Tuesday 13 November 2018

 Industry Leadership – new thinking about jobs and careers   Panel Discussion One   Moderated by Kerry O’Brien, this panel discussion by our industry leaders will focus on big picture issues in recruiting and retaining workers while dealing with challenges such as an ageing workforce and competition for good talent. How can we develop job paths and career pathways or is this even something young people want in 2018?

Industry Leadership – new thinking about jobs and careers

Panel Discussion One

Moderated by Kerry O’Brien, this panel discussion by our industry leaders will focus on big picture issues in recruiting and retaining workers while dealing with challenges such as an ageing workforce and competition for good talent. How can we develop job paths and career pathways or is this even something young people want in 2018?

 Future Skilling our people in an age of digital transformation   Panel Discussion Two   Moderated by Kerry O’Brien, this panel discussion will focus on skills and industry’s response to digital transformation across the economy. The panels will be made up of industry leaders who will talk about the impact of new technology, digital disruption and possible responses by industry and the education sector to support our workforce in adapting to change.

Future Skilling our people in an age of digital transformation

Panel Discussion Two

Moderated by Kerry O’Brien, this panel discussion will focus on skills and industry’s response to digital transformation across the economy. The panels will be made up of industry leaders who will talk about the impact of new technology, digital disruption and possible responses by industry and the education sector to support our workforce in adapting to change.

Adelaide Panellists

PANEL ONE: "Industry Leadership - new thinking about jobs and careers"

  Pine Pienaar    Chief Executive Officer, Flight Training Adelaide Pty Ltd   Pine Pienaar has been Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Flight Training Adelaide (FTA) for ten years. FTA provides world-class, customised aviation training solutions for the fixed wing and rotary wing industry. He commenced his career as an Operational Helicopter Pilot and has worked in various roles including Chief Flying Instructor for the Super Puma helicopter fleet, Head of Training and Program Manager BAE Systems Flight Training (Tamworth) and General Manager BAE Systems Seahawk Helicopter Maintenance.

Pine Pienaar

Chief Executive Officer, Flight Training Adelaide Pty Ltd

Pine Pienaar has been Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Flight Training Adelaide (FTA) for ten years. FTA provides world-class, customised aviation training solutions for the fixed wing and rotary wing industry. He commenced his career as an Operational Helicopter Pilot and has worked in various roles including Chief Flying Instructor for the Super Puma helicopter fleet, Head of Training and Program Manager BAE Systems Flight Training (Tamworth) and General Manager BAE Systems Seahawk Helicopter Maintenance.

  Professor Devinder Grewal    General Manager, AIS Global   Professor Devinder Grewal is the General Manager for AIS Global, a newly formed commercial business unit within Australian Industry Standards. Previously, he was Academic Director and Head of Discipline Operations and Logistics Management at the Australian Institute of Business (AIB) and Chair Professor of Port Management at the World Maritime University, a specialist agency of the UN located in Malmo, Sweden. He has a wealth of senior management experience in shipping, ports, mining, multinational logistics corporations, public service and academia in Australia and overseas.

Professor Devinder Grewal

General Manager, AIS Global

Professor Devinder Grewal is the General Manager for AIS Global, a newly formed commercial business unit within Australian Industry Standards. Previously, he was Academic Director and Head of Discipline Operations and Logistics Management at the Australian Institute of Business (AIB) and Chair Professor of Port Management at the World Maritime University, a specialist agency of the UN located in Malmo, Sweden. He has a wealth of senior management experience in shipping, ports, mining, multinational logistics corporations, public service and academia in Australia and overseas.

  Larry Moore    Executive Director, National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA); Chair, Electrotechnology IRC   Larry Moore has been Executive Director of the National Electrical Contractors Association SA/NT Chapter and state Secretary of the Refrigeration Air Conditioning Contractors Association in South Australia since 1998. He has an extensive history with the VET system, starting out at as an apprentice electrical fitter. He is currently Chair of the Electrotechnology Industry Reference Committee and Deputy Director of the Construction Industry Reference Committee.

Larry Moore

Executive Director, National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA); Chair, Electrotechnology IRC

Larry Moore has been Executive Director of the National Electrical Contractors Association SA/NT Chapter and state Secretary of the Refrigeration Air Conditioning Contractors Association in South Australia since 1998. He has an extensive history with the VET system, starting out at as an apprentice electrical fitter. He is currently Chair of the Electrotechnology Industry Reference Committee and Deputy Director of the Construction Industry Reference Committee.

 

PANEL TWO: "Future Skilling our people in an age of digital transformation"

  Joanne Denley    Board Director, TAFE SA   Joanne Denley has over 30 years’ experience in risk management and human resources, with corporate executive experience in industrial relations and improving operational efficiencies. She was the first female to be appointed to the Board of Directors for the Bridgestone Australia Group. Now a strategic business advisor and Independent director, she is currently Chair of Return to WorkSA and a Board member of TAFE SA and TAFE Directors Australia. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from the Australian Institute of Business.

Joanne Denley

Board Director, TAFE SA

Joanne Denley has over 30 years’ experience in risk management and human resources, with corporate executive experience in industrial relations and improving operational efficiencies. She was the first female to be appointed to the Board of Directors for the Bridgestone Australia Group. Now a strategic business advisor and Independent director, she is currently Chair of Return to WorkSA and a Board member of TAFE SA and TAFE Directors Australia. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from the Australian Institute of Business.

  Ian Curry    National Coordinator – Skills, Training & Apprenticeships Policy Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU)   Ian Curry is National Coordinator - Skills, Training & Apprenticeships with the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU). He has national responsibility for managing the AMWU’s policy development and its engagement with the national training system and the structures that underpin it. Ian has a long history of activism within the training system and has served on a number of ministerial inquiries as well as many state and national regulatory and advisory bodies.

Ian Curry

National Coordinator – Skills, Training & Apprenticeships Policy Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU)

Ian Curry is National Coordinator - Skills, Training & Apprenticeships with the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU). He has national responsibility for managing the AMWU’s policy development and its engagement with the national training system and the structures that underpin it. Ian has a long history of activism within the training system and has served on a number of ministerial inquiries as well as many state and national regulatory and advisory bodies.

  Robert Bonner    Director, Operations & Strategy for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (SA Branch); AISC Committee Member   Rob Bonner is the Director, Operations & Strategy for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (SA Branch). His role includes leadership of the organisation’s industrial, education and membership programs. In the health & community services sector, he has a long history of change leadership in areas such as workforce development, career structures, management of employee workloads, information systems and their support of clinical practice. He is the South Australian representative on the AISC.

Robert Bonner

Director, Operations & Strategy for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (SA Branch); AISC Committee Member

Rob Bonner is the Director, Operations & Strategy for the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (SA Branch). His role includes leadership of the organisation’s industrial, education and membership programs. In the health & community services sector, he has a long history of change leadership in areas such as workforce development, career structures, management of employee workloads, information systems and their support of clinical practice. He is the South Australian representative on the AISC.