Topic: Bright Sparks – Creating the Best Workplace on Earth
The successful workplace of the future will be very different from the workplace of today. It’s not just technology and automation – it’s about the environment you create for attracting a smart, diverse, socially intelligent team that will help your organisation thrive.
In this interactive workshop, we’ll explore the five things that make up the best workplace on Earth, and address your biggest HR challenges and questions about creating that sort of environment – so you can future-proof your organisation and stay ahead of the game in a fast-changing world.
Gihan Perera is a Talent Futurist, conference speaker, author and consultant who gives you a glimpse into what’s ahead–and how you can become fit for the future, in your professional and personal life.Since 1997, he has worked with business leaders, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and other change agents–helping them with their strategy for thriving in a fast-changing world.
He has clients throughout Australia, as well as in New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom,Singapore, the USA and Canada. He is the author of“The Future of Leadership”,“Disruption By Design”, and 10 other books. He has always taken the lead in embracing emerging technologies and trends,from his university thesis in robotics and artificial intelligence, to leading a software development team building the infrastructure for the early Internet, founding one of Australia’s first Web development companies in 1996, teaching thought leaders howto engage in e-learning platforms, and helping business leaders build their personal brand and online influence.
Because innovation is everybody’s business, and the best ideas can come from anywhere, he has worked with a number of industries–including healthcare, financial services, mining and resources, property, local government, education, and technology. Forbes magazine rated him the #5 social media influencer in the world (and #1 in Australia) in his area of expertise.
He is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), the only internationally recognised designation for professional speakers. His formal background is in science and technology, with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western Australia. But he’s always been interested in people and the way they communicate–and how to become ft for the future, so they embrace change, act on opportunities, and live happier lives.