DAY 1 – 7 Aug 2017

8:30 AM Registration Desk Open
Welcome tea and coffee
10:00 AM Welcome / Mihi, opening Karakia: Chair / Kaumatua
10:15 AM MC Introduction and Housekeeping, Te Radar
10:20 AM Commencement: Ray Lind, Careerforce
10:25 AM Political Panel  (Facilitator: Te Radar)
11:40 AM Keynote Speaker: Hoani Jeremy Lambert, Oranga Tamariki
12:05 PM Lunch
1:35 PM Keynote Speaker: Professor Des Gorman
2:15 PM Break out sessions
  Session 1
Topic:  Kaiāwhina

Session 2
Topic: Future Visioning

Session 3
Topic: Business Level 4 Front Line Management

Session 4
Topic: Impact of Policy (Case study: in-between travel and pay equity)

3:05 PM Afternoon Tea
3:40 PM Speaker: Hon. Louise Upston
4:00 PM Plenary/Panel Session – Innovation & Co-design
   Donna Matahaere-Atariki, Director VIII (8) Ltd
Dee-Ann Wolferstan, CE, Te Whare Ruruhau o Meri Trust
4:40 PM Day 1 Wrap up: MC
5:00 PM Optional : Te Papa Tour
6:30 PM Pre-dinner Drinks: Entrance Foyer
7:30 PM Conference Dinner, Apprenticeship Graduation and Awards Ceremony
Location: Wellington Foyer
Presentation: Apprenticeship Graduates
Presentation: Training Excellence Awards
11:00 PM Evening concludes


DAY 2 – 8 Aug 2017

8:30 AM Registration Desk Open
Welcome tea and coffee
9:00 AM Welcome to Day Two: MC, Te Radar
9:05 AM Ministerial Address: Minister Paul Goldsmith
9:30 AM Keynote Speakers: Kyle MacDonald & Mike King

“The State of Mental Health in New Zealand”

10:15 AM Energiser
10:25 AM Morning Tea
11:05 AM Break out sessions
Session 1
Topic: Suicide Prevention

Session 2
Topic: Introduction to Psychotherapy

Session 3
Topic: Learning Transfer Research

Session 4
Topic: Social Investment

11:55 AM Apprenticeships Up Close
12:15 PM Lunch
1:50 PM Plenary Session: MAT Ministry of Justice – Family Violence
2:10 PM Panel Session




3:10 PM Wrap-up: Ray Lind, Careerforce
3:20 PM Conference close: MC/Kaumatua

Correct as at 31 May 2017

Contact Us

For more information about the Careerforce Workforce Development Conference 2017, contact our PCO.

Contact: Sandra Julian, Event Director
Phone: 04 910 5473