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Keynote Speaker

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Jeffery Wallace - President and CEO, LeadersUp

LeadersUp's (USA) mission is to create employer-led solutions for United States youth unemployment that yields successful outcomes for both businesses and communities. Jeffery will share practical employer-led programmes making a real difference in the U.S., including employer co-designed solutions created in the ‘New Solutions for Youth Employment Lab’ at the MaRS Institute. He will also share initiatives aimed at optimising education and training resources to fill talent needs.

 
 

Summit Facilitator

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Dave Wild - Futurisit

Unique to ‘Future Ready’, Dave will focus on four megatrends impacting on workforce growth and development as we head towards the 2020’s.  Dave will share new insights from global innovation leaders and inspire attendees to create a powerful vision to take forward into their business. Dave has learnt that the best way to predict the future, is to be the one creating it.

 
 

About

WHAT - Future Ready Summit
WHEN - Wednesday, 26 July 2017
TIME - 8.30am registration, 9am start, 4.30pm refreshments (catering included)
WHERE - ANZ Viaduct Events Centre, Kawau Room
COST - Free

The summit for business leaders & employers to create opportunities that advance youth employment in Auckland, starting now.

Thank you to everyone who attended Future Ready, the summit designed to help business leaders and employers find, employ, manage and mentor young people.


Are you having a hard time attracting young people to your business?

In three years’ time, more than half of the world’s workforce will be Generation Y, so it’s important to engage with this sophisticated and technology savvy group now.

We live in a world of fast-moving change that demands new ways of working. Work with us to prepare now and hear employer-led solutions so that you can fully embrace tomorrow’s workforce. Plus learn how to future-proof your business with the latest insights into procurement, new technology, diversity and social impact.

Videos

Keynote speakers at the Future Ready Summit offer some simple tips + tools for businesses hiring young people. As employers, businesses need to make sure they are well positioned to attract youth talent.

Sustainable Business Council Social Impact Manager Jody Hamilton offers her top tips and tools for businesses trying to hire young people. She says there's some simple changes businesses can make to attract young talent.

The Warehouse Group's Talent Consultant, Debbie Gregory, offers her top tips and tools for businesses hiring young people. She says there's some simple changes businesses can make to attract young talent.

SKYCITY's Talent and Development Manager, Amanda Tolley, offers her top tips and tools for businesses hiring young people. She says there's some simple changes businesses can make to attract young talent.

 

Speakers

Hear global experts, business leaders, and talent acquisition specialists’ talk about what works and what doesn’t, when you are recruiting and employing young New Zealanders.

Keynote speakers include Los Angeles-based Jeffery Wallace, CEO of LeadersUp, who will share stories about successful youth employment initiatives and Auckland-based Futurist, Dave Wild, who has learnt that the best way to predict the future is to be the one creating it.

Employers including SKYCITY, The Warehouse, Rainbows End and many more will share their experiences and insights into young people in the workplace - from recruitment to retention. See our full programme of speakers below.

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff, philanthropist Sir Stephen Tindall and Auckland Metro Health Board CEO, Lester Levy, will also share their knowledge of nurturing young talent.

 
 

Jeffery Wallace
President and CEO, LeadersUp, USA

Dave Wild
Futurist

Amanda Tolley

Group Talent & Organisational Development Manager, SKYCITY Entertainment Group

Sir Stephen Tindall

Founder and Director, The Warehouse Group Ltd

 
 

Julie Dickinson
Senior Waste Planning Specialist, Auckland Council Waste Solutions

Nick Sceats
Director and Co-Founder, Catapult

Jody Hamilton
Director, JMP Consulting

Fred Luatua
Growth Programme Specialist, Business, Innovation & Skills, ATEED

 
 

Melissa Hall
Principal Advisor, Business, Innovation and Skills, ATEED

Josh Williams
Chief Executive, Industry Training Federation

Leanne Laloli
Team Development Manager, Rainbow’s End Theme Park

Theresa Rorason

Strategic Business Development Manager, Business, Innovation and Skills, ATEED

 
 

Di Cavallo

Foundation Deputy Principal, Hobsonville Point Secondary School

James Coddington

Founder, Joy Business Academy

Shari French

GM Community Relations, The Warehouse Group

Frances Ridge

Programme Manager - Graduate and Youth Development, Fletcher Building

 
 

Alan Freeman

Cultural Economist

Heidi Walkley

Head of Contracts and Supplier Management, Community Facilities, Operations Division, Auckland Council

Tania Pouwhare

Social Intrapreneur, The Southern Initiative

Lorne Kyd

Auckland Division Manager – Civil & General,
AWF

 
 

Junior Chan-Tung

Business Development Manager, Independent Traffic Control NZ

Adrienne Miller

General Manager, Corporate Services at Watercare

Dave Colquhoun

Procurement Manager, Infrastructure, Auckland Transport

Vesta Gribben

Commercial Manager, City Care

 
 

"Over 270,000 jobs in Auckland are at risk of automation"
NZIER 2017

 
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Programme

8.30 - 9.00am   |   REGISTRATION, TEA AND COFFEE


9.00am - 9.10am   |   WELCOME AND OPENING
Patrick McVeigh, General Manager, Business Skills and Innovation, ATEED
Kim Campbell, CEO, EMA


9.10am - 10.45am   |   FOUR MEGATRENDS IMPACTING WORKFORCES
Dave Wild, Futurist
LEADING EMPLOYER-LED SOLUTIONS: USA & AUCKLAND
Jeffrey Wallace, LeadersUp, USA (Keynote Speaker)
Jody Hamilton. Sustainable Business Council
Leanne Laloli, Rainbows End
Amanda Tolley, SKYCITY
Young employee
Q&A facilitated by Dave Wild


10.45am - 11.05am   |  MORNING TEA


11.05am - 12.30pm   |   AGILE WORKFORCE TOMORROW:
NZ BUSINESS LEADERS AND EDUCATORS RESPOND

Nick Sceats, Catapult (Keynote Speaker)
Di Cavallo, Hobsonville Point Secondary School
Josh Williams, Industry Training Federation
BuildAKL Sector Youth Recruitment Campaign Panel:
· Melissa Hall, ATEED
· Frances Ridge, Fletchers Building
· Junior Chan Tung, iTraffic
· Adrienne Miller, Watercare
· Lorne Kyd, AWF
· Barrett Caton, BuildAKL Winner
Q&A facilitated by Dave Wild


12.30pm - 1.15pm   |   LUNCH AND NETWORKING


1.15pm - 2.30pm   |   BREAKOUT SESSION #1
MAXIMISING DIVERSITY: USA, UK, CHRISTCHURCH, AUCKLAND, YOUR BUSINESS

Jeffrey Wallace, LeadersUp, USA, (Keynote Speaker)
Hawkins and Downer Mentoring Programme:
·  Nancy McConnell, Strategic Advisor
·  Roimata Maihi, Mentor
·  Te Mihikura Pene, Mentee
Alan Freeman, Former Principal Economist, Greater London Authority, Cultural Policy
Hyper prototyping and audience share back facilitated by Dave Wild


1.15pm - 2.30pm   |   BREAKOUT SESSION #2
SPEND ONE-ON-ONE TIME WITH LEADING EMPLOYERS: CREATING THE FUTURE

Fred Luatua, Youth Employment Attitude Gap Top 10 Insights
Programmes and evidence: Young at Heart Award Winners

• KPMG – Māori and Pasifika Diversity
• Rainbow's End – Youth Employment Industry Leadership
• The Warehouse – Innovation, Red Shirts & Retail Qualifications
• Sudima Auckland Airport – Hospitality Youth In-Work Mentoring
• Joy Business Academy (JBA) – YouthFull Online Training

James Coddington (JBA), Co-design session: digital solutions – create your wish list
Theresa Rorason, How to apply for Young at Heart Awards


2.30pm - 3.15pm   |   PROCUREMENT FOR SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION
AUCKLAND COUNCIL CONTRACTS: HOW TO SUCCEED

Tania Pouwhare, The Southern Intiative
Heidi Walkley, Head of Contracts & Supplier Management, Auckland Council
Vesta Gribben, City Care
Successful contractors share their experience (VoxPops)
Dave Colquhoun, Auckland Transport
Julie Dickinson, Waste Solutions, Auckland Council
Q&A facilitated by Dave Wild


3.15pm - 3.30pm   |   AFTERNOON TEA


3.30pm - 4.30pm   |   INVESTING IN AUCKLAND’S HEALTH AND PROSPERITY: STIMULATING HIGH VALUE EMPLOYMENT
Phil Goff, Mayor of Auckland
Sir Stephen Tindall, The Tindall Foundation
Christine O'Brien, Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board
Lester Levy, Chairman, Auckland Metro District Health Boards
Q&A facilitated by Dave Wild

 
 

 

4.30pm - 5.00pm     |    REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING

 
 
 
 

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