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26-27 May 2020. Sydney, Australia
Corpolinx Conferences have established itself as a leader in quality content and events. We are genuinely passionate about delivering the best participant experience and outcomes by ensuring discussion topics are current and led by guru speakers whilst keeping the format interactive.1
Sessions designed to share and deliver practical information on creating a culture of belonging3
10 individual, interactive, solution-focused roundtable discussions2
Real case studies on current trends in D&I space, including: inclusive policies for LGBTQIA + employees; D&I strategies in a multilocational organization; leadership strategies for successful ﬂexible work environment and job sharing in workplace4
Across the globe, leading organisations are making diversity and inclusion a priority. And there is sound reason for it:
Studies show a direct correlation between a culture of fostering diversity and inclusion and a company’s bottom line. In a recent McKinsey study, research showed that companies that are more gender diverise are 21% more likely to outperform others those that are ethnically diverse are 33% more likely to outperform others.
Diversity AND inclusion go hand-in-hand to propel a business forward. Companies that actively work towards making their cultures more inclusive are better positioned to achieve strong customer loyalty as well as boost employee engagement and productivity.
As Australia moves up in ranks with its rich, diverse profile of people, it becomes imperative that we learn best ways forward to create and foster a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Corpolinx, therefore, is hosting the Workplace Diversity & Inclusion Summit to promote a learning and networking platform to share notes on strategies and case studies on what is working and what is not.
Director, Diversity & Inclusion
Alison Woolsey is a lawyer now leading diversity and inclusion at one of Australia’s top tier law firms, Clayton Utz. Alison has been instrumental in elevating diversity and inclusion to a strategic priority at her firm and has driven a cultural change that has delivered results internally and which has been recognised by the broader business community. Alison has an Executive MBA from ENPC in Paris and is a Graduate of the AICD's Company Director's course.
Member Experience Team Leader
Emily joined the Australian Network on Disability (AND) as a Relationship Manager and PACE Program Manager in August 2015. In March 2019, she joined AND's Leadership Team in her new role as Member Experience Team Leader. Prior to joining AND, Emily worked in both corporate and not-for-profit environments, focusing on relationship management, training and program management. Throughout her career, Emily has effectively developed relationships with key stakeholders, including government departments, community organisations and corporate partners, to facilitate community, business and school-based mentoring programs. Emily is a passionate advocate for creating positive change through opportunity, education and awareness.
Global Head of Talent
Jamie has extensive experience working with top Australian startups to help hire talent, consult on growth strategy, and advise on company values and culture. He is passionate about creating a work environment in which everyone feels comfortable, valued and empowered. In his current role, Jamie is responsible for the growth of Finder's team whilst also designing and driving business initiatives to further enhance Finder's unique culture. Jamie joined Finder as the Global Head Of Talent, hiring across the spectrum of talent as the comparison website has begun expanding across the globe, including the United States, United Kingdom and launching in several other countries in the near future.
Stephen Kip, Fire Safety Engineer & Building Regulation Consultant, Skip Consulting
Steven Baxas, Municipal Building Surveyor, City of Melbourne
Mark Norris, Operations Manager-Building QLD & PNG, CBP Contractors
Pelle Zetterstrom, Technical Director, GHD
Bruce Smith - Fire Services Engineer, Cundall
Eoghan Pierce - Specifications Manager, Kingspan Insulated Panels
Brad Malcolm, Project Manager, Johnstaff
Simon Fletcher, Fire Safety Consultant, Red Fire Engineers
Steve Parrott, Manager Technical Assessments, Cumberland Council
Brendan Sim, Project Officer, Cromwell Property Group
John Bordigan, Municipal Building Surveyor, City of Port Phillip
Blair Stratton, Manager – Major Projects, Associate Director, Red Fire Engineers
Douglas White - Business Development Manager, Johnson Controls
John Wilson, Manager Building Surveying, Queensland Department of Housing & Public Works
Blair Stratton, Manager – Victoria, RED Fire Engineers Pty Ltd
Gareth Gamble - Architectural Technologist ACIAT and Technical Author, NBS
Blair Stratton, Manager – Major Projects, RED Fire Engineers
Sam Ciccia, Senior Project Manager, Shape Group
Vic Lilli, Director - Vic Lilli & Partners
Sophie Fekri - Senior Structural/Façade Engineer, Pendyala Consulting
Nic Cox - Director, Focus Alliance Pty Ltd
Ben Wallis - Sales Director, Blue Chip Group
Natasha Stojanovich, Special Counsel, Lander & Rogers
Bruce McKenzie, National Manager Commercial Services & Major Projects, Sergon Building Consultants