Virtual Employment Law Forum

‘2020 Hindsight’

There’s no denying the last 12 months have been a rollercoaster ride in the employment space!

Join us for our first virtual Employment Law Forum – a live-streamed session that will include a hypothetical panel discussion exploring lessons on managing a crisis.

We will be pre-releasing over 2 hours of presentations. Our interactive Q&A session will be based on your submitted questions from this pre-forum content.

AGS experts will be discussing topics pertinent to your HR and employment law practice, including:

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Practical tips for dealing with medical reports

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Code of conduct investigations

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Superannuation

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WHS

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Secondees

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Delegations and acting arrangements

Forum Details

Date

Wednesday 21 October 2020

Time

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm AEST

Price

$385 (GST inclusive)

This price includes two-plus hours of additional pre-Forum content, online attendance at the Forum on 21 October 2020 and access to the post-Forum recording.

CPD

5 points

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Enquiries

Tiff Brown
tiffanie.brown@ags.gov.au
T 02 6253 7246

AGS forums are open to Australian Government agency employees only.

Pre-Forum content

These videos will be available from Wednesday 14 October.

25 min

Mondelez and Rossato – implications for the public service

Elen Perdikogiannis
Senior Executive Lawyer, AGS
Craig Rawson
Senior Executive Lawyer, AGS
25 min

Cracking the code

What you do (and don’t) want to find in a Code of Conduct investigation report.

Aviva Kalman
Senior Lawyer, AGS
Simone Krauss
Senior Lawyer, AGS
15 min

WHS considerations when negotiating and managing Commonwealth leases both as lessor and lessee

Simon Konecny
Deputy General Counsel Commercial, AGS
15 min

Here today gone tomorrow?

Commonwealth secondments – bringing industry personnel in and sending Commonwealth personnel out.

Jane Supit
Director AGS Sydney and Team Leader Commercial Sydney and Brisbane
15 min

Doctor, Doctor give me the news!

Getting what you need from a medical report.

Sarah Wright
Senior Executive Lawyer, AGS
15 min

Super stuff-ups

Learning from mistakes about superannuation.

Sam Arnold
Counsel, AGS
15 min

Acting up!

Statutory appointments, acting arrangements and delegations.

Jack Chenoweth
Counsel, AGS
15 min

Litigation round-up

William Evans
Senior Lawyer, AGS

Live stream agenda

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm on Wednesday 21 October, with the on-demand replay available until Monday 19 November.

1:00 pm

Welcome

Fiona Dempsey
Senior Executive Lawyer, AGS
1:05 pm

Opening remarks

Michael Kingston
Australian Government Solicitor
1:20 pm

Hypothetical: ‘The day after yesterday’

Lessons from managing a crisis.

Catherine Mann (Chair)
Senior Executive Lawyer, AGS
Paul Barker
Senior Executive Lawyer
Andrew Chapman
Senior General Counsel
Henry Chang
Senior Lawyer
Leisa Pendle
Senior Lawyer
Stephen Reeves
Senior Lawyer
2:20 pm

Break

2:30 pm

Q&A

A panel of AGS experts answer your questions about matters arising from our online presentations … or anything else.

Fiona Dempsey (Chair)
Senior Executive Lawyer, AGS
Simon Konecny
Deputy General Counsel Commercial
Jane Supit
Director AGS Sydney and Team Leader Commercial Sydney and Brisbane
Elen Perdikogiannis
Senior General Counsel
Craig Rawson
Senior Executive Lawyer
Sarah Wright
Senior Executive Lawyer
Sam Arnold
Counsel
Jack Chenoweth
Counsel
Will Evans
Senior Lawyer
Aviva Kalman
Senior Lawyer
Simone Krauss
Senior Lawyer
3:30 pm

Closing remarks

Fiona Dempsey
Senior Executive Lawyer, AGS