ELMO South Australia HR Leadership Summit

HR leaders play the most critical role in shaping the future of their organisations in an increasingly complex, competitive and disruptive market landscape. Positioned uniquely as business leaders, innovators and mentors, HR will continue to stay strategic and innovative as they align corporate priorities, market conditions and human factors to deliver business results and pave the way for future growth.

Hosted by Business Insights Asia Pacific, ELMO South Australia HR Leadership Summit will return in 2017 and gather South Australia based senior HR leaders across industry sectors. The program is designed to generate high level peer-to-peer conversations. Keynote speakers, guest panellists and specialists will share their journeys, innovative approaches, latest thinking, business cases and success stories. Key discussion topics include the way HR can continue to manage business and client expectation; championing your way as the ambassador for change and innovation, becoming the trustworthy advisor to the people and business, shaping the future while delivering results today, interpreting data to make better corporate decisions, and setting strategic priority to build high performance culture and leadership capability.

Key Topics

  • Transforming to a customer centric organisation – culture, leadership, people and HR practice;
  • Placing HR in the centre of the business – driving transformational change;
  • Driving a values based performance and safety culture;
  • Resourcing the future – building talent strategies that reflect the customers we serve;
  • HR building change readiness in the fast world of business, innovation, disruption and people;
  • Delivering success through workforce strategies and the development of organisational capability;
  • Leadership capability – enhancing the organisation’s capacity to compete
  • Building a compelling business case – getting support from the top;
  • Financial stress in the workplace;
  • People led growth – identifying areas of disconnect and aligning people and business strategy;
  • Employee branding – corporate rebranding, embedding values and setting a new strategy;
  • Engaging and enablement of staff to deliver a high performing company;
  • Diversity and inclusion – the embedded business practice;
  • The engagement bridge – strategies to better connect your organisation to your people;
  • Cultivating a culture of enterprise;
  • Developing and implementing a global talent strategy in a true human capital business;
  • Talent trends from a global and local perspective – challenges, opportunities and imperatives for HR leaders;
  • Driving workplace well being initiatives and mental health awareness across the organisation;
  • Embracing technology such as big data and analytics within the HR function;
  • Positioning HR to drive the workforce of the future; and more…

2017 Presenters

Jamie Getgood

HR Director,
Manufacturing and Labour
GM Holden

Lucy Maynard

Global Director,
People & Culture
Jurlique International

Ryan Kris


Amanda Ewbank

Amanda Ewbank

Head of People & Culture
Rural Bank

Craig Nhill

Osmoflo Water

Debbie Norman

HR Director
Topcon Positioning

Lorraine Johnston

Executive Manager, People &
Minda Incorporated

Steve Jarman

Manager People & Culture
SA National Football

Nadia Mastersson

Manager, Healthy Workers
Healthy Futures Initiative
SA Health

Christelle Simpson

Director, People
& Culture
Mayne Pharma

Harry Venner

HR Manager,SA,WA
& NT
PepsiCo A/NZ

Kelly Byrt

People & Culture Leader

Dr Glyn Brokensha

Managing Director

Kylie Green

Director of Consultancy
Reward Gateway

Annie Rafferty

Manager, People & Culture
Police Credit Union SA & NT

Katherine Mair

Capability & Wellness

Greg Giles

Associate Director, People
Development & Performance

John Belchamber

Chief Development Officer
The OrgDev Institute

Mark Pallot

Culture Artist
Corporate Crayon

Evelyn Jackson

Culture Strategist
Corporate Crayon

Tim Cincotta

Business Development
ELMO Talent Management

Jessica Harmsen

ABC News, SA



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