SUMMIT PROGRAM & PRESENTERS

 
 
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Join us for a Summit program that will engage you, challenge you and motivate you to bring about real and lasting change in your workplace.

The Not In My Workplace Sydney Summit will be opened by Australia's Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins, as she shares insights from the groundbreaking National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in Australian Workplaces.

The opening address will be followed by a series of enlightening presentations, panels and Q&As from some of Australia's most eminent leaders across a range of industries and areas of expertise; including*:

  • Sydney Peace Prize recipient, Author and Broadcaster Tracey Spicer AM - on the impact of the #MeToo movement in Australia and the need for greater action to protect and empower sexual harassment survivors

  • Former Australian Military leader and Commander of Australian Defence College, Major General Simone Wilkie AO (Retd) - on the massive cultural-change project undertaken to tackle incidents of sexual assault at the Australian Defence College

  • Board and Culture Expert, Managing Partner at BoardsGlobal Andrea Durrant - on the key principles any organisation must implement to drive positive culture and prevent sexual harassment in their workplace

  • Governance Institute of Australia CEO, Megan Motto - on the responsibilities of boards and shareholders, and tools for driving better outcomes through good governance

  • Leading Employment Lawyer, Partner at Johnson Winter and Slattery, Ruveni Kelleher - on the legal ramifications of inaction, or the wrong action

Sessions will look at the challenges both large and small businesses face, and how they are bringing about change.  Topics such as taking action, tools for change and the importance of board governance will also be discussed.

The audience will have the chance to ask questions of our keynote presenters in our live Q&A session.

You’ll also hear about the forthcoming initiatives Not in My Workplace has in the pipeline during our ‘fireside chat' with some of the founding members.

The detailed program will be released later this month. We encourage you to register now to secure your place for this informative Summit that will enable you to bring about change in your workplace – making sexual harassment everyone’s business.

(*Additional speakers to be announced shortly)

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Kate Jenkins

Kate Jenkins became Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner in 2016. She is leading a number of projects at the Australian Human Rights Commission, including the National Inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces and the Commission’s collaborative project on cultural reform with the Australian Defence Force.

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Tracey Spicer

Tracey Spicer AM is a multiple Walkley Award winning author, journalist and broadcaster who has anchored national programs for ABC TV and radio, Network Ten and Sky News. 

In 2019 she was named the NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year, accepted the Sydney Peace Prize alongside Tarana Burke for the Me Too movement, and won the national award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership through Women & Leadership Australia.

 For her 30 years of media and charity work, Tracey has been awarded the Order of Australia. Tracey’s first book, ‘The Good Girl Stripped Bare’, is a bestseller, and her TEDx Talk, ‘The Lady Stripped Bare’, has garnered more than five million views. She is currently working on a documentary about the #metoo movement, which she spearheaded in Australia through tireless investigative journalism.

 

Andrea Durrant

Andrea Durrant is the Managing Partner of Boards Global, a specialist board services and organisational culture consulting firm with clients ranging from ASX10, large Government entities, big Four CA firms and private equity to for-purpose and Not for Profit entities.

 

Ruveni Kelleher

Ruveni Kelleher has specialised in industrial relations and employment law for over 20 years and established the employment group of Johnson Winter & Slattery Lawyers which she has led for over 10 years. Ruveni is recognised as a leading or recommended lawyer in employment law in Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers Asia Pacific, Doyles Guide and Best Lawyers.

 

Megan Motto

Megan Mtto is the Chief Executive Officer of the Governance Institute of Australia. The Governance Institute of Australia is the only fully independent professional association with a sole focus on whole-of-organisation governance. Prior to this appointment, she was the CEO of Consult Australia, the association for professional services firms within the built and natural environment.