Perth State Conference

World-class program, local focus

The Perth State Conference will be a wealth of information and knowledge, being passed down to you with a local-minded focus. Discover the day's agenda below.


    • 8:30am - 9:00am


    • 9:00am - 9:30am

      Acknowledgement of Country & Opening Comments

    • 9:30am - 10:30am

      Session 1

      Will wellbeing predict performance in the future of work?

      Dr Ben Farr-Wharton, Associate Dean of Management, Edith Cowan University - School of Business and Law

    • 10:30am - 11:00am

      Facilitated discussion - Will wellbeing predict performance in the future of work?

    • 11:00am - 11:20am

      Morning tea and exhibition

    • 11:20am - 12:00pm

      Session 2

      The Digital Skills Divide

      Kristy Porter, Director, PWC

    • 12:00pm - 12:30pm

      Facilitated discussion - The Digital Skills Divide

    • 12:30pm - 1:30pm

      Lunch and exhibition

    • 1:30pm - 1:50pm

      Quick exercise (energy)

    • 1:50pm - 2:35pm

      Session 3

      Digital Transformation - Panel Discussion

      Katherine whitehead (RFDS/WC) Sanchia Tolomei (Curtin) Mathew Thomas (Racing and Wagering)

    • 2:35pm - 3:00pm

      Facilitated discussion - Digital Transformation

    • 3:00pm - 3:20pm

      Afternoon tea and exhibition

    • 3:20pm - 3:50pm

      Summary feedback from Council on all discussions

    • 3:50pm - 4:20pm

      Session 4

      AHRI & The Future of HR

      Sarah McCann-Bartlett, CEO, AHRI

    • 4:20pm - 4:30pm

      Closing comments

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