative, communicative and resilient. This full-day interactive masterclass will look deeper into the skills needed to make an impact as a leader. With an exploration of the common challenges, you will learn the strategies to navigate through turbulence and deal with the responsibilities of leadership in the modern business world. You will walk away with a firm understanding of what it takes to be a strong leader and how to reach your full career potential.
Emotionally intelligent leadership • Emotional intelligence and employee engagement • How to manage interactions using emotional intelligence • How to apply emotional intelligence across facets of leadership Communicating authentically • Building confidence in essential communication skills • Letting go of your limitations and building courage • How to have honest conversations Supporting yourself and others through change • Exploring your resilience and the resilience of others • Navigating and communicating through change • Using change to grow and develop Develop an action plan for the future • Pave the way for your future career as an impactful leader • Explore areas of growth • Apply new learnings Expert Facilitator: Amy Stewart Leadership and Organisational Development Specialist Amy Stewart Consulting Holding over seventeen years of expertise across learning, leadership and organisational development, Amy is impassioned by building core and leadership capability.
She has successfully designed, developed and implemented hundreds of right fit learning and leadership development solutions across the financial services sector and many others sectors, including IAG (Insurance Australia Group); ANZ; Avis and Budget Rent a Car; Contiki Holidays, and Bridgeclimb. Amy has been instrumental in driving cultural change across core business areas within large organisations. This has involved developing culture strategies, leading cultural working groups, building core and leadership capabilities, and working closely with senior leadership teams to ensure successful implementation.
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Day One 30 January 2018 Influence with confidence and tact 8.30 - 8.55 Registration and Morning Coffee 8.55 - 9.15 Official Welcome and Opening Remarks from the Chair 9.15 - 9.45 OPENING KEYNOTE CASE STUDY Leading in a matrix organisation - The benefits of being a woman As a simple definition, a matrix organisation is where leaders are responsible for more than one area.
This is a complex environment and to excel, you must be agile, adaptive and highly aware of the teams you are leading. As the only female Chair, Cath will provide expert guidance on how to succeed as a woman in a matrix environment. • Develop authentic and effective behaviours • Demonstrate flexibility during times of uncertainty • Drive progress through challenges Cath Ingram ACT Chair and Lead Partner, Federal Government KPMG 9.45 - 10.00 Questions and Discussion 10.00 - 10.25 CASE STUDY From expert to executive - Bridging the gap Successfully transitioning into an executive role often means moving from technical expert to influencer, with the need to confront the additional challenges that come with leadership.
For this to be achieved, you will need a combination of technical skills, commercial acumen and the ability to positively engage with your team. • Realise and communicate your full potential • Impact and instil strength in your team • Develop a strategic and agile leadership identity Elizabeth Bradford Chief Operating Officer, Commercial Banking HSBC 10.25 - 10.40 Questions and Discussion 10.40 - 10.55 Morning Tea 10.55 - 11.15 CASE STUDY Leadership, change and the challenges of disruption in the broadcast industry This session is a great opportunity to delve into what it takes to lead effectively.
Michelle will provide essential guidance on how to manage the complex and dynamic environment of leadership, as well explore how to manage and overcome the challenges of disruption. • Lead through disruption • Manage change • Essential tips to lead in a fast-paced industry Michelle Guthrie Managing Director Australian Broadcasting Corporation 11.15 - 11.30 Questions and Discussion 11.30 - 11.45 INTERACTIVE REVISE AND REFLECT SESSION Set your SMART goals This short session will provide a chance to reflect on the previous sessions of the morning and set your personal and professional goals before diving into the rest of the day.
• Set and stretch your visions of success • Short, mid-term and long term goals • From SMART to SMARTER - evaluate and refine Amy Stewart Leadership and Organisational Development Specialist Amy Stewart Consulting 11.45 - 12.20 EXPERT COMMENTARY The psychology of stress - Avoiding emotional burnout Unacknowledged stressors can lead to exhaustion and burnout. To avoid this, you must recognise your triggers and understand the danger of emotional and physical fatigue. With the tools learned in this session, you will be able to adapt the way you respond to stress and develop a set of skills to maintain resilience through adversity.
• Identify and outsmart stress • Avoid emotional burnout • Build resilience through turbulence Jane Jackson Career Management Coach Jane Jackson Coach 12.20 - 12.35 Questions and Discussion 12.35 - 1.35 Networking Lunch 1.35 - 2.35 INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION Scaling the heights and surviving the hard times - Leadership war stories Every leader goes through a period of significant disruption and conflict. It can almost resemble a leadership initiation designed to prove your capacity for resilience and dedication. This panel of experts will share insights from their leadership journeys and ways in which they have navigated through turbulence.
• Translate challenge into opportunity • Build lateral career pathways • Practical and personal advice for career progression Melissa Reynolds Chief Customer Officer AGL Energy Emma Pinwill General Manager, Brand, Marketing and Media Strategy General Motors Holden Amy Barouch General Manager, Strategy icare NSW Vicki Telfer Executive Director, Industrial Relations NSW Treasury VALUE PLUS DISCOUNT Receive up to $400 off registration if you register and pay by 27 September 2017 PLUS TWO WORKSHOPS! Plus two separately bookable interactive workshops before & after the event 2018 Theme: ‘Ignite Ingenuity’ Successful leaders inspire innovation and promote new ways to propel organisations into the future.
As an emerging leader, how can you ignite this inspiration? How do you engineer ingenuity to achieve your best results? This event will explore these essential questions and much more. All WILMA Members receive 10% off the Standard Rate Sign up today at www.wilma.net.au
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT Receive up to $150 off registration if you register and pay by 20 December 2017 SUPER SAVER DISCOUNT Receive up to $300 off registration if you register and pay by 8 November 2017 2.35 - 3.10 CASE STUDY The gender bias of emotional intelligence A healthy balance between an emotional and pragmatic approach to leadership is essential. You need be able to harness emotional intelligence to empathise and build strong relationships with stakeholders, but a lack of self-confidence can prevent progression. The trick is to find the balance. Nicole will explore how women can use courage and decisiveness to overcome some of the barriers we face in the workplace.
• Overcome Imposter Syndrome • Embrace empathy and understanding as a leader • Develop a healthy and positive mindset Nicole McInnes Managing Director eharmony 3.10 - 3.25 Questions and Discussion 3.25 - 3.40 Afternoon Tea 3.40 - 4.15 EXPERT COMMENTARY Sourcing your support system For any leader, the journey to the top is better accomplished with a strong network of supporters. Building these groups can help accelerate your growth and open up potential pathways to success. This session will refine your skills to develop and maintain support structures throughout your career, with a chance to practice these skills in the networking session that follows.
• Access support groups in a male-dominated environment • Build your network and maximise your visibility • How to continue this support throughout your career Fiona Craig Founder SmartWomen Connect 4.15 - 4.30 Questions and Discussion 4.30 Concluding Remarks from the Chair FACULTY OF EXPERTS Day Two 31 January 2018 8.30 - 8.55 Morning Coffee 8.55 - 9.00 Opening Remarks from the Chair 9.00 - 9.45 OPENING CASE STUDY Developing the confidence to take career-risks Building confidence in your abilities is challenging, especially when the outcome of your decisions is unknown. In order to develop and seize career opportunities for yourself and your team, you must exude confidence and radiate capability, even when faced with challenges that we have no foolproof solution for.
• Reframe adversity: Failure and fear • Find your courage to take risks • Develop resilience for upcoming challenges Professor Pip Pattison Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Education University of Sydney 9.45 - 10.00 Questions and Discussion 10.00 - 10.45 CASE STUDY Leading through disruption Change is the new constant. To remain viable in today’s disruptive and mercurial market, it is essential to stay agile and change-ready. You must lead with confidence through the complexities of transformation and provide counsel and direction in a disconnected workforce. • Assurance and confidence for dealing with conflict • Navigate workplace politics • Give and receive uneasy feedback Melanie Duca Head of Asia Pacific Consumer Marketing & Online Intel Security 10.45 - 11.00 Questions and Discussion 11.00 - 11.15 Morning Tea 11.15 - 12.15 INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION The female leader vs the female boss Despite professional environments improving diversity, female leaders still face unconscious bias, which can create unnecessary barriers.
The stigma that powerful female leaders are aggressive and ruthless is still ongoing, meaning women often shy away from becoming the female boss. Discussing perceptions, experiences and practical tips, the panel will discuss how to: • Navigate the stigma of being a female boss • Assert yourself with confidence and tact • Deal with difficult colleagues through concise communication Georgina O’Brien Regional Manager, Asia Pacific Linkedin Tracey McCosker Chief Executive Officer NSW Health Pathology Jodie Auster General Manager, UberEATS Uber 12.15 - 1.15 Networking Lunch NETWORKING RECEPTION 4:30 - 5:30PM Make the most of your experience, join us to network over complimentary canapés and drinks Amy Stewart Leadership and Organisational Development Specialist Amy Stewart Consulting Amanda Blesing Mentor, Trainer, Speaker and Thinker The Ambition Revolution Fiona Craig Founder SmartWomen Connect Jane Jackson Career Management Coach Jane Jackson Coach Dr Karen Whittingam Director Impact Psychology Pty Ltd
Succeed as an adaptive and evolving leader Phone: +61 2 8239 9711 www.liquidlearning.com ABOUT THE EVENT The value of women in leadership roles has long been recognised as a significant contributor to the commercial growth and overall success of a business. No matter the industry, organisations that are managed by diverse and inclusive leadership teams have been proven to achieve better results. While the glass ceiling is yet to be broken in terms of gender equity and equal pay, there is an increasing number of Australian women cementing their status among the nation’s innovators and elite leaders.
Liquid Learning is proud to present the 22nd Women in Leadership and Management Summit 2018, bringing together the country’s most accomplished female executives. With a star-studded line up of case studies and interactive panel discussions, this event is paramount to your professional and personal development as a leader. The inspirational themes explored throughout the summit are reinforced by distinguished leadership experts who will offer innovative tools and strategies to overcome career challenges and enhance leadership effectiveness. 1.15 - 2.00 EXPERT COMMENTARY Confidence vs Competence As a rising female leader, it is essential to go beyond technical knowledge and enhance your inner competence.
The most successful leaders usually display high levels of confidence and optimism. In this practical session, Amanda will examine ways to develop and communicate your confidence.
• What does science tell us about confidence, competence, and success? • Key differences between male and female brain biology • Playing our ‘leadership game’ Amanda Blesing Mentor, Trainer, Speaker and Thinker The Ambition Revolution 2.00 - 2.15 Questions and Discussion 2.15 - 3.00 INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION Manage your personal and professional priorities Progressing into a leadership role shouldn’t mean you need to sacrifice priorities outside of work. To perform at your best, there needs to be a healthy balance of both. This is easier said than done, but there are strategies you can use to manage your time more effectively.
• Establish your priorities at work and at home • Be present and productive in all aspects of your life • Negotiate and communicate your priorities with your employer Lucinda Brogden Commissioner National Mental Health Commission Chrissy Burns Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Division University of Technology Sydney Darren Tendler Chief Commercial Officer, Non- Alcohol Schweppes Australia 3.15 - 3.30 Afternoon Tea 3.30 - 4.30 INTERACTIVE CLOSING ROUNDTABLE Ignite your ingenuity - Future directions for women in leadership In this final interactive session of the summit, our chair, Amy Stewart, will reflect upon the varying themes and inspiring stories from the event to fuel your leadership journey.
Through an engaging discussion, she will offer ideas and suggestions around the key takeaways from the conference, sharing: • Key skills to succeed as a confident leader • Success factors for influencing and initiating change • An action plan for taking your career to the next level Amy Stewart Leadership and Organisational Development Specialist Amy Stewart Consulting 4.30 Concluding Remarks from the Chair and Summit Close Tweet about this event using the hashtag #WilmaChat and @LiquidLearning for daily industry updates! FOLLOW THIS EVENT WHO WILL ATTEND Future Leaders Aspiring Leaders Current Leaders