Turner, Canberra

date & time

21/06/2018 - 8:45 am to 5:00 pm

The way we work is rapidly changing. Automation and digital technologies are automating human jobs and tasks at an alarming rate, which means that the types of skills that organisations are looking for in their people have drastically altered. We must understand this shift and learn how to master these desired skills in order to prepare businesses, leaders and teams for success in the future.

Join us at IML Masterclass: The Future of Work to hear industry experts discuss the essential tools for today and tomorrow’s leaders. The day will feature a range of speaker sessions and panel discussions for a practical and engaging event.


Members $495 | Non-Members $595


Member (3+) $445.50pp  | Non-Member (3+) $535.50pp

MC – Martin Brooker CSC FIML

Founder & Director, Quench Group

Martin is a veteran of 37 years service as an officer in the Royal Australian Navy. His extensive career included command at sea, and operational service in the Middle East, Afghanistan and the Pacific. He retired from the Royal Australian Navy in March 2015 with the rank of Commodore.  He is the founder of the Quenchgroup and specialises in helping leaders shift from feeling like an imposter to an intentional leader who understands what it means to lead people.






Sally Dooley FIML

Principal Facilitator & Executive Coach

Sally is a highly engaging and experienced facilitator, speaker and executive coach. Her capacity to quickly build strong rapport with her participants, whether in a group context or one-on-one, creates a very positive and interactive learning environment where participants thrive and are enabled to create lasting change. Her Masters in Training and Development as well as an ongoing commitment to professional excellence, including a recent 12 month Train the Trainer program with Jack Canfield, ensure that her approach remains cutting edge in her field.

Over a career spanning twenty years, Sally has worked with thousands of leaders and managers in government, private and community sectors, specialising in a wide range of leadership, people management and personal development areas. This, combined with her own experience in leading teams, has given her an in-depth understanding of the current issues and challenges facing leaders, as well as the capacity to empower leaders to identify strategies that work in their own contexts.



Martin Rose

Group Manager, Distribution and Marketing at PSMA 

Martin is a design and strategy leader who has spent the majority of his career delivering digital solutions. His skills and experience now span business strategy, digital product and service design, and implementation leadership. He is passionate about transforming services and growing new businesses using digital technology.






Kylie Watson MA FIML ACM

Partner, Data Analytics, Deloitte

Kylie is the Canberra Partner for Deloitte’s Risk Advisory, Data Analytics practice. She has led teams in the fields of analytics and business transformation (including cognitive technologies across Asia, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand) and is a Sociologist specialising in Behavioural economics/analytics, predictive analytics, nudge design and cognitive technologies. Kylie worked on the Germany-Australia Agreement for preparing for Industry 4.0 and is certified in Business Model Innovation. She has a Black Belt in Design Thinking from SAP and manages projects in data analytics, automation, machine learning and AI with a special interest in points of human intervention and how people interact with machines.




Graham Tanton

Executive Director, ACT Shared Services

Graham currently heads up the Shared Services Division within the ACT Government. ACT Shared Services consists over 950 full time employees and contractors delivering a range of services including ICT, payroll and finance to over 22k ACT public servants across all sectors.

The current focus of ACT Shared Services is to build value to stakeholders by upgrading processes through automation whilst providing managers and staff with the skills to identify and address areas for improvement.

Graham spent the first 20 years of his working career working in the hospitality and banking sectors prior to joining the public sector in a role at the Department of Defence.

Since that time Graham has delivered corporate and programme outcomes for Agencies such as Comcare, Workplace Authority, Fair Work, Department of Climate Change & Energy Efficiency and the Department of Industry.


Darren Menachemson

Partner / Chief Digital Officer Australia

Darren believes that co-design is an essential element in creating system-level outcomes for society. He works to improve large, public systems like the health system, the tax system and the social services system. As a ThinkPlace Partner, Darren’s focus is on applying design thinking to intractable challenges, in both OECD and developing countries. He has worked extensively in health, international development, border management, energy systems, social protection, regulatory compliance and digital government.

Darren co-designs in complex, sensitive environments to develop strategy, programmes, policy and services. He has pioneered powerful approaches for linking strategy and architecture to the experience of users, and advises executive groups, programme/project teams and governance boards on how to optimise their impact when taking on these types of at-scale initiatives. As ThinkPlace’s Head of Digital, he has had both a strategic and a sleeves-up role in the design of national-level digital systems. Darren serves as ThinkPlace’s Chief Ethicist.


Zoë Routh MIML

Director, Inner Compass Australia

Zoë Routh is a leadership mentor and speaker.  English-born, Canadian-raised, Australian-adopted, Outdoor Adventurist and Experiential Educator, Truth Teller, Learner, Cancer Dancer, One-Time Belly Dancer, Aspiring Telemark Skiier, Slayer of Dragons, Mother of Chickens. From the wild rivers of northern Ontario to the remote regions of Australia, Zoë has spent the last thirty years showing teams struggling with office politics and silos how to work better together.

She is obsessed with showing big thinkers with big hearts make a big difference. Her high impact leadership learning adventures take place indoors and outdoors in spectacular settings. Zoë is the author of  three books: ‘Composure – How centered leaders make the biggest impact’, ‘Moments – Leadership when it matters most’, and  ‘Loyalty – Stop unwanted staff turnover, boost engagement, and create lifelong advocates’.


Fiona Fonti FIML

Managing Director, The Rehabilitation Specialists

Fiona Fonti is the Managing Director of The Rehabilitation Specialists, a Canberra based company that has grown significantly over a 5 year period. Fiona is a nationally and internationally experienced Occupational Therapist with over 10 years’ experience in delivering Workplace Rehabilitation services and a range of specialist workplace health services.

Fiona is passionate about keeping people engaged in employment and/or reaching their maximum capacity in all areas of their lives regardless of injury, illness or disability. She loves driving innovation and excels at communicating and building effective relationships. Fiona has a wealth of management experience, and has succeeded in a traditionally challenging market – demonstrated by Winning the Telstra Small Business of the Year Award ACT – 2016, winning the Canberra Young Business Woman of the Year in 2016, being a Finalist the Telstra Business Women’s Awards ACT 2016 in the Entrepreneur category and winning the 2017 ACT and National IML Leader of the Year Award in the Owner/ Entrepreneur category.


Seng Thiam TEH FCPA(Aust) PhD, BCom(Hons)

Learning and Development Consultant

Seng Thiam Teh is a learning and development consultant whose work focuses on facilitation and leadership and capability training. His background in business education and research complements this work. Seng Thiam is highly experienced in applying innovative approaches to learning and developing skills, building capability, and in designing assessment processes and evaluation of learning and performance. His engaging and personal approach encourages individuals and teams to engage in thinking outside the box, to develop broader understanding and deeper appreciation of issues to solve problems, and to adopt a reflective and inquiry-based approach to professional and personal development. He specialises in client-centred approaches to learning and skill development. His passion is to empower clients to realise their potential, achieve improved outcomes, and enjoy the learning and development process along the way.



Pat Sowry FIML

Assistant Secretary Business Services Branch, The Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet (Australia)

Pat is responsible for the leadership and management of Business Services Branch within the Corporate Division of the Department. The Branch provides a range of services to the Department including property and facilities management, procurement and contract advice, business continuity, and library and records and information management services.





Rosanne Brand 

Partner at PwC

Rosanne is a Partner in PwC consulting, where she is a specialist in Transformation Programme Management and Enterprise Architecture (Business Architecture). Her experience spans organisations in Australia and the UK, where she has helped some of the largest private and public sector organisations successfully reform and embrace digital service delivery.

Rosanne is passionate about lifting Australia’s digital infrastructure, and has supported some of the largest Government investments underway in Australia focusing on driving simpler, easier to use and more cost effective government services for citizens.






Venue Website:

219 Northbourne Ave, Turner, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2612, Australia