Future of Work Program

Future of Work
Thursday 6 June @ 1.00pm

Future of Work in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

It’s no secret our workplaces are changing rapidly. How will workplaces leverage evolving delivery modes of education to keep pace with this change.

Join a keynote address by Sophie Lanyon, followed by a panel discussion.

Sophie Lanyon
Manager Professional Practice Credentials, DeakinCo. 

Sophie is passionate about the development of engaging, meaningful and human-centered products. She has a strong interest in strategic initiatives and innovative approaches that respond to the challenges and disruption of education, professional development and the future of work.

Dr. Evvie Smith
Learning and Performance Strategist, Deakin Co.

Evvie is a PhD graduate and qualified sociologist specialising in gender studies. She is an expert in delivering innovative online teaching pedagogies and curriculum development strategies, particularly in digital learning environments. She is an academic with experience in tertiary education teaching and research, and is an edtech entrepreneur, founding Stay True Stay You an innovative online tutoring support service for tertiary education students.

Greg Miller
Executive Director, Faethm

Greg is a senior executive from the IT and enterprise software industry with experience spanning Silicon Valley startups to Australasian multinationals. He is an expert in elevating enterprise systems to the cloud and is responsible for global growth and partner ecosystem.

Greg is a National Ambassador for The Australia Indigenous Education Foundation and The Smith Family. He chairs the Young ICT Explorers youth STEM program, is part of the Global Access Partners STEM Taskforce and founded the STEM Network.

Stephanie Brien
Senior Customer Success Coach, Culture Amp

Steph is a people geek at Culture Amp, a leader in people analytics and employee feedback technology. As a senior customer success coach, she has worked with over a hundred customers on their employee feedback and action strategies. Prior to starting with Culture Amp, she worked in management consulting for 5 years on organisational-wide leadership & culture transformation projects. She completed her Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), writing her thesis on manager motivation, and has tutored in organisational behaviour at Monash University.

Nerida Bewick
General Manager Operations, UAC

Nerida Bewick has been with UAC since 1999, after an initial career in medical research.

The Operations team is responsible for developing policies and procedures for assessment, assessing all applications and schemes processed by UAC, and maintaining course profiles.

Tony Dunford
Head of Enterprise Curricula, Westpac Group

Tony is passionate about supporting the learning of ‘real people’ and meeting them at their need in ways that are useful to them. Tony and his team are focused on ensuring both a practical, tangible experience now and future focused capabilities, to meet the changing needs of the Group and industry.

StartUp Exhibitor Booths Available

Join Innovation Alley @ EduTECH 2019

Join a community of education technology innovators

Exhibit for only $700 +GST

$3,000 in cash + other great prizes

Pitch @ Innovation Alley

4 heats across 2 days
Grand final on main stage

Innovation Alley


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Innovation Alley Pitch Competition

  The Innovation Alley Pitch Competition The Innovation Stage at EduTECH showcased leading Australian education technology thought leadership across a two-day plenary program in June 2019. A key part of the program was the Innovation Alley Pitch Competition run...

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EduGrowth Innovation Alley

  In June 2019, EduGrowth, with the support of Global Victoria, established the Innovation Precinct at EduTECH which included Innovation Alley, a dedicated space for startups to exhibit alongside some of the world's biggest EdTech brands. The precinct also...

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