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Culture First APAC 2022 on demand

Watch Culture First APAC 2022 on demand

Relive your favorite moments or explore new sessions and learnings – when you want to, anywhere you want to. As you watch, gain the clarity and skills you need to develop your people practices, transform workplace culture, and navigate change.

Dive into insights, guidance, and practices on:

Building and nurturing culture first foundations

Learn how to overcome unexpected change by making culture the foundation of everything you do.

Designing impactful employee experiences for everyone

Explore the latest data, tools, and best practices organizations are using to amplify the employee experience.

Creating a better world through work

Discover how you can meet employees’ expectations for meaningful work through social impact and action.

Take notes from leading thinkers, researchers, and doers.

Speakers

Headshot photograph of Dylan Alcott, 2022 Australian of the Year.

Dylan Alcott

Accomplished athlete, Paralympian, philanthropist, disability activist, and 2022 Australian of the Year.

Headshot photograph of Edweena Stratton, CPO at Culture Amp.

Edweena Stratton

Culture Amp’s CPO, with 20+ years of experience leading People & Culture at Salesforce, Oracle, and more.

Headshot photograph of Didier Elzinga, CEO & co-founder of Culture Amp.

Didier Elzinga

CEO & Co-Founder of Culture Amp – a fast-growing unicorn startup & a global leader in employee experience.

Headshot photograph of Jamila Rizvi, author & gender equality advocate.

Jamila Rizvi

Author & gender equality advocate recognized as one of the most influential voices for young women in Australia.

Pip Marlow – Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President, Salesforce.

Pip Marlow

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of Salesforce Australia - New Zealand & ASEAN.

Rod Hamilton, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Culture Amp.

Rod Hamilton

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Culture Amp.

Chin Yin Ong, Chief People Officer at Grab

Chin Yin Ong

Chief People Officer of Grab, with 20+ years of experience across Sales, Marketing and Human Resources.

Sec Maljanec, General Manager of Human Resources at the Richmond Football Club.

Sec Maljanek

General Manager of Human Resources at the Richmond Football Club, with 20+ years of experience in a variety of leadership roles.

Anne Henry, Chief People & Culture Officer of Beca.

Anne Henry

Chief People & Culture Officer of Beca – one of Asia Pacific’s largest independent advisory, design and engineering consultancies.

Chloe Hamman, Director of Product People Science at Culture Amp

Chloe Hamman

Director of Product People Science at Culture Amp, with a Masters in Organizational Psychology and Bachelor degrees in both Science & Commerce.

Portrait image of Lisa Leong, broadcaster, author and facilitator.

Lisa Leong

Presenter of "Sundays with Lisa Leong" on ABC Radio Melbourne and host of "This Working Life" on ABC Radio National.

Portrait image of Ben Dudley, Managing Director, Zento Group.

Ben Dudley

Managing Director of Zento Group – a professional modern practice management team dedicated to medical specialists.

Portrait image of Angela Harris, Executive General Manager, People Strategy & Effectiveness at NBN.

Angela Harris

Executive General Manager of People Strategy & Effectiveness at NBN.

Portrait image of Tony Tran, Lead People Scientist and Psychologist at Culture Amp.

Tony Tran

Lead People Scientist and Psychologist at Culture Amp.

Portrait image of DJ Fosters, DJ and proud Narungga man raised in Melbourne, Australia.

DJ Fosters

DJ and proud Narungga man who creates music inspired by his lived experience walking between two worlds as an Indigenous Australian.

Portrait image of Lara Thom, Global Chief Marketing Officer at Guzman y Gomez Mexican Kitchen.

Lara Thom

Global Chief Marketing Officer at Guzman y Gomez Mexican Kitchen.

Jack Nicolaus

Facilitator at LifeLabs Learning and an expert in leadership development, with a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion.

Portrait image of Fresia Jackson, Lead Researcher at Culture Amp.

Fresia Jackson

Lead Researcher at Culture Amp.

Portrait image of Gavin Morse, Senior People Scientist at Culture Amp.

Gavin Morse

Senior People Scientist at Culture Amp and a registered Psychologist.

Portrait image of Yvonne Weldon, Australian Indigenous politician.

Yvonne Weldon

Australian politician, deputy chairwoman of Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council and the first Aboriginal councilor ever elected in the city of Sydney.

Portrait image of Cait Kavanagh, Customer Success Leader at Culture Amp.

Cait Kavanagh

Customer Success Leader at Culture Amp.

Portrait image of Justin Angsuwat, Chief People Office at Blackbird Ventures

Justin Angsuwat

Chief People Officer at Blackbird Ventures.

Portrait image of Aubrey Blanche, Senior Director of Equitable Design, Product & People at Culture Amp.

Aubrey Blanche

Senior Director of Equitable Design, Product & People at Culture Amp, and a startup investor and advisor.

Portrait image of Chloe Sesta Jacobs, Global Director, Inclusion & Engagement at Deputy.

Chloe Sesta Jacobs

Global Director, Inclusion & Engagement at Deputy.

Watch your favorite moments from the day on demand.

Why culture matters, with Didier Elzinga

Keynote with Didier Elzinga on why culture matters and what to do about it. Didier shares:

  • The latest research from 6,000 companies on why culture matters more than ever before
  • Stories from the world’s top performing companies
  • Actionable insights that you can take back and apply to your own company

Presented by:
Didier Elzinga, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Culture Amp

How to make work “work” for women, with Jamila Rizvi

The last few years have upended the way Australian women work, the way they value work and how they are valued at work. The pandemic presented enormous challenges for how women and employers work together but we now have an extraordinary opportunity to change the way ‘things have always been done’ for the better. Watch Future Women’s Jamila Rizvi discuss the gendered challenges in the workplace and deliver the tools to overcome them. Through research and storytelling – plus a healthy dose of good humor – Jamila makes the case for redesigning our workplaces to work harder for women.

Presented by:
Jamila Rizvi, Deputy Managing Director, Future Women

Adaptable organizations: How Guzman y Gomez’s values-driven culture helped them overcome challenging times

Hear about how Guzman y Gomez has built a culture first foundation utilizing their company values. Lara shares how, during the course of the pandemic, Guzman y Gomez leaned on these values to empower and inspire their employees to continue growing, developing, and achieving their goals as they turned challenges into opportunities.

Presented by:
Lara Thom, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Guzman y Gomez Mexican Kitchen

Evidence-backed ways to strengthen your culture based on your unique company type

What impact does hiring and turnover have on the employee experience, and how does it affect company culture? Culture Amp’s People Science team shares our most recent learnings based on an analysis of over 1.8 million employees from almost 2500 companies.

Presented by:
Fresia Jackson, Lead Researcher, Culture Amp.

The impact of being culture first, with Rod Hamilton & Chloe Hamman

How are your efforts as people leaders driving positive change in the world of work? In this session, Culture Amp’s product leaders reveal:

  • Never-before-seen insights about the impact HR leaders are driving in the workplace
  • A sneak peek of new Culture Amp capabilities that will empower you to expand your impact in the future

Presented by:

  • Rod Hamilton, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, Culture Amp
  • Chloe Hamman, Director of People Science, Culture Amp

Moments that matter: Crafting powerful experiences across the employee lifecycle

During this session, you will learn how three leading organizations across Australia and New Zealand are unlocking the potential of their people by pinpointing key moments that matter in their employee lifecycle, and building strategic initiatives around them. You’ll walk away with specific examples of strategies you can bring to your organization that have the potential to make a lasting impact on your people and your business.

Presented by:

  • Beca - Anne Henry, CPO
  • NBN - Angela Harris, Executive General Manager, People Strategy & Effectiveness
  • Zento Group - Ben Dudley, Managing Director

Moderated by:
Gavin Morse, Senior People Scientist, Culture Amp

Leadership survival skills

Work requires a higher level of interpersonal deftness than we’ve ever needed before. What used to be nice-to-have soft skills are now nonnegotiable core skills. And yet, most people are not equipped with the core skills to navigate the messy complexity of emotions, communication, trust, and collaboration – especially at a distance and within increasingly diverse teams.

LifeLabs Learning has studied thousands of leaders and managers across the world to identify the skills that matter most in this new relational era. We share the behavioral units that make the biggest impact in the shortest time and how to scale relational skills across your organization fast. The result? You and your teams will achieve more meaningful results with less interpersonal friction while transforming your workplace into a beloved community.

LifeLabs Learning shares:

  • The behavioral units that make the biggest impact in the shortest time and how to scale relational skills across your organization fast.
  • Tools to help your teams identify and achieve more meaningful results with less interpersonal friction
  • Core skills to navigate the messy complexity of emotions, communication, trust, and collaboration.

Presented by:
Jack Nicolaus, Facilitator, LifeLabs Learning

Navigating the CHRO/CEO relationship, with leaders panel

What is the role of the CHRO and CEO relationship? In this session, our panelists share:

  • How you can navigate the critical CHRO/CEO relationship
  • What culture looks like in the boardroom
  • How to secure buy-in from the top
  • Stories from their careers at Salesforce, PwC, Telstra, Culture Amp, Google, and more

Presented by:

  • Edweena Stratton, Chief People Officer, Culture Amp
  • Pip Marlow, Chief Executive Officer, Salesforce ANZ & ASEAN
  • Justin Angsuwat, Chief People Officer, Blackbird Ventures

The power of purpose: How Richmond Football Club built a purposeful people strategy

In this session, you will hear how Richmond Football Club’s General Manager of Human Resources, Sec Maljanek, and her team have created a culture built on making a positive difference in the workplace and the community.

Presented by:
Sec Maljanek, General Manager of Human Resources, Richmond Football Club

Moderated by:
Tony Tran, Lead People Scientist, Culture Amp

How Grab is creating an employee experience to better the future of their people and the world around them

Work and life have become increasingly blended, and employees care more than ever about their company’s impact on the larger world. A better world can begin with a better workplace. Learn how Chin Yin Ong and her team at Grab are creating a company culture that empowers their employees to feel a sense of belonging, fulfillment, and purpose that is built to their mission to elevate the quality of life and solve real-world problems for Southeast Asians.

Presented by:
Chin Yin Ong, Chief People Officer, Grab

Moderated by:
Chloe Hamman, Product Director of People Science, Culture Amp

How to build a better and fairer world of work for everyone, with Dylan Alcott

Dylan shares:

  • His personal story of overcoming limiting barriers and beliefs
  • The importance of disability inclusion and accessibility in the workplace
  • How companies can create workplaces where every employee is empowered to perform at their highest level

Presented by:
Dylan Alcott, accomplished athlete, Paralympian, philanthropist, disability activist, and 2022 Australian of the Year

  • Chloe Sesta Jacobs

    “Culture First isn’t an event – it’s an experience. I walk away every year feeling supported, inspired, and ready to put my learnings into action.”

    Chloe Sesta Jacobs

    Culture First Chapter Lead - Open Minds and Open Hearts

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