DAY 1: TUESDAY 1 DECEMBER 2020

SESSION 1: CONFERENCE OPENING & GUEST KEYNOTE
9:30 am - 10:45 am
 
SESSION 1 VIDEO

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9:30 am - 9:40 am


WELCOME
Deanne Heier, Chair, Appita Young Professionals
Network (YPN)
 
Terry McDonald

9:40 am - 10:00 am

Terry McDonald, President, Appita
Opportunities for Young Professionals "The value of building and maintaining networks."

Moderator: Deanne Heier, Chair, Appita Young Professionals Network (YPN)

 
 Tim Woods  
10:00 am - 10:45 am


Tim Wood, Director, IndustryEdge

People, pandemics, panic, paper and packaging: how behavioural change has altered paper and board markets.

Moderator: Deanne Heier, Chair, Appita Young Professionals Network (YPN)
 
10:45 am - 11:00 am BREAK  

SESSION 2: MANAGING UP
11:00 am - 12:00 pm​

SESSION 2 VIDEO

Jim Hennerberry   11:00 am - 11:20 am

Jim Henneberry, Professional Director
"Managing up" to influence organisational direction, performance and culture.

Moderator: Ryan Worland, Deputy Chair, Appita Young Professionals Network (YPN)

11:20 am - 12:00 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION
Industry leaders share their thoughts and insights on how to influence organisational direction, performance and culture.

Panelist:
 
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12:00 - 12:30 BREAK  

SESSION 3: NEW SPEAKERS COMPETITION
12:30 pm - 13:30 pm

SESSION 3 VIDEO

Proudly sponsored by Solenis Australia
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Moderator: Maia Ireland-Blake, Deputy Chair - New Zealand, Appita YPN

Louise Van Tiel, Plant Engineer, Oji Fibre Solutions Kinleith, New Zealand

Kinleith Mill Liquid Chlorine Filling Bay Improvements.




Rhiannon Mathers, Graduate Process Engineer, Kimberly-Clark, Australia

Waste Reduction in Rolled Converting
 

 DAY 2: WEDNESDAY 2 DECEMBER 2020  

SESSION 4: AWARDS AND GUEST KEYNOTE
9:00 am - 11:10 am

SESSION 4 VIDEO

 Thilina Gunawardhana



9:30 am - 09:35 am

WELCOME
Thilina Gunawardhana, Appita Young Professional Network (YPN)

 
 

9:40 am - 09:55 am

AWARDS PRESENTATIONS
New Speaker Prize Winner 
presented by Bryalee Pearless, National Sales Manager, Solenis Australia Pty Ltd.

Brice Landman Memorial Award for the Young Professional of the Year presented by Terry McDonald, Appita President

 
9:55 - 10:10 BREAK

SESSION 5 VIDEO

 
Tom Vergehese 10:10 am - 11:10 am

GUEST KEYNOTE
Dr Tom Verghese, Cultural Synergies
Diversity and inclusion in the "New Normal"

Moderator: Thilina Gunawardhana, Appita Young Professionals Network (YPN)

This is an important topic for young professionals as they navigate their careers.  The ability to be inclusive is an important facet for interacting with others both professionally and personally.
  • Increase awareness and knowledge of diversity, inclusion, equity and bias
  • Highlight the impact of unconscious bias on diversity and inclusion
  • Educate and promote the value of different perspectives and its impact on workplace productivity
  • Learn strategies and tools on how to reduce unconscious bias
 
 11:10 - 11:30 Conference Close

VIRTUAL YPN WORKSHOP
MAXIMISE YOUR POTENTIAL
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

If you have registered to attend the workshop please check your email for you pesonalised Zoom link.

 mim Bartlett


11:30 am - 12:20 pm


WORKSHOP
Mim Bartlett, Mim Bartlett Consulting

MAXIMISE YOUR POTENTIAL

Moderator: Sahan Kumarasinghe, Appita Young Professionals Network (YPN)

  • Amplify your strengths and leverage them for greater professional and personal success
  • Clarify purpose and direction
  • Strengthen your collaboration and develop stronger relationships with others in the Workshop

Note limited places for this session - separate registration required - Young Professionals Only

 
12:20 - 12:40 BREAK  
 
12:40 pm - 13:30 pm

Workshop continued. Session close 13:30 pm.