2019 Future of Work Conference

Date Monday 15 April 2019
Time 9:30am - 5pm
Where PwC Lecture Theatre, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton
Presenter Hear from global leaders and renowned business minds
Contact Dr Vijay Kumar
Contact email
Admission Cost $95 Waikato University Alumni using discount code. $115.00 Standard Registration

The New Zealand Institute for Business Research invites you to attend this future focused conference at the University of Waikato’s Management School in Hamilton.

Join global leaders and renowned business minds who will lead engaging discussions about future visions for the world of work. Attendees will gain practical insights into embracing opportunities in a future that needs to address issues such as globalisation, climate change, depleting natural resources and technology convergence. These will take place in separate master classes where the challenges of leadership, innovation, and sustainability will be discussed.

Do you have a vision for the future of work in your industry?
Attend this conference to future-proof your business and gain the confidence to lead through innovation, no matter your industry or organisation. This is a critical event for senior managers, executives and leadership teams.

For more info about the full programme, speaker profiles and to register visit:

World-renowned thinkers and practitioners

The following business leaders will converge to bring a conference brimming with expertise and experience.

Keynote Speaker

Jan Zijderveld - CEO of Avon International

  • Brad Jackson – Professor of Griffith Business School;
  • Shikhar Sarin – Professor of Waikato Management School; and
  • Rob Perry – Strategist of Sustainable Business Council.
Masterclass Facilitators

These speakers will lead discussions about future visions in the world of work with the help of:

  • Andrew Smith – CEO of Prolife Foods;
  • Derek Wright – CEO of Waikato DHB;
  • Adele Rose – CEO of 3R Group;
  • Damon Kelly – CEO of Enlighten Designs; and
  • Robert Bromage – CEO of IntelliHR.

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