FEM Sydney Chapter Meeting 01/11/17

Please join us for the FEM Sydney Chapter Meeting on 1 November.

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Sep 18, 2017

The Assignee Experience - what are the moments that matter?

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Moving internationally for work can be one of the most phenomenal professional and personal experiences an individual can have. The experience can enrich their lives in many ways. However, it can also present challenges. Whilst individuals navigate through today’s evolving global business environment, organisations are faced with conflicting pressures ranging from digital advancements, a diversifying workforce, talent retention, a changing regulatory environment, cost control pressures and employee wellbeing.

How can you make sure you are providing the right assignee experience for your mobile workforce?

Join us at the next Sydney Chapter as we discuss the moments that matter throughout an assignment lifecycle in relation to assignee experience and how employers can balance 'high tech' versus 'high touch' to create a sustainable and agile mobility program.  The session will involve a panel discussion facilitated by PwC, live polling of audience opinion and a group discussion.

Kathryn Osborn, PwC
Kathryn is a Senior Manager in PwC's Global Mobility services team and focuses on helping clients with the development, review and implementation of global mobility strategies, policies and tools.  Kathryn has 10 years experience in global mobility in both in house and consulting roles, and is passionate about the topics of the assignee experience and cultural diversity.  Kathryn is currently on assignment from the UK and has previously been on assignment to Shanghai.  Kathryn will be leading the panel discussion.

Sharon Swift, SETTLEto   
Sharon has first-hand experience of 18 international relocations across 14 countries. Sharon specialises in international lifestyle portability, and works with organisations on how they can optimise the employee experience in the global mobility process within organisations. An international speaker, expat advocate and author of #1 Amazon bestseller 'So, you're moving to Australia?'.  Sharon is founder of SETTLEto, an online relocation program that helps expats plan, prepare and manage their move to a new destination.

Dexter Tang, PwC 
Dexter is a Senior Consultant in PwC's Global Mobility services team and has been with PwC network of firms since 2012. Dexter started his journey with PwC in Malaysia before transferring to PwC Australia in July 2015. Dexter is also an active committee member of GLEE@PwC Australia, PwC Australia’s LGBTI inclusion network and was recently endorsed as a LGBTI Inclusion and Awareness Trainer by Pride in Diversity, a national not-for-profit employer support program for LGBTI workplace inclusion specialising in HR, organisational change and workplace diversity. Dexter graduated from Monash University in Melbourne and will be pursuing his Master of Taxation (International Taxation) at University of New South Wales (UNSW). He is also a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and a member of CPA Australia.

Wednesday, 1 November, 2017

One International Towers Sydney, Watermans Quay Barangaroo

•Complimentary to Corporate HR.
•£75 for global mobility suppliers, per person, assuming the supplier has a valid Supplier Membership of £350

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Aysegul Kayahan

Director, Relocation Specialists

Aysegul Kayahan, managing director of Relocation Specialists in Queensland and Victoria has been in the global mobility industry since 1993. Aysegul started the Forum for Expatriate Management community in Australia in early 2012, with chapters in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. From February 2015 to January 2017, Aysegul was appointed to the role of global chair of Chapter Leads for the Forum for Expatriate Management.

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