Tuesday 31 March 2020
8:45 - 9:10
Conference Welcome
9:10 - 9:50
Building a Brave New Future

Richard is a futurist who accurately predicted 9/11, the global financial crisis and the election of Donald Trump using a combination of interesting data analysis to make his predictions. Richard will take a look at what lies ahead for us.

9:50 - 10:30
The Choice of Online Kindness
  1. Communicate through the noise and connect:  This is THE human answer to YOUR TECH
  2. Influence, connect and grow online:  Build your business or team by understanding why you do what you do and how to align it with your customers needs.
  3. Get what you want! (and then how to use tech to get you there)
10:30 - 11:10
The future of loyalty while staying on the right side of data privacy
11:10 - 11:40
Morning tea
11:40 - 12:20
Humanizing Brands : How to apply human principles to technology and brand building

Radek is the Chairman of Light Warrior, having founded the group with Adam Gregory in 2016. After moving on from Swisse, he wanted to build his own investment office where he could invest in businesses that he felt truly passionate about and have a positive societal impact.

12:20 - 13:00
Leadership Panel: Brand of the Future

The focus of this discussion is on how Brands can become fit for the future and what they need to do to protect themselves from the impact of consumer sentiment and changes that are outside their control.

13:00 - 14:05
Lunch
Mindset
Skillset
Toolset
14:05 - 14:35
Cultivating Patches of Sanity & Vitality At Work

There are many forces at play within organisations that erode well-being and threaten sanity, ultimately impacting cultures and brands.  As leaders, it is essential to intentionally cultivate both sanity and vitality so that people and performance thrive.  Cassandra’s keynote creates a compelling case for courageous leaders to lean in to the much-needed conversations about the current reality of their workplaces and the opportunities for growth.

What got you here won't get you there... and other things your REALLY need to know
Challenge the Norm, Solve the Problem, Use Data to Empower Your Customers
14:35 - 15:05
The Transformation Mindset

Transformation as a word is a flawed.  It implies there will be a beginning, a middle and an end and when everything is “finished” we will be different, better.  The problem is in todays world there is no end, change is continual and the mindset required is one of continual adaption.

From Impressions Served to Needs Met with Digital Strategy
Key Trends in Mobile, Artificial Intelligence and Partnerships
15:05 - 15:35

How confident are you when it comes to navigating the mess and magic that is inherent in any change effort?  Learn why our research has found that it's not the pace of change but the illusion of controlling change that is burning people out, and the five simple actions you can take to help yourself and others more confidently navigate between the states of chaos and order that are essential for our learning, growth, and success.

Data Science and Machine Learning
Tech Demos
15:35 - 16:05
Afternoon tea
16:50 - 17:30
Humanizing Brands: How to Apply Human Principles to Technology and Brand Building
17:30 - 17:35
Concluding remarks
17:30 - 18:30
Networking drinks & canapes
Wednesday 1 April 2020
8:50 - 9:00
Conference Welcome
9:10 - 9:50
Cultivating a Thriving Mindset

Are you able to consistently thrive - even in the midst of struggle?  Discover the three simple evidence-based steps to harness your brain's neurological learning loop to supercharge your learning and growth, boost your resilience and wellbeing, and fuel generosity and psychological safety as you work with others - even during your most challenging moments.

In this session we will:

  • Discover where your mindset is currently when it comes to thriving as you work.
  • See the hot-off-the-presses Australian workplace data that explains why thriving and struggle are not opposites.
  • Learn the three simple, evidence-based steps to harness your brain's neurological learn loop.
  • Put these new skills to the test to see how it impacts your learning and growth, resilience and wellbeing, and levels of generosity and psychological safety with others.
9:50 - 10:30
Relevance while staying true to the roots of your brand – Burning man a gift economy

Rachael Moore – 10 year veteran of Burning Man and founder of the Australian Camp.  Part of the organising committee of Burning Seed, Australia’s version. Burning Man and Burning seed is a gift economy founded on the idea of no money, everyone is welcome. This session will explore the provocative nature of pure value exchange economies and the implications for brands when it's not all about money. How does this idea, in and of itself build culture.

10:30 - 11:10
The role of Brands in the climate change debate
11:10 - 11:40
Morning tea
11:40 - 12:20
Cultivating Creativity: Oh, The Places You'll Go!

Overcoming of Ego, Fear, Doubt and setbacks to build a mindset which enables innovation.

12:20 - 13:00
How to Spark a Contagious Culture of Innovation
13:00 - 14:05
Lunch
Mindset
Skillset
Toolset
14:05 - 14:35
The Future of Retail - the Convergence of Physical and Digital

Laava Smart Fingerprints are a new way for consumers to engage securely with the products and services they buy - as a trusted gateway to new experiences.

Laava enables brands to tell the stories behind their brands on a globally trusted basis. Each individual product can prove its authenticity, tell its provenance and traceability story, and connect with customers in exciting new ways - all for the price of a label.

Laava is an Australian-grown success story with global ambitions - developed in collaboration with Australia's CSIRO and Data61, and with extensive support from AustCyber, Austrade and many other industry partners.

Developing a Growth Marketing Mentality
Creating Value through Data Privacy

Mark Knobel from Visit Victoria will discuss how, in getting their house in order from a data privacy perspective, they where able to create a better customer experience.

14:35 - 15:05
Case Study: How Behaviors and Attitudes of People are Changing Based on What They Watch
Case Study: Building a Data-driven Business
Growth, Trust and data

Founder at Hut34. Building tools for the new data economy. We solve data problems, because data solves problems.

15:05 - 15:35

Damian Madden CIO of woolmark and Founder of The DM creative will explore the creative and ethical considerations of AI as he reveals his new and innovative technology that can scan the human body and determine "how human are you?"

Creating a Single Customer View
Tech Demo
15:35 - 16:05
Afternoon tea
16:05 - 16:50
Intelligent Marketing for the empowered consumer
16:50 - 17:30
Winning Teams and Helping Others - the Importance of Teamwork and Overcoming Adversity
17:30 - 17:35
Closing remarks
17:35
Conference Close