12th National Higher Education Women’s Leadership Summit

Unleash your potential, connect with like-minded professionals and kickstart your leadership journey

  • November 13th - 16th, 2018
  • Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne

OVERVIEW

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- Take charge of your career
- Develop core leadership competencies
- Build meaningful new connections
- Prepare for today, lead tomorrow

SPEAKERS

Deborah Terry

Deborah Terry

Professor Deborah Terry was appointed Curtin University’s Vice‐Chancellor in February 2014 and is a

Fellow and the immediate past President of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA), as

well as Deputy Chair of the Board of Universities Australia. She is also on the Board of the

Committee for Perth, St Hilda’s Anglican School, Australia and New Zealand School of Government

and AARNET, the provider of Australia’s network infrastructure for education and research, and a

past Chair of the Australian Council of Learned Academies and the Australian Research Council's

College of Experts in the Social, Behavioural and Economic Sciences.

Vice-Chancellor
Curtin University

  • Helen Bartlett
    Helen Bartlett
    Vice-Chancellor and President
    Federation University Australia
  • Rebecca Murray
    Rebecca Murray
    Vice-Principal, Strategy
    The University of Sydney
  • Peter Dawkins
    Peter Dawkins
    Vice-Chancellor and President
    Victoria University
  • Christine Burns
    Christine Burns
    Chief Information Officer
    University of Technology Sydney

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THE SCHEDULE

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The best version of you - Discover the power of confidence and the mindset to peak performance
Your career and you
Navigating the politics of moving up
Remaining resilient in the face of change
Innovation in Higher Education
Leading change
Balancing research and leadership
Extraordinary leadership
Challenging and changing perceptions
The myth surrounding “confident” leadership
The importance of gender equity in creating opportunity and success
Achieving work-life balance
Influencing, networking and communicating to engage
Overcoming barriers on the road to leadership
The difference that makes the difference – Skills for effective leadership
Pre-Summit Workshop - 13 Nov - 09:00- 16:30

Workshop

Communicate with confidence and authority

• Build confidence to communicate ideas effectively

• Develop personal presence at work

• Explore how to sound more positive and authoritative


Produce a winning mindset for yourself and your team

• Exercise choice over personal motivational levels

• Maintain a positive mindset that promotes productiveness

• Develop personal peak performance strategies


Develop your personal brand

• Identify your passions, strengths and abilities

• Develop a personalised unique selling proposition

• Understand first impressions and how to make them count


Lead with influence

• Identifying you influencing style and how to apply it

• Building credibility to expand your scope of influence

• Inspiring others to execute and deliver

  • Lisa Cutler

    Lisa Cutler Lisa Cutler Cutler Coaching

Conference Day 1 - 14 Nov - 08:55- 16:30

Case Study

• Develop your skills to achieve personal and professional success

• Selling the brand called You

• Plan for the future and achieve your career goals

  • Helen Bartlett

    Helen Bartlett Vice-Chancellor and President Federation University Australia

Case Study

• Understand the politics of promotion

• Overcome the barriers to progression

• Why mentoring and coaching matters

  • Ingrid Day

    Ingrid Day Executive Director, Learning, Teaching, Student Experience Executive Director, Learning, Teaching, Student Experience

Expert Commentary

• Understand the drivers of change in Higher Education

• The circles of control, influence and concern

• Relieve the stress of change

  • Hilary Winchester

    Hilary Winchester Higher Education Quality Consultant Hilary Winchester Pty Ltd

Case Study

• Adopt innovative initiatives to face the changing landscape of Higher Education

• Emerging time-saving technology to improve leadership

• Manage the ‘spiral of change’ to effectively implement innovation

  • Jonathan Powles

    Jonathan Powles Pro Vice-Chancellor, Academic Innovation University of New England

Panel

• How to become an agent of change

• Create change within your organisation

• Reflecting on current challenges

  • Rebecca Murray

    Rebecca Murray Vice-Principal, Strategy The University of Sydney

  • Christine Burns

    Christine Burns Chief Information Officer University of Technology Sydney

  • Garry Nucifora

    Garry Nucifora Executive Director of Sport Bond University

  • Fiona Schutt

    Fiona Schutt Chief Financial Officer Swinburne University of Technology

  • Joanna Brown

    Joanna Brown Executive Director People, Culture and Organisational Development Melbourne Polytechnic

Case Study

• Research doesn’t have to take the back seat

• Use your passion to inspire and lead your team

• Delegate to demonstrate leadership

  • Justin Beilby

    Justin Beilby Vice-Chancellor Torrens University Australia

Expert Commentary

• Good versus great leadership

• Key leadership competencies in Higher Education

• Leadership cross-training

  • Lisa Cutler

    Lisa Cutler Lisa Cutler Cutler Coaching

Conference Day 2 - 15 Nov - 08:55- 16:30

Case Study

• Challenge perceptions and capture awareness

• Create a winning culture

• Nurture and empower your team to achieve peak results

  • Deborah Terry

    Deborah Terry Vice-Chancellor Curtin University

Expert Commentary

• Intrinsic motivation - it starts with you

• The power of self belief

• It’s not about confidence

  • Pollyanna Lenkic

    Pollyanna Lenkic Entrepreneur Coach Author Pollyanna Lenkic Consulting

Case Study

• Recognise opportunities for success in Higher Education

• Seize the moment to achieve success

• Promote inclusion and diversity within your teams

  • Peter Dawkins

    Peter Dawkins Vice-Chancellor and President Victoria University

  • Jo van Son

    Jo van Son Director, Centre for Student Success Victoria University

Panel

• Let go of perfectionism

• Limiting maintenance activities versus progress activities

• Establish boundaries at work and how to stick to them

  • Fatima Reyes-Della Verde

    Fatima Reyes-Della Verde Director of Operations Carnegie Mellon University - Australia

  • Julie Craig

    Julie Craig Group Director, Governance, Strategy & Risk Laureate Australia

  • Samantha Schofield

    Samantha Schofield Dean Of Students, St John's College The University of Sydney

  • Lindsay Morton

    Lindsay Morton Assistant Dean (Learning and Teaching) Avondale College of Higher Education

  • Joanna Watts

    Joanna Watts Director of Operations The University of Melbourne

Case Study

• Understand different communication styles

• Communicate with purpose

• Formal and informal network mapping

  • Jenny Roberts

    Jenny Roberts Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) Charles Sturt University

Roundtable

• Key takeaways from the summit

• Strategies for being the best version of you

• Set key goals and plan your new leadership journey

  • Angela McWiggan

    Angela McWiggan Leadership Consultant & Coach, Facilitator & Trainer, Keynote Speaker Sure Trac Consulting

Post-Summit Workshop - 16 Nov - 09:00- 16:30

Workshop

From management to leadership

• Understand the roles, functions and responsibilities of a leader

• Effectively using your personal, rather than positional, power

• Learn to delegate so you can mentor


Navigate change

• Discover the impact of change on productivity and your team

• Build the capability to adapt

• Clarify the role of leadership during times of change


Mentor and coach

• Adopt new people management behaviours

• Use a coaching paradigm to unlock individual potential

• Obtain the ability to assess and use the right technique for individual situations


Achieve your personal and professional goals

• Discover the steps to setting and achieving your goals

• Create a development plan for your career

• Refuel your passion to continuously improve

  • Angela McWiggan

    Angela McWiggan Leadership Consultant & Coach, Facilitator & Trainer, Keynote Speaker Sure Trac Consulting

GETTING HERE / THE LOCATION

Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne

328 Flinders Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia

+61 3 ­­9250 1888

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