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Low unemployment, an ageing work force, and skills shortages.........with so many changes in the employment market, where is it all heading and is Western Sydney ready for it?

The Western Sydney Business Connection in conjunction with Cumberland Courier Newspapers are proud to present the Greater Western Sydney (GWS) Employment Forum. This event will inform recruiters and employers about the future of employment in this important economic region.

Hear from Australia’s foremost expert on cultural and demographic change.
Bernard Salt is a KPMG Partner and acclaimed demographer who has established an international reputation as a trend forecaster for business and government. He is a best selling author, columnist and business advisor. Join Bernard as he explores the changing demographics of the work force, skill shortage defence and likely impacts on GWS industry.

Expert panel presentation.
A panel of industry experts will host a Q&A session following the keynote address, which will provide a unique opportunity to discuss the impact of these changes with thought-leaders, policy makers and industry peers. Panelists include:
Deborah Beegling, Corporate HR Manager, Woolworths Ltd
Alison Brinkman, Employee Relations & Communications, Panthers
Narelle Wheatland, Local Employment Coordinator, Sydney West & Blue Mountains, DEEWR
Francesca Saccaro, Relieving Institute Director, TAFE-NSW, Western Sydney Institute.
Prof. Phillip O’Neill, Director of the Urban Research Centre at UWS
Bernard Salt, Leading social commentator, author and advisor

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