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Ensuring Accurate Forecasting for Successful Workforce Planning Strategies
The first and only workforce planning in Mining conference in the country, representing a huge step forward in recognising the crucial role of workforce planning in the continued productivity and profitability of Australia’s mining sector.

The event will be aimed at human resources managers, superintendents and workforce planning managers or any human resources professional in the mining industry, working on the gathering of strategic workforce data, undertaking strategic workforce development planning, and the responses to the increasingly skills shortage affecting the biggest mining boom ever. The conference provides a great networking opportunity for human resource professionals & the chance to hear how other companies go about their strategic workforce planning.

In response to the current needs of the market, Workforce Planning in Mining is bringing the best experts, along with their strategies and experiences to be shared with you on the 12th & 13th of April 2011, addressing fundamental concepts that will be vital in the upcoming boom of the mining sector.

For more information about the event, please visit www.workforceplanninginmining.com.au or call +61 2 9229 1000. Or email enquire@iqpc.com.au

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  1. 1. g o rc o ov Fe e i il Main Conference: 12 & 13 April 2011 e ve m at lat niti ls sh Workshops: 12 & 13 April 2011 rn e t th en t sk u r est ati o r m he Venue: Mercure, Brisbane, QLD in gWorkforce Planning v e ta s t ge o !in Mining 2011ENSURING ACCURATE FORECASTING FORSUCCESSFUL WORKFORCE PLANNING STRATEGIESwww.workforceplanninginmining.com.auFeaturing Keynote Speakers: With an Expert Speaker Line Up:Geoffrey Woodcroft, Vice President Human Resources,PEABODY ENERGY AUSTRALIA Stuart Hansford, Organisational Development Manager,Glenn Aitchison, Chief Executive Officer, PEABODY ENERGY AUSTRALIAYOLNGU BUSINESS ENTERPRISE Richard Millington, Director,Georgina Davis, Workforce Planning Manager, CRITICAL SKILLS INITIATIVES, DEPARTMENTENERGY SKILLS QUEENSLAND OF EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONSRobyn Ivankovich, Manager Organisational Development, Greg Taylor,GEORGIOU GROUP PTY LTD & Business Partner at WORLEYPARSONS Regional Manager,& HR Business Partner at MINERALS AND METALS DIVISION SKILLSDMC - NATIONAL INDUSTRY SKILLS COUNCIL, DRILLING, MINING, QUARRYING,Liz Owen, Senior Recruitment Advisor, CIVIL INFRASTRUCTUREMINERALS AND METALS GROUP LTD (MMG Ltd) Chris Elston, Executive Manager Human Resources, THIESS PTY LTD Why Attend Workforce Planning in Mining 2011? Cathy Miller, Acquire updated information for accurate workforce planning and Director, development of future key strategies OFFICE FOR WOMEN, DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITIES QUEENSLAND Discover the latest initiatives to overcome the skills shortage GOVERNMENT Debate and network with industry experts, share your concerns Professor Kerry Carrington, for overcoming everyday workforce planning challenges Head of School of Justice - Faculty of Law, QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY Improve your strategies by learning with peers how to make your job OF TECHNOLOGY more resourcefulUpgrade Your Workshop A Workshop BRegistration through Cross-cultural Strategies for Robust Workload Approach: Assessing Critical Diversity Inclusion: Getting the Work, Determining Workload Drivers,Attendance at: Balance Right and Forecasting Future Workload Organised by: Researched & Developed by:BOOK NOW! T +61 2 9229 1000 F +61 2 9223 2622 E registration@iqpc.com.au W www.workforceplanninginmining.com.au
  2. 2. Dear Human Resources Professional,This is the first and only workforce planningin mining conference in the country, andrepresents a significant step forward in recognisingthe crucial role that this strategy plays in the continuedproductivity and profitability of Australia’s mining sector.This conference provides a great opportunity for humanresource professionals to hear how other companies goabout their strategic workforce planning. It also providesyou with debates & presentations on how to optimise andundertake effective strategic workforce planning in mining. What topics will be covered? Workforce Planning in Mining 2011 will bring you presentations, panels & round tables to debate topics such as:  Managing Strategic Risk  Discovering & Attracting Critical Talent Online  Ensuring Accurate Forecasting Capacity  Educational Programs Providing Skilled Mining Professionals  Including Skilled Local Communities  Traineeships & Apprenticeships Attraction and DevelopmentAll the sessions are tailored to provide cost-effective,up-to-date information on how best to optimise yourstrategic workforce planning in order to improve yourhuman resource strategic plan, risk management, useof workforce planning tools and mine productivity asa whole using strategic, accurate workforce planningsolutions.BOOK EARLY to take advantage of our special offer!Receive a free Kindle and the $200 early bird discount!Simply call (02) 9229 1000 or book online.I look forward to meeting you at this distinctive and usefulconference.For more information, visit:http://www.workforceplanninginmining.com.auKind regards, P. earlyS. Book & a FR receiveMax Oliveira, & disEE giftConference Director – counWorkforce Planning in Mining 2011 See b ack p t! for d a etail geMining IQ s.WHO WILL ATTENDWorkforce Planning in Mining 2011?From mine sites and head offices: Workforce Planning Managers Human Resources Managers (HR Managers) / Human Resources Directors (HR Directors) Project Administrators Organisational, Industrial or Management Psychologists Consulting Psychologists / Organisational ConsultantsBOOK NOW! W www.workforceplanninginmining.com.au
  3. 3. Conference Agenda Day One Tuesday 12 April 20118.30 Registration and Refreshments 1.45 Embracing Competent Communication Strategies for Improved Workforce Engagement9.00 Opening Remarks from Conference Chair This session will appraise how to review communication performance and evaluate critical points for maintenance of an open channel of9.10 Workforce Planning: Managing Strategic Risk communication. By implementing these strategies, you can ensure that The expansion of the mining industry and other key sectors is your employees work at optimum levels and your workforce planning contributing to the unprecedented demand for technically skilled remain on target. workers across all occupational levels. Energy Skills Queensland is the • Creating an effective communication channel Centre of Excellence for Strategic Industry Workforce Planning and • Keeping track of interaction issues and their value for future Workforce Development for the Energy Industry established by the understanding of solutions Queensland Government. This session will cover: • Identifying problems that sidetrack continuous communication • The importance of undertaking strategic workforce development Robyn Ivankovich, Manager Organisational Development, planning to prepare for the long term increase in skills demand and GEORGIOU GROUP PTY LTD & Business Partner at WORLEYPARSONS the risks associated with not undertaking workforce planning & HR Business Partner at MINERALS AND METALS DIVISION • An overview of current critical skills shortages across Queensland • An overview of a range of energy and telecommunications industry 2.30 Outsourcing Workforce Planning and Achieving a Business projects and their associated workforce requirements which will Advantage compete directly with the mining sector In this session you will discuss the advantage of outsourcing for • Examples of effective workforce development strategies competent workforce planning. How can you ensure return on Georgina Davis, Workforce Planning Manager investment by improving productivity of future and existing workforce? ENERGY SKILLS QUEENSLAND • How can small & medium business invest for future accuracy? What is the value?9.55 Discovering & Attracting Critical Talent Online • Critical points to consider when choosing your consultant With competition in the mining market rising and absorbing • Achieving workforce planning targets by outsourcing professionals quickly, it is essential mining companies utilise the web to Speaker to be Confirmed its fullest in their search for talent. • Strategies to discover & attract talent from the internet 3.15 Afternoon Tea and Networking Opportunity • How to attract by differentiation • Building brand trust that creates employee attraction 3.45 ROUND TABLE: Smart Technology: Essential Software & Tools for Liz Owen, Senior Recruitment Advisor Efficient Planning and Increased Accuracy ROUNDTABLE MINERALS AND METALS GROUP LTD (MMG Ltd) Having the right tools to make workforce planning easier is the ultimate goal for saving time and working efficiently, giving you more10.45 Morning Tea and Networking Opportunity time to invest where you really need. This session will debate the best software available for workforce planning.11.15 Including Skilled Local Communities to Ensure Employee • What is the best workforce planning software for integration of Diversity: A Lighthouse for Emerging Indigenous Companies mining workforce knowledge? Attraction of skilled workers from local communities is advantageous • How to achieve better results in less time and cost effective for the mining industry and has a vast role in • Is it possible to have all you need in one place? How to integrate sustainable development of local economy. tools to facilitate your job • Achieving a balance between business drivers and aspirational drivers Facilitated by the Conference Chair • Creating a sense of community • Reviewing newly implemented strategies for richer diversity and 4.30 Closing Comments from the Chair and End of Day One productivity Glenn Aitchison, Chief Executive Officer 4.45 Beginning of Workshop A: Cross-cultural Strategies for Robust YOLNGU BUSINESS ENTERPRISE Diversity Inclusion: Getting the Balance Right12.00 PANEL: Striving for Workforce Excellence: Employer of Choice Being considered the best is imperative for successful business growth and brand reputation. In this panel, you will debate the key dynamic aspects that make your company attract interest from the industry and Companies That Have PreviouslySESSION lay emphasis on innovative and successful processes that compose the Attended Mining IQ events Include:PANEL difference in the market. • What are the most important elements that will attract skilled workers and help you to be the employer of choice?  BHP Billiton  Rio Tinto • How long does it take to build a solid reputation? What does it take  Alcoa World  Newcrest Mining to maintain it? Alumina  Xstrata Coal • What makes the difference in a competitive market? Geoffrey Woodcroft, Vice President Human Resources  OZ Minerals  Australasian PEABODY ENERGY AUSTRALIA  Exco Resources Resources Glenn Aitchison, Chief Executive Officer  Hancock  D’Aguilar Gold YOLNGU BUSINESS ENTERPRISE Prospecting Georgina Davis, Workforce Planning Manager  Emmerson ENERGY SKILLS QUEENSLAND  AngloGold Ashanti Resources  Marathon Resources  BMA Coal12.45 Lunch and Networking Opportunity  Grange Resources  Nautilus Minerals  De Grey Mining  Iluka ResourcesBOOK NOW! T +61 2 9229 1000 F +61 2 9223 2622 E registration@iqpc.com.au W www.workforceplanninginmining.com.au
  4. 4. Conference Agenda Day Two Wednesday 13 April 20119.00 Opening Remarks from Conference Chair 12.45 Lunch and Networking Opportunity9.10 The Critical Skills Investment Fund and the National Resources 1.45 Optimising Environmental Scan to Guarantee Critical Quality of Sector Employment Taskforce Workforce Information This session will inform you of these two commonwealth initiatives and This session will work through appropriate strategies for adequately how they may be of benefit to you. By recognising the value of identifying the circumstances surrounding any given project and understanding how the government is dealing with the skills shortage, compile the vital set of facts to achieve reliable information. SkillsDMC you can use this information in order to make your workforce planning provides integrated industry intelligence and advice to Skills Australia, more precise. It is a great opportunity to liaise with the government for government and enterprises on workforce development. This includes the latest updates in the educational programs providing skilled mining identifying skills needs, actively supporting the development, professionals. Topics discussed will include: implementation and continuous improvement of high quality training packages and other workforce development products and services. • The importance of enterprise level workforce planning • Using the best of your business and industry intelligence as a tool for • Working with commonwealth and state governments to improve the accurate environmental scan quality of information provided to assist with training • Assessing workforce situations within the industry community • How you can access funding environment • Understanding changes you can expect in the future • Ensuring reliable collection and reporting of information from the Richard Millington, Director work and associated environments CRITICAL SKILLS INITIATIVES, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, • Considering effective contributions to the environmental scan & EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS creating awareness of the pitfalls that can occur if relevant information is not considered9.55 Traineeships & Apprenticeships: Attraction and Development for • Identifying training needs with appropriate training solutions and Continuous Growth of Skilled Employees work with employers, employment service providers, training Creating apprenticeship and traineeship programs are a high priority in providers and government to allocate training places an industry that constantly endures a skills shortage and a very Greg Taylor, Regional Manager competitive market to attract young people. SKILLS DMC • The apprenticeship strategy • Shaping up professionals for your needs 2.30 The Unplanned Side of Mining and Resource Extraction • Keeping the interest of young employees despite the competitiveness Expansion: Embracing a Positive Employee Inclusion in Local of the industry Communities Stuart Hansford, Organisational Development Manager The rapid expansion of the Mining and Resource Extraction Industry is PEABODY ENERGY AUSTRALIA dependent on the continuous search for skilled and semi-skilled employees. Meeting labour force needs though the rapid growth in10.45 Morning Tea and Networking Opportunity non-residents workers housed in campus is presenting a new cultural challenge between regional communities and mining sector. In this11.15 Women Inclusion in a Tight Skilled Market: The Gender session you will debate the consequences and social impacts that a Revolution of the Mining Sector heavy reliance on non-resident workforce strategies are having on local communities in rural and regional Australia. The leading participation of women in the productive workforce is something that has been discussed for a long time and takes a bigger • Understanding the nature and scale of the problem and the possible part in a skilled scarcity moment. This session will address how these realistic solutions in the short and long term to tackle it changes will have a large impact in workforce planning of the future. • Communicating & Creating a positive culture and awareness for new • Targeting women for the best fit positions, the increasing numbers employees to assist their social inclusion in local communities of successful skilled professionals • Engaging practices to avoid loss of skilled employees and steer clear • Breaking up the macho image of the industry of negative reputation for the mining industry • What it has to change to attract the brightest of the best Professor Kerry Carrington, Head of School of Justice - Faculty of Law Cathy Miller, Director OFFICE FOR WOMEN, DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITIES QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT 3.15 Afternoon Tea and Networking Opportunity12.00 PANEL: Women in Mining: Progress & Establishment in the Industry 3.45 ROUND TABLE: Dealing with the Long Term and Resilient Skills Shortage in a Promising Industry The increasing contribution of women in an environment ROUNDTABLE predominantly dominated by males might be changing its face in the With major investments being implemented in the mining industrySESSION creating the biggest and most profitable mining boom ever, it isPANEL future. This panel will debate the successful inclusion of women in the mining industry and how sustainable these changes are in a singular imperative to have strategies to overcome problems that can stop or cultural environment. stall worthwhile projects. • Will women be more than 50% of the workforce in the next • How brand maturity is employed to overcome everlasting skills 10 years? shortage • What inhibits women from pursuing certain roles in the sector? • Analysing mapping & monitoring strategies • How to create a different environment for women inclusion? Is it • Linking and optimising business demands necessary? Facilitated by the Conference Chair Chris Elston, Executive Manager Human Resources 4.30 Closing Remarks from the Conference Chair and End of Conference THIESS PTY LTD Cathy Miller, Director 4.45 Beginning of Workshop B: Workload Approach: Assessing OFFICE FOR WOMEN, DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITIES Critical Work, Determining Workload Drivers, and Forecasting QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT Future Workload Workforce Planning in Mining 2011 Gives You the Best Value for Your Marketing Spend: To secure premium exposure, contact Alistair Clemett on +61 (0)2 9229 1009 or alistair.clemett@iqpc.com.au.BOOK NOW! T +61 2 9229 1000 F +61 2 9223 2622 E registration@iqpc.com.au W www.workforceplanninginmining.com.au
  5. 5. Cross-cultural Strategies for Robust Diversity Inclusion: Getting the Balance RightWORKSHOP A Tuesday, April 12  4:45pm - 7:45pm (including a light dinner) In a multicultural time, being aware of the vast diversity we are immersed in is imperative for improving interpersonal relationships and amplifying improved communication between different cultural groups. This workshop will go though the practical ways to decrease the cultural gap with Indigenous Australians by building a rich partnership with a minority that has a lot to offer for the mining industry. Moreover, you will learn vital strategies to make this partnership work competently & professionally. Agenda at a Glance 4.45 Introduction to Workshop 4.55 Building sustainable partnerships 5.30 Indigenous Australians: A rich labour market 6.10 Light Dinner 6.40 The inclusion and participation of minorities that can improve your workforce balance 7.10 Finding value in the cross-cultural approach: It’s not what the differences are… It’s what we have in common 7.45 End of Workshop Your Workshop Leader: Glenn Aitchison, Chief Executive Officer, YOLNGU BUSINESS ENTERPRISE Glenn Aitchison has an extensive career in Education; Educational Administration and in Private Enterprise as Chief Executive Officer of Yolngu Business Enterprise [2] Pty Ltd (YBE). His career has a strong focus on change management, which consists of ensuring the right balance between ‘Business & Social aspirational drivers’ in order to create a sustainable path. In particular, Glenn has specialised in developing individuals; businesses & communities in remote localities along with working with indigenous people. Glenn works to create a holistic picture from the ‘jigsaw’ of elements presented from the Government; Multinational Corporations; Communities; and Individual demands; producing an image always full of possibilities, flavoured with a unique Yolngu Culture. Workload Approach: Assessing Critical Work, Determining Workload Drivers, and Forecasting Future WorkloadWORKSHOP B Wednesday, April 13  4:45pm - 7:45pm (including a light dinner) With an understaffed workforce, the workload of skilled employees is vital for ensuring efficient productivity, however it must be strategically managed to avoid overload. This workshop will cover the best practices for an efficient management of workload, resulting in a reduced loss of skilled professionals. It will further cover how to competently manage your staff workload for better productivity and enhanced accuracy. Agenda at a Glance 4.45 Introduction to Workshop 4.55 Creating strategies not to overload your workforce, maintaining suitable workload for improved efficiency 5.30 Critical workload approach in forecasting future workload 6.10 Light Dinner 6.40 Selecting appropriate workloads in different scenarios 7.10 Contributing to a better understanding of workload drivers 7.45 End of Workshop Your Workshop Leader: Robyn Ivankovich, Manager Organisational Development, GEORGIOU GROUP PTY LTD & Business Partner at WORLEYPARSONS & HR Business Partner at MINERALS AND METALS DIVISION With over 20 years experience in the people management and learning & development field, Robyn has implemented resource strategies in organisations such as Georgiou, ANZ Bank and now WorleyParsons. She has established learning centres and developed competency frameworks that had driven improved capability and provided career opportunities in the mining, construction and engineering sectors. Major achievement for Robyn was to assist in two successive best employer awards whilst managing Human Resources through the GFC and post boom times. With her strong humanistic approach partnering with organisations to achieve business objectives she has a wealth of experience in sustainable people management. BOOK NOW! W www.workforceplanninginmining.com.au
  6. 6. WHERE Mercure, Brisbane, QLD Register Early & Save! 85-87 North Quay, Brisbane 4000 Tel: 07 3237 2300 Fax: 07 3236 1035 To speed registration, please provide the priority code located on the mailing label or in the box below. www.mercurebrisbane.com.au ENQKG WHEN? 12 & 13 April 2011 TEAM DISCOUNTS IQPC recognises the value of learning in teams. Take advantage of one of these special rates:  Register a team of 3 to the conference at the same time from the same company and receive $500 discount  Register a team of 4 to the conference at the same time from the same company and receive a free pass for a 5th delegate  Ask about multi-event discounts. Call + 61 2 9229 1000 for more details Please note: Only one discount applies ACCOMMODATION The Lido Group are the official booking agent for the Workforce Planning in Mining 2011 event. The Lido Group have negotiated event rates at a range of hotels for all attendees of this event. To take advantage of these rates & book direct on the website, please go to www.workforceplanninginmining.com.au and click on the Venue & Accommodation page. 16626.002 QUICK and EASY WAYS to REGISTER TELEPHONE +61 2 9229 1000 Main Conference: 12 & 13 April 2011 | Workshops: 12 & 13 April 2011 FAX +61 2 9223 2622 Mercure Brisbane, QLD EMAIL registration@iqpc.com.au WEBSITE www.workforceplanninginmining.com.au Workforce MAIL IQPC, Level 6, 25 Bligh Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000  REGISTER ME for Workforce Planning in Mining 2011 Planning PLUS Workshops A B (PHOTOCOPY THIS FORM FOR ADDITIONAL DELEGATES) DELEGATE 1 [TITLE] [SURNAME] in Mining 2011 [FIRST NAME] DELEGATE 2 [TITLE] [SURNAME] ENSURING ACCURATE FORECASTING FOR [FIRST NAME] SUCCESSFUL WORKFORCE PLANNING STRATEGIES POSITION www.workforceplanninginmining.com.au EMAIL ORGANISATION EARLY BIRD SAVE $200 PACKAGES *Register & pay & Receive a STANDARD PRICE before 10/02/2011 FREE Kindle ADDRESS Conference Only $3099 + GST = $3408.90 $3299 + GST = $3628.90 POSTCODE Conference + 1 Workshop $3998 + GST = $4397.80 $4198 + GST = $4617.80 TELEPHONE ( ) FAX ( ) APPROVING MANAGER Conference + 2 Workshops $4797 + GST = $5276.70 $4997 + GST = $5496.70 [TITLE] [SURNAME]* Payment must be received by IQPC prior to 5pm AEST on the cut-off date.# 2 WAYS TO SAVE! Registrations received without payment or a Government PO will incur a processing fee of $99 + GST = $108.90 [FIRST NAME] per registration. Book early for HUGE  Please send me set(s) of AUDIO COMPACT DISCS and PRESENTATIONS CD at $878.90 EARLY BIRD savings. ($799 plus GST) or $603.90 ($549 plus GST) Presentations CD only Book as a TEAM, POSITION  Please keep me informed via email about this and other related events save & benefit as a team. NOTE: PAYMENT IS DUE WITHIN 7 DAYS FROM REGISTRATION TO SECURE YOUR PLACE. Registrations received without payment EMAIL or a Government PO will incur a processing fee of $99+GST = $108.90 per registration. Payment prior to the conference is mandatory for attendance. Payment includes lunches, refreshments, a copy of conference presentations via FTP website or workbook and all meeting materials. If payment has not been received two weeks before the conference, a credit card hold will be taken and processed.  CHEQUE ENCLOSED FOR $ (Please make cheques payable to: IQPC) This card will be refunded once alternate payment has been received. PRIVACY - YOUR CHOICE PLEASE CHARGE  American Express  Visa  MasterCard  Diners Club Any information provided by you in registering for this conference is being collected by IQPC and will be held in the strictest confidence. It will be added to our database and will be used primarily to provide you with further information about IQPC events and services. By supplying your CREDIT CARD NUMBER email address and mobile telephone number you are agreeing to IQPC contacting you by these means to provide you further information about IQPC products and services. From time to time IQPC may share information from our database with other professional organisations (including our event sponsors) to promote similar products and services. Please tick the box below if you do NOT want us to pass on your details. To amend your current details, advise of duplicates or to opt out of further mailings, please contact our Database Integrity Maintenance Department, Level 6, 25 Bligh Street, SYDNEY NSW 2000. Alternatively, email database@iqpc.com.au, call 02 9229 1028 or fax 02 9223 2622. AMEX 4 DIGIT CODE EXPIRY DATE  I do not wish to have my details made available to other organisations IQPC CANCELLATION AND POSTPONEMENT POLICY: FOR DETAILS OF IQPC’S NAME OF CARD HOLDER [PLEASE PRINT] CANCELLATION AND POSTPONEMENT POLICY PLEASE VISIT: www.iqpc.com.au © 2010 IQPC ABN 92 071 142 446 All RIGHTS RESERVED. The format, design, content and arrangement of this brochure constitute a copyright of IQPC. Unauthorised reproduction will be actionable by law.