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11th WOMEN IN ENERGY & RESOURCES LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

April 28th - May 1st, 2020
Sydney, AU

Implement strategies to establish your leadership presence & emerge as a strong leader

Speakers

  • Felicity Stening

    Chief Executive Officer

    Enova Energy
  • Kathy Bremner

    General Manager, Group Services

    Pacific Hydro
  • Katharine McKenzie

    President, National Board

    Australian Institute of Energy
  • Louise Warner

    Executive General Manager, Fuels & Infrastructure

    Caltex Australia
  • Sarah McDowell

    Director, Energy

    Essential Services Commission
  • Sue Jackman

    General Manager, Asset Management

    Zinfra
  • Violette Mouchaileh

    Executive General Manager, Emerging Markets & Services

    Australian Energy Market Operator
  • Melinda Green

    Head of Regulatory Compliance

    EnergyAustralia
  • Veronica Towndrow-Bree

    Coal Crushing Plant Superintendent

    Whitehaven Coal
  • Amy Kean

    Director, Stride Renewables

  • Elizabeth Molyneux

    Head of Regulated Pricing

    AGL Energy
  • Olivia Newman

    General Manager Major Projects & Technical Services

    SunWater
  • Madeline Taylor

    Academic Fellow

    University of Sydney
  • Julie-Anne Morgan

    Senior Transformation Manager, Coach & Consultant

    Calibrate
  • Elly Johnson

    Communication & Behavioural Specialist

    Elly Johnson
  • Lisa Mason

    Leadership Coach

    Delta Performance Coaching
  • Kristen Hansen

    Neuroleadership Expert

    EnHansen Performance

Overview

- Develop strategies for increase self-confidence & establish leadership presence
- Embrace the power of networking & volunteering to progress
- Sustain a career through complexities & thrive in an ever-changing environment
- Champion change in your industry & create a positive corporate culture to attract & retain top talent

Agenda

Build confidence to speak up, be heard & be seen
Prepare to become a future leader
Essentials to build a rewarding career
Leadership with a difference
The wellbeing workout - Develop resilience to stress
Navigate the unknown & overcome uncertainty
Sustain in a complex working environment & balance the real world of family life
Unleash your inner Wonder Woman
Check your blind spot & overcome self-bias
How catalyst leaders bring out the best in others
Engage critical stakeholders to lead through change
Neuroscience of leadership & performance
From inclusion to support - How to build a better workplace
Career change - Conquer your fears & take smarter risks to progress
Strategies to establish your leadership presence & emerge as a strong leader
Develop skills to emerge as a strong leader
Pre Summit Workshop

28 Apr

Workshop

Ever had days where you felt unable to speak up? Or felt like you weren't heard? Believe it or not, your leadership voice stems from confidence. Some are born with it, some acquire it over time, and some of us are actively working on it - but the good news is we can all learn it.

 

Whether you are an aspiring leader or an established executive, this workshop will help you reconfigure and realign your career strategy. You will acquire methods to build confidence, speak up, be seen and be heard. Most importantly, you'll leave this workshop with the skills to establish your leadership presence and better understand your inner self.

 

What’s holding you back?

- Recognise blocks and barriers

- Build self-belief and self-worth

- Spot fear and allow vulnerability 


Congruence and the truth circles

- Identify guiding values and beliefs 

- Find authenticity and inner passion

- Create a culture of candour


Understanding multi-channel communication

- The five channels to give and receive information

- Build rapport and become adaptable

- The impact of unconscious bias


Support and skills for better results

- Who is on your bus?

- Toolbox tips to influence others

- Superhero lessons to strengthen confidence

  • Elly Johnson Communication & Behavioural Specialist Elly Johnson

Summit Day 1

29 Apr

Case Study

The future belongs to leaders who believe in taking their teams along as they lead. To navigate industry complexities, you must communicate a change mindset and embrace the power of collaborative thinking. Felicity comes with years of experience in the energy industry and will talk about what it takes to be a future leader. She will share the challenges and learnings that have enabled her to achieve a successful career and have a positive impact on others.


- Convey confidence, passion and enthusiasm in your actions

- Work collaboratively and creatively with others

- Set a vision, unify your team(s) and resource them to achieve it

  • Felicity Stening Chief Executive Officer Enova Energy

Case Study

Harnessing your sense of purpose will radiate positivity throughout your career, facilitating day-to-day fulfilment. But to discover your purpose, you must first invest in yourself through self-care, education, and empowering others. Amy will share insights on how she has created a satisfying and sustainable career.


- Understand the value of self-care 

- Redirect your focus at work

- Empower others as you lead

  • Amy Kean Director, Stride Renewables

Case Study

Katharine has been a great believer in the power of giving back. She has found that through volunteering, she’s had an opportunity to pursue her passions, develop critical leadership skills, build valuable connections and, most importantly, make a difference. In this session, Katharine will reflect on her experiences in volunteer organisations and provide advice to aspiring leaders.


- Embrace the power of volunteering

- Build authentic connections

- Uplift others as you ascend

  • Katharine McKenzie President, National Board Australian Institute of Energy

Mini-Workshop

Energy and resources are prone to volatility, which can result in stress and burnout. Building resilience allows you to increase your mental, spiritual, emotional and interpersonal stamina. This interactive session will help you gain a new mindset, work through wellbeing barriers, and identify energy-draining behaviours.


- Understand what wellbeing, wellness, and resilience at work means

- Identify stressors and burnout in yourself and others

- Create strategies, practical tools, and a commitment to building wellbeing and resilience

  • Julie-Anne Morgan Senior Transformation Manager, Coach & Consultant Calibrate

Panel

Australia's energy and resources sector is rapidly evolving. With external pressure on sustainability, along with political influence and policy change, leaders must acquire the skills to navigate this complex industry. This interactive discussion will focus on the leadership shifts and skills required to navigate these complexities and thrive.


- Reconfigure and align your leadership approach

- Tackle changing policies

- Thrive through change and emerge as a confident leader

  • Louise Warner Executive General Manager, Fuels & Infrastructure Caltex Australia

  • Sarah McDowell Director, Energy Essential Services Commission

  • Sue Jackman General Manager, Asset Management Zinfra

  • Olivia Newman General Manager Major Projects & Technical Services SunWater

Case Study

Working in a technical industry calls for leaders who understand how to manage complex problems and how to lead others through them. You must be prepared to tackle unexpected challenges with an open-minded problem-solving approach. Elizabeth will speak about how to triumph the trials in both work and family fronts.


- Train the brain to bring order to chaos

- Build the capacity for resilience

- Encourage those you work with and who work for you

  • Elizabeth Molyneux Head of Regulated Pricing AGL Energy

Mini-Workshop

Ever felt there was an invisible force holding you back? Wouldn’t it be great to tap into your inner superpowers, unlock your true potential and empower others to do the same? Elly will share how to be unstoppable as you lead with confidence and authenticity.


- Find and unveil your true potential

- Become self-aware

- Gain confidence and radiate self-belief

  • Elly Johnson Communication & Behavioural Specialist Elly Johnson

Summit Day 2

30 Apr

Case Study

Professional self-doubt can be crippling and prevent us from embracing opportunities knocking on our door. So how do you build the courage and self-awareness to make the most of your career? Kathy will discuss how she believed in herself and took opportunities that were different from her initial career focus.


- Recognise and overcome self-bias

- Take the initiative to seize opportunities

- Believe in yourself to take risks and make it happen

  • Kathy Bremner General Manager, Group Services Pacific Hydro

Case Study

Leadership is about bringing out the best in others, not just in yourself. This session will focus on unleashing the potential of others and how to build a collaborative work culture for organisational growth.


- Nurture an open and empowered culture

- Ignite energy, passion and commitment in others

- Encourage an inclusive work culture

Case Study

The goal of transformational leadership is to create an environment in which stakeholders understand and embrace their contributions, feeling confident sharing ideas and trying new things. Only under these conditions can an organisation adopt new technologies, policies, procedures messaging. Gerard will talk about his leadership journey and share strategies to lead through change effectively.


- Motivate people to buy into and deliver the vision

- Embed a collaborative work culture

- Secure 360 stakeholder buy-in and sustain it

Mini-Workshop

Leadership is a multifaceted affair, and the secret to exceptional leadership is understanding how to tap into the intrinsic motivators within the brain. With this skill, you'll be capable of developing a team that strives for peak performance and is happy to follow your lead. Kristen’s session will help you with strategies for decision-making, stress management, motivation, change and performance management - all looked at through the lens of the brain.


- Generate insight and creative solutions by multi-tasking, improving memory, attention, and problem solving

- Understand strategies to regulate emotions

- Keep your team working toward you

  • Kristen Hansen Neuroleadership Expert EnHansen Performance

Panel

The traditionally male-dominated energy and resources industries present challenges for women wanting to progress their careers. To reshape the narrative, organisations and leaders must create inclusive workplaces that foster and promote a positive culture. Join our panel of industry ambassadors as they discuss how to champion cultural change in your organisation to attract and retain top female talent.


- Promote the industry by developing an inclusive work culture

- Lead and support women with career progression

- Adopt strategies to attract and retain talent in the industry

  • Violette Mouchaileh Executive General Manager, Emerging Markets & Services Australian Energy Market Operator

  • Veronica Towndrow-Bree Coal Crushing Plant Superintendent Whitehaven Coal

  • Madeline Taylor Academic Fellow University of Sydney

Case Study

Career changes can be daunting. Sure, change fosters growth, but it comes with risks. To progress in your career, you must step out of your comfort zone and learn to embrace change. Taking smart risks will enable you to find opportunities that you may not otherwise have considered. Melinda will share her journey of career changes and how she managed to excel through it all.


- Support yourself with empowering beliefs

- Recognise your strengths

- When and how to take risks

  • Melinda Green Head of Regulatory Compliance EnergyAustralia

Roundtable

Learn strategies to refine your leadership brand, project more confidence and power in your business interactions, build recognition as a person with strong leadership potential, and create a stronger mindset to approach leadership opportunities with force.


– Build your brand as an emerging leader

– Understand and apply methods of influence and power

– Build your strategic network


  • Elly Johnson Communication & Behavioural Specialist Elly Johnson

Post Summit Workshop

01 May

Workshop

Companies across the energy and resources sector are faced with organisational challenges that require agile leaders. To establish your leadership presence, you must deploy core leadership skills and develop a broad strategic perspective. This workshop will teach you how to lead effectively without losing your authentic leadership style. Whether you are an aspiring leader or an established one, attending this workshop will help you reconfigure and realign your approach towards success. It will equip you with tools to tap into your existing capabilities and establish your influence as an authentic leader.


Build your leadership capability and remain true to yourself

- Authentic leadership and how this works well for women in male-dominated industries

- Understand your values and the linkage to authenticity

- Build on your strengths as an approach to leadership excellence


Become a confident leader of tomorrow

- Manage impostor syndrome

- Build your support network

- Take care of yourself and maintain resilience


Creating an engaged and productive workforce

- Understand what drives engagement in our teams and why it is important

- Build on your coaching style as a leader

- Supercharge your workforce engagement


Step back to step up in your career

- The transition from technical excellence to leadership influence

- What got you here won’t get you there

- Set career goals and actionable plan to move your career in the right direction

- Keep yourself into account and know where to turn for assistance

  • Lisa Mason Leadership Coach Delta Performance Coaching

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Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney

27 O'Connell Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

02 8214 0000

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