Agenda

08:30

08:50

09:00

INTERSECTIONALITY 

09:10

  • Achieving a more authentic understanding of the issues different groups face  
  • Using the lens of Intersectionality to track where you are on your D&I journey and address any shortcomings  
  • Creating policies to further develop an inclusive culture

09:40

  • Working together to strengthen Runanga capacity and support their kaitiakitanga role in the environment 
  • Raising internal capability and confidence to understand and engage with iwi in a meaningful way 
  • Implementing and measuring these principles within your own workplaces

10:10

10:20

RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY 

11:00

  • How to pre-empt and address conflicts, attitudes or tensions involving religious diversity 
  • Developing a better understanding and management of religious diversity 
  • Exploring the intersections of religion with ethnicity and gender  
  • Lessons learnt from the Christchurch tragedy 

INTERGENERATIONAL INCLUSIVENESS 

11:40

  • Creating a successful retirement transitioning program for an ageing workforce   
  • How to maximise the wealth of experience the mature workforce have by mentoring and advising the younger generation   
  • How to engage and retain mature and young talent
 

12:15

12:30

01:30

Choose from the four sessions below:
  • Roundtable I: Creating male allies, LGBTQIA+ allies and advocates at your workplace 
    • Koro Dickinson, Executive Officer Operations Division, Auckland Council

  • Roundtable II: Engaging, Recruiting and Retaining diverse talent  
    • Kylie Dunn, Partner, Russell McVeagh

  • Roundtable III: Recognising and breaking down the system of privilege to support better outcomes in our diverse communities 
    • Shelley Katae, General Manager Strategy & Performance, Tamaki Regeneration Company

  • Roundtable IV: Practical strategies for aiding parental leave transition and achieving work life balance   
    • Carissa Fairbrother, Authorized Financial Advisor, Rival Wealth & Winner of Work Life Balance 2018

03:00

CEO/MD SHOWCASE: BUILDING AN INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY BUSINESS CASE TO DRIVE BUSINESS GROWTH 
Bring along your CEO or MD to attend this session block at no extra cost!

03:30

04:10

  • Becoming an advocate for change in your organisation  
  • How to implement a holistic strategy for inclusion and diversity, and move beyond HR and into the mainstream?  
  • Being accountable and proactive when your strategy is outdated or not working 

05:00

05:10

08:30

08:50

DIVERSITY IN LEADERSHIP

09:00

  • Developing Training Programs to advance Maori employees to more senior roles  
  • Embedding Maori culture to your Inclusion and Diversity Framework    
  • Closing the gap on pay and equity

09:30

  • Supporting your LGBTQIA+ staff and allies 
  • Benchmarking your LGBTQIA+ program and ensuring inclusive terminology and rights in all policies such as parental leave 
  • Engaging staff across the business and demonstrating ongoing commitment to inclusion of LGBTQIA+ staff

10:00

  • Strategies to go further than fulfilling a quota and finding the best person for the job  
  • Dealing with backlash and perceived reverse discrimination   
  • Being courageous and strategic to avoid a tick box approach to inclusion and diversity

10:50

11:00

11:20

Choose from the four sessions below: 
 
  • Roundtable I: Strategies to develop cultural intelligence in the workplace  
    • Guillermo Merelo, Diversity Manager, Diversity Works 

  • Roundtable II: Mental wellness: New Zealand Rugby share strategies from Headfirst to overcome stress in the workplace 
    • Nathan Price, Education and Wellbeing Manager, New Zealand Rugby

  • Roundtable III: Supporting employees in the workplace dealing with Domestic Violence  
    • Anna Campbell, Board Member and Ambassador, White Ribbon 

  • Roundtable IV: Create an environment where disabled employees feel welcome and valued members of your organisation 
    • Manase Lua, National Manager, Tepou

12:50

DISABILITY AND WELLBEING   

01:50

  • Understanding the breadth of disabilities in the workplace, the individual needs of your employees and strategies to assist 
  • Making the most effective workplace adjustments so those with disabilities can thrive  
  • Overcoming assumptions, biases and myths

02:40

  • How organisations can become ‘Neuro-Diversity Smart’  
  • Maximizing the unique skills Neuro Diverse staff bring to the table  
  • Create a more inclusive and fair hiring process  
  • Initiatives to create systemic change and promote open and progressive dialogue 

03:10

03:20

WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY, WELLBEING AND MENTAL HEALTH 

03:40

  • How to develop an integrated wellbeing model and successfully track your progress post implementation? 
  • How creating an environment of respect and awareness reduces absenteeism and presenteeism  
  • Addressing work place related contributors to mental health issues 
  • Early detection and intervention methods with proven examples of how to provide ongoing care

04:10

  • Embedding flexibility and work-life balance to your inclusion and diversity strategy  
  • Hear how Flexible-by-default work practices will help close the gender pay gap by removing barriers to flexible options 
  • Developing workplaces of the future: How to increase productivity and staff commitment by utilising flexible initiatives?

04:40

04:50

Post-Conference Workshop 

Intersectionality: Broadening the lens to strengthen and accelerate your Diversity & Inclusion cultural transformation journey 

 
Friday 30th of August | 9.00 am – 4.30 pm 
Lunch & Refreshments provided
 
Take a more holistic intersectional approach to developing and implementing a D & I cultural transformation strategy that will deliver increased staff engagement, productivity and innovation and maximise your service delivery for impact and growth. Whether you are starting out on your D&I journey, getting traction with your strategy, or at the stage of shifting mindsets, system and culture - this one-day interactive workshop will provide you with the latest diversity, intersectionality and inclusion-thinking techniques, with engaging case studies and industry examples.
 
In this interactive workshop you will gain an understanding of intersectionality and how to apply it to your diversity, inclusion and cultural transformation strategy by:
  • assessing your organisation’s current state  
  • identify “next step” approaches 
  • develop actions to save time and resources 
  • achieve greater consistency of practice 
  • overcoming obstacles along the way 

Agenda:


9am:
Session 1 Assess your current & future D & I maturity state
  • Understand key definitions and concepts: diversity, intersectionality, inclusion, gender equity, equality and merit.  
  • Identify your current and future Diversity & Inclusion strategy & cultural maturity state and critical next steps using our D & I Strategy Maturity Impact Framework© applying an intersectionality lens 
  • Identify your business case for taking a strategic approach to embed Diversity, Inclusion and Intersectionality into how you do business
10:45am: Morning Tea
11am: Session 2 - Understand structural disadvantage, privilege and how intersectionality plays out in policy and practice
  • Identify techniques to capture the lived experiences and circumstances of people experiencing structural inequality 
  • Understand the link between personal identity and privilege, how to check your privilege and how to empower people to mitigate individual and organisational unconscious bias
12:30pm: Lunch 
  
1:30pm: Session 3 - Embed intersectionality into your D & I strategy and across a variety of your practices
  • Develop your Diversity and Inclusion Strategy to address intersecting systems of inequality to create an approach that encompasses everyone 
  • Identify techniques to apply an intersectionality approach to your people policies, systems, processes, education & cultural interventions
3:15pm: Afternoon Tea
  
3:30pm: Session 4 - Identify inclusive leader competencies and develop measures to track progress and individual and organisational impact
  • Identify critical inclusive leader competencies to support your diversity, intersectionality and inclusion strategy that help shift mindsets and behaviours. 
  • Co-develop suitable measures, dashboards and scorecards to improve strategic decision making and track progress and outcomes 
  

Workshop facilitator:  

 
 
Fiona Krautil   
Founder & Principal  
Diversity Knowhow  
 
Drawing from client research and her extensive D & I strategy and training experience over 25 years, Fiona will share her D & I Strategy Maturity Impact Model© that provides a practical and clear roadmap for you to apply an intersectionality lens to help you maximise your workforce diversity. Fiona is Founder and Principal of Diversity Knowhow; a specialist diversity and inclusion practice. Fiona is a certified member of the AHRI Inclusion & Diversity Reference Panel and a 2018 AHRI awards judge. Her leadership roles have included Head of Diversity & Inclusion at University of Sydney, ANZ Bank, Director of the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency Westpac, Esso, and Department of Agriculture.
 
“I worked with Fiona Krautil at EOWA and Westpac. Fiona is a visionary leader who understood diversity long before it became popular in the public domain. Fiona is able to lead and guide through aspiration and has always been able to clearly see the end result in mind. She draws on a multitude of resources, attributes and methods to make diversity meaningful and cogent evidenced in her capacity to facilitate round tables and deliver training and workshops”  
 Lisa Annese, Chief Executive Officer, Diversity Council Australia Ltd