We're back but places are limited!
We can't wait to see you in-person again at our brand new venue at the Abbotsford Convent in Melbourne.
This single-day event will have:
- compelling opening and closing speakers
- interesting breakout sessions
- opportunities to reconnect with colleagues you haven't seen since…forever
Understanding and Outsmarting Our Overwhelm
Struggling? Juggling? Drowning? Argh! These experiences of overwhelm can be a common part of a normal day or week in our life. Yes, the world can be an overwhelming place. We might have an emotional experience of being overwhelmed. We can experience the ‘too much on’ of workload - too much to do and not enough time in which to do it. Or we might feel like we’re submerged under an endless pile of information, reports, books and reading. At other times we can just be plain 'drowning in' it from a wicked combination of all three: emotions, workload and information. Overload and overwhelm isn't good for us. Burnout and health issues are waiting. We need to find ways to acknowledge our emotions, manage our workload, and filter all of that information. Our overwhelm CAN be outsmarted. Lynne Cazaly shares some new ways to make sense of overwhelm, new ways to work, and new ways to cope with information. You’ll be all over overwhelm… it won’t be all over you.
Not only is Lynne one of Australia's leading speakers on new ways of working, she's been involved with our community since our very first event in 2012. Lynne has done breakout sessions, speaker prep workshops and graphic recording at multiple events, but this is the first time we have had her front and centre for a keynote.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Business Sector and the Future of Work
Ash will examine the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander future of work and the work being done in the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander business sector to overcome orchestrated disadvantage engineered by past government policy.
She will draw on her experience from her PhD on historical implications of government policy on the Aboriginal economy and how this plays out in modern Australia. Ash's experience with her research business, NgaYarra and other programs in relation to historical awareness and self-determined economic participation will feed into the discussion on the role of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander business in the Australian economy.
Ash Francisco is a Wiradjuri woman born on Wurundjeri Country in Naarm, Melbourne.
She is the newly appointed Lecturer in Indigenous Community Engagement at the University of Melbourne’s Dilin Duwa Centre for Indigenous Business Leadership .
Ash's interests span from historically guided restorative justice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leadership and entrepreneurship. She recently completed a PhD in Aboriginal History at the University of Newcastle and is based on Taungurung Country in North Central Victoria.
90 min breakout sessions
There will be two 90-minute time slots that have three concurrent sessions for you to choose from.
In the spirit of our events, the sessions will be facilitated by LAST community members.
Stop playing around - Games and Toys that improve business
with Frank Buechele
Are you ready to bring your toys to the office? One of the most important skill sets needed by our organisations today is creativity. But are we exercising that muscle as much as we can? Learn to use the LEGO Serious Play method to build physical models of your ideas and synthesise them with ideas from other participants. Use this method to explore what cards, games, toys and other creative tools are being used - or could be used - in our organisations. Leave the session with some strategies to introduce more creativity in your workplace through play and gamification.
with Ben Birch
Ben will share stories about the culture working at Facebook where he has been a User Interface Engineer for 3 years and spent much of this time working in London.
There will be a focus on agile at Facebook and the specifics about the technology used.
Ben will allow plenty of time for questions!
A little more about Ben...
"In 2017 I packed up my family and move to London to be a UI Engineer at Facebook. We travelled and learnt and it was a wild ride. Before that I was global front end practice lead at Aconex in Melbourne. I have a passion for working at the boundary of design and engineering and improving the relationship between humans and technology".
with Ned Letcher and David Colls
What is a Data Mesh and why should you build one?
Ned and David are innovative technology leaders from Thoughtworks with a wealth of experience between them in leading the strategic and technical delivery of data and AI, digital strategy and change solutions.
Friday July 23, 2021
9 AM to 4:45pm
All times in AEST
10.30-11.00am NETWORKING BREAK
11.00-12.30 pm Breakout sessions (3 concurrent)
1.30-3.00pm Breakout Sessions (3 concurrent)
3.00-3.30pm NETWORKING BREAK
3.30-4.45PM Closing address and wrap up
Discounted for LAST Club Members
$198 (inc. GST)Register
The LAST Club is proudly supported by these organisations. If you would like to join them, please contact us.
This event will be held on Wurundjeri land. We acknowledge the people and elders of the Wurundjeri of the Kulin Nation who are traditional custodians of this land. We respect the cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
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The content library includes
- John Cutler
- Dr Elise Bialylew
- Dr Peter Senge
- Norman Bodek
- Professor Henry Mintzberg
- Joanne Molesky
Topics range from Meaning and Purpose to DevOps, Community Building to Mindfulness, Product Management to Agile fluency, Leadership to Remote work and everything in-between.Preview