DAY ONE: Friday 20 November

Leading in a Changing Landscape

12:30pmWelcome and Introductions
Ms Inbar Niv, Consultant, Leadership, Performance & Capability, La Trobe University
Professor Rosemary Stockdale, Chair of the WATTLE Steering Committee and Head of Department, Business Strategy and Innovation, Griffith University 
12:40pmAcknowledgement of Country
Ms Vicky Peters, Manager, Indigenous Student Services, Moondani Toombadool Centre, Swinburne University of Technology 
12:50pmCelebrating our Success and Achievements 
Ms Linda Adnyana, Director, Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Curtin University 
1:30pmLeading in a Changing Landscape 
Professor Brian P. Schmidt, Vice-Chancellor and President, The Australian National University 
Facilitator: Professor Virginia Kilborn, Dean, School of Science, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology, Swinburne University of Technology 
2:30pmAfternoon Tea and Discussion
3:00pmLeading in a Changing Landscape 
Ms Natalie MacDonald, Vice-President, Strategy and Development, La Trobe University 
Facilitator: Professor Birgit Loch, Deputy Provost Learning & Teaching, College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University 
4:00pmReflection and Review
Ms Inbar Niv 
4:30pmFarewell
Professor Rosemary Stockdale

DAY TWO: Wednesday 25 November

Leadership and Career Development

1:15pmWelcome and Introductions
Professor Birgit Loch, Deputy Provost Learning & Teaching, College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University 
Ms Hanlie du Plessis, Associate Director, Human Resource Management, University of Waikato 
1:25pmAcknowledgement of Country
Ms Vicky Peters, Manager, Indigenous Student Services, Moondani Toombadool Centre, Swinburne University of Technology 
1:30pmPanel Discussion – Compassionate Leadership 
A joint session of alumnae of the New Zealand Universities Women in Leadership Programme and the WATTLE Program 
Ms Deanna Riach, Academic Registrar, Executive, Student Life, Griffith University 
Associate Professor Fiona Bird, Associate Provost (Academic Partnerships) College of Science, Health and Engineering, La Trobe University 
Dr Keaka Hemi, Assistant Vice-Chancellor Pacific, University of Waikato 
Ms Rachel Karalus, Chief Executive, K’aute Pasifika 
Facilitator: Associate Professor Eva Collins, Associate Dean of Research & Postgraduate, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, and Director of the New Zealand Institute for Business Research (NZIBR) 
2:30pmAfternoon Tea and Discussion
3:00pmCompassionate Leadership 
Dr Emma Lee, Swinburne Indigenous Research Fellow, Centre for Social Impact, Swinburne, and member of the Co-Design Group for an Indigenous Voice 
Facilitator: Ms Vicky Peters 
4:00pmReflection and Review
Professor Birgit Loch
4:30pmSymposium Farewell
Professor Rosemary Stockdale, Chair of the WATTLE Steering Committee and Head of Department, Business Strategy and Innovation, Griffith University 

DAY THREE: Wednesday 5 June

Leading and Managing Change

8:50amWelcome and Overview
9:00amManaging Change- Transformation, Communication, Negotiation, and Strategic Intervention
Michele Martin, Co-creator, The Data Experience, Swinburne University of Technology
9:45amFacilitated Discussion
Program Facilitator, Brianne Johnstone
10:30amMorning Tea
11:00amThe Zen of Leadership 
Tracey Slatter, Manging Director, Barwon Water
12:00pmPre-lunch break
12:30pmLunch
1:30pmManaging Change – An Action Plan
Program Facilitator, Brianne Johnstone
2:30pmAfternoon Tea
3:00pmProgram Break
A mid-program opportunity to relax and rejuvenate 
6:00pmDrinks and Dinner
Special Guest:
Professor John Dewar, Vice-Chancellor and President, La Trobe University, and Male Champion of Change 

DAY FOUR: Thursday 6 June

Communication & Building Resilience

8:50amWelcome and Overview
9:00amPanel Discussion – Inclusive Leadership
Panel Chair: Anna Song, Senior Advisor, Diversity and Inclusion at Department of Jobs, Precincts, and Regions, Victorian Government
Bambi Price, Co-Founder at StudentPartnerships, and Director, Tron Systems
Dr Janine Pickering, Senior Management Consultant, Consulting & Implementation Services, and ‘Pracademic’, Swinburne University of Technology
10:30amMorning Tea
11:00amPanel Discussion – Communicating in an Academic Environment and Managing Stakeholders
Panel Chair: Professor Sarah Russell, Group Leader, Cancer Immunology Program, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, and Group Leader, Cell Biology Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology, Swinburne University of Technology
Jessie Mitchell, Manager, South and Southeast Asia, International Engagement, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victorian Government
Professor Louise Johnson, Professor of Australian Studies, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University
Professor Peter Hodgson, Vice President Industry Engagement, Innovation and Commercialisation, Deakin University
12:30pmLunch
1:30pmMindfulness in the Workplace
Program Facilitator, Brianne Johnstone
2:30pmBuilding Resilience for Leadership
Tasneem Chopra, Cross-Cultural Consultant and Anti-Racism Champion for the Australian Human Rights Commission
3:30pmAfternoon Tea
4:00pmReflection and Action Planning
Program Facilitator, Brianne Johnstone
4:45pmProgram Break
6:00pmClosing Dinner
The Biggest Mistakes Women Make in Advancing Their Careers
Sonia Pechner, Executive Director, Academic Search International

DAY FIVE: Friday 7 June

Leadership in Action

8:50amWelcome and Overview
9:00amNavigating Organisational Politics
Kean Selway, Chief Operating Officer, Deakin University
9:45amNavigating Organisational Politics
Program Facilitator, Brianne Johnstone
10:30amMorning Tea
11:00amWhere to From Here?
Transforming Knowledge into an Action Plan 
Program Facilitator, Brianne Johnstone
11:45amProgram Review and Farewell
Program Facilitator, Brianne Johnstone
12:00pmLunch
1:30pmProgram Close