Public Sector Journal, April 2019: Where is "work" heading?
The April issue of Public Sector is out now (login required). Highlights of this issue include: Hon Grant Robertson outlining a well-being approach and ‘Working towards an uncertain future’ by Dr Jo Cribb, President of IPANZ, Roger Dennis, futurist and strategy consultant and Dave Heatley, Principal Advisor at the New Zealand Productivity Commission.
Technological change and the future of work
The Government asked the Productivity Commission to examine disruptive technological change and its impact on work. The Commission recently released its issues paper and invites you to participate. The issues paper presents four scenarios for considering the future impacts of technological change. Your feedback will help the Commission to better understand specific issues and assist it in providing relevant and credible policy recommendations to the Government.
To find out more, head to the Issues paper webpage
UPCOMING SECTOR EVENTS
WOMEN IN PUBLIC SECTOR SUMMIT 2019 - WELLINGTON
The fourth annual Summit will take place at TSB Arena and Shed 6 on Tuesday 25 June. The theme for this year’s summit is ‘Maximising your Potential and Contribution to the Public Sector’. Registrations will open on Wednesday 15 May.
To receive further information as details become available, visit the summit webpage
IPANZ DELOITTE PUBLIC SECTOR CONFERENCE 2019
The conference will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Wellington on Thursday 15 August. The focus will be on the big issues facing the future of work for the public sector, including the State Sector Act Reform, the most significant reform of New Zealand public service in 30 years. Other topics include the use of big data, training and skills required by future public servants and perspectives from Maori, local government, community and youth about whether the public sector is delivering services effectively. Registrations will open Thursday 23 May.
For more details visit the conference webpage
2019 SPIRIT OF SERVICE AWARDS
Entries for the State Services Commission’s Spirit of Service Awards 2019 are now open. The Awards celebrate outstanding public sector leadership, services and initiatives motivated by a spirit of service to deliver great outcomes for New Zealanders. Entries close on Friday 17 May. Winners will be announced at the Awards event at Te Papa, Wellington on Thursday 12 September.
To enter, visit The Awards webpage
NEW ZEALAND'S EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
Presented by Emergency Media & Public Affairs (EMPA), the conference will be held at Te Papa, from Wednesday 31 July to Friday 2 August. The conference will provide public information managers and emergency communications practitioners with professional development, knowledge sharing and learnings from fellow professionals around the world.
For more details visit the EMPA conference webpage