Tuesday 30 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.

Melbourne Panellists

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

  Michael Grogan    Director, Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre   Michael Grogan joined AMGC in 2016 as Director responsible for advancing Australian manufacturing in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania after almost 20 years as CEO of Sutton Tools. He is a board member of Manufacturing Skills Australia and Training Taskforce, and Defence Materials Technology Centre (DMTC); Chairman of the Inner Northern Local Learning and Employment Network (LLEN) and is heavily involved in Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS).

Michael Grogan

Director, Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre

Michael Grogan joined AMGC in 2016 as Director responsible for advancing Australian manufacturing in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania after almost 20 years as CEO of Sutton Tools. He is a board member of Manufacturing Skills Australia and Training Taskforce, and Defence Materials Technology Centre (DMTC); Chairman of the Inner Northern Local Learning and Employment Network (LLEN) and is heavily involved in Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS).

  Adam Burford    Chairman, Aviation / Aerospace Australia   Adam Burford is Chairman of Aviation / Aerospace Australia and the Aviation Industry Reference Committee. During the past 20 years Adam has worked with many different customers from around the world, including US, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to launching his own consultancy business in 2016, Adam had P&L responsibility for an aviation business of 450+ professional engineers and support staff with turnover of 150MAUD.

Adam Burford

Chairman, Aviation / Aerospace Australia

Adam Burford is Chairman of Aviation / Aerospace Australia and the Aviation Industry Reference Committee. During the past 20 years Adam has worked with many different customers from around the world, including US, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to launching his own consultancy business in 2016, Adam had P&L responsibility for an aviation business of 450+ professional engineers and support staff with turnover of 150MAUD.

  James Pinder    Chief Executive Officer, V/Line   James Pinder has more than 34 years’ experience working in the railway industry, which includes 28 years in the United Kingdom in various engineering roles. He took on the role of CEO at V/Line Corporation in December 2016 and has been the driving force behind creating an organisation that’s capable of delivering a significant transformation program.

James Pinder

Chief Executive Officer, V/Line

James Pinder has more than 34 years’ experience working in the railway industry, which includes 28 years in the United Kingdom in various engineering roles. He took on the role of CEO at V/Line Corporation in December 2016 and has been the driving force behind creating an organisation that’s capable of delivering a significant transformation program.

 

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

  Mary Faraone    Chief Executive Officer, Holmesglen Institute   Mary Faraone commenced as Chief Executive of Holmesglen Institute in October 2013. She has had extensive experience in the VET sector, working with industry, RTOs and TAFE in various roles prior to joining Holmesglen Institute in 2003. Mary has been particularly instrumental in leading the Institute’s teaching and learning, securing a number of significant national and international projects and the introduction of higher education.

Mary Faraone

Chief Executive Officer, Holmesglen Institute

Mary Faraone commenced as Chief Executive of Holmesglen Institute in October 2013. She has had extensive experience in the VET sector, working with industry, RTOs and TAFE in various roles prior to joining Holmesglen Institute in 2003. Mary has been particularly instrumental in leading the Institute’s teaching and learning, securing a number of significant national and international projects and the introduction of higher education.

  Professor Peter Noonan    Professor of Tertiary Education Policy and Professorial Fellow in the Mitchell Institute, Victoria University   Peter Noonan is Professor of Tertiary Education Policy and Professorial Fellow in the Mitchell Institute at Victoria University. He is also a Fellow of the Graduate School of Education at The University of Melbourne. Peter has played a major role in shaping tertiary education policy in Australia over many years. He was a member of the expert panel for the Review of Australian Higher Education (Bradley Review), and the Government’s 2016-17 expert panel on higher education reform. He is currently Chair of the Expert Panel for the Review of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Professor Peter Noonan

Professor of Tertiary Education Policy and Professorial Fellow in the Mitchell Institute, Victoria University

Peter Noonan is Professor of Tertiary Education Policy and Professorial Fellow in the Mitchell Institute at Victoria University. He is also a Fellow of the Graduate School of Education at The University of Melbourne. Peter has played a major role in shaping tertiary education policy in Australia over many years. He was a member of the expert panel for the Review of Australian Higher Education (Bradley Review), and the Government’s 2016-17 expert panel on higher education reform. He is currently Chair of the Expert Panel for the Review of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

  Andrew Dettmer    National President, Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union   Andrew Dettmer is the National President of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union. He was previously the State Secretary of the Queensland/NT Branch of the union from 2003-2012 and has been an official of the union since 1988. Andrew holds a number of board positions and has been involved in Australian Industry Participation policy and vocational education and training policy for many years.

Andrew Dettmer

National President, Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union

Andrew Dettmer is the National President of the Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union. He was previously the State Secretary of the Queensland/NT Branch of the union from 2003-2012 and has been an official of the union since 1988. Andrew holds a number of board positions and has been involved in Australian Industry Participation policy and vocational education and training policy for many years.