Wednesday 26 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?

Sydney Panellists

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

  Mike Gallacher    CEO, Ports Australia   Mike Gallacher is CEO of Ports Australia, the peak industry body for the Ports industry. In the NSW Government he has held the positions of Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Minister for the Hunter, and Minister for Industrial Relations.

Mike Gallacher

CEO, Ports Australia

Mike Gallacher is CEO of Ports Australia, the peak industry body for the Ports industry. In the NSW Government he has held the positions of Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Minister for the Hunter, and Minister for Industrial Relations.

  Dr Jens Goennemann    Managing Director, Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre Ltd (AMGC)   Dr Jens Goennemann joined AMGC Ltd in 2016 bringing extensive experience overseeing large manufacturing operations in Australia and Europe. In previous roles, he served as Managing Director of Airbus Group Australia Pacific and Airbus Helicopters.  He also spent six years in Germany with the former European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS), today known as Airbus Group.

Dr Jens Goennemann

Managing Director, Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre Ltd (AMGC)

Dr Jens Goennemann joined AMGC Ltd in 2016 bringing extensive experience overseeing large manufacturing operations in Australia and Europe. In previous roles, he served as Managing Director of Airbus Group Australia Pacific and Airbus Helicopters.

He also spent six years in Germany with the former European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS), today known as Airbus Group.

  Stephen Jones    Executive Director, Safety, Sustainability & Environment, Sydney Metro   Stephen Jones is the Sydney Metro Executive Director of Safety, Sustainability & Environment. He is accountable for the delivery of best practice systems that ensure the highest level of performance of companies contracted to deliver Australia’s largest transport infrastructure project.

Stephen Jones

Executive Director, Safety, Sustainability & Environment, Sydney Metro

Stephen Jones is the Sydney Metro Executive Director of Safety, Sustainability & Environment. He is accountable for the delivery of best practice systems that ensure the highest level of performance of companies contracted to deliver Australia’s largest transport infrastructure project.

 

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

  Jon Black    Managing Director, TAFE NSW   Jon Black is Managing Director of TAFE NSW, Australia’s largest vocational education and training provider. He was previously Director-General of the Queensland Departments of Environment and Heritage Protection, and Energy and Water Supply. He combines this first-hand industry and government knowledge with a wealth of leadership experience gained in his 25 year career with the Australian Army.

Jon Black

Managing Director, TAFE NSW

Jon Black is Managing Director of TAFE NSW, Australia’s largest vocational education and training provider. He was previously Director-General of the Queensland Departments of Environment and Heritage Protection, and Energy and Water Supply. He combines this first-hand industry and government knowledge with a wealth of leadership experience gained in his 25 year career with the Australian Army.

  Will Stubley    Co-Founder of Year13   Year13 is Australia’s largest digital platform for high school leavers. Will Stubley is passionate about industry’s role in the transitional period from high-school. He is part of the Department of Education and Training’s ‘Real Skills for Real Careers’ initiative to promote VET in Australia.

Will Stubley

Co-Founder of Year13

Year13 is Australia’s largest digital platform for high school leavers. Will Stubley is passionate about industry’s role in the transitional period from high-school. He is part of the Department of Education and Training’s ‘Real Skills for Real Careers’ initiative to promote VET in Australia.

  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.