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Day One – Wednesday 24 September

9.00am-10.00am

Registration

10am-12.30pm

Fringe Workshops

F1 Conditioning the Environment
Part I: Cultivating Careers: does career development increase retention or is it just rhetoric?
David Reynolds and Carol Galloway – TMP Hudson Human Resource Consulting
Part II: Creating an Environment of Choice
Lynda Fraser and Dale Gray – TMP Hudson Global Resources

F2 Having a Life
Having a Life – Walk the Talk
Kim Harvey – Corporate Wellness Consultants Ltd

F3 Managing to Perform
Predictable Paradoxes of Performance Management
Dr Richard Norman – Victoria University of Wellington

12.30pm-1.30pm

Networking lunch – Stress Buster

1.30pm-3.30pm

Fringe Workshops

F4 Conditioning the Environment
Emotions in Organisations: are they acceptable? How do organisations manage them?
Roy Smollan – Auckland University of Technology

F5 Having a Life
Stress Risk Assessment: The route to creating healthy work
Dr Hillary Bennett – PsychAssessments Ltd

F6 Managing to Perform
The Courageous Conversation
Gerri Power – Corporate Mentoring

3.30pm-3.45pm

Coffee

3.45pm-5.00pm

Fringe Workshops

F7 Conditioning the Environment
Identifying and Retaining Talent
Mark Kidd – MatrixOne

F8 Having a Life
Passion’s Fruit!
Cassandra Gaisford – WorklifeSolutions Ltd
Mike Fitzsimons, Nigel Beckford – Fitzbeck Communications

F9 Managing to Perform
Aftermath: the social and economic consequences of workplace injury and illness
Richard Whatman – Labour Market Policy Group, Department of Labour

Walking on Sunshine – Guided walk around the water – Stress Buster

5.00pm-7.00pm

Welcome Reception – Stress Buster

7.00pm

Free evening – delegates

 

Day Two –Thursday 25 September

8.00am

Registrations open

8.00am

Expo opens

9.00am-10.30am

Conference Opening

Opening Keynote Session
Releasing Individual Potential Through Employee Wellbeing
Dr Stephen Williams – Resource Systems (UK)

10.30am-11.00am

Expo break

11.00am-12.30pm

HR Interactions

A1 Conditioning the Environment
Creating a Bully Free Zone
Andrea Needham, Hadyn Olsen and Matthew Fitzsimons – NoBullying Aotearoa New Zealand Institute

A2 Having a Life
Maximising Leisure, Pleasure and Passion: strategies for effectively managing workaholism in the workplace
Dr Lynley McMillan – Simply Strategic.com.limited

A3 Managing to Perform
Building an Engaged Organisation – managing culture and values
Kevin Gaunt – Kevin Gaunt Associates

12.30pm-1.15pm

Members Forum

1.15pm-2.00pm

Lunch and Expo

2.00pm-4.30pm

Concurrent Keynote Session – Stress Buster
You won't die laughing! How to have less stress in your life and more fun
Patricia Cameron-Hill and Shayne Yates (AUS)

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Concurrent Keynote Session – Masterclass
Employer of Choice: Sustaining Peak Performance - The People Factor
Bob Morton – Ciba Specialty Chemicals PLC (UK) and Mick Lock Business Psychologist (UK)

Note: These sessions include a coffee break

4.30pm-5.45pm

Keynote Session
New Tapestries for New Organisations, The Changing Pattern of Employee Engagement
Kevin Wheeler – Global Learning Resources Pty (USA)

5.45pm- 6.30pm

Networking at the Expo – Stress Buster

7.30pm-late

Dinner and party – Ultimate Stress Buster
Mardi Gras – Latin American Passion

                             

Day three – Friday 26 September

8.00am

Expo opens

8.00am-9.00am

Breakfast of Champions

9.15am-10.15am

Keynote Session
People Perform – Organisations Don’t
David Arkless – Manpower Inc (UK)

10.15am-11.15am

HR Interactions – Award winning HR

B1 HR Initiative of the Year
Bill Kimberley and Bronwyn Bayliss – Massey University

B2 HR Person of the Year
Jan Mottram – Vodafone

B3 Unlimited Best Places to Work Survey
John Roberston – John Robertson and Associates and Kate Peterson – Lion Nathan Ltd

11.15am-11.45am

Expo break

11.45am-12.45pm

Keynote Session
The Healthy Organisation
Brian Dive – DMA International Ltd, UK

12.45pm-2.00pm

Expo, lunch and prize-giving – Stress Buster

2.00pm- 3.00pm

HR Interactions

C1 Conditioning the Environment
Succession Planning – career development, not position filling
Jenni Murphy-Scanlon and Christine Williams – Inland Revenue Department

C2 Having a Life
Wellness and HR Strategy
Rachel Tobin and Stephen Archer – Wellness Solutions

C3 Managing to Perform
HR’s Contribution to the Bottom Line Health of the Organisation
Christian Dahmen – Watson Wyatt

3.00pm- 4.00pm

Closing Keynote Session
From Organisational Wellbeing to the Wellbeing of our Profession
Dr Roger Collins, Professor Australian Graduate School of Management (Aus)

4.00pm-4.15pm

Conference closes

   

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