Career Development Association of New Zealand


2017 CDANZ National Symposium Papers

The following papers, videos and speaker notes were produced for the 2017 CDANZ National Symposium held in partnership with the University of Auckland Business School in Auckland on 31 Oct & 1 Nov 2017. 

Key Notes

Aspiration & Possibility by Dr Michael Arthur. See slides. Request video –

The Multiplier Experience by Judith Jamieson. See slides. Request video –

Gala Dinner Address

The address was not recorded however you can listen to a Radio NZ interview with Prof. Peter OConnor here.

Panel Discussion

Pacific Perspectives in Career Development. Facilitated by Riki Apa, University of Auckland. Panelists - Cr Efseo Collins, Dr Jemaima Tiatia-Seath, Blake Wong-ling

World Tableau

The Changing Labour Market and Its Implication for Career Development, Sareena Hopkins, Canada. 

Not just patchy but patterned: Who is missing out on school career education? Dr Louise Archer, UK.

Landscape Scan: Who’s Researching What?

Concurrent Workshop Sessions

Aging Workforce: Fact or Fiction presented by David Boyle, Commission for Financial Capability.

Research, Partnership & Practice presented by Michelle Daly & Julie Moore, Graeme Dingle Foundation.

Tertiary Wide Career Planninpresented by Melanie Cooke, Amanda Lee & Juie Prentice, MIT.

Innovative Career Development Programmes presented by Lee Brodie, Career Dynamic

Women at Work: What’s Next? Presented by Jane Parker & Nazim Taskin, Massey University School of Business

Raising Rangitahi Aspirations presented by Francis Toko & Pat Cody, TEC Career Directorate

Autism Spectrum & Developing Motivation presented by Tracy Tipene, CDS Pacific

Work, Passion, Power; Using ideas from complexity science to link aspiration to action presented by Max & Frances Harre, Forte Career & Business Designs

A Game of Two Halves presented by Dr Angus Macfarlane, University of Canterbury

Findings from Migrant Futures – Work Connect Programme presented by Chris Pooch & Gary Basham, TEC Careers Dirctorate

The Perfect Match presented by Raewyn Laurenson-Elder, NMIT

Working with the Talent that will Shape the Future presented by Kaye Avery, Career Specialists & Hans Kim

Communication? Communication??? Presented by Sue Blair, Personality Dynamics

Dead Poet’s Society presented by Shirley Johnson, COMET Auckland

Making Career Choices Possible for those with Vision Impairment presented by Margaret McNie * Sharon Jeffries, Blind Foundation

Future Focussed Career Ideas presented by Grant Verhoeven, Massey University