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CDANZ National Symposium 2017

CDANZ National Symposium 2017

Aspirations & Possibility

In partnership with University of Auckland Business School

Auckland / Tues 31 Oct & Wed 1 Nov 2017

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CDANZ National Symposium for Research and Leading Practice is our flagship event bringing together practitioners from across New Zealand and ideas from around the globe. This year's event also celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Career Development Association of New Zealand. 

Sponsorship Opportunities are available here

Call for Abstracts has now closed

Deadlines

Deadline for Research Dissemination Fund - 18 September 2017

Early Bird registrations close - 29 September

Presenter Slides to be submitted for presentation - 26 October 2017

Event dates - 31 October & 1 November 2017

CDANZ 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner - 31 October

Theme

Last year we explored "Our Value, Our Voice" - knowing who we are, why we matter and how to articulate our worth to the world. This year our theme is "Aspiration & Possibility." We consider our place in a world full of complexity and uncertainty.

"we are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking up at the stars" Oscar Wilde

  • How do we make our clients aware of the many options that exist when we may know little of them ourselves?
  • How can we empower ourselves, and our clients, to be curious and courageous in the quest for an authentic and aspirational life and career?
  • How do we fight for safe, fair, equitable work opportunities and work places?

Speakers

Key Note: Dr Michael Arthur

Michael Arthur PhD is Emeritus Professor of Management at Suffolk University, Boston, Visiting Professor at Cranfield University, UK​ and a champion of contemporary “intelligent careers”. He has held previous ​visiting professor assignments at the University of Warwick, London Business​ School and our own University of Auckland. Michael has just completed 38 years at Suffolk University, and remains a formidable contributor to the careers profession, most recently evidenced by his new co-authored book An Intelligent Career: Taking Ownership of Your Work and Your Life, published by Oxford University Press.

Michael is a prolific writer who has contributed to countless academic and trade books and journals. He is perhaps best known for The Boundaryless Career (1996) which he co-authored and edited

The Boundaryless Career is an important work that makes a crucial contribution to the literature on careers.” —Personnel Psychology
”,,,an important source for those exploring career theory, network analysis, organizational learning, and industry evolution.”—Administrative Science Quarterly
“…an exciting, important contribution to career literature”—Human Resource Planning

He has also co-authored and edited Handbook of Career Theory (1989), The New Careers (1999), Knowledge at Work (2006) and most recently An Intelligent Career with co-authors Svetlana Khapova and Julia Richardson.

Michael is also co-developer of the Intelligent Career Card Sort®, an ​active trainer of career practitioners and a consultant to ​his own clients. Michael looks forward very much ​to his return to Auckland as our International Key Note. 

World Tableau: Sareena Hopkins

Sareena Hopkins is committed to strengthening the career development field and promoting the many ways our work contributes to healthier citizens, communities and countries. With a deep belief that a lot can be achieved by a few determined people, Sareena always seeks to move from ideas to action in areas of public policy, research and development, training and advocacy. Her work includes research on youth un/underemployment and capitalizing on career education and development as policy and practice levers to strengthen youth transitions. As lead facilitator of the last International Symposium on Career Development and Public Policy held in Seoul June 2017, Sareena brings a global perspective on both demand and supply-side labour market realities. In addition to her role as Executive Director of the Canadian Career Development Foundation, Sareena is founding Director of the Canadian Council for Career Development (3CD) and was awarded the International Gold Medal for Leadership in Career Development in 2014. She lives in Ottawa, Canada with her husband, daughter and an extremely rotund cat.

Sareena’s World Tableau Response

Today’s labour market is rife with complexity and anomaly and citizens – particularly youth – seem to be in the eye of the storm. We read the headlines and know that jobs remain unfilled while un- and underemployment rises.

We hear the endless debates: do we have a skills gap, a skills mismatch or neither? Is it all the fault of educational institutions failing to train students to meet labour market needs? Is Generation Y is too spoiled and expects too much? Are employer practices contributing to the challenges?

In the immortal words of Marvin Gaye, “What’s going on?”

This session will endeavour to unpack the overlapping impacts of technology, financialization, shifting business practices and the sharing economy on the emergent labour market reality. It will explore the extent to which career development theory and practice reflects these realities and will highlight the potential role of career practitioners as key advocates and intermediaries in supporting both the supply and demand side of the labour market equation.

World Tableau: Professor Louise Archer

Professor Louise Archer, Karl Mannheim Professor of the Sociology of Education, has recently joined the Centre for Engineering Education Advisory Group at University College London (UCL). Louise specialises in the Sociology of Education and Education Policy. Her previous work at Kings College London focussed on in/equalities of ‘race’, gender and social class within compulsory and post-compulsory education. At UCL she has a strong interest in in/equality in STEM participation.

Louise is the Principal Investigator for the ASPIRES/ ASPIRES2 project (a ten year ESRC-funded study of children’s science aspirations and career choices), the Director of the five year Enterprising Science project and is currently working with Professor Mark Miodownik and other colleagues on an ‘equity maker spaces’ project proposal.

Workshop Presenter: Kaye Avery

Kaye is an experienced career coach and counsellor and Owner/Principal Consultant for Career Management Specialists. Kaye will be presenting “Working with the talent that will shape the future - A career management framework that supports and affirms.”

Kaye’s client Hans Kim, an industrial designer, will also contribute to the presentation. 

Workshop Presenter: Gary Bashum

Gary Bashum and Chris Pooch present “Findings from Migrant Futures - Work Connect Programme.” The Migrant Futures initiative is a series of interactions led by Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) staff delivering mentoring support to migrants in Auckland, Christchurch, Hamilton and Wellington.

Workshop Presenter: Sue Blair

Sue is an expert in the field of psychological type and Director of Personality Dynamics. She will present “Communication? What Communication?? How does your communication style help or hinder the way you relate with clients and vice versa”

Workshop Presenter: David Boyle

David is the Group Manager - Education at the Commission for Financial Capability. He will present the workshop “Aging Workforce: Fact or Fiction?”

Workshop Presenter: Lee Brodie

Lee has been a career consultant for over 20 years and is the Director Career Dynamic. She will present “Innovative Career Development Programmes.” Learn about career development programmes in contrasting contexts including a professional rugby franchise, a large secondary school and a business.

Workshop Presenter: Pat Cody

Pat Cody and Francis Toko present “Raising Rangitahi Aspirations” a workshop providing examples of effective and culturally relevant career development practices that support rangatahi to develop pathways into employment. Examples include programmes developing the career management skills of rangatahi while at school and for those not in education, employment or training (NEET). 

Workshop Presenter: Melanie Cooke

Melanie Cooke is a Career Consultant in the Careers and Employment Solutions team at MIT - Manukau Institute of Technology. She will co-present a workshop with her colleagues entitled “Career Conversations: Implementation of a Tertiary Wide Career Development Programme.”

Workshop Presenter: Michelle Daly

Michelle is the Programme Coordinator for the Graeme Dingle Foundation’s Career Navigator programme in Waikato. Michelle will co-present a workshop “Research, Partnership and Practice” which will explore the aspects of the Career Navigator programme evaluated through a Theory of Change process. 

Workshop Presenter: Frances Harre

Frances is a career change and development specialist and co-director Forte Career and Business Designs. Frances will be presenting a workshop with co-Director Max Harre. Their presentation is entitled “Work Passion Power: Using Using Ideas from Compexity Science to Link Aspiration to Action.” The presentation explores what a Complex Adaptive System is, and presents a thought model within which practitioners can discuss with clients the particular beliefs that may be containing them, and how to move beyond them. 

Workshop Presenter: Max Harre

Max’s passion is making sense of the changes happening in society through research and teaching – getting the latest information and sharing it with others. He is co-director of Forte Career and Business Designs and will be presenting a workshop with co-Director Frances Harre. Their presentation is entitled “Work Passion Power: Using Using Ideas from Compexity Science to Link Aspiration to Action.” The presentation explores what a Complex Adaptive System is, and presents a thought model within which practitioners can discuss with clients the particular beliefs that may be containing them, and how to move beyond them. 

Workshop Presenter: Sharon Jeffries

Sharon is an employment consultant at the Blind Foundation. Along with her colleague Margaret McNie, she will present “Making Career Choice Possible for those with Vision Impairment.” This presentation will share two initiatives piloted by the Blind Foundation following their participation in an international research programme focussed on improving employment options for those with vision impairment. 

Workshop Presenter: Shirley Johnson

Shirley is the Auckland Skills Manager at COMET Auckland. She will present “Dead Poet’s Society” an exploraton of the key findings from the Youth Employability Programme (YEP) research completed by Evaluation Associates 2016, interwoven with excepts from the still relevant film Dead Poet’s Society. 

Workshop Presenter: Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee is a Career Consultant in the Careers and Employment Solutions team at MIT - Manukau Institute of Technology. She will co-present a workshop with her colleagues entitled “Career Conversations: Implementation of a Tertiary Wide Career Development Programme.”

Workshop Presenter: Dr Angus Macfarlane

Dr Angus Hikairo Macfarlane (Ngāti Whakaue) is Professor of Māori Research at the University of Canterbury, and Director of Te Rū Rangahau Māori Research Laboratory. He will co-present a workshop with Dr Sonja Macfarlane entitled “A Game of Two Halves.” The first half will look at a research project that reported on high-achieving Maori in their final year of secondary school, the second half will report on how a higher-learning institution is supporting graduates with a commitment to pushing the frontiers of learning and creating an academic environment where internationally recognised teaching and research responds to a growing, culturally diverse nation and a changing world

Workshop Presenter: Dr Sonja Macfarlane

Sonja Macfarlane (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Waewae) is an Associate Professor in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Canterbury Sonja will co-present a workshop with Dr Angus Macfarlane entitled “A Game of Two Halves.” The first half will look at a research project that reported on high-achieving Maori in their final year of secondary school, the second half will report on how a higher-learning institution is supporting graduates with a commitment to pushing the frontiers of learning and creating an academic environment where internationally recognised teaching and research responds to a growing, culturally diverse nation and a changing world

Workshop Presenter: Julie Moore

Julie is the Research and Evaluation Manager at the Graeme Dingle Foundation.She will co-present a workshop “Research, Partnership and Practice” which will explore the aspects of the Career Navigator programme evaluated through a Theory of Change process

Workshop Presenter: Margaret McNie

Margaret McNie is an employment consultant at the Blind Foundation. Along with her colleague Sharon Jeffries, she will be presenting “Making Career Choice Possible for those with Vision Impairment.” This presentation will share two initiatives piloted by the Blind Foundation following their participation in an international research programme focussed on improving employment options for those with vision impairment. 

Workshop Presenter: Prof. Jane Parker

Jane Parker is Professor of HRM and Employment Relations at the School of Management, Massey University. She is the co-director of the MPOWER Group and a co-editor of the Labour and Industrial Journal. Jane will co-present a workshop with Dr Nazim Taskin on “Women at Work: Where They’re At and What’s Next?”

Workshop Presenter: Chris Pooch

Chris Pooch and Gary Bashum from the Tertiary Education Commission present “Findings from Migrant Futures - Work Connect Programme.” The Migrant Futures initiative is a series of interactions led by Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) staff delivering mentoring support to migrants in Auckland, Christchurch, Hamilton and Wellington. 

Workshop Presenter: Julie Prentice

Julie Prentice is Manager of the Careers and Employment Solutions team at MIT - Manukau Institute of Technology. She will co-present a workshop with her team entitled “Career Conversations: Implementation of a Tertiary Wide Career Development Programme.”

Workshop Presenter: Dr Nazim Taskin

Nazim holds a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of British Columbia, Canada and is currently Senior Lecturer in the School of Management, Massey University. Nazim will co-present a workshop with Dr Jane Parker on “Women at Work: Where They’re At and What’s Next?”

Workshop Presenter: Tracy Tipene

Tracy has been working in ACC’s Vocational Rehabilitation programmes for over a decade and is the proud father of a young adult son with Autism Aspergers. He will present “Autism Spectrum and Developing Motivation.”

Workshop Presenter: Francis Toko

Francis Toko and Pat Cody present “Raising Rangitahi Aspirations” a workshop providing examples of effective and culturally relevant career development practices that support rangatahi to develop pathways into employment. Examples include programmes developing the career management skills of rangatahi while at school and for those not in education, employment or training (NEET). 

Workshop Presenter: Grant Verhoeven

Grant leads the Career & Employment Service at Massey University’s Wellington Campus and runs a private career practice out of hours. Grant will speak on “Leadership and future focussed career ideas.” Grant will draw on two case studies Student Volunteer Week and Digital Career Literacy. 

Programme

 
The Symposium itself is a 1.5 day event with the option to add on CDANZ 20th Anniversary Dinner on the evening of Day 1 and CDANZ AGM on the afternoon of Day 2.
 

Approximate timings will be:

  • Day 1: 9am - 5.30pm plus drinks (20th Anniversary Dinner commencing at 6.30pm)
  • Day 2: 9am - 12.30pm (CDANZ Project Updates and AGM to continue to 4.00pm)
Detailed programme information will be made available on this site and a full programme will be downloadable in September. The programme will include:
 
  • An International and a Domestic Key Note
  • World Tableau - Video responses to theme from International Peers
  • Panel Discussion - Pacific Perspectives on Career Development
  • 16 Abstracts presented in four concurrent sessions
  • Catered breaks to enjoy our exhibitors and valuable networking
  • Catering Day 1 - Tea & Coffee on Arrival, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Networking Drinks (Option to add on the 20th Anniversary Dinner)
  • Catering Day 2 - Tea & Coffee on Arrival, Morning Tea (option to add on the AGM which includes Lunch and Afternoon Tea)

 Separate programmes will be released for the 20th Anniversary Dinner and the CDANZ AGM.

For more information please contact ndm@cdanz.org.nz or 021 222 5682

 Exhibitors

Air NZ Aviation Institute
MYOB
NZCER - New Zealand Council of Educational Research
Personality Dynamics
 

Accommodation

Accommodation convenient to the Symposium venue includes:

Quest on Eden, 50-52 Eden Crescent, +64 9 366 6500

The Quadrant Hotel Auckland, 10 Waterloo Quadrants, +64 9 984 6000

Copthorne Auckland, 150 Anzac Avenue, +64 9 379 8509

The Langham Auckland, 83 Symonds St,+64 9 379 5132

Hotel Pullman Auckland, Corner Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant, +64 9 353 1000

Parking

There is a carparking building attached to the Symposium venue, the OGGB Building, University of Auckland Business School. Read more here. 

Partners

Offical Venue Partner - University of Auckland