8.00am  Registrations open - arrival tea and coffee
 9.00am  Introduction / Karakia 
 9.05am   Welcome
 Opening Address Hon. Paula Bennett, Minister for Women and  Minister for State Services
 9.25am  Keynote: Lisa King, Founder, Eat My Lunch 
 9.55am  Morning Tea
 10.30am  Concurrent Sessions

Dr Fleur Francois & Janet Blake


Getting into the driver's seat: taking control of your career.

Matalena Leaupepe


Diversity in the Public Sector - but are we ready for it?

Women's Network Panel


Women's networks: lessons from the front lines.


 11.05am  Concurrent Sessions

Natasha Lewis & Ema Hao'uli


Millennial myth-busting: are we all just flaky and entitled?

Suzy Morrissey & Maria Williamson


Experiences of public sector employees on parental leave and HR policies that support them.

Naomi Ferguson


The growing influence of women is the one reassuring thing in our political life (Oscar Wilde: 1893)

 11.40am Keynote speaker: Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor General
 12.15pm  Lunch
 1.00pm  Keynote: Dr Farah Palmer, Maori Representative, New Zealand Rugby
 1.45pm  Concurrent Sessions

Dr Sharon Rippin


Nailing aspirations: why is it so damn difficult?

Maxine Walker


Practical mentoring: finding the right person to help you grow. 

Gabriel Makhlouf & Mike Bush


From front lines to finances: champions of change driving diversity.

 3.00pm  Afternoon tea

Keynote: Grainne Moss, Chief Executive, Ministry for Vulnerable Children, Oranga Tamariki


Keynote: Peter Hughes, Commissioner and Chief Executive, State Services Commission  

 4.50pm  Wrap-up Conference / Closing Karakia
 5.00pm  Networking Function
 6.00pm  Summit concludes
*the programme is subject to change without notification

This Summit is for the Public Sector, by the Public Sector


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