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The Future Leaders Forum Program will be finalised soon


Each of the three virtual sessions will include a keynote presentation followed by a leadership panel discussion. Panel members will comprise of senior leaders from both FMCG and Retail.

Sessions

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Virtual

Leading Beyond Sustainability

As the realities of the climate crisis become ever more present in our daily lives, we no longer have the luxury of choice about how much and how fast we respond. We are compelled to move beyond legacy sustainability mindsets and practices toward a regenerative strategy that works with nature to build a prosperous and abundant future. The cost of not doing so is too high and no one company can scale this impact alone. In this keynote session, Simon Mainwaring, founder/CEO of We First and New York Times bestselling author, will reveal actionable strategies and tactics the food and grocery industry can leverage, both inside and outside of their companies, to accelerate and scale their impact to create a future we can all look forward to.

Simon Mainwaring

Simon Mainwaring is the founder and CEO of We First, a strategic consultancy that accelerates... More

Duration: 1.5 hours
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Virtual

Leading with Technology and Ethics

Dr Catriona Wallace

Dr Catriona Wallace is an expert in the field of Artificial Intelligence and is an Adjunct... More

Duration: 1.5 hours
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Virtual

Hunting Discomfort

Leading courageous organizations to be resilience ready and built for breakthrough growth

Discomfort is inevitable as we all contend with a world disrupted by technology, changed by the pandemic, and fraught with risk, talent shortages and incredible uncertainty. Growth has always been outside our comfort zone, but today it’s forced upon companies and teams in a way that’s unparalleled throughout history. It can quickly become debilitating and exhausting, negatively impacting productivity, morale and ultimately, results.

If discomfort of the unknown is inevitable and growing – leadership necessitates a critical new competency for competitive advantage, hunting discomfort and building their capacity to effectively handle it. Reorienting leaders to the fact that what many may see as the risky move, is less risky than not pursuing it in the long run. Opening executives, teams and cultures to the discomfort of the unknown will ironically leave peace, presence and breakthrough results in its wake – regardless of what’s happening in the world. But it takes the courage of acceptance, the willingness to make mistakes and the vulnerability to let go.

Sterling has been through massive discomfort himself having come back from the brink to sell companies, finish ultra-marathons and get results no matter what it took. Using that experience to work with leaders to hunt their own discomfort and bolstered by cutting edge research, you’ll be equipped with 5 practices to build your discomfort muscle, your capacity to deal with discomfort in any flavor it comes in, to make your team ready for anything and poised to create breakthrough growth.

Attendee Results:
- Radical reframing of discomfort as a necessary and inspiring path to growth (and how avoiding it is holding you back).
- Learn from the latest psychology and brain research on how to use discomfort to learn up to 4x faster.
- See how to access the profound peace on the other side of discomfort to be able to act faster, more effectively and with less stress.
- Understand from case studies and best practices how you can build yourself, your team and your culture to be ready for the unexpected.
- Be lit up and excited to grab onto and use the 5 key practices to create immediate breakthrough results.

Sterling Hawkins

Sterling Hawkins is a business leader, entrepreneur and investor living and the intersection of... More

Duration: 1.5 hours
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Park Hyatt Melbourne

Melbourne Masterclass

Matt Church

Matt Church is a seeker of truth, sharing his learning through teaching and writing. As the... More

Duration: 3 hours
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Park Hyatt Melbourne

Networking session

Duration: 1 hour
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel

Sydney Masterclass

Matt Church

Matt Church is a seeker of truth, sharing his learning through teaching and writing. As the... More

Duration: 3 hours
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel

Networking session

Duration: 1 hour