Future Workforce On The Agenda

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Media Release

Future workforce on the agenda

September 7

At a Perth conference tomorrow (September 8) future workforce issues will be the subject of

presentations that open and close proceedings.

AHRI national president Peter Wilson will open the day with a session on his white paper

people@work/2020, It will explore major trends and issues likely to influence workplaces by the

year 2020, together with expected impacts on workplace structure, performance and

professional leadership The director general of the Western Australian government’s newly

formed Department of Workforce Development, Dr Ruth Shean, will look at issues relating to

future demand, supply and bridging the gap.

Other speakers at the conference are:

Atlas Iron managing director, David Flanagan, will examine design in the high-growth

mining industry

Lifeline WA CEO, Amanda Wheeler, who will speak about emotional wellbeing and

mental health in the workplace  

Director of the Centre of Social Change in the School of Psychology at the University of

western Australia, Professor Carmen Lawrence, will speak on women and leadership

Educator, research and HR specialist, Dr Adam Fraser, will speak about the key to

high performance

WA and SA state HR manager at Ramsay Health Care, Rita Maguire, and training and

development manager, Hollywood Private Hospital, Anne Green, will explore the issue

of workforce planning strategy at Hollywood Private Hospital.

The conference will be held at the Burswood Convention Centre. Media representatives are

invited to attend sessions but must register as media. 


About AHRI

The Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) is the national association representing human resource and people

management professionals.  AHRI leads the direction and fosters the growth of the HR profession through actively setting

standards and building the capability of the profession


For further information contact:

Paul Begley, national manager, government & media relations, Australian Human Resources Institute   

(03) 9918 9232         0402 897 884             www.ahri.com.au

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