15 Aug – Register for Disruption in the Boardroom Unconvention
We are super excited to launch our next Unconvention on Tuesday, 15th August.
Disruption in the Boardroom
Tuesday, 15 August 2016, 8am – 12pm (Registration from 8 – 8.30am)
Woodside Auditorium, Mezzanine Level, Woodside Plaza
Who is this session for?
- Board Chairs and Directors
- NFP Senior Management
- Aspiring Board Directors
- Academics, Professionals and Students
This Unconvention explores how to think like a disruptor so your NFP board and organisation is not left behind. Meet change makers, rule breakers and rebels to explore ideas and actions to future proof your Not-For-Profit organisation. Now is the time for strategic thinking, alliances and action. The agenda is on the next page.
Unconvention Event Sponsor
Thank you to the Woodside Young Professionals for hosting this Unconvention. Woodside Young Professionals are committed to:
o creating opportunities for leadership and professional skills development;
o supporting and empowering individuals to take control of their career growth; and
o building social and professional networks through strong relationships.
8am Registration and Networking
8.30 – 8.50am Welcome remarks – Disruption in the Boardroom
Alicia Curtis – Project Facilitator, Engaging Young Leaders on Aged Care and Community Boards
Alicia is the Co-Founder of the Engaging Young Leaders on Boards program along with Dr Nicky Howe, CEO of Southcare (and recent authors of the book, Difference Makers). She is an experienced speaker and facilitator through her leadership company, Alyceum. Alicia has a Masters in Business Leadership and was recognised in the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence. She is an experienced Board member in the not-for-profit sector.
8.50am – 9.20am Leading in Uncertain Futures
Jahna Cedar, EO, Gumala Aboriginal Corporation and First Among Equals, Business News 40 under 40
Jahna is a Nyiyaparli/Yindjibarndi woman from the Pilbara region of Western Australia and is the Executive Officer of Gumala Aboriginal Corporation. An equal rights and reconciliation advocate, Janha has represented her people twice at the United Nations in New York with regards to children’s rights and equal access to employment, education and training for women. In 2012, she was inducted into the West Australian International Women’s Day Hall of Fame and was a runner-up for the 2012 Perth NAIDOC Community Person of the Year.
9.20 – 10am Diversity on Boards in Practice
A Panel conversation with the inaugural Difference Makers Diversity Award winners, Justine Colyer, CEO, Rise Network and Swancare Chair, Etta Palumbo along with Difference Makers authors, Dr Nicky Howe and Alicia Curtis.
10am – 10.30am Industry Innovator Breakout Discussions
Meet with an Industry innovator in small groups to hear their story and learn from their experiences leading innovation.
10.30 – 11am Morning Tea
11 – 11. 30am How Boards can Disrupt the Disruption
Robert Gordon, International Governance Expert and CEO, Board Accord
Robert Gordon is an international thought leader in the area of board governance and leaders. He is a regular speaker across Australia, New Zealand and Asia and consults with boards to provide board, chair and CEO reviews, coaching and presentations. He is a graduate of the INSEAD International Directors program along with a Bachelors in Education and Masters in Counselling.
11.30 – 12pm Group Plenary
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