OUR BIGGEST SUMMIT YET
Join ILP, our L&D community and industry experts at The Star, Gold Coast, to learn new techniques that will get amazing results and help you truly make an impact with your L&D initiatives.
You will be inspired and motivated, as this summit offers practical experiences and activities to help you improve the impact of your facilitation, learning experience designs, transfer strategies, and most importantly… you!
ABOUT THE GALA DINNER
Each year we celebrate and recognise learning and development achievements by individuals and organisations through the ILP APAC Learning Impact Awards (ALIAs). The ALIAs are the highest recognition for learning and development professionals across the Asia Pacific for outstanding achievements that have made a significant impact on learners, organisations and our industry.
HOW THIS EVENT WILL IMPACT CHANGE FOR YOU
Our two-day summit is all about you. You will come away inspired and armed with creative new ideas and knowledge, and ready to implement some fantastic new initatives to further support, engage inspire and educate. This summit is hands on learning at its best!
Get focused and inspired to truly make a difference
Learn ideas Discover cutting edge ideas
Great Speakers Recognised Industry Leaders
Engagement strategies implement practical strategies to effectively engage with your clients and Stakeholders
Meet and Collaborate Meet & network with people in the L&D industry. We will have a range of activities to encourage collaboration & learn together
Immediate Application Engage in a solution challenge to apply your learning from Day 1, and gain valuable takeaways
Hands on Learning – practical strategies to practise during the summit
Implement new learning initiatives – Discover the latest L&D trends and insights
Practical experiences and activities
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- Facilitators & Trainers
- Instructional Designers
- L&D Consultants
- L&D or Talent Development Managers
- Anyone interested in learning and development
FEATURED EXPERT SPEAKERS
Geoff RipFounder, Training That Works
Geoff Rip is an entrepreneur, researcher, and innovator in Learning & Development and a Life Member of the ILP. He founded his first consulting and training business in the late 1980’s and has extensive experience in Australia and overseas. Geoff has won awards for his high-impact program designs and has an impressive track record of successful projects and repeat business. His education includes a Bachelor of Business Science (Hons) and an MBA (specialising in Organisation Development).
Founder, Training That Works
Carolyn ShawHead of Talent Australasia, JELD-WEN
Carolyn Shaw is a self-confessed ex-finance geek turned talent management executive. As Head of Talent for a multi-national building materials group, she helps organisations lift premier performing cultures and people capability through talent management programs, leadership development and engagement strategies.
With over 20 years’ experience at the intersection of finance, customer operations, systems implementation, learning and development, and talent management, Carolyn brings a unique commercial perspective to the programs that she designs and delivers to make real impact to business objectives.
Carolyn has been an honoured recipient of numerous educational and leadership awards, including City of Gold Coast International Women's Day Awards, MacPherson Community Achiever Award, and Toastmaster of the Year QLD, NNSW, NT and PNG.
Head of Talent Australasia, JELD-WEN
Lindsay Adams OAMThe Relationship Guy
Lindsay Adams OAM, CSP is a practiced speaking professional, workshop facilitator and business relationship specialist. With over 20 years relationship management experience, Lindsay’s focus is on building more sales and generating better outcomes in less time by doing business by relationship. He has worked with executive teams, individuals, entrepreneurs and business owners across Australia, Asia, Europe, and the United States. He won't just 'tell' you the principles of the topic, he will help you put them into action.
He has served as National President of Professional Speakers Australia and International President of the Global Speakers Federation. He was awarded a Medal in the Order of Australia (OAM) by the Australian Government for services to the professional speaking industry in 2020.
The Relationship Guy
Melanie MartinelliCo-founder of The Learning Gym
Melanie Martinelli is a L&D professional who is passionate about creating a paradigm shift in how we think about designing and delivering programs, by putting the learner in the forefront, and focusing on driving performance (and not just learning).
Her tryst with training began with an award-winning thesis, “Managing Cultural Differences - A Key to Successful Offshore Collaboration.” This led to her joining a Bangalore-based offshore product engineering company. After a three-year stint in International Sales and Account Management, Melanie moved to training and development and started building bridges between companies and people around the globe.
A learning professional at heart and an entrepreneur in her mindset, she has built three successful training companies across the globe. Her passion for sports and learning was the inspiration for her current venture “The Learning Gym” where you can build, stretch and tone your learning muscles.
Being a Kirkpatrick Certified facilitator, Melanie effectively assists individuals and organizations in building memorable learning experiences linked to performance. Melanie firmly believes in creating learning solutions that are guaranteed to deliver results. She also works closely with Dr. Ina Weinbauer-Heidel from the Institute of Transfer Effectiveness and uses the “12 levers of transfer effectiveness methodology” to develop scientifically sound and practical transfer concepts.
Melanie is highly intuitive and draws on a wide experience to help working professionals from across industries and cultures to grasp the various factors that drive training and transfer effectiveness. Melanie applies strong business acumen and deep understanding of how professionals learn best to design and deliver high impact workshops.
After living in India for 17 years & working extensively across the APAC region, Melanie in 2021 moved back to her hometown Basel together with her Indian husband and son.
Co-founder of The Learning Gym
Michelle Parry-SlaterAuthor, The Learning and Development Handbook
Michelle is a senior learning and development business strategist, author, and organisation development practitioner. An award-winning workplace learning innovator, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD), the Learning & Performance Institute (LPI) and the Royal Society Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA), Michelle heads up Kairos Modern Learning, a boutique consultancy which specialises in supporting organisations embrace the shift to more impactful people development. Moving the profession forward, Michelle has brought her years of Learning & Development practice and consultancy as author of one of the newest global L&D books on your bookshelf, https://thelndhandbook.com/.
Michelle is on a career mission in people development to drive cultural change from ‘Injection Education’ traditional courses to embrace the best of digital, social and face to face workplace learning. Supporting clients to create effective, efficient, enjoyable and engaging everyday learning cultures in the flow of work, Michelle offers a rare mix of a practical, pragmatic people professional who really ‘gets it’ when it comes to business impact and strategy implementation to get results.
Michelle works with a variety of clients including national retailers, training providers, government departments, private corporates, universities and youth organisations. Her ideas are regularly shared at conferences, via webinars, podcasts, industry journals, on Learning Now TV, plus you can find Michelle via her websites https://kairosmodernlearning.co.uk/ or https://thelndhandbook.com/ and regularly on Twitter @MiPS1608.
Author, The Learning and Development Handbook
Gabby ButtonAward Winning Facilitator, Futurist
Gabby is an Award-Winning Global Facilitator, Coach and Futurist living on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Since 2000 and she has worked with leaders and coaches around the globe as she immersed herself in her passion for transformation and experiential training and my mission of transforming the world through how we show up at work and in our businesses.
She inspires and educates business leaders, coaches and 'wisdom-preneurs' worldwide to step into their wisdom and participate in creating a future where everyone can thrive.
She is known for my extensive knowledge of creating transformation in adults (a lifelong exploration) and for producing captivating training while stretching (way!) past traditional models. Incorporating a unique blend of business and leadership expertise, andragogy (the art and science of adult learning), goal achievement, ancient wisdom, current research, spirituality, entrepreneurship and future possibilities, with experiential learning to stretch my participants to step into their personal and professional mastery.
Award Winning Facilitator, Futurist
Lindsey Leigh HobsonSpeaker in the Metaverse
Lindsey Leigh is an active team manager across multiple industries, an award-winning Speaker, and a qualified Life Coach. She is the Founder of The Learning and Development Collective, where she leads a network of over 300 learning and development professionals from some of Australia's biggest corporates such as Deloitte, BDO and ANZ.
Speaker in the Metaverse
Craig BrowneProductiser, award-winning game designer
Craig is a Co-founder of CCS Corporation and principal developer of the Compatibility Communication System (or CCS), a unique image-card based communication tool used by thousands of organisations all over the world, in pretty much every field. Known as CCS Cards, and available in both real and virtual formats, this flexible tool can be used to improve the quality of sharing, listening, creativity and collaboration in training, facilitation, coaching, strategic meetings, vision and values creation, counselling, mentoring and education.
Originally trained in science education and media communication, Craig is also an experienced graphic and digital designer and in addition to the CCS, has been inventing and developing award-winning, international games, websites, apps and game-like products for entertainment, education and corporate markets for more than 30 years.
He has created products and concepts for the likes of Disney, DreamWorks, Mattel, Crown and Andrews, Goliath, University Games, ABC, The Wiggles, CommBank, ING, Cerebos and the MAAS. His first game, Compatibility was picked up by Mattel, translated into 5 languages and sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide. His game, Sort it Out! won USA Game of the Year in 2010. Most recently, he created the board game adaptation of ABC’s Hard Quiz TV game show.
Beyond these professional pursuits, Craig also likes to write songs and sing, build tracks in the bush, and make things from stone and wood.
Productiser, award-winning game designer
Emma WeberCEO/Founder Lever – Transfer of Learning
Emma Weber, learning transfer authority, made it her mission in life to make a difference to learning transfer worldwide. Frustrated by the amount of learning which is wasted when it fails to make it across the knowing – doing gap Emma created the Turning Learning into Action™ methodology to solve that problem.
This methodology is deployed throughout 20 countries and in 12 languages by a talented team and Coach M, a conversational intelligence. Coach M is challenging the industries thinking of what’s possible in learning transfer.
Emma shares her passion and expertise through her writing – her first book 'Turning Learning into Action: a proven methodology for effective transfer of learning' was published by Kogan Page in 2014.
CEO/Founder Lever – Transfer of Learning
Leonie CuttsFacilitator & Coach, CCS Cards Corporation
Facilitating purposeful and meaningful conversations for
connection and growth.
Leonie is a co-founding director of CCS Corporation, the developers of the Compatibility Communication System (CCS Cards). She is principal coach, facilitator and creator of products that bring people together for meaningful connection. The CCS is a communication tool that helps create open and honest communication, and has been used by thousands of trainers, coaches and learning experts around the world.
Leonie has designed and delivered customised programs for leadership, team-building, personal development, presentation skills, communication skills and integrating corporate values across a variety of industries.
As a coach (PCC) with a background in education and psychology and over 25 years of building and delivering programs for managers and leaders, Leonie is passionate about drawing out people's strengths to help them grow personally and to contribute to organisational intelligence.
Facilitator & Coach, CCS Cards Corporation
Sally Foley-Lewis FILPA multi-award winning global expert
Sally Foley-Lewis inspires middle managers to be high performing, purposeful and productive. She ensures people reach their potential. Sally’s presentations and programs positively impact confidence, leadership and results.
A multi-award winning global expert, Sally has authored multiple books. The drive to support and skill middle managers comes from her own CEO and senior leadership experiences. Through presentations, keynote speeches, workshops and coaching - online and face-to-face - Sally skills, boosts productivity, confidence and self-leadership.
A multi-award winning global expert
Nadine ChampionExclusively represented by Saxton
Nadine is an inspiring speaker, author and martial artist who truly knows what it means to use "10 Seconds of Courage" to overcome obstacles and reach her potential. She is a highly sought after speaker and mindset coach who works with individuals, organisations and corporations to foster their courage, adapt positively to change and develop resilience.
Nadine has built a strong reputation as a high performance mindset coach and storyteller, known for offering practical tools via memorable anecdotes. She passes on the lessons learnt from years of elite performance under immense pressure when conducting keynote speeches, specialised workshops and ongoing corporate programs.
The central principle of the 10 Seconds of Courage message is that action must be combined with knowledge. Nadine lives the concepts she is devoted to sharing with others, so they can move forward from allowing fear to create missed opportunities in their personal and professional lives.
Exclusively represented by Saxton
Jo CookFounder and Live Online Learning Specialist, Lightbulb Moment Limited
Through her company Lightbulb Moment, Jo Cook has specialised in training learning professionals about virtual classroom and webinar design and delivery since 2013. Jo is a speaker, instructional designer and classroom facilitator. Jo’s passion is in helping and supporting teams, professionals and organisations embrace the benefits of the live online learning technology and her background includes: further and higher education; the charity sector; small and large organisations, including CNN News and Bupa International.
Find out more about Jo and her work on her website: www.lightbulbmoment.online and follow @LightbulbJo on Twitter
Founder and Live Online Learning Specialist, Lightbulb Moment Limited
Debbie combines her vast industry experiences and award-winning achievements to work with SuccessBOX clients to achieve organisational excellence. Through an upbeat, inclusivity style, high-precision results and an engaging problem-solving perspective, each SuccessBOX client is taken on a vibrant, inspiring journey that will suit their needs and create successful outcomes. Debbie’s passion sits within the people, learning and organisational development field; however, her years of experience in senior management ensures thorough business acumen and a capability to engage with all levels of the organisation.
Scott ArbuthnotLeadership Online
Scott is a leadership consultant, coach and facilitator with 28 years experience in designing experiential learning process. Since 2002, Scott has e-facilitated blended programs and now hosts www.LeadershipOnline.com.au Scott is an independent scholar with 100+ published articles.
Adam Le GoodGeneral Manager, ILP Academy
Adam has been part of the Learning and Development industry for over 30 years. For most of that time he’s been consulting with clients from a broad range of industries throughout Australia and New Zealand.
His passion for impacting individuals and organisations, combined with his engaging and theatrical style means he is sought after and well respected throughout Learning and Development.
He has an extensive knowledge of human behaviour, holds accreditations in many different psychological and behavioural instruments and is also a member of the Australian Association of Psychological Type.
He has recently taken on the role of General Manager with the Institute of Learning and Performance’s Academy (ILPA) ensuring the exciting new Certificate IV in Learning Design and Facilitation reaches a broad audience of those involved in Learning and Development.MEET ME AT THE SUMMIT
General Manager, ILP Academy
KEY OUTCOMES FOR ATTENDEES
Are you looking for ways to improve the impact and effectiveness of your organisation or client’s learning initiatives? If so, don’t miss this opportunity! Come join us for a two-day summit designed to help you maximise the success of your learning solutions.
This summit provides actionable insights and strategies that can help you enhance your learning initiatives. You’ll hear from experts in the field who have developed effective solutions for organisations – from creating innovative content designs to implementing effective delivery systems. Plus, there will be ample networking opportunities with other professionals who are also looking to revolutionise their learning programs.
The Learning Impact Summit 2023 is a not your standard conference of passive listening. During the two days, you will gain valuable insights and takeaways from leading learning and development professionals to help you maximise the impact and outcomes of your learning initiatives. Plus, there will be plenty of opportunities to share, collaborate and apply your learning.
LOCATION VIEW - SUMMIT VENUE
The Star Gold Coast
Phone: 07 5592 8100
This year we are so excited to be hosting our annual event at The Star Gold Coast, which is centrally located in Broadbeach on the Gold Coast, just a 30 minute drive from Gold Coast airport. There are plenty of car hire options on arrival, as well as a bus service from the Gold Coast airport to Broadbeach (route 777).
If you are arriving via Brisbane Airport, it is a 90 minute drive by car, with plenty of car hire options, taxis or trains from Brisbane to the Gold Coast. Please click the public transport button below for further information.
If you are travelling by car, or plan to pick up a hire car, please click on the parking button below, if you require more details.
If you require overnight accommodation we have secured a 25% discount at The Star, and will provide those details to you when you book your Summit tickets online.
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1300 768 660
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