Organisational development (OD) used to be long to the world of psychology. However in the last few years many HR and Learning & Development professionals have moved into OD roles. Our workplaces are also going through radical change with the next industrial revolution.
So what does this mean for what OD will and should be?
The OD (re) Design Conference 2019 will explore:
If you know your organisation will need to take a different approach to development in the future, then this is the event to attend.
Don’t miss out on your ticket for the must attend OD event of the year.
Book 2 attendees and save 20%.
Elephant VIP’s save 20%.
Not for Profits save 30%.
Executive Director, HR and OD, Waikato District Health Board
Director, Inside HR
Director / Registered Psychologist, Added Insight
Dr Jarrod Haar
Professor of HR Management, AUT
Wisdom at Work
Corporate Training Manager, Corporate Challenge
What makes this conference different?
Tickets and Venue
Early Bird $1,295 -
Full price $1,595 -
Save 20% if you book
two attendees or are an Elephant VIP.
Save 30% if you work for a Not for Profit or public sector.
Out of town ticket -
Venue: SKYCITY, Auckland CBD.
Terms and Conditions
The OD (re) Design Conference is run by Elephant Group. Elephant Group reserves the right to amend the conference at any time if required. Once we’ve received your registration and payment, we will send you a confirmation pack .
If you are unable to attend and written notification is received by us 3 weeks in advance, you will receive a refund less a $100 cancellation fee. After that, no refunds will be issued. You can substitute your attendance with someone else up to 3 days before the conference. Photography may be taken during the conference in which you may be included. Please let us know if you do not consent to being in these photos.
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Using iterations and agile as an OD tool
There are a variety of models within the L&D world, however this session looks outside at the world of technology, design thinking and agile. You’ll learn what iterative design and iterations are, how they are used in technology companies and how OD can use it to make our learning frameworks more successful and engage learners in a new way.
Presented by Cain Duell, Principal Consultant, Double-
Different approaches to OD and structuring your OD function
To start the conference we look at two different approaches to structuring and running an OD function and the challenges of building OD in your business -
Presented by Faye Sanderson, Head of Learning and OD, Sovereign and Susan Lowe, GM People and Culture, Coca-
Using Customer Journey Mapping as an OD tool
Learning measurement has been focused on using Kirkpatrick’s model. However in the future to design and measure learner engagement you need to know to know what your learners are experiencing at every stage of their learning journey. In this session you’ll find out how to use customer journey mapping for learning and hear a case study from Spark.
Presented by Jodie Armstrong-
Learning Models of the future
CIPD in the UK have analysed hundreds learning models to create their top learning models of the future. In this session we discuss what learners will need and which models will best meet that need -
Presented by Liz Tibbutt, Director, InsideHR
Your OD Challenges:
In this think tank session you will have a chance to discuss what OD challenges your business is facing, and share ideas and suggestions from our panel and from those at your table to come up with some possible solutions or further ideas to investigate.
Day 1 finishes
Registration and networking
Leading an OD function in these times of disruption
How can OD can create and deliver value for the business in these times of disruption? What does this mean for the new capabilities required of OD and learning especially when you are leading the function. Where are the intersect points for HR, Talent and Learning and how can you utilise those intersect points to deliver new value.
Presented by Pip Ball, Associate Director of OD, University of Auckland
Associate Director of OD, University of Auckland
Head of Learning and OD, Sovereign NZ
CPP Asia Pacific
Engaging the un-
Creating programmes that attract employees that are already motivated is easy. But how do you engage the un-
Presented by Brad Norris, CEO, Synergy Health
Pyschometric tools -
With so many tools available, how do you know what can work best for which situation? What’s the difference in each tool? Where will testing go in the future? Come and hear what is available out there and how these might be used better for next generation OD.
Presented by Fiona Hancock, Added Insight and Anita Kopacsy, Corporate Challenge
The Future of OD in your organisation
To finish the conference you will get the chance to discuss the future of OD in your organisation, as well as hear from a leading edge company about how technology and AI will be a game changer for learning curation and creation.
Panel discussion and unconference session
Understanding and using positive pyschology principles
Positive pyschology is a newer field and something OD can use to design and influence development. You’ll hear how to use positive pyschology principles to create meaningful work and build positive work reflection for employees and leaders.
Presented by Dr Lixin Jiang, Lecturer IO Pyschology, Auckland University
Lunch and networking
Developing Learning Wisdom in the Fourth Age
You can put the best OD frameworks and programmes in place but if senior leaders and managers are not resilient to manage changing teams and priorities, OD initiatives can fail. This session will focus on how you can build learning wisdom in your organisations for resilience, collaboration and leadership.
Presented by Mel Rowsell, Founder, Wisdom at Work
Change psychology principles
The only constant in our modern workplace is change. In this session you’ll hear key thinking on how people deal with change, how to recognise patterns of human behaviour and leverage management strengths to create buy-
Presented by Cameron Nott, Managing Director, CPP Asia-
Dr Lixin Jiang
Lecturer, IO Psychology, Auckland University
Planning Director, TrackNZ
We also have 5 copies of Mel’s new book to give away after Mel’s session.
Kate De Marco
Senior CMR Planner,