Featuring case studies & expert legal insight on issues shaping the HR landscape

SYDNEY


Two-day conference: 20th and 21st November 2018
Pre-conference masterclass: 19 November 2018 - Planning & managing effective workplace investigations 

 
The HR law landscape is changing, resulting in new approaches to talent management, workplace mental health, performance management, terminations, workplace investigations, harassment, bullying, sexual harassment, illness and injury management. 
 
2019 will be an interesting year with a more systematic approach to compliance and risk minimisation needed in many areas.  
 
Be sure to attend the 5th annual Workplace Law Forum to gain valuable practical insight through case studies & expert legal insight on issues shaping the HR landscape. 
 
KEY EVENT THEMES & PRESENTING ORGANISATIONS: 
 
  • REGULATORY UPDATE: Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman 
  • CHANGING HR LAW LANDSCAPES: AI Group; Ashurst; Norton Rose Fulbright; Thomson Geer 
  • TERMINATIONS & MINIMISING RISK OF UNFAIR DISMISSAL: Maddocks 
  • WELLBEING & INJURY MANAGEMENT: Goldwind Australia; Veolia; Moray & Agnew 
  • ADVERSE ACTIONS INSIGHTS: Lander & Rogers; Harmers Workplace Lawyers; Sparke Helmore; Minter Ellison 
  • TALENT MANAGEMENT & PERFORMANCE  
  • BARGAINING & IR: UGL 
  • REDUCING VICARIOUS, ACCESSORIAL & ANCILLARY LIABILITIES: Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman; Clayton Utz; Holding Redlich; K&L Gates 
  • MISCONDUCT BASED INVESTIGATIONS: Visy Industries 
  • INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR & WORKPLACE CONDUCT: American Express; Thales

Featured Speakers at this Conference

Janine Webster

Chief Counsel

Fair Work Ombudsman

Valentin Di Sisto

Employee Relations Specialist

Thales

Gaye Cameron

Senior HSEQ Advisor

Goldwind Australia

Andrew Milwain

Workplace Relations Partner

Woolworths Group

Kate Plowman

Partner

Minter Ellison

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WHY ATTEND

14 reasons to attend:  
  • Gain regulatory insights for employers on compliance pitfalls 
  • Understand recent and emerging compliance requirements 
  • Minimise chances of unfair dismissal claims   
  • Navigate the complexities of workplace mental health and case management 
  • Manage ill or injured employees & a smoother return to work transition 
  • Protect your organisation against and prevent adverse action claims 
  • Protect yourself from vicarious, accessorial and ancillary liabilities 
  • Mitigate performance management & improvement risks 
  • Navigate enterprise bargaining agreements 
  • Set effective HR policies and communicate expectations about conduct in the workplace 
  • Manage bullying & harassment in the workplace 
  • Prevent & managing sexual harassment 
  • Manage difficult employee behaviour and misconduct 
  • Conduct effective workplace investigations 
 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Heads of HR  
  • Heads of people & culture  
  • Industrial Relations managers  
  • Inhouse Counsel  
  • HR Advisors  
  • HR Business Partners  
  • Employee Relations managers  
  • Risk managers  
 

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Group Discounts

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Venue

Mercure Sydney
Address: 818 - 820 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Conference Room: Martin Place
Workshop Room: Martin Place (WKIC)
 
With stylish, modern accommodation, personalised services and a convenient location, Mercure Sydney is among the leading hotels for business and holiday travel in bustling Sydney CBD. Our hotel offers a comfortable stay with the best of Sydney and its CBD just moments away, including Sydney's famous attractions and entertainment and shopping precincts.
 
T: (02) 9217 6666
 
Accommodation: Mercure Sydney is offering a 10% discount on accommodation. Please call the Mercure Sydney Reservations team at 02 9217 6797 or email h2073@accor.com  and quote block code AVENTEDGE18 to book your room. Please note that the discount code will not work online.