Employment Relations conference for DHB ER and HR professionals.

4–5 April 2019
Front+Centre, corner of Tory & Tennyson Street, Wellington
 

The Conference

Two Days of Powerful Talks
4 April 2019
10:30 am

The focus of the conference is the changing landscape. We'll look at recent changes in the ER/IR environment. Key speakers will engage and challenge our thinking on relevant topics including pay equity, implications of the new Fair Pay Agreement, changes to the ER Act as well as managing social media. 

 

We have a fantastic line-up of guest speakers and breakout workshops.  We look forward to welcoming you .

In association with our sponsor

 
 

Speakers

Click on names for Speaker bios and on the session and workshop links for
information about what the presentation will cover. 

MC

Sally Webb

Sally Webb Limited

Session one
Renee Graham

Ministry for Women

Session two
Philippa Gander

Massey University

Session three

Susan Hornsby-Geluk

Dundas Street Employment

Lawyers

Session seven
Helen Wood

Ministry of Health

Break out workshop 2
Ros Webby

Dundas Street Employment Lawyers

Break out workshop 4

Blair Scotland

Dundas Street Employment Lawyers

Break out workshop 5

Anne Aitcheson

National Contingency Planner for 20 DHBs

Break out workshop 8

David Traylor

Dundas Street Employment Lawyers

Programme

Click on event name for further information

DAY ONE

DAY TWO

10:30am

11.30am


11:45am

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12:20pm

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1:00pm

 

 

 

1:45pm

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2:45pm

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3:15pm

 

4:00pm

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4:45pm

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5:00pm

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6:00pm

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7.00pm

Registration

MC welcome

Sally Webb, Peter Brown


Ministerial address

Hon Dr David Clark


Lunch break

Session one: Pay Equity
Renee Graham – Chief Executive, Ministry for Women and Cath Jackson, Ministry of Health


Session two: Implementing a Science-based Approach for Fatigue Risk Management

Philippa Gander, Sleep/Wake Research Centre, Massey University

Break


Session three: Practical implications of the new Fair Pay Agreements and ER Act Changes

Susan Hornsby-Geluk, Partner, Dundas Street Employment Lawyers

 

Session four: Managing communications and the media at a time of high reputational risk

Spiro Anastasiou, SenateSHJ 
 

Break


Session five: Social and digital media

Erin Leuschke, SenateSHJ

 

Dundas Street drinks hour

Monte Cervino. Sponsored by Dundas Street

 

Dinner

Monte Cervino, opposite conference venue, 66 Tory Street
.

9:00am

u


9:15am

u



9:45am

 

 

 

 

 

10:15am

uu

10:45am

u

 

 

 

 

11:30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:15pm

 

12:45pm

u

 

 

 

 



1:30pm

u

 

 

 


 

2:15pm

2:45pm

u

3:00pm

u

MC day two welcome

Sally Webb
 

Session six: The 20 DHBs Employment Relations Strategy
Peter Brown, TAS. Cath Jackson, MoH


Session seven: An update on the Director-General's Medical Workforce Forum

Director-General, Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Acting Deputy Director General, Helen Wood

 

Morning tea

 

Break out workshops 1 OR 2

Professor Stephen Cummings, Employment Relations Strategy OR Ros Webby, Partner, Mental Health in the Workplace 

Please choose one when you RSVP

 

Break out workshops 3 OR 4

Gavin Knight, TAS insights and analytics OR
Blair Scotland, Partner, How to run an effective workplace investigation

Please choose one when you RSVP

 

Lunch

Break out workshops 5 OR 6

Anne Aitcheson, Negotiating Life Preserving Services (LPS) for industrial action OR TAS Pay Equity and Workforce teams, The PE process in DHBs

Please choose one when you RSVP

Break out workshops 7 OR 8

Bridget Smith, Safer Staffing and Care Capacity Demand Management: Effective Implementation and requirements of the Accord OR David Traylor, Partner, Change Management & Consultation – what are the MECA and Statutory Requirements?

Please choose one when you RSVP


Closing address

Joining the dots
Guest speaker under invitation 

MC conference close

Sally Webb and Peter Brown

Conference ends

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Programme

Click on event name for further information

DAY ONE

DAY TWO

10:30am

11.30am


11:45am

u

 

12:20pm

u

1:00pm

 

 

 

1:45pm

u

 

 


2:45pm

u
3:15pm

 

 

4:00pm

u





4:45pm

u

5:00pm

u


6:00pm

u


7.00pm

Registration

MC welcome

Sally Webb, Peter Brown


Ministerial address

Hon Dr David Clark


Lunch break

 

Session one: Pay equity
Renee Graham – Chief Executive, Ministry for Women and Cath Jackson, Ministry of Health
 

Session two: Implementing a Science-based Approach for Fatigue Risk Management

Philippa Gander, Sleep/Wake Research Centre, Massey University

 

Break


Session three: Practical implications of the new Fair Pay Agreements and ER Act Changes

Susan Hornsby-Geluk, Partner, Dundas Street Employment Lawyers

Session four: Managing communications and the media at a time of high reputational risk

Spiro Anastasiou, SenateSHJ 

Break



Session five: Social and digital media

Erin Leuschke, SenateSHJ

Dundas Street drinks hour

Monte Cervino. Sponsored by Dundas Street

Dinner

Monte Cervino, opposite conference venue, 66 Tory Street
 

9:00am

u


9:15am

u


 

 

9:45am

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:15am

uu

10:45am

u

 

 

 

 

11:30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



12:15pm


12:45pm

u

 

 

 



1:30pm

u

2:15pm

 


 

2:45pm

u

 

3:00pm

u

MC day two welcome

Sally Webb
 

Session six: The 20 DHBs Employment Relations Strategy
Peter Brown, TAS. Cath Jackson, Ministry of Health


Session seven: Overview of the Ministry of Health’s New Workforce Directorate and Future Direction

Director-General, Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Acting Deputy Director General, Helen Wood, Ministry of Health


Morning tea

Break out workshops 1 OR 2

Professor Stephen Cummings, Employment Relations Strategy OR Ros Webby, Partner, Mental Health in the Workplace 

Please choose one when you RSVP

Break out workshops 3 OR 4

Gavin Knight, TAS insights and analytics OR
Blair Scotland, Partner, How to run an effective workplace investigation

Please choose one when you RSVP

 

Lunch

Break out workshops 5 OR 6

Anne Aitcheson, Negotiating Life Preserving Services (LPS) for industrial action OR TAS Pay Equity and Workforce teams, The PE process in DHBs

Please choose one when you RSVP

 

 

Break out workshops 7 OR 8

Bridget Smith, Safer Staffing and Care Capacity Demand Management: Effective Implementation and requirements of the Accord OR David Traylor, Partner, Change Management & Consultation – what are the MECA and Statutory Requirements?

Please choose one when you RSVP

 

 

Closing address

Joining the dots
Guest speaker under invitation 

MC conference close

Sally Webb and Peter Brown

 


Conference ends

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

*programme subject to updates

$175pp +GST

RSVP on Eventbrite

If a delegate’s cancellation is received 7 days out from conference (28 March 2019) no refunds will be given, but you may wish to substitute the delegate's name with another.

 

For further information please contact: 

kirsty.harbord@tas.health.nz

Stay tuned after the conference for uploads.