Tuesday 9 October 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.

Hobart Panellists

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

  Mark McKenzie    CEO, Australasian Convenience and Petroleum Marketers Association (ACAPMA); Chair, Transport and Logistics Industry Reference Committee   Mark McKenzie is CEO of ACAPMA, the national industry association representing the interests of the fuel wholesale and fuel retail industries in Australia. He is also current Chair of the Board of the Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia (COSBOA) and an appointed member of the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Advisory Committee.

Mark McKenzie

CEO, Australasian Convenience and Petroleum Marketers Association (ACAPMA); Chair, Transport and Logistics Industry Reference Committee

Mark McKenzie is CEO of ACAPMA, the national industry association representing the interests of the fuel wholesale and fuel retail industries in Australia. He is also current Chair of the Board of the Council of Small Business Organisations of Australia (COSBOA) and an appointed member of the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) Advisory Committee.

  Michelle Harwood    Executive Director, Tasmanian Transport Association   Michelle Harwood is Executive Director of the Tasmanian Transport Association, a peak organisation of transport operators, freight forwarders and shippers operating in Tasmania. She chairs the Tasmanian Transport and Logistics Workforce Advisory Group, and is a member of several boards, including Transport Women Australia Limited.

Michelle Harwood

Executive Director, Tasmanian Transport Association

Michelle Harwood is Executive Director of the Tasmanian Transport Association, a peak organisation of transport operators, freight forwarders and shippers operating in Tasmania. She chairs the Tasmanian Transport and Logistics Workforce Advisory Group, and is a member of several boards, including Transport Women Australia Limited.

  Lance Balcombe    CEO, TasNetworks   Lance Balcombe has held executive management positions at Incat, and Hydro Tasmania and its subsidiary companies Roaring 40’s, Momentum Energy, Entura and Bell bay Power Pty Ltd. Lance was appointed a Director of Energy Networks Australia (ENA) in 2016, is a member of the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) Reliability Panel and Energy Networks Australia Transmission NTR Program Board, Chair of the Energy Networks Australia Transmission Committee, and a Director of Liferaft Systems Australia Pty Ltd.

Lance Balcombe

CEO, TasNetworks

Lance Balcombe has held executive management positions at Incat, and Hydro Tasmania and its subsidiary companies Roaring 40’s, Momentum Energy, Entura and Bell bay Power Pty Ltd. Lance was appointed a Director of Energy Networks Australia (ENA) in 2016, is a member of the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) Reliability Panel and Energy Networks Australia Transmission NTR Program Board, Chair of the Energy Networks Australia Transmission Committee, and a Director of Liferaft Systems Australia Pty Ltd.

 

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

  Jenny Dodd    CEO, TasTAFE   Jenny Dodd is CEO of TasTAFE, Tasmania’s public provider delivering vocational education and training to 23,000 students. TasTAFE has a focus on apprenticeships with very strong numbers and completions in key licenced trades of electrotechnology and plumbing.

Jenny Dodd

CEO, TasTAFE

Jenny Dodd is CEO of TasTAFE, Tasmania’s public provider delivering vocational education and training to 23,000 students. TasTAFE has a focus on apprenticeships with very strong numbers and completions in key licenced trades of electrotechnology and plumbing.

  Associate Professor Stephen Cahoon    Director, Sense-T, University of Tasmania   Stephen Cahoon manages innovative and cutting edge research projects that utilise data analytics and sensor technology to provide solutions for companies across multiple industries. Previous to this role he was the inaugural Director of the Sense-T NICTA Logistics Lab that attracted research funding to undertake technology driven projects for transport, freight and logistics providers.

Associate Professor Stephen Cahoon

Director, Sense-T, University of Tasmania

Stephen Cahoon manages innovative and cutting edge research projects that utilise data analytics and sensor technology to provide solutions for companies across multiple industries. Previous to this role he was the inaugural Director of the Sense-T NICTA Logistics Lab that attracted research funding to undertake technology driven projects for transport, freight and logistics providers.

  Will Kestin    Tasmanian State Manager, National Disability Services; Committee member, Australian Industry and Skills Committee   Will Kestin is the Tasmanian State Manager of the National Disability Services (NDS), Australia’s national peak body for nongovernment disability service organisations. He also serves as the Tasmanian State representative on both the National Disability Planning Committee and the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) which advises the Commonwealth, Industry and State Skills Ministers on the implementation of national vocational education requirements and approves nationally recognised training packages for implementation.

Will Kestin

Tasmanian State Manager, National Disability Services; Committee member, Australian Industry and Skills Committee

Will Kestin is the Tasmanian State Manager of the National Disability Services (NDS), Australia’s national peak body for nongovernment disability service organisations. He also serves as the Tasmanian State representative on both the National Disability Planning Committee and the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) which advises the Commonwealth, Industry and State Skills Ministers on the implementation of national vocational education requirements and approves nationally recognised training packages for implementation.