Melbourne Fishbowl

When: Wednesday 27 June 2018
8.00am – 10.00am


The Cluster

20/31 Queen Street

Melbourne, 3000

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What: We have brought together a panel of nationally and internationally recognised experts, who are ready to share their stories and years of experience by inviting the audience to participate in a unique Fishbowl format discussion. You will enjoy a selection of healthy and contemporary buffet style breakfast options as you network and connect with like-minded participants. The cost is $65.00 pp, with breakfast included.

The panel:

Ajay Pangarkar is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP).

Ajay, with partner Teresa Kirkwood, published three books with their recent titled, “The Trainers Balanced, Scorecard: A Complete Resource for Linking Learning and Growth to Organizational Strategy.

He is an award-winning writer winning the 2014 and 2015 prestigious Readership and Editors’ Award.

He develops courses LinkedIn Learning and regularly guests on Montreal’s #1 Talk Radio show discussing workforce performance issues.
Summer Howarth Summer Howarth is is the Director of Learning Design & Events at Education Changemakers and is one of Australia’s most connected education influencers having been twice named on The Australian Educator annual hotlist.

From teaching Master of Teaching units at Sydney University to leading the Learning Collective and Learning Frontiers initiatives with AITSL Summer has drawn upon years of senior teaching, policy and leadership experience and boldly emerged as a powerful and disruptive voice in education.

Summer was named as a Paul Harris Service to Girls Education Fellow and continues to serve on non-profit boards as well as the global educator SDG Taskforce working on behalf of the UN.

A founder of Teach Meet Sydney, Summer is the driving force behind Educhange, the EC Conference series, which as the fastest growing event of its kind in Australia is leading the way into a new era of professional development for educators.
Ashley Spowart is a highly experienced learning and organisational development leader, driving transformational change within organisations through strategically aligned people solutions delivering measured financial results and an achievement oriented culture.

He is the Managing Director of Vanguard Learning, an organisation that is focused on providing learning professionals with deeper insight to refine their skills. The focus is on creating communities of practice that collaborate and contribute to the professionalism of our industry.
Arun Pradhan is the founder of an enterprise solution for learning agility, and the Performance Strategist for DeakinCo, a leading provider of blended learning solutions.

He has taken the lead creative role in delivering learning campaigns and performance ecosystems to Australia’s largest banks, telcos, and retailers.

He was awarded Australia’s ‘Learning Professional of the Year’ Award by the Australian Institute of Training & Development (AITD) in 2017 and the ‘Award for Individual Excellence’ by the Australian eLearning Industry Association in 2015.

Arun’s areas of specialization include using design thinking for performance solutions and enabling learning agility in organizations and people.