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Workplace Inclusion & Diversity Conference

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Auckland Workforce Inclusion and Diversity Conference 2019The second annual Workforce Inclusion and Diversity Auckland conference is being held in Auckland from 28 to 30 August.

This event will feature more than 30 diverse speakers, more than 20 solution-focused case studies, and a number of interactive panels, roundtable sessions and inspirational keynotes to help you to implement best practice diversity and inclusion strategies at your organisation.     

Conference speakers include:

  • Tamati Coffey, MP for Waiariki 
  • Anne Fitisemanu, Chief Executive Officer, Tupu Toa 
  • Ailsa Claire, OBE Chief Executive Officer, Auckland District Health Board 
  • Heather Shotter, Chief Executive officer, Palmerston North City Council 
  • Chris Quin, Chief Executive Officer, Foodstuffs New Zealand  
  • David Walsh, Chief Executive Officer, New Zealand Post 
  • Rachel Froggatt, Chief Executive Officer, Women in Sport Aotearoa 
  • Glen Cornelius, Managing Director, Harrison Grierson

Key themes to be covered:

  • Aligning D&I with business goals  
  • Leadership development Maori and Pacific Islanders 
  • Achieving gender equity, equality and balance   
  • Intersectionality 
  • Neurodiversity 
  • LGBTQIA+ inclusive initiatives  
  • Addressing unconscious bias, myths, assumptions    
  • Courageous diverse leadership from the top   
  • Improving mental wellbeing 
  • Promoting religious diversity 
  • Leading a multigenerational workforce 
  • Inclusive workplace for staff with disabilities 
  • Enablers for successful flexibility and work-life balance


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