Public Sector
Practical steps to continuously evolve your workplace
Conference Date
15th & 16th March 2017
Location
L'Aqua Sydney
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Overview

As the Public Sector understands the need for innovation, it’s important to note that innovation requires continual evolution. Culture and space affects an organisation’s performance. So it’s vital your environment caters for collaboration, engagement and creativity.

The Public Sector Workplace Innovation Summit provides you with examples of organisation from both the public and private sector who excelled at evolving their workplace. Attend and get the chance to hear from change leaders about the lessons learnt from their workplace journey.

Enhance your experience with:

  • Case studies from international and domestic leaders
  • Public Sector employee panel discussion sharing benefits, challenges and key takeaways of transitioning to an agile space
  • A speed networking session where you will meet new people, make connections and build your network
  • A private sector panel discussion sharing tips & tricks from their journey
  • 3 site tours: offering an insight to different physical agile settings

Who will attend?

  • Property/Facilities
  • Accommodation
  • Workplace strategy and design
  • Organisation development
  • Change managers
  • IT strategy
  • Business services

Attend to learn:

  • Strategically plan for a long term agile model

  • Involve all of your staff in the transition

  • Link technology to your space & staff capability

  • Maintain productivity & results in the new model
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Key Speakers

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Robert Wilkins
Information Manager
NSW Department of Education and Communities
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Zrinka Lovrinca
Managing Director
Great Place to Work

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What People Are Saying

  • “I left the conference with greater certainty of the industry trends and directions. I also established a set of qualified contacts”

    Aidan Moore
    Aidan Moore, Program Manager, NSW RFS - Past attendee Public Sector Workplaces 2016
  • “The conference offered a great deal of useful and relevant information. it was comprehensive showing the advances in Local, State and Federal Governments as well as leading private sector innovators”

    Graham Miller
    Graham Miller, Infrastructure Planning Manager, ANSTO
  • “I enjoyed the tour and seeing how other organisations had managed the transition to a flexible working environment. To see staff engaged and actively using facilities was good. I also enjoyed the Workshop and got a lot out of the information and messages presented. It was good to see the journey that others had made and learn from that. That will enable me to avoid falling into the same pitfalls and provide a better chance of staff engagement.”

    Jenny Millett
    Disaster Recovery Manager, IP Australia
  • “An excellent conference that not only delivered on rhetoric but demonstrated practical strategies and solutions to transition to an innovative workplace.”

    Tony Prenter
    Properties and Procurement Manager Department of Premier and Cabinet TAS - August 2016

Blog

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    Date: 21 Feb 2017  By: Racha Kamal
    The word agile can be used to describe a space or methodology. In the context of different organisations, the definition of the word differs. So what exactly is agile and why is it becoming important for organisations to apply it? “The goals of organisations in adopting agile work are to create a more responsive, efficient …

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    Date: 11 Dec 2016  By: Bianca Baddock
    As the world advances, technology becomes a key enabler to supporting how we work and live, thus offering productivity gains. We are taken to a place of flexible working arrangements that operate independently of time and place. Cardinia Shire Council has achieved this by becoming the first activity based workplace (ABW) in Local Government Australia, …

  • Public Sector Workforce Innovation (1)
    Date: 4 Dec 2016  By: Jessica Farrelly
    Increasing demands from workers and a changing pace of technology calls for companies to rethink their workplace. It holds the key to success and will be vital in securing a competitive advantage. This ebook compiles contributions from previous speakers at Criterion’s Workplace Innovation conferences, including: Brad Krauskopf, CEO and Founder, Third Spaces Group Deborah Conley, …

  • Working your way
    Date: 31 Aug 2016  By: Jessica Farrelly
    Assistant Secretary at the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet, Pat Sowry opened this week’s Public Sector Workplace Innovation conference in Sydney. Comprising a large and diverse workforce, the Department had to consider a wide variety of challenges in their journey towards a more innovative workplace. Based on their experience, Mr Sowry had the following …

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