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Agenda

Day 1

Day One - Wednesday, 12 June 2024

8:15

Registration & and Morning Refreshments

8:45

Welcome to Country 
Uncle Allen Madden 

9:00

Aventedge Introduction 

9:05

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Chairperson’s Introduction

Claire de Carteret,
Managing Director, APAC, Gallup

LEVERAGING HR DATA FOR THE MODERN WORKFORCE  

9:15

Using data and analytics to build a thriving learning culture through linking learning & performance. 

  • Data-lead learning design 

  • Visualising learning data to provide value to frontline managers 

  • Linking learning and performance to drive learner engagement

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Matthew Kershaw, Former Global Head of Talent & Capability, Domino's Pizza 

9:45

People Analytics Unveiled: Key Strategies for Success and Pitfalls to Avoid 

  • Dive into the essential strategies and common pitfalls of implementing and expanding People analytics in your organisation 

  • Discover the crucial lessons learned from industry leaders and explore the crawl/walk/run approach to agile implementation 

  • Addressing security, privacy concerns, and the build vs, buy debate 

  • Fostering adoption across your organisation for impactful analytics initiatives, to make informed decisions, avoid common pitfalls, and drive your People analytics initiatives to success

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Dr Philip Gibbs, Founding Partner, Agile HR Analytics

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Iman Eftekhari, Director, Agile HR Analytics 

10:15

Data Storytelling: Bridging the gap from insights to impact in people analytics 

  • Upskilling employees in data and analytics capabilities to enhance data literacy across your organisation  

  • Discussing the “how-to” of data storytelling to enhance communications with stakeholders 

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Catherine Leighton, Principal Workforce Analytics, BHP 

10:45

Morning Tea 

HR DIGITISATION AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT  

11:10

International Case Study: Leveraging data to shed light on workforce readiness and performance 

  • Implementing SuccessFactors Performance & Goals + Succession & Development modules to build staff competencies, skills, data insights, and more 

  • Analysing organisational productivity to better understand what your employees 

  • Uplifting your ability to do Exit Surveys and Onboarding Surveys  

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Ben Choo, People Analytics and Systems Manager, Genesis Energy 

11:40

Panel: Learnings from implementing a HRIS system and how to maximise on your investment

  • How to seamlessly undergo a digital HR transformation through effective communication with all employees and leaders 

  • Introducing digital HR systems to improve efficiency, data-driven decision-making, and enhanced employee experiences  

  • Acknowledging implementation challenge and obstacles organisations face when implementing new systems and how to overcome these challenges 

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Moderator: Claire de Carteret, Managing Director, APAC, Gallup 

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Panelists: Brock Pescud, People Systems & Analytics Manager, Officeworks

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Alex Amory, Manager, People Projects & Analytics, Future Fund Management Agency

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Ryan Swindells, Senior People Analyst, QBE Insurance 

PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS, INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION & HR

12:20

Using data, analytics and automation to improve HR service delivery. 

  • How GenAI can be used to facilitate automation and process improvement 

  • How data can be used to establish an ROI of training programmes 

  • How data can be the connective tissue than binds disparate HR services

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Adam McKinnon, People Data and Analytics Leader, Reece Group 

12:50

Networking Lunch 

1:50

Building credibility and trust in HR analytics – finding the metrics that matter

  • Insights from co-designing analytics processes with senior executives 

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Stephen Pearce, Senior People Insights Advisor, CSIRO 

2:15

Explanation of Roundtables 

2:20

Interactive Breakout Sessions 

Delegates will have the opportunity to participate in 2 roundtables for 30 minutes each.   

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Breakout A: Empowering Diversity through Innovations in Inclusive Workplace Cultures. 

Brooke Shaw, Director, People Strategy, Insights & Employee Experience Culture & Capability, Mirvac 

 

Breakout B: Leveraging workforce analytics for strategic decision-making 

Lisa Taylor-Mesiti, People & Engagement Director; Australia and New Zealand, Egis Group 

 

Breakout C: How to start your organisations People Analytics journey, lessons learnt the hard way on scaling People Analytics 

Greg Newman, People Analytics, Deloitte 

3:25

Afternoon Tea 

DATA QUALITY AND INTEGRITY

3:50

Data-Driven Workforce Agility: Building a Collaborative Model for Strategic Headcount Planning 

  • Explore the journey of crafting a robust headcount planning model, delving into understanding stakeholder needs and existing processes 

  • Uncover the transformative impact of automating headcount planning, empowering stakeholders to explore diverse scenarios and make informed decisions 

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Lucia Petrisková, Lead Business Intelligence Analyst for People Analytics, N26 GmbH  

4:15

How to ensure the accuracy and reliability of HR data

  • Explaining the role of data governance in maintaining data quality and integrity 

  • Explore methods for conducting accuracy checks on HR data, including regular audits and validation processes  

  • How to train your HR professionals and leadership teams in data literacy  

  • Introducing key metrics in your organisation that assess data quality such as completeness, accuracy, timeliness, and consistency 

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Richard Rajan, People Analytics and Governance Lead, Team Global Express 

4:40

Case Study: Implementing a Designing Smarter HR Framework to achieve significant gains in productivity, while fostering organisational resilience 

  • How to design a smarter HR framework that fosters a culture of care and collaboration  

  • How to reduce data errors and improve data quality by changing habits and behaviours  

  • Providing actionable insights and recommendations to our leaders and managers through enhanced collaboration and alignment with safety, finance and other functions 

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Aman Kaur-Shaik, Director Global HRIS Strategy and Analytics, Nutrien 

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Therese Mark, Business Analyst, Nutrien   

5:05

Chairperson’s Closing Address 

5:10

End of Day One and Networking Drinks

Day 2

Day Two - Thursday, 13 June 2024

8:30

Registrations and Welcome Coffee

9:00

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Chairperson’s Introduction

Claire de Carteret,
Managing Director, APAC, Gallup

DATA-DRIVEN STRATEGIES TO CULTIVATE ENGAGEMENT AND WELLBEING  

9:10

Case Study: Rio Tinto’s journey with Generative AI for Employee Listening 

  • In this new field where there are few real experts, sharing the journey of the Rio Tinto team in piloting the use of Generative AI for employee listening. 

  • Evolution of team members and stakeholders in the context of new technology 

  • Early wins and pain points, ethical challenges and lessons learned 

  • What is next? 

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Kirsten Edwards, Global Head of People Data and Analytics, Rio Tinto 

9:40

How HR data-driven insights can positively impact organisational culture 

  • Discussing how diversity and inclusion analytics can transform your overall organisational culture   

  • Explore how HR analytics can help identify bias in HR processes including recruitment, onboarding and performance management    

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Nhi Nguyen-Smith, GM Employee Experience & People Analytics, Bolton Clarke 

10:10

Case Study: Fostering a data quality culture beyond HR departments

  • Hear strategies to engage senior leadership with data quality initiatives to increase quality company-wide 

  • Explore how data quality impacts analytics techniques such as machine learning and predictive modelling

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Dhivian Govender, Head of Data & Analytics, Slater and Gordon Lawyers 

10:40

Morning Tea

TALENT ANALYTICS IN HR 

11:10

Designing an Employee Experience to rave about. What separates a thriving organisation from the rest 

  • What does a thriving culture look like? 

  • One variable impacts employee engagement and experience more than anything else: It’s the manager! 

  • Building capability for managers so they can drive engagement, development, Wellbeing and performance 

  • The shift from Boss to Coach

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Claire de Carteret, Managing Director, APAC, Gallup 

11:40

Case Study: IAG’s journey with people analytics, including key learnings and successes

  • Improving business performance and ROI through people analytics deep-dives  

  • Measuring the impact of our culture and values on our business  

  • The importance of building partnerships across the business to elevate people analytics explorations and measure HR’s impact on the organisation’s bottom line 

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Rosario Germino, People Insights & Analytics Specialist, IAG 

12:10

Three Biggest Hurdles to Overcome in your HR Analytics Journey 

  • Quality and Accessibility - how is your data quality and accessibility? 

  • Skills & Expertise - do you have resources that understand HR and how to analyse people data? 

  • Care Factor - is your organisation ready to incorporate people analytics in an enterprise-wide level? 

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Jelvie Grech, People Systems & Insights Lead, LRV8 Group

12:40

Networking Lunch 

HR ANALYTICS MATURITY  

1:40

Panel: Understanding why it is important for HR analytics to encompass all aspects of HR and how they interconnect to affect the entire organisation

  • Examining HR analytics practices and policies at an organisational level  

  • Exploring how HR analytics practices and trends impact the organisation as a whole  

  • Informing high-level HR and organisational strategies around decisions about workforce planning, organisational design, and long-term HR initiatives  

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Moderator: Claire de Carteret, Managing Director, APAC, Gallup 


Panelists: 

James Brown, People Analytics Specialist, Graincorp 

Lara Easdale, Senior Manager People Analytics & Insights, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank 
 

Richard Rajan, People Analytics and Governance Lead, Team Global Express
 

Jelvie Grech, People Systems & Insights Lead, LRV8 Group 

BUILDING ENGAGEMENT AND A SENSE OF BELONGING IN THE WORKFORCE   

2:30

Why data science capability is critical for HR analytics, and how any HR team can get there 

  • Exploring the ideal capability mix for a people analytics team using the HR Analytics framework 

  • A look at different approaches to augmenting Data Science capability into existing HR teams 

  • Simple roadmap to upskill your team with the right data science skills to achieve most impact 

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Lucia Donskoi, Manager People Insights Team, CSIRO 

3:00

Case Study: Managing and uplifting employees through analytics

  • Linking employee growth to the overall business development process 

  • Using HR data to identify what motivates employees and how to keep them engaged and satisfied  

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Dr John Chan, Managing Director, Infinite Potential 

3:30

Chairperson’s Closing Address and End of Summit

3:35

Afternoon Tea 

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