Future of Ageing Conference & Awards: First sessions and an early bird offer

The first sessions have been announced for the inaugural Future of Ageing Conference in Sydney this August – featuring speakers including Jason Binder, Stephen Becsi OAM, Jennene Buckley, Simon Lockyer and Laura Applebee-Jones.

The one-day conference will be held on August 29 at Dockside Darling Habour, with the Future of Ageing Awards dinner at the same location that evening.

Now in their sixth year, the Future of Ageing Awards recognise leadership, collaboration and innovation in aged care services and are currently open for entries – Click here to learn more and enter the awards.

The conference is targeted at those leading aged care services across residential aged care, home care and retirement living, including associated suppliers looking to make important connections.

A trade display will complement the sessions, with room for approximately 20 suppliers to showcase their expertise.

One of the sessions at the conference will delve into insights from prominent figures in the field of mergers and acquisitions.

Inside Ageing will host a discussion with Jason Binder of Respect and Stephen Becsi of Apollo Care together, where they’ll share their distinct strategies for acquiring aged care providers.

With a combined track record of over 10 acquisitions in the past year alone, Respect and Apollo Care offer valuable perspectives on navigating the complexities of sale or transfer, including community consultation.

Laura Applebee-Jones, Partner at Fifth Frame

Catering to leaders, including emerging leaders – both are categories of the Future of Ageing Awards – Ms Applebee-Jones from human performance consultancy Fifth Frame, will deliver a session titled, “Creating Employee Experiences to Encourage grassroots-led Change and Innovation.”

The session will introduce a model of employee experience and a framework to invite feedback on how to improve processes and care outcomes.

Jennene Buckley, CEO of Enkindle Consulting

Future of Ageing Awards judge and CEO of Enkindle Consulting, Jennene Buckley will lead a session focussed on implementing 10 Strategies for Reform Success in Home Care.

Ms Buckley led Feros Care for more than 20 years as CEO, growing the organisation from a 95-client aged care provider to a 60,000+ client People Care company across home care, residential aged care and disability.

Simon Lockyer, CEO of Five Good Friends and Co-founder and CEO of The Lookout Way

Another session specific to the Home Care space will be delivered by Simon Lockyer, CEO of home care provider Five Good Friends and Co-founder and CEO of The Lookout Way – a digital home care delivery platform that was developed from the lived experience of operating a home care business.

Mr Lockyer brings a unique perspective and will be sharing insights specific to compliance and technology, including how to use technology to gain efficiencies and respond to the changes impacting the sector.

More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks and months so stay tuned for updates.

An early bird price is currently available and can be accessed here.

Questions about the event can be directed to: awards@insideageing.com.au

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