Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd (map)
54 Waterloo Road
Macquarie Park  NSW  2113

Come to lunch to join the conversation with leading businesses and academics on how to prepare your business for change.

Connect and AHRI’s Macquarie Park Network Forum have joined forces to facilitate an informative session aimed at providing practical tools and tactics to help your business prosper.  We are facing an unprecedented period of change in Macquarie Park and North Ryde - this session will help ensure employee productivity is not adversely impacted.


Date:   Wednesday 18 May 2016
Time:  12.15 pm for 12. 30 pm - 2.00 pm finish
Place:  Kindly hosted by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd
            54 Waterloo Road, Macquarie Park
CPD:   1 hour
A light lunch will be provided.  Please note there is no on-site parking. 


Professor Daryll Hull PhD, Dept of Marketing and Management, Macquarie University
Daryll joined Macquarie University in 2015, specialising in industry engagement strategies and is the coordinator of the Transport and Logistics Open Network (TALON) in the Faculty. 
Daryll has over 40 years' experience in Australian industry and government. He has worked as a senior executive in the private sector and as a senior officer in the public sector, both within Australia and overseas, with experience in many industry sectors in Australia including transport and logistics, financial services and higher education. 
He has been a United Nations mission leader in business development in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, China and India. He has led government and corporate negotiations in Japan and South Korea and is a Director and Chair of a number of not-for-profit organisations. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (FCILT) and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD).

Karen Hawes, Head of HR Services AU & NZ, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd
Karen has been with Novartis for over 33 years, currently managing the HR system and processes for all Novartis companies in Australia and NZ. For the last 19 years, in HR in roles from Payroll Administration, HR Generalist to HR Business Partner before transitioning to her current role. 
Prior to moving to HR, Karen had broad middle management experience in areas such as IT, Facilities Management and Logistics, working on both acquisitions and divestments of companies and divisions in project management roles. Karen has led management development training programs both in Australia and countries as diverse as Egypt and India.

Rebecca Lehman, General Manager, Connect Macquarie Park + North Ryde
Rebecca collaborates with local businesses to develop and facilitate programs which improve transport choices, making it easier for staff to get to and travel for work. 
Connect Macquarie Park + North Ryde is a business-led, non-profit collaborative forum for businesses to respond to their transport challenges, reduce the demand for peak-period car travel and expand access to active and public transport information and programs.