Tuesday 18 September 2018

 Future Skilling our people in an age of digital transformation   Panel Discussion One   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 One

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.

 Industry Leadership – new thinking about jobs and careers   Panel Discussion Two   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 Two

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?

Brisbane Panellists

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

  Paul Kahlert    General Manager, All Purpose Transport   Paul Kahlert is the General Manager of All Purpose Transport (APT). He has been in this role since 2002 and with APT since 1988. Based in Berrinba (Logan) APT employs over 300 people including 200 owner drivers and has many blue-chip customers including IKEA, Dairy Farmers, Castrol and Rheem. APT has operated in the Queensland market for over 40 years.

Paul Kahlert

General Manager, All Purpose Transport

Paul Kahlert is the General Manager of All Purpose
Transport (APT). He has been in this role since 2002 and with APT since 1988. Based in Berrinba (Logan) APT employs over 300 people including 200 owner drivers and has many blue-chip customers including IKEA, Dairy Farmers, Castrol and Rheem. APT has operated in the Queensland market for over 40 years.

  Steven Moon OAM    Chair, Maritime Industry Reference Committee   Steve Moon is an accomplished Senior Executive accustomed to fast-growing operations in diverse cultural environments. He has more than 40 years’ experience within senior executive positions, with particular strengths in project management, business development, and vocational and technical training – especially in the maritime sector.

Steven Moon OAM

Chair, Maritime Industry Reference Committee

Steve Moon is an accomplished Senior Executive accustomed to fast-growing operations in diverse cultural environments. He has more than 40 years’ experience within senior executive positions, with particular strengths in project management, business development, and vocational and technical training – especially in the maritime sector.

  Brett Schimming    CEO, Construction Skills Queensland; Committee Member, AISC   As the CEO of Construction Skills Queensland, Brett Schimming initiates and leads partnerships with industry, government, employers, unions, educators, trainers and associations to develop initiatives and programs to grow the skills base and capacity of Queensland’s building and construction industry workforce.

Brett Schimming

CEO, Construction Skills Queensland; Committee Member, AISC

As the CEO of Construction Skills Queensland, Brett Schimming initiates and leads partnerships with industry, government, employers, unions, educators, trainers and associations to develop initiatives and programs to grow the skills base and capacity of Queensland’s building and construction industry workforce.

 

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

  Tara Diamond    Committee member, AISC   Tara Diamond is an executive leader at Australian Resources and Energy Group AMMA. Reporting to AMMA’s Board and Chief Executive, Tara holds responsibility for a range of critical services and projects meeting the evolving workforce needs of AMMA members spanning the mining, oil and gas, and allied service sectors.

Tara Diamond

Committee member, AISC

Tara Diamond is an executive leader at Australian
Resources and Energy Group AMMA. Reporting to AMMA’s
Board and Chief Executive, Tara holds responsibility for a
range of critical services and projects meeting the evolving
workforce needs of AMMA members spanning the mining,
oil and gas, and allied service sectors.

  David Cross    CEO, Energy Skills Queensland   Promoting, leading and managing organisational change is what David Cross does best. His diverse career spanning 30 years has seen him successfully direct small and large teams in private enterprise, government, and not-for-profit settings. He was also Founding Director and CEO of Firewire Surfboards.

David Cross

CEO, Energy Skills Queensland

Promoting, leading and managing organisational change is what David Cross does best. His diverse career spanning 30 years has seen him successfully direct small and large teams in private enterprise, government, and not-for-profit settings. He was also Founding Director and CEO of Firewire Surfboards.

  Jodi Schmidt    Managing Director, Sanjo Partners   Jodi Schmidt has held a number of senior positions in Vocational Education & Training over the last decade. She was the former Deputy Director-General, Training and Employment, and the Chief Executive Officer of TAFE Queensland. She now consults widely across a number of sectors.

Jodi Schmidt

Managing Director, Sanjo Partners

Jodi Schmidt has held a number of senior positions in
Vocational Education & Training over the last decade.
She was the former Deputy Director-General, Training
and Employment, and the Chief Executive Officer of TAFE
Queensland. She now consults widely across a number of
sectors.